A scene from the popular Ethiopian soap opera Yegna, which sends messages about health and well-being to its teen viewers. Topics range from child marriage to menstrual pads.
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A demonstrator throws a rock at police during a protest at a neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal, on Saturday. The clashes first broke out after opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was convicted of corrupting youth and sentenced to two years in prison.
A man is assisted by Saudi commandos as he gets off a tugboat near Port Sudan and onto a Saudi warship that will travel across the Red Sea to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. May 2, 2023.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema speaks during their picket against Uganda's anti-homosexuality bill at the Ugandan High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa on April 4, 2023. Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has signed into law tough new anti-gay legislation supported by many in the country but widely condemned by rights activists and others abroad.
Bola Tinubu, center, of the All Progressives Congress, celebrates with supporters at the party's campaign headquarters after winning the presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, in March.
Relatives sit by a patient at a makeshift emergency room set-up by Sudanese volunteers in a school building in Omdurman, the capital's twin city, on May 27, 2023, amid ongoing fighting between the forces of two rival generals.
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