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Thomas Sankara's widow boycotts reburial of African revolutionary

BBC Africa - Thu, 23/02/2023 - 15:12
His close family says he should not have been reburied at the spot where he was killed 35 years ago.
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Nigeria election 2023: What do voters want from the next president?

BBC Africa - Thu, 23/02/2023 - 13:33
Nigerian voters at this local eatery cite insecurity, unemployment and education as issues they want their next president to tackle.
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Africa's age-testing saga must be a 'watershed moment' for global sport

BBC Africa - Thu, 23/02/2023 - 13:30
A leading sports scientist urges caution over the age-testing process that badly disrupted qualification for the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations.
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Nigeria Elections 2023: Young Nigerians messages to the future president

BBC Africa - Thu, 23/02/2023 - 12:06
As Nigeria elects a new president, young people highlight issues they want to be given priority.
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Winds lash Madagascar's coast as Cyclone Freddy makes landfall

BBC Africa - Wed, 22/02/2023 - 19:13
Gusts above 130km/h (81mph) cause a storm surge, ripping off roofs and killing at least four people.
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Ukraine war: Nigeria student has 'no option but to return to study'

BBC Africa - Wed, 22/02/2023 - 03:21
With online medical degrees not recognised in Nigeria, some students want to return to Ukraine.
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International Mother Language Day: Kenyan Lily Mugane on teaching her kids Kikuyu

BBC Africa - Tue, 21/02/2023 - 19:58
Kenyan Lily Mugane reveals the importance of teaching her children their mother tongue - Kikuyu.
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What's behind Kenya's banditry problem?

BBC Africa - Tue, 21/02/2023 - 17:55
Kenya’s military and police units have been deployed to fight bandits and cattle rustlers in the northern region.
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Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu: 'You served our country well. Rest in peace'

BBC Africa - Tue, 21/02/2023 - 15:09
The body of Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu was found almost two weeks after the Turkey earthquake.
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Algeria jails journalist Ihsane el-Kadi as old guard asserts power

BBC Africa - Tue, 21/02/2023 - 03:41
The "preventative detention" of a veteran journalist suggests not much has changed in Algeria.
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Africa Eye in Kenya: Sex for work: The true cost of our tea

BBC Africa - Mon, 20/02/2023 - 09:23
A BBC investigation reveals the shameful secrets behind some of the world's biggest tea companies.
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True cost of our tea: Sex abuse on Kenya farms revealed

BBC Africa - Mon, 20/02/2023 - 06:53
Secret filming finds sexual exploitation at Kenyan farms supplying some of the UK's biggest brands.
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Nigeria election 2023: Fact-checking claims by the candidates

BBC Africa - Mon, 20/02/2023 - 01:21
Claims about poverty, unemployment and insecurity feature prominently in this election campaign.
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Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo's cathedral plan stalls amid economic crisis

BBC Africa - Sun, 19/02/2023 - 01:16
Ghana is seeking a $3bn loan from the IMF but the president is pushing ahead with a huge new cathedral.
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Nigeria election 2023: Has Buhari tackled Boko Haram threat?

BBC Africa - Sat, 18/02/2023 - 01:04
President Buhari vowed to defeat Boko Haram when elected in 2015. Is north-east Nigeria safe now?
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AKA - the murdered rapper 'destined for greatness'

BBC Africa - Fri, 17/02/2023 - 17:32
AKA was gunned down outside a restaurant in Durban in what police suspect was a targeted killing.
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Why is South Africa's navy joining exercises with Russia and China?

BBC Africa - Fri, 17/02/2023 - 12:11
Opposition parties and the US criticise the 10-day naval drills during the conflict in Ukraine.
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Ethiopia Orthodox Church split: Social media restricted

BBC Africa - Fri, 10/02/2023 - 16:21
A fallout between the Orthodox Church and a splinter group of clerics is inflaming tensions.
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Nigeria 2023 elections: How to win an election

BBC Africa - Fri, 10/02/2023 - 14:45
Ahead of the 2023 elections, Nigeria is facing issues ranging from insecurity, unemployment and a stalling economy.
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Eskom crisis: What does South Africa’s state of disaster mean?

BBC Africa - Fri, 10/02/2023 - 14:30
Will the state of disaster help the government deal with the unprecedented power-cuts?
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