Africa 54

March 08, 2021 11:30 AM
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On this edition of Africa 54, a series of large explosions at a military base that killed at least 15 people in Equatorial Guinea were the result of negligence related to the use of dynamite, according to the president; Schools in Senegal are shut until March 15 after days of violent protests that have paralyzed parts of the capital Dakar and are expected to continue this week; March 11 marks International Women’s Day, celebrating women’s achievements across the globe, overcoming persistent gender inequality.