Stories from independent countries of Africa

Special programme from Lagos

[unable to retrieve full-text content] We bring you a special edition of Eye on Africa from Lagos, ahead of Nigeria’s crunch presidential election on Saturday. Some 93.5 million voters are eligible to cast ballots to choose a new president, Muhammadu Buhari having already served two terms. Shortages of cash and fuel, as well as power cuts and risi..

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Thomas Sankara, Africa’s Che Guevara, reburied in Burkina Faso

Issued on: 23/02/2023 - 14:56 Burkina Faso’s revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara, was reburied Thursday, eight years after his body was exhumed as part of an investigation. Sankara’s body, and those of the 12 people who died with him, were reburied at the site of his assassination, which has since become a memorial for Sankara featuring a life-..

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