African News

Two probes investigate matches in Tunisian football
The French police and the Tunisian Football Federation are looking into suspicious betting patterns involving football matches in Tunisia.
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The RedFourth Chorus rocks Nairobi's streets with its songs
Meet the choir in Nairobi promoting peace and education.
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Nine-year-old Nigerian chef: 'I want to make food for the president'
Nine-year-old chef Sammy started cooking two years ago and now works with local orphanages in Lagos.
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Aaron Akinyemi: Could your hairstyle be causing hair loss?
It is a topic shrouded in shame, but traction alopecia may affect one-third of women of African descent.
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Alastair Leithead: Sudan stand-off after president ousted
Sudanese protest groups require unity to secure civilian rule, the BBC's Alastair Leithead says.
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Dickens Olewe: How Facebook is being used to kill 'gangsters'
Online groups are targeting and killing young men in Kenya they believe to be gang members.
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Burkinabé music, dance and youth culture captured by photographer Sanlé Sory
Photographer Sanlé Sory spent 25 years documenting night life in the West African country of Burkina Faso.
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Sudan protests in pictures: 'We are here for the night shift'
Capturing the defiant and growing crowds outside the army headquarters in Sudan's capital.
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Cycling heaven: The African capital with 'no traffic'
How Asmara in Eritrea unintentionally became a cycling paradise.
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In pictures: Kenyan artist Khadambi Asalache's London house
A Kenyan writer wanted to conceal a damp patch in his house - and ended up creating a work of art.
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In pictures: The lifeguards of Lagos
The men who watch over the Atlantic Ocean, saving the lives of the swimmers of Nigeria's main city.
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'I was told painting is for lazy people': Cameroon's Ajarb Bernard Ategwa
Family pressure did not stop Cameroonian artist Ajarb Bernard Ategwa from finding success.
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