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DX Open Network: “These factors support the analytic judgment that this was an intentional effort by a conflict party to destroy this civilian habitation area, and not the product of combat,” It was not clear from the images who might have set the fires.

In Kenya, electric fences protect forests from human destruction

Zimbabwe to buy 1.2 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses from China

Fires that appear to have been deliberately set destroyed more than 500 structures this week in and around Ethiopia’s Gijet town, an analysis of satellite imagery shared with Reuters has found, adding credence to reports of continued conflict in parts of Tigray.

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Niger's former president Mahamane Ousmane has declared himself the winner of a recent election in defiance of the official results. @nnekachile  more.

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Comedians across Nigeria are hoping laughter could be the best medicine, as they work coronavirus health advice into their routines. Angela Ukomadu reports.

A Nigerian who has created a low-cost ventilator for COVID-19 patients could bag the Royal Academy of Engineering's 'Africa Prize'. Soraya Ali reports.

Nigerian immigration officials blocked a prominent anti-police brutality activist from leaving the country and confiscated her passport, she told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Unable to travel overseas for healthcare due to the coronavirus pandemic, the rich and powerful of Zimbabwe are discovering that the country's health system has been crumbling for years and is now in danger of being overwhelmed. David Doyle reports.

The failure of #Nigeria ’s president to appoint a cabinet four months after winning a second term has stymied the country’s stock market, prompted foreign investors to trim holdings and threatened growth prospects for Africa’s largest economy.

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Moi, Kenyan strongman who presided over rampant graft, dies

#Cameroon separatist leader taken into custody in #Nigeria  - sources

Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine was arrested on Tuesday after handing in his nomination papers to the election body, his party's spokesman said.

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