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Kais Saied: Why Tunisia's president picked on sub-Saharan African migrants

BBC Africa - Mon, 13/03/2023 - 01:13
Kais Saied said sub-Saharan migrants were trying to change the nature of Tunisian society.
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Cyclone Freddy: Winds and rain lash Mozambique as storm arrives

BBC Africa - Sun, 12/03/2023 - 10:48
Freddy, which has caused at least 28 deaths over a month, has hit mainland Africa for a second time.
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Paying for prayer: I went into debt, trying to secure a miracle

BBC Africa - Sun, 12/03/2023 - 01:20
The cost-of-living crisis is prompting people to borrow, in order to pay pastors to pray for them.
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DR Congo's M23 ceasefire: Angola to deploy troops after failed truce

BBC Africa - Sat, 11/03/2023 - 19:03
Angola's soldiers are to help secure M23 rebel areas after a ceasefire it brokered failed.
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Nthenya Mwendwa: How the Oscars changed the life of a Kenyan designer

BBC Africa - Sat, 11/03/2023 - 14:47
Nthenya Mwendwa's fish leather and Maasai beaded bags are proving their red-carpet appeal.
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Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda genocide trial halted over dementia claims

BBC Africa - Sat, 11/03/2023 - 00:06
Judges in The Hague pause the trial of Félicien Kabuga, the alleged financier of Rwanda's genocide.
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Why Afro hair textures need to be represented

BBC Africa - Fri, 10/03/2023 - 13:57
Zimbabwean entrepreneur Tendai Moyo highlights the importance of texture representation in the hair industry.
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Tunisia migrants: False content goes viral on social media

BBC Africa - Fri, 10/03/2023 - 01:37
Videos falsely targeting African migrants in Tunisia have gone viral on TikTok and other platforms.
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Africa's week in pictures: 3-9 March

BBC Africa - Fri, 10/03/2023 - 01:34
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.
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Libianca: The true story behind the star's 'more alcohol' song, People

BBC Africa - Fri, 10/03/2023 - 01:10
People (Check On Me) is poised to enter the UK Top 10 this week - a first for a Cameroonian artist.
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Nigeria: Dozens injured and six killed in bus and train collision in Lagos

BBC Africa - Thu, 09/03/2023 - 19:50
At least six people have been confirmed dead after a passenger bus collided with a commuter train in Lagos.
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The Meharists: Mauritania's camel cavalry fighting jihadists in Sahel

BBC Africa - Thu, 09/03/2023 - 11:33
Meet Mauritania's 'Meharists', a camel-riding police unit combating jihadist groups in the Sahel.
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Nigeria election 2023: Heartbroken Peter Obi supporters target Lagos

BBC Africa - Thu, 09/03/2023 - 02:25
Peter Obi's presidential campaign galvanised many young Nigerians. Will that engagement survive his defeat?
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International Women's Day: 'I’m exactly where I'm supposed to be'

BBC Africa - Wed, 08/03/2023 - 10:47
Kenyan gynaecologist, Dr Jemimah Kariuki, says her path to becoming a doctor hasn’t been easy.
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The Lioness running a ‘safe place’ for Kenya’s young female athletes

BBC Africa - Tue, 07/03/2023 - 18:28
Athlete Mary Ngugi hopes to protect young female runners from unwanted male attention after starting the country’s first girls-only running camp.
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South Africa's minister of electricity: Can Ramokgopa end load-shedding?

BBC Africa - Tue, 07/03/2023 - 16:54
South Africa's president has given a trusted aide the responsibility of ending the power crisis.
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The Kenyan farmer powering a car and shower from chicken poo

BBC Africa - Tue, 07/03/2023 - 08:54
Anthony Muigai has been a farmer in Kenya for the last five years, but he doesn't just rely on his chickens for eggs.
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The Cameroonian migrants stranded on an island they had not heard of

BBC Africa - Tue, 07/03/2023 - 02:14
Hundreds of Cameroonians are stuck in Antigua unable to afford the onward journey to the US.
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African parents and discipline: 'Pick the stick that you want me to use to beat you’

BBC Africa - Fri, 03/03/2023 - 16:27
Some African parents on moving to the UK discover that attitudes towards disciplining your children is very different.
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In Benin, indigo is more than just a colour, it is also a fabric

BBC Africa - Thu, 23/02/2023 - 15:33
In West Africa, indigo is more than just a colour, it is also a fabric. It has been associated with dignitaries, as well as widows.
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