Why are most African countries poor though rich in minerals? Burundians and Liberians talk to DW on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty +++ Sierra Leone reinforces ban on pregnant girls attending school +++ Nigerian police launch investigations into islamic reformation centres in Katsina
Kenyans lament about accumulating debts as government opens a $1.5 bln Chinese-built railway+++One killed during vote counting in Mozambique +++ Critics hit out at Liberian President George Weah after government shut down 3 radio stations
Protests in Guinea force President Alpha Conde to hold talks with opposition groups+++Mozambique’s Fillipe Nyusi is set to win a second term as polls close in the southern African country+++sub-Saharan countries take on fake drugs from Asia.
Kenyans protest against rampant unemployment in the country+++ Rwanda beefs up its security along its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo+++ Ugandan police have cancelled Bobi Wine’s Independence Day concert.
Violence soars in Mozambique one week to election +++ Ugandan government warns media over coverage of opposition politician Bobi Wine +++ South Africa to introduce business restrictions on foreign nationals +++ Cocoa producers in Africa thrive for better yields
Cameroon’s opposition Kamto and others freed - what next? +++ Extinction Rebellion global climate protests kick off in Berlin +++ Rwanda's Kagame warns insurgents who recently carried out attacks on a popular tourist area +++ Nigeria's Police Trust Fund aims to stamp out corruption +++ Scabies detection in Ghana