Nigerians can now view YouTube offline

Google boss Sundar Pichai joined members of his executive team on his first visit to Nigeria as the company announced a series of products for the country, including YouTube Go, a platform where users with slow Internet can preview and save videos.

France to set up refugee ‘hot spots’ in Libya

France has announced its intention to set up "hot spots" in Libya to process refugee claims and help deter people from attempting the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean.

8 of the best resorts in the Seychelles

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Harassment scandal dogs tech star

One of the breakout success stories of Kenya's tech ecosystem has been plunged into crisis.

Digital currency for ‘whites-only’ town

Orania is often described as a relic of apartheid.

First image revealed of Nigeria’s Buhari in 80 days

New pictures have emerged of Nigeria's ailing President Muhammadu Buhari for the first time since he left the country on medical leave 80 days ago.

US building drone base near ‘tinderbox’ city

For centuries, Agadez has profited from its role as a transit hub at the edge of the Sahara. Today its main cargo is human: Migrants, being smuggled to Libya.

Lagos’ Afro-Brazilian architecture faces down the bulldozers

The slave route out of Badagry near Lagos, Nigeria has a sign that reads "The point of no return." It's a disturbing plaque; a cruel legacy of Nigeria's past and a reminder of the treacherous journey -- and lives -- thousands were led on into slavery.

In Somali drought, women fighting sexual predators and hunger

With more than a third of Somalia's population now facing starvation, new statistics show that in addition to hunger, many women in Somalia are at risk for being raped.

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