African News

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people, crushing five homes in the night.
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How Malawi reduced infant mortality
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.
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Nnamdi Kanu: Wife begs Nigerian government for information
Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement leader, has not been seen since last year.
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Ethiopian cliff church gives priest daily test of faith
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.
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Fergal Keane: Zuma's fall a chance to take moral leadership
The BBC's Fergal Keane on a moment of hope in South Africa - a nation that both infuriates and inspires.
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Emmanuel Igunza: Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa
A new plant in Addis Ababa will convert waste into a source of energy for the city.
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The street dancers who dream big
The street dancers in Sierra Leone who are using their talent to try to make a living.
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Memories and beauty captured in Africa
Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital.
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In pictures: Africa's first AfroPunk festival
The AfroPunk festival, celebrating alternative black culture, comes to Africa for the first time.
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Africa's year in pictures 2017
A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this year.
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Through the lens: The photographers capturing Africa's year
African photographers select their favourite images of 2017 and explain their power.
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Robert Mugabe
A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.
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