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The Curious Case of Nigeria’s ‘Disappearing’ Penises

In Benue State, local government is struggling to contain the chaos wrought by an irresistible piece of fake news. Sound familiar?

As Coronavirus Hits Africa, Doctors and Nurses Prepare to Strike

Kenya’s long history of health-care worker strikes over poor pay and conditions couldn’t come to a head at a worse time, but activists and experts warn that it’s unavoidable

Nigeria’s Underground Livestock Trade Is Thriving on Facebook

Poultry farming has become so lucrative that many young people have ditched their city jobs — once a key marker of social mobility — to raise and sell chickens full-time

Tope Folarin’s Search for Himself

The Nigerian-American author of the new novel ‘A Particular Kind of Black Man’ has spent his life attempting to reconcile his experiences with his true self