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Liberian rebel sentenced in Switzerland for war crimes, cannibalism
Ivory Coast says chocolate traders failing to pay farmers living wage premium
Boko Haram cleric confirms Shekau's death, urges fighters' loyalty
A 1,098 carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American's De Beers and the government. Soraya Ali reports.
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.
Ivory Coast received a shipment of COVID-19 doses from the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility on Friday, becoming the second country to benefit from a programme meant to ensure fairer distribution amid a global scramble.
Nigerian immigration officials blocked a prominent anti-police brutality activist from leaving the country and confiscated her passport, she told Reuters on Wednesday.
Comedians across Nigeria are hoping laughter could be the best medicine, as they work coronavirus health advice into their routines. Angela Ukomadu reports.
Moi, Kenyan strongman who presided over rampant graft, dies