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Alessandra Prentice

Ghana cashes in on slave heritage tourism

12:20pm BST

ASSIN MANSO, GHANA In a clearing at the turnoff to Assin Manso, a billboard depicts two African slaves in loincloths, their arms and legs in chains. Beside them are the words, "Never Again!"

Congo's Ebola epidemic inflicts heavy toll on children

30 May 2019

BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo Eight-year-old Kennedy Muhindo was running a high fever and racked by stomach pain and diarrhea. | Video

Congo's Ebola epidemic inflicts heavy toll on children

30 May 2019

BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo Eight-year-old Kennedy Muhindo was running a high fever and racked by stomach pain and diarrhoea. | Video

Congo's Ebola epidemic inflicts heavy toll on children

30 May 2019

* Rate of child infection higher than in West African epidemic

Ebola survivors comfort sick and frightened in Congo outbreak

17 Apr 2019

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection, Jeanine Masika cradles a 2-year-old Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup. | Video

Ebola survivors comfort sick and frightened in Congo outbreak

17 Apr 2019

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo, April 17 (Reuters) - W earing a disposable gown and gloves for protection, Jeanine Masika cradles a 2-year-old Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup.

Fireballs and lights - Senegal's president promises a brighter future

20 Feb 2019

DAKAR In a campaign video featuring images of fireballs and flashing lights, Senegalese President Macky Sall is depicted in front of an express train, a motorway, a glass high-rise and then a sports arena.

Congo heads to the polls for tense, long-delayed presidential vote

29 Dec 2018

KINSHASA, Dec 30 Voters in Democratic Republic of Congo head to the polls on Sunday for a presidential election that could lead to the country's first democratic transfer of power but has been marred by campaign violence and chaotic preparations.

Congo cartoonist prepares to sketch a new president

29 Dec 2018

KINSHASA Thembo Kashauri has sketched some of the most scathing parodies of Joseph Kabila, yet Congo's best-known political cartoonist has mixed feelings about the taciturn president's impending departure after nearly two decades in power. | Video

Congo cartoonist prepares to sketch a new president

29 Dec 2018

KINSHASA Thembo Kashauri has sketched some of the most scathing parodies of Joseph Kabila, yet Congo's best-known political cartoonist has mixed feelings about the taciturn president's impending departure after nearly two decades in power. | Video

World News

EU rebuffs Johnson's opening Brexit bid

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.