African News

Why Ethiopia is running out of foreign currency
Ethiopia's small businesses are being hit hard by a lack of access to foreign cash.
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Zambia's mobile phone street sellers
Increased competition in Zambia's mobile phone sector is worrying its street vendors.
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Dorsaf Ganouati is a Tunisian female referee with a mission
Tunisian female referee Dorsaf Ganaouati has begun breaking down the barriers in a world dominated by men and she is determined to continue.
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Champions League: Sadio Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to hometown
Liverpool's Sadio Mane donates 300 shirts to locals in his hometown in Senegal so they can wear them during the Champions League final.
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The Lagos female boxers with Olympic dreams
A group of female boxers who train in a makeshift boxing ring in the dirt plan to take gold at the 2020 Olympics.
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Kim Chakanetsa on the man who stood up to Mugabe and vanished
Itai Dzamara was one of Robert Mugabe's most outspoken critics before he disappeared three years ago.
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Clare Spencer: The graffiti artists who took over a village
What happened when international street artists, who normally paint murals on urban walls, headed to rural Gambia.
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BBC journalist Laeïla Adjovi wins Dakar Biennale art prize
The series of photos tells the story of a fictional creature breaking free from African stereotypes.
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Winnie Mandela memorial
Thousands attend a memorial service in South Africa to pay tribute to anti-apartheid activist.
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The churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia
Ahead of Easter, the BBC's Frank Gardner visits the churches of Ethiopia.
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Water power: How one pump is helping an entire community
In Niger, the presence of clean water is helping to wash away some of a village's worries.
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Life after Ebola
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
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