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Côte d’Ivoire: Legislative elections cause a spike in Covid-19 cases

By Ahmed Coulibaly Though the figures are a far cry from the rates in Europe and North America, the number of Covid-19 infections and deaths...

Guinea: Hospitals full after Covid-19 spike

CONAKRY- In Guinea, a spike in Covid-19 cases has saturated epidemiological treatment centers in the country. Due to a lack of space in hospitals,...

#FreeSenegal: A Woman Started It

By Haddy Jatou Gassama Adji Sarr is the name of the woman who ignited one of the biggest and deadliest sets of protests in Senegal’s modern...

Researchers are digitizing Nigeria’s cultural heritage. But can they bring stolen...

By Nosmot Gbadamosi Last August, artist Emeka Ogboh received a call. The world was in the thick of unwavering Black Lives Matter protests that toppled...

Without new TPS protections, Biden’s immigration bill will exclude Black immigrants

By Joe Penney When 26-year-old Cameroonian asylum seeker Wilfred Tebah was reunited with his family in Columbus, Ohio, in early February, one of the first...

Gunmen kidnap 317 schoolgirls in Zamfara state, Nigeria

By Dounard Bondo Gunmen kidnapped 317 schoolgirls from the Government Girls School in Jangebe town, Zamfara state, in northern Nigeria overnight from Thursday to Friday....

Ivorian start-ups say they’re left out of the Covid-19 response fund

By Ahmed Coulibaly After the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in Côte d'Ivoire in May 2020, the Ivorian authorities set up multiple funds to help...

Citizenship in the land of freed slaves

By Dounard Bondo Liberia held a constitutional referendum on whether to repeal its long-standing dual citizenship prohibition on December 8, 2020. If passed into law,...

Nigerian university students struggle with online learning

By Ope Adetayo For the past ten months, Ahmad, a 21-year-old undergraduate student in the faculty of arts at the University of Ilorin, has been...

Encounters with Nigerian police: Oyekanmi’s story

Illustration by Ngadi Smart To honor the #EndSARS movement, Sahelien.com has solicited stories of encounters with Nigerian police, and commissioned artist Ngadi Smart to illustrate...