African News

Food for sport: African dishes for the win
Zambian sports nutritionist Linia Patel recommends African recipes for different events.
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The man helping to save Senegal's mangroves
Haidar el Ali has led a project to plant 152 million mangrove buds in Senegal's Casamance Delta.
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Why Nigeria has restricted food imports
The government hopes to boost agriculture but will it lead to higher prices?
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The children sent to a DR Congo 'holiday camp' never to come back
A Belgian court is investigating an orphanage for alleged abduction of children from DR Congo.
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The Troubles: Does South Africa hold lessons for Northern Ireland?
The BBC's Johannesburg correspondent asks if NI can learn lessons about handling of the past.
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Deforestation: Did Ethiopia plant 350 million trees in a day?
Ethiopia says millions took part in a nationwide scheme to tackle deforestation - how did it work?
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Why smartphones are no longer driving the search for 'blue gold'
Despite mine closures, human rights abuses and price crashes, cobalt may still have an electrifying future.
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The man behind the festival that 'united the African Diaspora'
Afro Nation festival united more than 20,000 people of colour from around the world - but how?
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Kenya's new breast milk bank in bid to reduce infant mortality
Mums can donate their breast milk to a new milk bank in Kenya in a bid to reduce infant deaths.
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The ancient Egyptian yeasts being used to bake modern bread
A tech inventor teams up with scientists to extract ancient Egyptian yeast and bake bread with it.
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The Madagascar farmers trying to save sea cucumbers
Sea cucumbers are a delicacy in parts of Asia, but overfishing means stocks are declining.
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