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How rugby star Maro Itoje found his voice: ‘For black people, the road is often trickier’
From highlighting black history to tackling everyday racism, the powerful athlete is determined to use his platform for change

Jonathan Liew

08, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Nobody is safe’: Nigeria reels from nationwide wave of deadly violence
President Muhammadu Buhari faces criticism from allies and opposition, as security crises leave hundreds dead

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

05, May, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Germany first to hand back Benin bronzes looted by British
Culture minister says country is facing up to ‘historic and moral responsibility’ by returning artefacts to Nigeria

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

30, Apr, 2021 @9:58 AM

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How Nigerian ‘corruption’ is a cautionary tale for the UK | Chibundu Onuzo
In every country, a few people do what they feel they can get away with. But things can fall apart faster than you think, says author Chibundu Onuzo

Chibundu Onuzo

29, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘It’s about self-love’: the black women busting beauty myths in west Africa
From Senegal to Nigeria, a growing wave of salons and small cosmetic companies are challenging colonial notions about how to wear and care for hair

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Dakar

29, Apr, 2021 @6:30 AM

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UN condemns one year detention of Nigerian humanist Mubarak Bala
Prominent figure has been detained since April 2020 without charge and is accused of blasphemy

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

28, Apr, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Almost 30 million will need aid in Sahel this year as crisis worsens, UN warns
Armed conflicts, the climate crisis and Covid-19 are contributing to chronic risk of food insecurity in the region, says Unocha report

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

28, Apr, 2021 @3:34 PM

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So what has the rest of the world promised to do about climate change?
Countries around the globe have made plans called Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to reduce carbon emissions. We take a look at some of the most significant

Michael Safi Jason Burke ,Michael Standaert, David Agren, Leyland Cecco, Adam Morton, Flávia Milhorance, Emmanuel Akinwotu

19, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Escaped girls tell of insurgents’ mass abductions in Mozambique
Interviews undermine the US state department claim that extremist group has links to Islamic State

Jason Burke

17, Apr, 2021 @12:48 PM

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Calls for full inventory of world artefacts held by Church of England
Promise to repatriate Benin bronzes comes as momentum grows at other institutions on returning works

Ben Quinn

09, Apr, 2021 @12:57 PM

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Nearly 2,000 prisoners escape jail in south-east Nigeria
President Buhari condemns ‘act of terrorism’ after gunmen destroy part of prison walls in Owerri, Imo state

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

05, Apr, 2021 @8:11 PM

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Tony Allen: There Is No End review | Ammar Kalia's global album of the month
More cohesive than many a posthumous release, Allen’s legacy is well-served here, especially on the more experimental tracks

Ammar Kalia

02, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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