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South Africa coalition talks go down to the wire

Fri, 14/06/2024 - 09:35
MPs are due to elect a president after the ANC lost its parliamentary majority for the first time in 30 years.
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UN Security Council demands end to Sudan's city siege

Fri, 14/06/2024 - 07:39
The council urges rival forces to allow civilians to move to safer areas within and outside El Fashir.
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Daring dives and winter walks: Africa's top shots

Fri, 14/06/2024 - 03:07
A selection of the week's best photos from across the African continent.
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Families plea to free South Africans jailed in Equatorial Guinea

Thu, 13/06/2024 - 17:52
They say they were arrested because assets belonging to Equatorial Guinea's vice-president were seized.
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Kenyan policeman shoots magistrate in open court

Thu, 13/06/2024 - 17:23
The officer is said to have been angered by a court ruling against his wife.
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Afcon 2025 qualifying draw set for 4 July

Thu, 13/06/2024 - 11:53
The qualifying group draw for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, to be hosted by Morocco, will be held in Johannesburg on 4 July.
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Nigeria's president jokes about fall during ceremony

Thu, 13/06/2024 - 10:14
Bola Tinubu says he was paying his respects to his ancestors when he fell over boarding a vehicle.
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Evidence of Iran and UAE drones used in Sudan war

Thu, 13/06/2024 - 03:15
The Sudanese army and RSF are both accused of importing foreign drones, violating a UN arms embargo.
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The 'magnetic' Malawi vice-president who inspired hope

Wed, 12/06/2024 - 16:04
Saulos Chilima has died at the age of 51 in a plane crash.
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Namibia exit World Cup after heavy defeat to Australia

Wed, 12/06/2024 - 07:31
Australia secure their place in the T20 World Cup Super 8s as they hammer Namibia by nine wickets with 14 overs to spare.
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Why another coup is so unlikely in Nigeria

Wed, 12/06/2024 - 03:11
As the country marks 25 years of civilian rule it faces an economic crisis that has left many angry.
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Morocco seal big win but Cameroon and Ivory Coast draw

Tue, 11/06/2024 - 23:54
Morocco cruise to a 6-0 win over Congo in qualifying for the 2026 World Cup but Cameroon and Ivory Coast have to settle for away draws.
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Answers demanded after 'unacceptable' Nigeria results

Tue, 11/06/2024 - 19:25
Fans "deserve an explanation" after Nigeria's winless start to 2026 World Cup qualifiers, the country's sports ministry says.
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Why voters fall out of love with liberation movements

Tue, 11/06/2024 - 02:03
The ANC's loss of a majority in South Africa mirrors that of other liberation parties on the continent.
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Nigeria suffer setback while Ayew hits hat-trick for Ghana

Mon, 10/06/2024 - 23:37
Nigeria suffer defeat in qualifying for the 2026 World Cup while Jordan Ayew hits a hat-trick to inspire a comeback win for Ghana.
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SA on brink of Super 8s with tense win over Bangladesh

Mon, 10/06/2024 - 21:04
South Africa claim a nervy four-run win over Bangladesh that puts them on brink of reaching the T20 World Cup Super 8s.
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Nigerian star's drowning forces Nollywood to look at safety

Mon, 10/06/2024 - 02:05
How Junior Pope's death shocked Nigeria's film industry and the health and safety repercussions.
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Senegal & DR Congo pick up World Cup qualifying wins

Sun, 09/06/2024 - 21:19
Senegal and DR Congo both seal 1-0 wins in African qualifying for the 2026 World Cup, while Tunisia's winning start comes to an end.
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South African photographer on their new UK exhibition

Sun, 09/06/2024 - 08:29
Zanele Muholi's work features the lives of black LGBTQ+ South Africans.
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Dead in 6 hours: How Nigerian sextortion scammers targeted my son

Sun, 09/06/2024 - 02:18
Jenn Buta has been campaigning since her son was targeted by sextortionists in Nigeria - a hotspot for scammers.
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