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Cricket World Cup 2023: Australia into final after a thrilling victory over South Africa

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 18:19
Australia are through to the World Cup final after a tension-filled three-wicket win over South Africa in Kolkata.
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Ethiopian artist Julie Mehretu breaks African art-world record again

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 17:53
Julie Mehretu's painting becomes the most expensive by an African-born artist to be sold at auction.
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Kenya's parliament back Haiti mission despite court case

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 15:28
Lawmakers approve the sending of police officers even though a legal challenge is being heard.
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Malawi's President Chakwera bans himself and his cabinet from foreign travel

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 12:32
Money-saving measures are announced by President Lazarus Chakwera following IMF funding.
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Somalia floods: Bodies unearthed and bridges swept away

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 01:26
Graveyards, bridges and harvests are swept away in the worst floods to hit Somalia in a century.
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A rivalry heated by history - the significance of Morocco's World Cup win over Spain

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 01:01
When Morocco beat Spain at last year's World Cup, it was a result that struck at the core of a long, complicated relationship between the two countries.
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Somalia floods ‘once-in-a-century event’, says UN

BBC Africa - Wed, 15/11/2023 - 15:13
A year after being gripped by drought, the country is experiencing exceptional flooding.
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Weak currencies force up cost of living in Sub-Saharan Africa

BBC Africa - Wed, 15/11/2023 - 01:06
As the price of basics soars, African governments are intervening to support local currencies.
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LGBT rights: I was threatened with “corrective rape” for being gay in Cameroon

BBC Africa - Tue, 14/11/2023 - 15:58
Bandy Kiki received threats after she came out as a young lesbian woman from Cameroon.
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Julius Malema: Why the South African politician touched a nerve in Kenya

BBC Africa - Mon, 13/11/2023 - 01:14
Julius Malema had candid views on Kenya's president but also poses a challenge to the opposition.
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Amoako Boafo - the Ghanaian artist who has exhibited in space

BBC Africa - Sun, 12/11/2023 - 02:09
The rags to riches story of Amoako Boafo, whose portraits of black subjects now command mega prices.
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Translators for German UN troops in Mali fear Taliban-style fate

BBC Africa - Sat, 11/11/2023 - 02:04
Interpreters for German soldiers say they will be the target of jihadists after the UN soon leaves.
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Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed eyes Red Sea port, inflaming tensions

BBC Africa - Wed, 08/11/2023 - 02:18
Abiy Ahmed says that access to a port is an existential question for his landlocked country.
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South African divisions exposed by Israel-Hamas conflict

BBC Africa - Tue, 07/11/2023 - 15:56
The government's staunch support for the Palestinians is criticised by leaders of the Jewish community.
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Why does France have military bases in Africa?

BBC Africa - Mon, 06/11/2023 - 01:54
Upheavals in West Africa mean France can no longer take its "backyard" for granted.
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Tigray peace deal war anniversary: Humanitarian situation is ‘dire’

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/11/2023 - 08:18
It is a year since a peace deal was agreed to end the bloody conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.
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Dancing Queen! Camilla in Kenya animal sanctuary visit

BBC Africa - Wed, 01/11/2023 - 16:33
The Queen joined a traditional dance in Nairobi and stopped to feed orphaned elephants.
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Israel-Gaza war: Three reasons Egypt tightly controls the Rafah crossing

BBC Africa - Wed, 01/11/2023 - 15:59
The Rafah crossing with Gaza has been open and shut frequently over the years. Why is it so contentious for Egypt?
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Niger PM Ali Lamine Zeine on Ecowas and Nigeria sanctions

BBC Africa - Thu, 26/10/2023 - 16:06
Niger's PM says that Ecowas sanctions, including cutting off electricity supply, medicines and food, after a military coup are injustice unlike any other.
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National House of Chiefs reject revised Dagbon constitution

ModernGhana News - Fri, 20/10/2023 - 02:20
The National House of Chiefs has rejected the revised Dagbon constitution, which was presented to the House for approval and adoption. This decision comes in response to concerns raised by some chiefs regarding unresolved boundary issues.
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