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The firm making animals out of rubbish
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:19

Using recycled glass, one company in Swaziland has been making ornaments for 30 years. BBC News - Africa

Angola's 'suitcase traders'
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:25

The entrepreneurial Angolan women travelling to Rio de Janerio and Sao Paulo in search of Brazilian clothes to bring home and sell. BBC News - Africa

What's Up Africa: Is this the best wedding day reaction?
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 08:19

Satirist Ikenna Azuike on Grace Mugabe, wedding day reactions and other stories. BBC News - Africa

South Africa: Many Lessons for KPMG - and Other State Capture Collaborators
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 04:23

[Daily Maverick] As SAVE SOUTH AFRICA, we are encouraged by the outcomes of our campaign against KPMG, and the impact of people's pressure. We are als...

DR Congo security forces shoot dead Burundi migrants
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:20

The UN says 37 people killed as they took part in a protest against plans to send them home. BBC News - Africa

South Africa: 'Technical Problem' Possibly to Blame for Robben Island Ferry Sinking - Museum
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:19

[News24Wire] A "technical problem" could possibly have led to a Robben Island ferry partially sinking on Friday afternoon, the Robben Island Museum sa...

Zanzibar arrests 20 over homosexuality
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:20

The 20 were arrested in a hotel where they were receiving training about HIV/Aids schemes. BBC News - Africa

Five Fingers for Marseilles hits Toronto International Film Festival
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:23

Will the "boldly South African" film outgun its rivals at Toronto's prestigious festival this week? BBC News - Africa

Sierra Leone mudslide: Freetown man lost eight family members
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:20

Thomas Benson lost eight family members in the mudslide that hit Sierra Leone's capital a month ago. BBC News - Africa

West Africa: Is Your Chocolate Bar Fuelling Deforestation in West Africa?
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:30

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Large area of forest reserves in Ivory Coast have been converted to illegal cocoa plantations to meet demand, cam...

Nigeria boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:27

The 70-passenger capacity boat had 150 people on board when it capsized, witnesses say. BBC News - Africa

What is behind clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions?
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 06:19

Eighteen people have been killed and thousands displaced since the fighting broke out between Ethiopia's Oromo and Somali communities. BBC News - Afr...

South Africa: Top Global Audit Firm Cleans Out Its South African Stables
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:19

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The scandal over the "capture" of the South African state by President Jacob Zuma's friends, the Gupta family, has swept aside ...

KPMG clears out South African bosses amid Gupta scandal
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:22

The global accountancy firm removes top bosses at its South African arm over the Gupta scandal. BBC News - Africa

Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslims
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:19

A presidential spokeswoman congratulated women on gaining "the freedom to choose one's spouse". BBC News - Africa

Libya-IRA reparations fund call rejected
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:22

A group of MPs wanted a fund for victims of IRA attacks in which Libyan-supplied weapons were used. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Delegation to Blow Over U.S.$10 Million in Allowances
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:19

[News24Wire] The United States has reportedly queried the inclusion of President Robert Mugabe's family on his entourage of more than 70 people to the...

Sampha wins Mercury Prize for his debut album, Process
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:21

Former Drake collaborator Sampha wins the £25,000 prize for his intimate and soulful album, Process. BBC News - Africa

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