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Coronavirus: 150 Tunisians self-isolate in factory to make masks

They are churning out 50,000 a day, plus other gear to keep doctors protected from coronavirus. Click here to read full story

Manu Dibango: The saxophone legend who inspired a disco groove

Manu Dibango, whose Soul Makossa filled New York dance floors, died this week at the age of 86. Click here to read full story

Zambia leap up women's Fifa rankings

Zambia record the biggest move of any team in the women’s football rankings after their shock Olympic qualification. Click here to read full story

Turkey’s ghost ships

BBC Africa Eye investigates secret arms shipments into Libya, and shows how foreign powers are fuelling an ongoing war. Click here to read full story

Coronavirus: East African gambling sales down 99%

The gambling sector in East Africa is in a ‘total mess’ following the collapse of global sport in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, says a Ugandan official. Click here to read full story

Coronavirus: South Africa prepares for three-week lockdown

South Africa will go into a 21-day lockdown against the coronavirus at midnight on 26 March. Click here to read full story

Victor Olaiya: Nigeria's 'evil genius' trumpeter who influenced Fela Kuti

Nigerian Victor Olaiya, who died last month, was a musical pioneer and mentor to the Afrobeat legend. Click here to read full story

Coronavirus: A father's fears in Kenya's crowded Kibera settlement

A family of seven in one room in Kenya’s largest informal settlement fears the spread of Covid-19. Click here to read full story

Cameroon rebels declare coronavirus ceasefire

It is hoped more militias will follow suit to allow people to get medical treatment amid the pandemic. Click here to read full story

How Nigeria's kings lost their power

The removal of the revered emir of Kano raises questions about the continued role of Nigeria’s traditional rulers. Click here to read full story


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