More than 100 artists and celebrities from across the continent and the diaspora took part in the WAN Show broadcast online by the Worldwide Afro Network and carried by 200 African channels on Monday to mark Africa Day.
"Home School", "Teachers' Room" and "School on TV" are just some of the distance education programmes that private channels have launched to try to compensate for the closures.
At least 40 of Africa's 54 countries are now affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
A photograph posted to social media of a man sleeping in uniform while on break has caused a national scandal in France.
Soro was scheduled to return to Ivory Coast from Paris for the first time since May but diverted his private flight to neighbouring Ghana "for security reasons", his adviser, Alain Lobognon, said.
France joins a tiny group of countries that use armed drones, including the United States.
Confectioners publicly backed a move by the two countries, which together account for 60 percent of global cocoa supply, to introduce a $400 a tonne living income differential (LID) or premium in July on cocoa sales for the 2020/21 season.
As part of a series, TRT World explores fascinating stories of African figures whose contribution to humanity has been largely neglected.
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Ivory Coast dropped out of the qualifying places for the continental championship after two of six games in the final group stage.
Italy has displayed another weekend of racism at the football pitches as Hellas Verona supporters lobbed offensive chants at Franck Kessie and a TV commentator’s racist comment directed at Romelu Lukaku.
Sources said four Turkish citizens were kidnapped in the southern Nigerian state of Ilorin by unidentified men, raising the of Turks abducted over the week in the west African country 14.
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