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Ballet dancers and yawning lions: Africa's top shots

BBC Africa - Fri, 26/04/2024 - 05:28
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
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More than 150 killed as heavy rains pound Tanzania

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2024 - 18:27
The prime minister warns that El Niño-triggered heavy rains are likely to continue into May.
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Moroccan club given 3-0 win despite refusing to play

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2024 - 14:36
A Moroccan club is awarded the win after their kit was confiscated by Algerian customs officials.
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Hundreds of thousands grapple with East Africa floods

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2024 - 14:27
East Africa is being pounded by unusually heavy rains linked to a combination of global weather events.
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Prisoners escape after rain damages Nigeria prison

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2024 - 14:01
A manhunt is launched after more than 100 inmates escape the colonial-era facility near Abuja.
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Namibia condemns tourists posing naked on Big Daddy dune

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2024 - 13:45
Photos of the three naked tourists have gone viral in Namibia, angering the authorities.
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Hundreds of villagers killed in Burkina Faso army revenge attack - report

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2024 - 09:42
Soldiers accused residents of aiding Islamist fighters before shooting at them, an investigation shows.
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Zuma scores court hat-trick over South Africa election

BBC Africa - Tue, 23/04/2024 - 02:54
How the country's former president is thwarting attempts to bar him from contesting the polls.
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Hope Hostel in Rwanda says it's ready for first migrants from UK

BBC Africa - Mon, 22/04/2024 - 23:00
Rwanda is gearing up to welcome deported asylum seekers now the landmark UK bill has passed.
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Africa Live: Kenya airways protests detention of staff in DR Congo

BBC Africa - Mon, 22/04/2024 - 00:16
The two staff were arrested last Friday by the DR Congo army over alleged missing custom documentation on "valuable" cargo, KQ says - and more stories
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The London landmark getting a Ghanaian makeover

BBC Africa - Sat, 20/04/2024 - 03:57
Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama gives a well-loved London landmark a bold pink makeover.
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The mega-pastor pushing anti-vaccine conspiracy theories

BBC Africa - Thu, 18/04/2024 - 03:54
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is targeting the new malaria vaccines as African countries start their rollout.
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Protest and pain - Kenya's month-long doctors' strike

BBC Africa - Tue, 16/04/2024 - 01:38
Patients have been left without access to crucial services at state hospitals for a month.
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Sudan War: 'Tell me how to make it stop'

BBC Africa - Mon, 15/04/2024 - 11:48
Slam poet Emi Mahmoud wants the world not to forget Sudan, one year into its civil war.
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Watch: Bus passengers rescued from flood waters

BBC Africa - Tue, 09/04/2024 - 15:26
The bus was travelling to Nairobi when it was swept off the road.
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Watch: Moment Russ Cook finishes length of Africa run

BBC Africa - Sun, 07/04/2024 - 19:36
Russ Cook, nicknamed "Hardest Geezer", has finished his challenge of running the length of Africa.
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'My first time home 30 years after I fled a genocide'

BBC Africa - Fri, 05/04/2024 - 18:24
The BBC's Victoria Uwonkunda speaks to survivors of the Rwanda genocide violence 30 years after she fled.
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PL: Cole Palmer scores hat trick as Chelsea beat Man Utd 4-3 in remarkable finish

ModernGhana News - Fri, 05/04/2024 - 01:20
Cole Palmer scored twice after the 100-minute mark to complete his hat-trick and earn Chelsea a remarkable win against Manchester United despite having previously given up a two-goal lead. The latest winner scored in Premier League history, timed at 100 minutes 39 seconds, stunned United, who led through nine minutes of injury time and se .
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PL: Liverpool battle past Sheffield United to return to top

ModernGhana News - Fri, 05/04/2024 - 01:13
Liverpool battled to victory over bottom-placed Sheffield United to move back to the top of the Premier League and maintain control of the title race. The hosts were gifted a 17th-minute lead when Darwin Nunez charged down goalkeeper Ivo Grbic 39;s clearance with the ball rebounding into the net.
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Herbert Krapa sworn-in as new board chairman of ECG

ModernGhana News - Thu, 04/04/2024 - 23:48
Energy Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, on Thursday, April 4th, 2024, swore in newly appointed Board Chairman, Hon. Herbert Krapa at the Ministry of Energy. Hon. Krapa took the oath of office and the oath of secrecy as administered by the Energy Minister.
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