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Nigeria doctors' strike: Why are they striking?

BBC Africa - Sat, 29/07/2023 - 08:26
Doctors in Nigeria's public hospitals have started a “total and indefinite strike” over what they describe as the government’s failure to address their grievances.
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South Africa's Julius Malema celebrates 10 years of the EFF

BBC Africa - Sat, 29/07/2023 - 05:26
Julius Malema divides opinion like few other politicians but he is celebrating his party's 10th anniversary.
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Niger coup: Simple guide to what's happening

BBC Africa - Fri, 28/07/2023 - 19:36
After the elected president is overthrown, here’s why it matters for the region, Russia and the West.
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Kenya cyber-attack: Why is eCitizen down?

BBC Africa - Fri, 28/07/2023 - 18:44
A key government online platform has been down for several days and mobile money services are also affected.
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Niger coup: Why are Western powers concerned?

BBC Africa - Fri, 28/07/2023 - 16:37
The West African country has now faced its fifth coup since becoming independent.
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Niger coup makes the troubled Sahel region yet more fragile

BBC Africa - Thu, 27/07/2023 - 21:29
One of the few democracies left in the Sahel, Niger now faces military rule just like its neighbours.
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Why July is the 'world's hottest month'... in 61 seconds

BBC Africa - Thu, 27/07/2023 - 20:49
With July "virtually certain" to be the warmest month on record, BBC Weather has this analysis.
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Australia 2-3 Nigeria: Matildas risk Fifa Women's World Cup early exit

BBC Africa - Thu, 27/07/2023 - 14:42
Nigeria come from behind to beat Australia and leave the co-hosts facing a battle to qualify for the last 16 of the Fifa Women's World Cup.
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Women's World Cup 2023: 'Beyond my imagination' - Desiree Ellis' post-apartheid journey

BBC Africa - Thu, 27/07/2023 - 12:18
South Africa's pioneering coach Desiree Ellis on the growth of women's football and leading her nation at a second World Cup.
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Algeria wildfires: Fifteen killed and thousands evacuated

BBC Africa - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 19:13
Northern Algeria has been experiencing a record heatwave with temperatures reaching 48C.
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Douala building: Distress as collapse kills 33 in Cameroon

BBC Africa - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 15:17
Thirty-three people are confirmed dead after a building collapsed onto another in the city of Douala.
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Sudan: Women and children cross into Chad to escape fighting

BBC Africa - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 12:41
Mohamed was born by the roadside as his mother Arafa crossed into Chad, fleeing the fighting in Sudan.
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Germany 6-0 Morocco: Alexandra Popp scores twice

BBC Africa - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 12:36
Germany begin their Women's World Cup campaign in style as captain Alexandra Popp scores twice to see off debutants Morocco in Melbourne.
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Women's World Cup 2023: Morocco icon Ghizlane Chebbak on legendary father Larbi

BBC Africa - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 10:13
Trailblazing forward Ghizlane Chebbak on the enduring influence of her late father, Larbi - a star of Morocco's only Africa Cup of Nations win.
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Women's World Cup 2023: Morocco's Ghizlane Chebbak on her Afcon-winning father

BBC Africa - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 10:13
Trailblazing forward Ghizlane Chebbak on the enduring influence of her late father, Larbi - a star of Morocco's only Africa Cup of Nations win.
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Sudan's Darfur terror: The radio presenter who gave birth and kept walking

BBC Africa - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 01:42
A radio presenter in Sudan has a baby by the road as she flees militias she says killed her other sons.
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Assimi Goïta: President gets sweeping powers in new Mali constitution

BBC Africa - Sun, 23/07/2023 - 12:05
Opponents call it a "plot on democracy" and say the referendum result should be annulled.
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Sweden 2-1 South Africa: Amanda Ilestedt scores late winner

BBC Africa - Sun, 23/07/2023 - 09:16
Amanda Ilestedt's last-minute header gives Sweden a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Women's World Cup in Wellington.
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Zambia 0-5 Japan: Hinata Miyazawa goals help 2011 champions thrash Zambia

BBC Africa - Sat, 22/07/2023 - 11:43
Hinata Miyazawa scores twice to help Japan to a 5-0 win against Fifa Women's World Cup debutants Zambia in New Zealand.
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South Africa polyamory: When three's not a crowd in a relationship

BBC Africa - Sat, 22/07/2023 - 01:22
Polyamory is on the rise in South Africa as people break with tradition, counsellors say.
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