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We are about democracy, human rights, public opinion, political behavior, civil rights and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.

Coronavirus: Africa cases top one million

It is going to be sweltering. You don’t really need the TV weather maps turning red to realise that much of the UK is going to be roasting in temperatures above 30C. But as you slip on your favourit…

The Matrix is a ‘trans metaphor’, director says

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Lilly accepts the oustanding series GLAAD Award for Sense8 in 2016 The Matrix films are about being transgender, the trilogy’s co-director says. “That wa…

Beirut explosion: Anger grows and protests break out

Video content Video caption: Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hitBeirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit Beirut is a place I feel nostalgic …

Cheeky boar leaves nudist grunting in laptop chase

Image copyrightAFP A nudist in Berlin got too close to nature for comfort when a wild boar snatched his plastic bag – which had his laptop inside. The naked man gave chase to the boar and her two p…

Lockdown has ‘negligible’ impact on temperatures

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The global restrictions saw roads and motorways hardly used for several months The dramatic drop in greenhouse gases and air pollutants seen during the glo…

Symptomless cases ‘carry same amount of virus’

Image copyrightGetty Images People with symptomless Covid-19 can carry as much of the virus as those with symptoms, a South Korean study has suggested. South Korea was able to identify and isolate …

Trump signs order to address ‘threat’ of TikTok

Image copyrightEPA US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to ban transactions with TikTok’s parent company ByteDance. The executive order says the US “must take aggressive action a…

How ‘lockdown birdwatching’ is aiding bushfire recovery

How ‘lockdown birdwatching’ is aiding bushfire recovery

Trump says Biden will ‘hurt the Bible, hurt God’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Trump says Biden is ‘against God and he’s against guns’ US President Donald Trump has said Joe Biden is “against God”, ramping up at…

Saudi crown prince accused of Canada murder plot

Image copyrightBandar al-GaloudImage caption Saad al-Jabri (circled) was welcomed by then UK Home Secretary Theresa May (right) during a visit to London in 2015 Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohamme…