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Nigeria seeks to block YouTube accounts of banned groups

He said the YouTube channels were used to spread hate and disinformation against the country.

Migrants targeted in South Africa after gang rape outrage

Dozens of people are being held by police in connection with the assault but none have been charged with rape.

Western envoys snub South Sudan peace roadmap meeting

The meeting was to be attended by signatories to the revitalised peace deal.

Court refuses to drop charges against Zimbabwe author

Dangarembga was arrested during anti-corruption demonstrations in Harare in July 2020.

Nobody gives us instructions, Museveni to US

Uganda was one of 16 African countries to abstain on a UN resolution demanding Russia halt the invasion.

No Nigeria amnesty guarantees for gay dating app victims

On Sunday, six people were arrested for allegedly blackmailing those who signed up to the gay dating app.

Six Nigerians arrested over same-sex website scam

The suspects are said to have used the site to woo their victims before robbing them.

Nigerians worried about a bill to outlaw cross-dressing

Anyone found guilty could end up with a six-month prison sentence or a fine of $1,200 (£980).

Ngũgĩ is one of the most important writers - Chimamanda

“It was also a kind of awakening for me to an idea of Africa that was not just about Nigeria.”

'Bloody independence day' arrests ordered in Liberia

The government’s silence over the incident has been condemned by many people.

Ex-al-Shabab leader appointed Somali cabinet minister

Mukhtar Robow has been chosen as the religious affairs minister in Somalia's new cabinet.

UN should look at speeding up DR Congo withdrawal - government

Under the current agreement the UN forces were due to leave by the end of 2024.

It's time for Africa to get reparations - Ghana president

Ghana was one of the points of departure for many of those enslaved in West Africa.

Baby and father confirmed as Ghana's first Marburg deaths

This brings to two the total number of people who have died in Ghana in the current outbreak.

WATCH: ‘We have no rain’: Drought devastates Somalia

Current drought is the worst to hit the war-torn country in 40 years.

Ethiopia among worst jailers of journalists - rights group

At least 63 journalists and media professionals have been jailed since November 2020.

Peacekeepers arrested in DR Congo from Tanzania - UN

Over the past week at least 20 have died during protests against the UN peacekeeping mission.