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Esu is Not the Devil: How a Yoruba Deity Got Rebranded

African traditional religions are widely misundertood—none more so than the Yoruba pantheon.

A striking sight greets drivers at Ojuelegba, one of the busy sites connecting Lagos Mainland to the Lagos Island. It is a small white cell with the words "Ojubo Esu" inscribed on its wall. Its presence in the middle of one of the world's most evangelical Christian countries, is a sign that traditional African religion is alive and well on the continent.

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Black Lives Matter Movement wins the Sydney Peace Prize, WHO elects first African Director General and more.

DIAPSORA—The World Health Organization (WHO) has elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia as its new Director General.

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