February 6, 2018

Day

Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people. It’s a simple statement, repeated through a thousand images, newspaper stories and charity appeals each year, so that it takes on the weight of truth. When we read it, we reinforce assumptions and stories about Africa that we’ve heard throughout our lives. We reconfirm our...
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The president of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema has announced his resolve to ensure that former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh is well protected. This follows reports of a possible extradition of Jammeh to his home country to face justice for crimes he is alleged to have committed during his tenure. Obiang Nguema said the African...
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Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used teargas to disperse protesters, as a wave of demonstrations takes place across the country. Protesters are demanding that President Joseph Kabila – whose expected term of office expired more than a year ago – should step down. A number of people have been injured, and UN...
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