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Nigeria's Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:20

Nigerian journalist Amina Yuguda is the third winner of the BBC World News Komla Dumor award. BBC News - Africa

Africa: Your Secret Guide to the Business of Sex
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:19

[Bhekisisa] Everything you need to know to negotiate safe sex in this world of work AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

Milton Nkosi: Wave of political killings could engulf South Africa
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:21

Political killings in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province cannot be ignored, warns the BBC's Milton Nkosi. BBC News - Africa

SLFA president Johansen to stand for re-election
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:22

Isha Johansen tells BBC Sport she will be standing again in this year's elections for the Sierra Leone Football Association presidency. BBC News - Af...

South Africa: Revenue Service to Take Legal Action Against KPMG
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:25

[News24Wire] The South African Revenue Service (SARS) will be taking legal action against audit firm KPMG, Commissioner Tom Moyane said on Monday. Al...

Kenyan voting system 'won't be ready'
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:20

The voting system cannot be installed in time for October's election re-run, its maker says. BBC News - Africa

BBC Afaan Oromo service receives traditional blessing
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:20

An elder in the Ethiopian region gives a special blessing as the BBC’s Afaan Oromo service launches. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Zannah Mustapha wins UN award
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:24

Zannah Mustapha helped to negotiate the Chibok girls' release and runs a free school for displaced children. BBC News - Africa

South Africa: What the Data Tells Us on Whether Immigrants 'Steal' Jobs
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:19

[GroundUp] It is hard to measure whether or not immigrants take jobs from South Africans. AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

Africa: Continent Is Rich in Diamonds but Still Poor
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:22

[Deutsche Welle] For months now, Africa's rough diamonds have been increasing in value but the sale proceeds do not reach the people. Instead, they be...

South Africa: Province to Clamp Down On Illegal Uber and Metered Taxis
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:23

[News24Wire] The Gauteng provincial authorities are going to clamp down on non-compliant Uber and metered taxi operators in an attempt to quell the "t...

Nigeria: National Assembly to Get 2018 Budget By October - Presidency
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:31

[Premium Times] Nigeria's 2018 Appropriation Bill will be submitted to the National Assembly in October. AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Financ...

Sundowns secure narrow win over Wydad
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:23

Mamelodi Sundowns continue the defence of their Champions League crown with a 1-0 home win over Wydad Casablanca in the first leg of their quarter-fin...

BBC launches services for Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:38

The BBC World Service launches websites in three new languages as part of its biggest expansion since the 1940s. BBC News - Africa

Aubameyang scores twice as Dortmund go top
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:19

Borussia Dortmund move top of the Bundesliga by thrashing Cologne, who suffer the German top-flight's worst start since the 1962-63 season. BBC News ...

Nigeria: Nigerian Government Grants Dangote Group 10-Year Tax Incentive
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:23

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has granted a 10-year tax incentive to Dangote group for the construction and rehabilitation of roads, Ministe...

Africa: Nigerian Start-Up Devcentre Wants to Build Largest Developer Community in Africa and Get Work for Them
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:23

[Innovation in Africa] Until recently, Sub-Saharan Africa lacked developer communities of any scale. Nigerian start-up Devcentre (along with others li...

Confederation Cup: Holders TP Mazembe seize quarter-final advantage
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:23

Holders TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo beat Al Hilal Obeid 2-1 in Sudan, in the first leg of the Confederation Cup quarter-final. BBC...

Ferroviario da Beira hit late equaliser as Al Ahly also draw at home
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:20

Mozambique's Ferroviario da Beira draw 1-1 with USM Alger in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final as Egypt's Al Ahly draw 2-2 with Es...

Putting a price on a 'good reputation'
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 16:25

The BBC's Lerato Mbele looks at how African companies protect their brands. BBC News - Africa

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