African News

Activists on trial over attempt to steal African staff
The leader of the group said they had come to claim Africa's stolen property from a Paris museum.
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Félicien Kabuga: French court backs extradition of Rwanda genocide suspect
Félicien Kabuga was arrested in Paris in May after 26 years on the run - police say he used 28 aliases.
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Ghana: AY Poyoo, the 'GOAT' hitmaker and the face of GH rap
Ghanaian artist AY Poyoo is a comedian turn musician and a self-proclaimed face of Ghanaian hip-hop scene.
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Ernest Bai Koroma: Sierra Leone ex-leader banned from leaving country
Ernest Bai Koroma is among more than 100 people named by an inquiry into corruption allegations.
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The dilemmas facing a young Gambian female footballer
Ajara Samba plays international football for The Gambia, studies and works as she aims to break into sports administration in the future.
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WHO to probe 'sexual exploitation' by aid workers in DR Congo
The health body says a "robust" investigation will cover claims against aid workers tackling Ebola.
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Congo's sapeurs pass their style on to a new generation
A new book highlights the "sapeurs" in the twin Congolese capitals of Brazzaville and Kinshasa.
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The South African cleric taking on the church over a rapist priest
Reverend June Major has undertaken unorthodox protests to get the Anglican church of Southern Africa to investigate her case.
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How a Gambian migrant found a new family in Italy
When Gambian orphan Muhammed Sanneh arrived in Sicily aged 16, his life took an unexpected turn.
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'I want to teach Congolese people what art is'
Dina Ekanga is a Congolese 'nail' artist who was inspired by the Nkisi Nkondi sculptures of the Kongo people.
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Haile Gebrselassie: ‘It was the ‘Leg of God''
Athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie explains how he was assisted by the ‘Leg of God’.
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Africa's week in pictures: 18 - 24 September 2020
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
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