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Legal options running out for Julian Assange

Tug of war over the extradition of WikiLeaks founder to the US enters final stages, with London’s high court set to make a final decision in September

Study shows sanctions are crippling Russia’s economy

Researchers at Yale University say the Russian economy is suffering massive damage due to Western sanctions but Moscow is downplaying the effects

Myanmar activists vow to fight back after executions

Four pro-democracy activists have been executed by the military, while at least 11 759 people have been detained and many have been sentenced to death

Youth apathy sours African election fever

Despite young people comprising Africa's majority, their political participation is riddled with inconsistencies. Many young Kenyans won't vote next month but it is likely to be very different next year in Nigeria

Trump ‘gleefully watched’ while riots unfolded, says panel

The congressional committee investigating the mob attack on the US Capitol has said in its latest hearing the former president refused to take action to stop his supporters, despite pleas from aides

Grilling for UK leader Boris Johnson after top ministers quit

The prime minister has faced lawmakers' questions after two of the most senior figures in his government resigned. The finance and health ministers said they could no longer tolerate the culture of scandal

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.

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