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Africa

Kenyan scientists harvest eggs to save northern white rhinos

Demand for rhino horn fuelled poaching that has wiped out all but two female northern white rhinos.

In the Field

Mali in crisis: The fight between the Dogon and Fulani

We meet with Dogon and Fulani leaders to unpack the complex intercommunal crisis facing Mali.

Inside Story

Why are millions of children not in school in West Africa?

UNICEF highlights increased attacks on schools, teachers and students.

Tunisia

Tunisia arrests presidential candidate Nabil Karoui

Media mogul's own Nessma TV channel reports 56-year-old was arrested as he traveled to Tunis.

Tunisia arrests presidential candidate Nabil Karoui

Africa

No let-up in sight as Algeria's protest movement enters 7th month

Thousands rally in Algiers and other major cities to call for political overhaul and removal of ruling elite.

No let-up in sight as Algeria's protest movement enters 7th month

Algeria

Five killed in Algiers rap concert stampede

This happened as fans thronged the entrance of the August 20 stadium before Algerian rapper Soolking's concert.

Several killed in Algerian rap concert stampede

Africa

Nigeria: Displaced women live in fear as incidents of rape rise

The Abagena camp in the city of Makurdi was supposed to be a refuge for the people, but most people don't feel safe here anymore. A sharp increase in rape of women and young girls is bothering the community.

AJ IMPACT

US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam

Seventeen people arrested after unearthing of 'one of the largest cases of its kind in US history'.

US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam

Africa

Ghana: Homecoming for African Americans

African Americans find new home in Ghana - gateway of the brutal African slave trade to the US that began 400 years ago.

Ghana: Homecoming for African Americans

AJ Impact

Kenya's agritech startups aim to bridge food deficit

A handful of home-grown agritech startups are working to help Kenya's farmers grow more crops.

Kenya's agritech startups aim to bridge food deficit

Opinion

The French colonial designs in Mali

France stands to benefit if Mali's territorial integrity is pulled apart.

Pape Samba Kane

by Pape Samba Kane

Pape Samba Kane

Somalia

Somalia's Jubaland region re-elects Ahmed Mohamed as president

Ahmed won more than two-thirds of the votes cast by the semi-autonomous region's lawmakers in the port city of Kismayu.

Somalia's Jubaland region re-elects Ahmed Mohamed as president

Witness

Ghana Controversial: Music from the Ground Up

Young artists in Ghana shake things up as they question global powers and local values with their music.

Migrants

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest standoff

Hundreds, including children, stranded onboard Ocean Viking as Malta denies entry and Italy ignores docking requests.

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest standoff

Middle East

New ruling body ushers in Sudan's complex shift to civilian rule

Abdalla Hamdok sworn in as prime minister alongside a top general who is tasked to oversee a military-civilian council.