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Sudan conflict: Grandmother died trapped by fighting in Khartoum

BBC Africa - Sat, 13/05/2023 - 08:20
Alaweya Reshwan died at home in Khartoum, trapped by the fighting that is tearing Sudan apart.
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Kenyan farmer: 'I'm afraid that elephants will kill me'

BBC Africa - Sat, 13/05/2023 - 02:33
Prolonged drought in southern Kenya has led the giant mammals to encroach on farms to find food.
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Victor Osimhen: Napoli star the latest African scoring success in Italy

BBC Africa - Sat, 13/05/2023 - 01:14
As Victor Osimhen overtakes George Weah’s goals record, BBC Sport Africa looks at other Africans who have been a hit in Serie A.
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South Africa says US ambassador apologised for alleging country supplied arms to Russia

BBC Africa - Fri, 12/05/2023 - 23:40
Reuben Brigety alleged a Russian ship was loaded with ammunition and weapons in Cape Town last year.
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Wild lion Loonkiito, 'one of the world's oldest', killed in Kenya

BBC Africa - Fri, 12/05/2023 - 19:09
"Symbol of resilience" Loonkiito was killed after preying on livestock in a Kenyan village on Wednesday.
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Netflix series about Cleopatra sparks controversy

BBC Africa - Fri, 12/05/2023 - 15:36
A Netflix docudrama series has sparked controversy over the skin-tone of the lead actress.
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Nigeria Benin Bronzes: Buhari declaration 'blindsides' museum officials

BBC Africa - Wed, 10/05/2023 - 04:10
Nigeria's president says all Bronzes belong to the Oba of Benin throwing return deals into confusion.
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DR Congo floods: 'Now, I have nothing left'

BBC Africa - Tue, 09/05/2023 - 19:51
In DR Congo, almost a week after floods hit the eastern region, the number of dead keeps rising.
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Sudan conflict: 'How I saved my red guitar from Khartoum war zone'

BBC Africa - Mon, 08/05/2023 - 18:00
Some 40,000 people have fled fighting in Sudan to go to South Sudan, one of the world's poorest countries.
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Sudan fighting: Student engineer electrocuted fixing power in Darfur clinic

BBC Africa - Mon, 08/05/2023 - 09:28
He was among volunteers who had reopened a medical facility that had shut amid clashes and looting.
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Sudan crisis: Mediators over a barrel in mission to end fighting

BBC Africa - Mon, 08/05/2023 - 01:18
The dilemma for those trying to bring peace to Sudan and why it will be so hard to end the fighting.
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Daughter of organ traffickers says 'I'll always back my parents'

BBC Africa - Sun, 07/05/2023 - 12:27
In an exclusive interview with the BBC's Simi Jolaoso, Sonia Ekweremadu says she 'understands the conviction' of her parents.
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'I fled Sudan in my shorts' - Nigerian footballer

BBC Africa - Sun, 07/05/2023 - 01:08
The midfielder had no time to gather his belongings as fighting broke out in his neighbourhood.
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Kenya: Moment helicopter lifts lorry driver from flash flooding

BBC Africa - Sat, 06/05/2023 - 01:29
Flash flooding surrounded a lorry driver who was crossing the Gulana-Kulalu causeway in Kenya.
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Sudan fighting: Bittersweet ending for one family fleeing conflict

BBC Africa - Fri, 05/05/2023 - 20:04
After a tortuous wait, Azza is heading to the UK with her children, but without her husband.
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King Charles III Coronation: Africans share their thoughts

BBC Africa - Fri, 05/05/2023 - 10:38
What does King Charles III's coronation mean to Africans? People from four cities on the continent share their views.
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Sudan fighting: BBC reporter's perilous journey to leave Khartoum

BBC Africa - Fri, 05/05/2023 - 01:04
Mohamed Osman has lived in Sudan his whole life, but the conflict has forced him into exile.
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Somali shock as Mogadishu mayor Madale filmed beating partygoers

BBC Africa - Thu, 04/05/2023 - 16:03
A video of nightclub revellers being flogged in Somalia's capital sparks debate over a drug crackdown.
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The pioneering actress killed in Sudan cross-fire

BBC Africa - Thu, 04/05/2023 - 13:27
Asia Abdelmajid, famous for her stage performances, is buried in the grounds of a kindergarten.
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King Charles' coronation - the view from Ghana

BBC Africa - Thu, 04/05/2023 - 09:02
Journalist Elizabeth Ohene covered King Charles's first trip to Ghana in 1977. She reflects on the changing attitudes in the country to the UK monarchy.
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