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Bilal al-Sudani: US forces kill Islamic State Somalia leader in cave complex

BBC Africa - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 17:08
Bilal al-Sudani was a key figure in growing the Islamic State's presence in Africa, the US says.
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Caf officer banned for 'indecency' denies wrongdoing

BBC Africa - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 15:58
A media officer for the Confederation of African Football who has been suspended for "indecent conduct" denies wrongdoing.
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South Africa to send 12 cheetahs a year to India

BBC Africa - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 12:09
Asian cheetahs became extinct in India in the 1940s because of excessive hunting and loss of habitat.
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Can these rocks really power light bulbs? No, say the experts

BBC Africa - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 01:47
Viral videos of minerals with apparent electrical properties are not what they seem.
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Nigeria elections 2023: What you need to know

BBC Africa - Tue, 24/01/2023 - 04:20
The BBC explores key contenders, voter issues and why this ballot is different to previous ones.
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Africa Eye: Filmmaker Noella Luka documents her battle with bipolar disorder

BBC Africa - Mon, 23/01/2023 - 14:09
Noella Luka documents her own descent into bipolar disorder challenging the stigmas surrounding the issue of mental health in Kenya.
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Nigeria 2023 elections: 'We are good to go' says Inec Chairman

BBC Africa - Mon, 23/01/2023 - 14:08
The head of Nigeria's election body Mahmood Yakubu tells the BBC next month's elections will go ahead as planned.
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Nigeria elections 2023: The allegations against Atiku, Obi and Tinubu

BBC Africa - Sat, 21/01/2023 - 03:33
The main presidential candidates deny accusations of trading in drugs, money laundering and tax avoidance.
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Tanzanian killed in Ukraine: We told him not to go

BBC Africa - Fri, 20/01/2023 - 16:26
Nemes Tarimo, who was in prison in Russia, joined the Wagner Group to get a pardon, his family says.
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Guinea Ebola outbreak: Orphans share their stories, ten years on

BBC Africa - Fri, 20/01/2023 - 11:20
Kadiatou and Ibrahima, Ebola orphans from Guinea, share their experience of stigma and loss ten years since the outbreak.
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Letter from Africa: Prince Harry and a royal scramble for the continent

BBC Africa - Thu, 19/01/2023 - 02:30
Nigerians are fascinated by the latest revelations from the Sussexes, especially Prince Harry's encounter with a leopard.
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Nigerian influencers paid to manipulate your vote

BBC Africa - Wed, 18/01/2023 - 02:10
Nigerian politicians are hiring social media influencers to spread disinformation ahead of February's elections.
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The Nigerian AI artist reimagining a stylish old age

BBC Africa - Sun, 15/01/2023 - 01:47
Malik Afegbua's images of elderly models have blown up on Instagram, but they are not what they seem.
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The Gambian man who took on a tyrant and made history

BBC Africa - Sat, 14/01/2023 - 03:46
Ebrima Solo Sandeng, killed by Gambian agents nearly seven years ago, is finally honoured as a hero.
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Thousands celebrate Benin's voodoo holiday

BBC Africa - Fri, 13/01/2023 - 18:44
Over a thousand people gathered in the coast town of Ouidah, which was once an important port in the slave trade.
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Nigeria's CBN naira deadline: Hunting out savings from under mattresses

BBC Africa - Thu, 12/01/2023 - 01:29
Why Africa's most-populous country is introducing new bank notes weeks before an election.
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Contortionist Jaures Kombila: Because of my flexibility, they called me a witch

BBC Africa - Tue, 10/01/2023 - 12:32
Gabon's Jaures Kombila can get into almost any position using his amazingly flexible body.
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CHAN: Why Morocco could pull out of the tournament in Algeria

BBC Africa - Fri, 06/01/2023 - 19:53
With CHAN due to start on January 12, football and politics are colliding again with an off-field match-up between the North African neighbours.
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Pele in Africa: The man, the myth, the legend

BBC Africa - Sat, 31/12/2022 - 01:49
The first black football icon had a huge impact in Africa and his trips to the continent were full of drama.
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Afrochella: Shock at end of Ghana music festival

BBC Africa - Fri, 30/12/2022 - 19:22
The festival is extremely popular with African Americans who like to see in the New Year in Africa.
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