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Multiple people were killed in a "huge explosion" that took place after a motorcycle collided with a vehicle carrying explosives in Ghana Thursday, according to police and one eyewitness.

This century-old Nigerian tannery prides itself on keeping the business in the family while supplying leather to some of the world’s biggest luxury brands.

Liberia’s President George Weah has declared a three-day period of national mourning after a stampede at a church gathering in the capital Monrovia killed 29 people overnight.

British Vogue’s February cover has received mixed reviews. Here, C@stephaniebusari  explains'>NN’s @StephanieBusari  explains why a picture meant to celebrate the beauty of African women fell flat.

Suckled by their mother Bora and guarded by a watchful male, rare newborn twin baby elephants ingested nourishment that conservationists hope will enable them to survive a perilous start to life in a Kenyan safari park.

Gunfire rang out from several military camps in Burkina Faso, the government said, but it denied the military had seized power.

At least 16 people were killed after a fire tore through a nightclub in Cameroon's capital city Yaoundé early on Sunday, according to the country's government.


Evidence shows that live rounds were fired on peaceful protesters in Lagos, Nigeria – despite the army’s continued claims that they fired in the air and only used blanks. See the CNN investigation that refutes authorities’ shifting claims:

Here's how you can help protesters in Nigeria as they continue to hold nationwide demonstrations demanding an end to police brutality in the West African country

Nigerian police use teargas at protest demanding an end to police brutality in the country

Despite the announcement of the ban on the controversial police unit known as SARS, protesters in Nigeria's capital Abuja reported that police were using water cannons and firing live ammunition and teargas during a #ENDSARS  march on Sunday afternoon.

Nigerian protests turn bloody as soldiers open fire on peaceful protesters. Eyewitnesses told CNN that multiple demonstrators were shot by soldiers. @EleniGiokos  reports.

Nigeria's youth and celebrities organized mass nationwide protests demanding an end to police brutality in the country with the #EndSARS  campaign

At least 10 protesters have died in Nigeria at ongoing protests against police brutality. An effort to reform the police unit from SARS to SWAT appears to be little more than a rebranding exercise. @StephanieBusari  reports

Nigeria dissolves controversial anti-robbery squad, SARS, but concerns remain as protesters block roads, and continue marches to end police brutality in all forms and make rogue officers accountable. @StephanieBusari  reports

EXCLUSIVE: CNN investigation sheds new light on Nigeria’s anti-brutality protest | @StephanieBusari