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How fake news was weaponized in Nigeria's elections


Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:56:08 GMT
As denials go, it was extraordinary and more than a little surreal.

Fighting disinformation in Nigeria's elections


Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:52:40 GMT

Why Egypt's Sisi could be president until 2034


Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:24:02 GMT

Almost 1 in 5 children live in conflict zones


Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:02:35 GMT
Nearly one in five children live in areas affected by armed conflict and war, according to a new report published by the charity Save the Children.

ISIS-linked group attacks governor's convoy in Nigeria


Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:59:15 GMT
An Islamist terror group with links to Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a motorcade carrying a Nigerian state governor.

The Ethiopian migrants crossing Yemen's war to find a better life


Posted: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 06:43:28 GMT
The economic migrants are hoping to find jobs in Saudi Arabia, but have to risk their lives by crossing Yemen's war zone.

Ghana's female truckers


Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:20:07 GMT
There are many ways to steal fuel during the delivery. Solution? Female drivers!

Newborn rescued after four hours in South African storm drain


Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:32:13 GMT
A baby girl was rescued from a storm drain in Durban, South Africa, after residents heard her crying and alerted emergency services.

Rare black leopard spotted in Kenya


Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:22:44 GMT

Read CNN's special coverage of Nigeria's elections


Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:44:26 GMT
Follow CNN's coverage of Nigeria's elections

Nigeria's presidential candidates make final push


Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:23:40 GMT
CNN's David McKenzie speaks to incumbent Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his main challenger Atiku Abubakir, getting rare access to both campaigns as they make the final push in the country's election.

Unseen Mandela artifacts go on display


Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:32:30 GMT

Kenyan team builds world's first dhow from recycled plastic


Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 13:38:24 GMT
The traditional dhow is made from wood, but an ambitious new project is making waves in the waters of East Africa.

How Indomie instant noodles became a Nigerian staple


Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:51:36 GMT
Jollof rice, efo riro, ogbono. These are just a few of the meals dominating dinner plates in Nigeria.

A luxury jungle escape with volcanoes, gorillas and adventure


Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:22:47 GMT
Just meters from the balcony of the hotel room, a troop of black and white colobus monkeys scouts the treetops for tender leaves.

Rare black leopard captured in new images from Kenya


Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 04:28:43 GMT
Biologists captured rare images and video of a black leopard, also known as a black panther, in and around Kenya's Laikipia Wilderness Camp.

Locked up where suicide is still a crime


Posted: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 13:03:29 GMT
Suicide is illegal in Nigeria and survivors often find themselves in jail at the most vulnerable moment of their lives. CNN's Stephanie Busari reports.

Falz: 'Entertainment is becoming one of our biggest exports'


Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:22:33 GMT
Nigerian hip-hop star Falz the Bahd Guy explains how the popularity of afrobeats is helping to reconstruct ideas about the country's culture.

Nigeria's groundbreaking, hyperrealist artist


Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 10:21:19 GMT

'Sex for grades' scandal in Nigeria


Posted: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 16:32:35 GMT
Nigerian student Monica Osagie secretly taped her lecturer demanding sex for better marks. She speaks exclusively to CNN about blowing the whistle.

Dreaming of Tokyo 2020 after chainsaw attack


Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:13:51 GMT

UFC fighter takes a sweaty path to the title


Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:19:17 GMT