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Ethiopia starvation: Fear of famine in Tigray grows

BBC Africa - Wed, 24/01/2024 - 03:44
Reports of hundreds of children dying of starvation are trickling in from remote areas in Tigray.
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Joseph Boakai: Liberia's new president takes on tough challenge

BBC Africa - Mon, 22/01/2024 - 15:08
Can Joseph Boakai, 79, change Liberia's fortunes, as he takes over from ex-footballer George Weah?
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Ugandan internet propaganda network exposed by the BBC

BBC Africa - Sun, 21/01/2024 - 03:22
A BBC investigation exposes a sprawling network of fake social media accounts operating in Uganda.
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Will Félix Tshisekedi deliver war or peace for DR Congo and Rwanda?

BBC Africa - Sat, 20/01/2024 - 04:03
President Félix Tshisekedi had threatened that he could take the war to Rwanda if re-elected.
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The Non-Aligned Movement: What is it? and is it still relevant?

BBC Africa - Fri, 19/01/2024 - 19:40
Over half the world’s population is represented by the organisation but is it still relevant today?
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Dope Nation: Ghana's musical twins riding the amapiano wave

BBC Africa - Fri, 19/01/2024 - 18:45
Ghanapiano is the name they give their fusion sound, linking the best of West and South African styles.
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Johannesburg security firms battle with vehicle robberies in broad daylight

BBC Africa - Fri, 19/01/2024 - 17:13
On the streets of Johannesburg, security firms are battling with vehicle robberies in broad daylight.
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Ethiopia-Somaliland deal makes waves in Horn of Africa

BBC Africa - Fri, 19/01/2024 - 16:56
The agreement for Somaliland to lease some coastline to Ethiopia has triggered a storm of controversy.
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Female Mokoro polers changing stereotypes in Botswana's Okavango Delta

BBC Africa - Fri, 19/01/2024 - 15:02
Cindy Mothogaathobogwe steers wildlife safari tourists on a Mokoro canoe through the Okavango Delta.
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Africa's week in pictures: 12-18 January 2024

BBC Africa - Fri, 19/01/2024 - 02:09
A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.
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Cash-in-transit heists bring terror to South Africa’s roads

BBC Africa - Fri, 19/01/2024 - 02:08
Police struggle as cash-in-transit heists increase and the murder rate hits a 20-year high.
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Afcon 2023: Ivory Coast v Nigeria - If you don't win, don't come home

BBC Africa - Thu, 18/01/2024 - 16:04
Fans in Lagos are cautiously optimistic ahead of the Super Eagles' clash with the host nation.
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Afcon: From Accra to Abidjan, 14 hours to see Ghana's Black Stars

BBC Africa - Thu, 18/01/2024 - 12:32
Fourteen hours and over 880km from Ghana to Ivory Coast. Would you do that to support your team?
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Nigeria: Ibadan explosion leaves scenes of devastation

BBC Africa - Wed, 17/01/2024 - 22:20
A blast in a Nigerian city has killed two people and injured 77 others.
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Zimbabwe declares state of emergency in Harare over cholera

BBC Africa - Fri, 17/11/2023 - 08:35
At least 50 people are said to have died so far with over 7,000 suspected cases.
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Angélique Kidjo on being hangry and Africa's tsunami of talent

BBC Africa - Fri, 17/11/2023 - 03:01
The African music star mulls her 40-year career, which is to be celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall.
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Africa's week in pictures: 10-16 November 2023

BBC Africa - Fri, 17/11/2023 - 02:35
A selection of the best photos from across the African continent this week.
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Liberia election result: George Weah and Joseph Boakai in neck and neck race

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 21:48
Joseph Boakai has a tiny lead over President Weah, with results from 85% of polling stations counted.
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Madagascar polls close and opposition shuns votes

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 19:33
President Rajoelina is seeking a third term in a poll that has been marred by an opposition boycott.
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World Cup 2026 qualifiers: Mohamed Salah hits four for Egypt, Nigeria held at home by Lesotho

BBC Africa - Thu, 16/11/2023 - 19:24
Mohamed Salah hits four goals for Egypt in 2026 World Cup qualifying but Nigeria are held to a draw at home by minnows Lesotho.
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