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President Buhari in plea for Nigerian unity
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:22

The leader urged Nigerians to come together following three months of medical leave in the UK. BBC News - Africa

South Africa: Two-Year-Old Survives, Seven Die in Car Accident
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:20

[News24Wire] A two-year old child survived but seven other people were killed in a car accident along the N1 near Mookgopong on Sunday when two cars c...

Usakos, a community scarred by apartheid
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:26

A new exhibition of photographs shows how apartheid changed this small Namibian town. BBC News - Africa

BBC Pidgin: Meet the team
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:21

Meet the team bringing the BBC to tens of millions of Pidgin speakers in West and Central Africa. BBC News - Africa

Grace Mugabe: South Africa grants immunity despite assault claim
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:21

Robert Mugabe's wife is back in Zimbabwe despite allegations of an assault at a Johannesburg hotel. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe: Chaos As Zim Bans SA, British Flights
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:23

[Zimbabwe Standard] HUNDREDS of people were yesterday stranded after South Africa's decision to ban Air Zimbabwe flights due to non-payment of permit ...

Nigeria: Emirates Opens 57 Extra Hajj Flights, With 700 Bookings From Lagos
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:24

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Emirates will operate extra flights to Jeddah to convey thousands of pilgrims to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj. ...

Congo mudslide death toll 'to rise to 200'
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:54

Households were buried after heavy rains caused parts of a nearby mountain to collapse. BBC News - Africa

South Africa minister Mduduzi Manana resigns over assault claim
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 04:22

Deputy Education Minister Mduduzi Manana is accused of assaulting a woman in a nightclub. BBC News - Africa

Burundi: Ecobank Employees Denounce Unfair Dismissal
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 02:19

[Iwacu] At least 70 employees of Ecobank Burundi have been dismissed due to poor economic performance. They say that the dismissal process contains ma...

Sudan: Education Sector Threatens With Strike
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:30

[Radio Dabanga] Babanusa / El Fasher -Workers in West Kordofan and North Darfur demand the payment of grants which the Sudanese government promised to...

Zimbabwe: SA Grounds Mugabe Plane, Demands Foreign Operators Permit
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:20

[New Zimbabwe] South Africa's aviation authority on Friday stopped an Air Zimbabwe aircraft from taking off, sparking a furious protest from the airli...

Namibia: Local Bank Invests in Students Education
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:19

[Namibia Economist] As part of its commitment to develop the academic potential of young Namibians, Standard Bank is investing a total of close to N$ ...

History of Africa: The Senegalese healer who talks to trees
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:21

Senegalese people come from far and wide to see Malik Sow, seeking advice, wisdom and traditional healing. BBC News - Africa

Tanzania: Cellphones Generate More Tax than Beer - Report
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:20

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It is official: mobile phones are now leading generators of excise tax, overtaking beer. AllAfrica News: Economy, Business a...

Rwanda President Paul Kagame critical of foreign meddling
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:19

The president, sworn in for a third term, says foreigners are trying to vilify Rwanda. BBC News - Africa

UN: Over one million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:19

The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million. BBC News - Africa

Gabriella Engels: Grace Mugabe 'beat the hell out of me'
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:20

South African model Gabriella Engels says she was attacked in a hotel by the wife of Zimbabwe's president. BBC News - Africa

Bottling the sea's 'healing qualities'
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:25

To satisfy a growing demand, a company in South Africa is extracting, bottling and selling sea water. BBC News - Africa

Kenya election: Raila Odinga to challenge result in court
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:26

The opposition leader had previously refused to take legal action over the result. BBC News - Africa

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