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TikTok’s ‘African Water King’ Dispels Your Racist Stereotypes, One Glass at a Time

Nigerian creator Emmanuel Kalu, aka Dede UK, was already a TikTok pun master — but his greatest success has been upturning ignorant myths about his home

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

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