African News

Egypt attack: President Sisi pledges forceful response
More than 200 people were killed in a gun and bomb attack on a mosque in the Sinai peninsula.
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Morocco prays for rain as shortage threatens agriculture
Demonstrations were held across the country as a lack of rainfall threatens its agriculture.
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What's Up Africa: The perfect gift for Grace Mugabe?
Satirist Ikenna Azuike on gifts from Robert Mugabe, Nigeria's economy and Egyptian singer Shaaima Ahmed.
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Emmerson Mnangagwa: Who is the man known as the ‘crocodile’?
Emmerson Mnangagwa has achieved a long-held ambition to become Zimbabwe's president. But who is he?
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Zimbabwe's new president Mnangagwa vows to 're-engage' with world
President Emmerson Mnangagwa vows sweeping changes, after the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe.
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The Gambia's NSC will defy Fifa deadline to restore federation board
The Gambia's National Sports Council says it will defy a Fifa deadline to lift the suspension of the football federation's leadership by Monday.
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'I opened my own big cat sanctuary at 16' in South Africa
Savannah Heuser fulfilled her dream of helping ill-treated lions. But in 2017, heartbreak struck.
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Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa: Mugabe 'a father and mentor'
Zimbabwe's new president paid tribute to his predecessor and promised to rebuild the country.
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Jonathan Kodjia: Aston Villa striker sidelined for up to four months after ankle surgery
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is devastated by the loss of striker Jonathan Kodjia, who has had further ankle surgery.
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Oumar Niasse: Banned Everton striker 'exaggerated normal Scott Dann contact'
Everton striker Oumar Niasse "exaggerated the effect of a normal contact" with Scott Dann according to the written reasons for his two-game ban.
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'Indiana Joan', 95, faces Egypt looting probe
The Australian woman is facing an investigation over her collection of Middle Eastern artefacts.
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Zimbabweans share hopes under President Emmerson Mnangagwa
A pensioner, an activist and a white farmer share their hopes for the future under a new president.
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