Dayo Olopade

journalist and author

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Nigerian-American journalist and author of The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa

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News of the ebola outbreak in Western Africa has cast a shadow over the summit of African heads of state and business leaders in Washington this week.

Africa Reality Check

News of the ebola outbreak in Western Africa has cast a shadow over the summit of African heads of state and business leaders in Washington this week.

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has broad support in Uganda for a new law imposing sentences up to life in prison for homosexual acts.

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has broad support in Uganda for a new law imposing sentences up to life in prison for homosexual acts.

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