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Dignitary remains or evil spirits? World awaits mystery Notre Dame sarcophagus reveal

A human-shaped lead sarcophagus found beneath the floor at the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has generated much speculation about its contents

Explainer: How severe are the new sanctions on Russia?

As Russia unleashes its war in Ukraine, the US and the EU have prepared new sanctions aimed at punishing Putin's regime.

The 77 percent – The Magazine for Africa's Youth

The lack of proper housing is a problem all over the African continent.

Wakaliwood: Uganda's action-packed movies

In the middle of Wakaliga, a slum in Uganda's capital Kampala, Isaac Nabwana has been shooting low-budget action films for eight years. He is now an international star.

What Else? Episode 8 – How does hair define your identity?

Hair, your natural crowning glory, is often a big part of a person's identity. But then does chemically straightening it erase your identity as an African, or is it just a matter of self-expression? What do you think? Join Wanjiku Mwaurah and Eddy Micah Jnr as they talk about the fundamentals of hair politics.

Meet the African Refugee Cycling Team

A passion for cycling has reunited a group of friends separated by the war in Eritrea. The African Refugee Cycling Team was founded in neighbouring Ethiopia. Now they hope to raise the cash to allow them to take part in international competition.

What Else? episode 7: Sex Education

On this episode our two hosts Wanjiku Mwaura and Eddy Micah Jr. talk about Sex. Sex education specifically. What do you think? Is sex education important? Or do you think it is 'un-African'?

What Else? Episode 6 – Is farming sexy for young people?

Is farming sexy enough for today's youth? Join Wanjiku Mwaurah and Eddy Micah Jnr as they chew over the question. We'll also hear from one of our followers School Farms about their views. What do you think? Take part in the debate by commenting below.

The 77 Percent

77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Are you part of the 77 percent?

Ivory Coast: Entrepreneur with a mission

Marie Konaté is an enterpreneur with a mission. She buys only local products and half her workforce are women. She sells porridge for babies and other food products.

The Meat Revolution

In many countries, insects are considered a delicacy. Now a startup wants to bring them to Germany in an eco-friendlier burger that has more protein and iron than beef burgers – but produces 100 times less CO2 emissions.

Wind of Change: The Do-it-Yourself Windmill

A group of German students has developed a kit that enables anyone to build their own windmill in a week - from local materials. Having built one in Berlin, they're now inspiring others as far away as Sierra Leone.

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