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The South African cleric taking on the church over a rapist priest
on 28/09/2020 at 00:58
Reverend June Major hung underwear outside the residence of the Archbishop of Southern Africa.
South African defence minister's pay docked over use of air force plane
on 27/09/2020 at 16:18
South Africa's defence minister was accused of misusing state resources for party political business.
Nigerian soldiers and police killed in IS ambush in Borno state
on 27/09/2020 at 11:16
The Islamic State group said it was behind the ambush on a convoy of government officials.
Nigeria's Adesanya retains UFC title
on 27/09/2020 at 06:45
Israel Adesanya expertly picks apart Paulo Costa to retain his middleweight title and extend his perfect professional record to 20-0 at UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi.
How a Gambian migrant found a new family in Italy
on 26/09/2020 at 23:56
When Gambian orphan Muhammed Sanneh arrived in Sicily aged 16, his life took an unexpected turn.
Mendys of the match: An 11 like no other
on 26/09/2020 at 11:02
With three Mendys - Edouard, Benjamin and Nampalys - in the Premier League, BBC Sport Africa has managed to create a whole team.
Auschwitz historian offers to serve Nigerian boy's sentence
on 25/09/2020 at 16:33
Polish historian says he will serve part of the jail term of a boy, 13, convicted of blasphemy in Nigeria.
Mali coup: Bah Ndaw sworn in as civilian leader
on 25/09/2020 at 15:42
The ex-defence minister was picked by the coup leader to head a transitional government until elections.
'I want to teach Congolese people what art is'
on 25/09/2020 at 12:24
Dina Ekanga is a Congolese 'nail' artist who was inspired by the Nkisi Nkondi sculptures of the Kongo people.
Haile Gebrselassie: ‘It was the ‘Leg of God''
on 25/09/2020 at 11:06
Athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie explains how he was assisted by the ‘Leg of God’.
Africa's week in pictures: 18 - 24 September 2020
on 24/09/2020 at 23:05
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
Rwandan genocide orphan's 'miracle' WhatsApp reunion
on 24/09/2020 at 09:05
Grace Umutoni grew up not knowing her birth name, only that her parents had been killed in the Rwandan genocide.
Covid-19 in Kenya: Unemployed and taking care of my ailing mother
on 24/09/2020 at 07:41
Sam is unemployed as a result of the pandemic and has dedicated himself to taking care of his ailing mother.
The Ugandan man adopting children in the US
on 23/09/2020 at 23:20
How one man went from being a “street kid” in Uganda, to adopting a white child in the US.
Mozambique: Why did these men shoot a naked woman dead?
on 21/09/2020 at 23:01
The BBC and human rights researchers examined a video of a killing in northern Mozambique.
Lagos Inferno: What caused the blast that destroyed a Nigerian girls' school
on 20/09/2020 at 23:02
An explosion in Lagos, Nigeria killed 23 people and destroys a girls’ boarding school. But what caused it?
Zimbabwe: Africa’s first mine where workforce is made up entirely of women
on 20/09/2020 at 09:05
Zimbaqua mine is the first mine in Africa where the workforce is made up entirely of women.
Kenya: Tackling teen pregnancies through sex education
on 19/09/2020 at 10:37
Lily is bringing sex education to remote areas in Kenya in her fight to end teen pregnancies.
Coronavirus in South Africa: Relief, pride and the 'new normal'
on 19/09/2020 at 00:21
As the "worst phase of the epidemic" is overcome, experts delve into the data to learn more about Covid-19.
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