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Eswatini’s youth have had enough of their king | The 77 percent | DW

In the virtual world of electronic games, we meet a player who has become a titan. Finally, we join a pair of architects with a possible solution to Nigeria’s housing deficit.

Students between the front lines at Eswatini

For more than a month now, schools in the small southern African kingdom Eswatini have remained closed due to ongoing protests against the king of Africa’s last absolute monarchy. Young people, especially high school and college students, have led protests rooted in a lack of development and opportunity – but security forces have fought back fiercely.

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Street debate: a royal clash – Eswatini’s youth have had enough of their king

In this week’s street debate, Christine Mhundwa meets young people demanding change in Eswatini. The small southern African country is one of the last absolute monarchies in the world and some young people believe the king is abusing his powers.

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Corruption in Africa

From setting up special commissions to installing public notice boards, Africa has made strides in the fight against corruption. But the problem refuses to go away. We are catching up with our correspondents in Nigeria, Uganda and Zimbabwe on the fight against corruption.

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Kenya’s first female pro eSport athlete

E-sports athletes in Kenya are still almost unknown. Parents and peers still don’t see how one can devote one’s life to video games, let alone how to make money from it. But Sylvia Gathoni, perhaps Kenya’s most famous Kenyan esports athlete, has her game and is winning matches, hearts and minds.

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Turn shipping containers into a beautiful house

Nigeria lacks around 22 million homes, so finding an affordable home is a real rush. But architect Pius Dare believes reusing shipping containers for beautiful homes is a sustainable and affordable solution.

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