Boko Haram: A decade of terror explained – BBC Africa

Boko Haram: A decade of terror explained – BBC Africa

Ten years ago a violent uprising began. Since then, it’s shaken the North East of Nigeria, and neighbouring countries. It’s a conflict that’s killed more than 30 000 people, and displaced millions more. I’m talking, of course, of Boko Haram. But who are Boko Haram? And why has Nigeria’s battle with them lasted over a […]

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Cameroon Burning: The unseen war – Full documentary – BBC Africa Eye

Cameroon Burning: The unseen war – Full documentary – BBC Africa Eye

This is the village of Kuke Mbomo, in Cameroon, being burnt to the ground. For months now, images like these have been pouring out of Cameroon on social media. Some show burning villages. Others record acts of torture and killing. Many are too graphic to show. Taken together, these films show a country sliding into […]

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Elephants rescued by helicopter 🐘🚁 – Equator from the Air – BBC

Elephants rescued by helicopter 🐘🚁 – Equator from the Air – BBC

Marc Goss is CEO and pilot for the Mara Elephant Project, an organisation that supports conservation by deploying rangers. Across this huge territory, a helicopter is by far the best way to protect elephants and other wildlife. One herd has been attacked nearby. As farmers tried to protect their crops, an adult elephant was hit […]

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White farmers killings in Africa | VPRO Documentary

White farmers killings in Africa | VPRO Documentary

Driving through South Africa’s deeply conservative countryside… one’s thoughts are narrowed down like the road itself, from four lanes to two. Life is more simple here than in the big city. No other place gives you a better sense of the real conflict. Who has more right to this land? The black South African, who […]

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Sex for Grades: undercover inside Nigerian and Ghanaian universities – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Sex for Grades: undercover inside Nigerian and Ghanaian universities – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Sex for grades. University professors sexually harassing and blackmailing their students. This thing has been going on for years and every single year, every single department, every single student, there’s always a story. We all hear about it. But it’s almost never proven. The very first advice I got was don’t ever go to your […]

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How Africa is Becoming China’s China

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Start learning with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at http://brilliant.org/wendover. Political alliances manifest themselves here—on the voting floor of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, New York. In this room countries impose legislation that carries weight worldwide […]

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Hyena pack attacks lion | FULL CLIP – Dynasties

As they mature young males begin to explore the boundaries of the prides territory Red has ventured out alone And London straight into the middle of the hyena clan He’s trapped by over 20 of them Tries to wear him down this number of hyenas could kill him It’s impossible to fight the middle at […]

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My stolen childhood: understanding the trokosi system – BBC Africa Eye documentary

My stolen childhood: understanding the trokosi system – BBC Africa Eye documentary

This is Ghana, West Africa. When I was 7, I was brought to this country and forced into a system I knew nothing about. This is me. I was held as a slave in a religious shrine. What crime is this child paying for? Her uncle committed adultery. Thousands of women across West Africa have […]

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China’s investment in Africa: Everything you need to know – BBC Africa

As China’s influence grows in Africa, so does the controversy. Depending on whom you ask, you’ll either get excitement about all the new infrastructure, or accusations of ‘neo-colonialism’. I’m Larry Madowo – and I’m Vincent Ni. We’re going to tell you how this relationship became so significant… … and what China’s economic slowdown might mean […]

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My Neighbour The Rapist – Full documentary – BBC Africa Eye

My country South Africa is in the grip of a rape crisis. We’d actually rape your girlfriend with you watching us. They rape like there is no tomorrow. They say “watch how we will **** your wife”. Why. Sexual predators stalk streets and alleyways with impunity. Deliberately spreading killer diseases. I am HIV, so I […]

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