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Victor Osimhen: Napoli 'never meant to offend or mock' striker but stop short of apology for TikTok

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 21:19
Napoli say they "never meant to offend or mock" Victor Osimhen in a social media post but stop short of publicly apologising to him.
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South Africa floods: Watch the aftermath of deadly floods in Western Cape

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 20:40
At least 11 people killed after flooding in South Africa's Africa's Western Cape province, including Cape Town.
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Afcon 2027 will be 'amazing' in East Africa, pledges Ugandan organiser

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 18:28
East Africa will meet the Confederation of African Football's rigorous requirements for Afcon 2027, Ugandan official Rogers Byamukama says.
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Haiti crisis: Can Kenyan police officers defeat the gangs?

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 15:09
The East African nation has pledged 1,000 officers but many question their suitability.
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Burkina Faso junta says it foiled coup attempt

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 13:00
It is just less than a year since Capt Ibrahim Traoré seized power during the second coup of 2022.
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Kenya promises to end gang warfare and restore peace in Haiti

Wed, 27/09/2023 - 16:08
The Kenyan government has offered 1000 police officers to lead a multinational force to Haiti to tackle the ongoing gang warfare.
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'France takes us for idiots' - Inside coup-hit Niger

Tue, 26/09/2023 - 16:42
The BBC gains access to the West African country which is among the world's most deadly for jihadist attacks.
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MohBad: How the death of an Afrobeats star sparked protests in Nigeria

Tue, 26/09/2023 - 16:11
The death of popular 27-year-old singer MohBad has sparked protests in Nigeria.
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Morocco earthquake: Sisters' nightmares and a plea for lipstick

Sat, 23/09/2023 - 04:17
Two sisters tell the BBC how the earthquake in Morocco has left them traumatised and anxious.
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Westgate mall shooting: Why do Kenya's Muslims feel targeted?

Fri, 22/09/2023 - 12:14
Ever since al-Shabab attacked the Westgate shopping mall, Kenya's Somali community has felt targeted by security forces.
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Despite risks fish farms are booming in Africa

Fri, 22/09/2023 - 01:29
Farming fish has seen rapid growth in Africa but it can be an expensive, high-risk operation.
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Guinean cycles across six countries for spot at Egypt's Al-Azhar University

Thu, 21/09/2023 - 12:03
The 25-year-old travelled for four months from Guinea to reach top university Al-Azhar in Egypt.
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Westgate attack: Kenyan survivors recount 10 years of pain

Thu, 21/09/2023 - 09:28
Ten years since the Westgate shopping mall attack remember the day when at least 67 people were killed.
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Kenya mall attack: What happened at Westgate 10 years ago?

Wed, 20/09/2023 - 13:08
In 2013, a group of al-Shabab militants attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi leaving 67 people dead.
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Seal pups trapped in fishing nets cut free by South Africa beachgoers

Wed, 20/09/2023 - 07:30
Baby seals caught up in fishing nets are rescued on a South African beach.
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Quobna Cugoano: London church honours Ghanaian-born freed slave and abolitionist

Wed, 20/09/2023 - 03:24
Quobna Cugoano was captured by slavers aged 13 but later played a big part in the UK abolition movement.
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Inside South Africa's Operation Dudula: 'Why we hate foreigners'

Mon, 18/09/2023 - 01:16
BBC Africa Eye gains rare access to Operation Dudula, South Africa's prominent anti-migrant movement.
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Libya floods: The bodies left unrecognisable by disaster

Sun, 17/09/2023 - 22:40
Doctors are struggling to identify the remains which have been found as the death toll rises.
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Libya floods: A barren wasteland with a lingering smell of death

Sat, 16/09/2023 - 20:36
With lives in Libya washed away, anger mounts as people ask why they were told to stay at home.
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Minibus plunges down Morocco ravine killing 24

Sun, 06/08/2023 - 17:41
It is reported to be one of deadliest accidents in the country, which has a poor road-safety record.
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