Saturday, March 2, 2024

Nigeria’s independence: Six images from six decades

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1960s - The making of an African giant After decades of British colonial rule, Prime Minister Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa took on the reins of...

Liberia’s first ‘indigenous’ president was tortured on video and laid naked in state

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After Charles Taylor was able to put together a militia dubbed the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) with the help of Libyan leader...

Lumumba’s family says returning his tooth is ‘a good step’

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The family of Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba has welcomed a court ruling that said his tooth should be returned to his family. Mr Lumumba's...
Archaeological Site of Ancient Sudanese Empire in Danger from Floods

Archaeological Site of Ancient Sudanese Empire in Danger from Floods

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Danger, for an ancient archaeological gem in the northeast of Khartoum, Sudan, after the nation — currently in a state of emergency, recently experienced...