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Coronavirus chaos: Inside South Africa's 'hospitals of horrors'
on 14/07/2020 at 23:26
A BBC investigation exposes chronic failures in the health system in one of the poorest areas.
Timbuktu's jihadist police chief before ICC for war crimes
on 14/07/2020 at 16:20
He is charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape and making girls marry militants.
Coronavirus: Blogger Emna Charqui given jail term over Koran-style post
on 14/07/2020 at 15:50
Emna Charqui is sentenced to six months in Tunisia for a Facebook post imitating Islam's holy book.
South Asian anti-black racism: 'We don't marry black people'
on 13/07/2020 at 23:08
Amit's relationship with Michelle was a secret for years because he feared his family's reaction.
Covid-19 in Kenya: How Zumba dancing is helping frontline workers
on 13/07/2020 at 15:06
Zumba dance classes are helping keep Kenyan health workers motivated during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies at 59
on 13/07/2020 at 14:47
The youngest daughter of South Africa's first black president dies in Johannesburg.
Coronavirus: Infections rising amid economic downturn in Africa
on 13/07/2020 at 14:44
Countries have taken different routes in lifting restrictions - and some are reinstating them.
Coronavirus: South Africans divided over second alcohol ban
on 13/07/2020 at 13:56
While some back the government restrictions others say citizens are being blamed for state failures.
Romance scam: US woman freed after year as hostage in Nigeria
on 13/07/2020 at 11:46
The 46-year-old woman from Washington DC was held for more than a year and lost $48,000, police say.
Christopher Aurier, brother of Tottenham's Serge, shot dead in France
on 13/07/2020 at 10:35
Christopher Aurier dies in hospital after being shot in the French city of Toulouse.
Coronavirus: South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19
on 12/07/2020 at 23:49
It is one of several restrictions introduced by President Ramaphosa amid rising infection rates.
Mali opposition rejects President Keïta's concessions amid unrest
on 12/07/2020 at 17:39
Opposition leaders reject President Keïta's "nonsense" concessions as political unrest grows.
Sudan scraps apostasy law and alcohol ban for non-Muslims
on 12/07/2020 at 13:26
The ban on alcohol is lifted for non-Muslims, while the apostasy law and public flogging are scrapped.
Saving one of the world's rarest antelope
on 11/07/2020 at 23:01
There are fewer than 500 hirola living in the wild, down from thousands just 40 years ago.
Breast cancer: Zimbabwe woman's struggle to avoid mastectomy
on 10/07/2020 at 23:29
A Zimbabwean woman is campaigning to get the machine fixed to avoid a mastectomy.
Nigeria: 11-year old dancer challenges ballet stereotypes
on 10/07/2020 at 23:01
11-year-old Anthony Mmesoma Madu is challenging ballet stereotypes.
Nile Dam row: Egypt and Ethiopia generate heat but no power
on 09/07/2020 at 23:45
Egypt sees the dam as an existential threat, while Ethiopia sees it as an existential necessity.
Tutankhamun’s last tour: Behind the mask
on 08/07/2020 at 19:35
Why the global exhibition of one of Egypt’s greatest icons may actually be illegal.
Coronavirus in Nigeria: Inside a Lagos coronavirus ward
on 08/07/2020 at 08:34
Fake news and mistrust in the government mean a lot of Nigeria's population thinks the pandemic is a hoax.
How the US caught flashy Nigerian Instagrammers 'with $40m'
on 07/07/2020 at 23:31
Dubai has extradited "mrwoodbery" and "hushpuppi" to the US to face cyber fraud charges.
Coronavirus lockdown: Zimbabwe's political and economic crisis
on 06/07/2020 at 19:21
Zimbabwe's lockdown measures to combat the spread of coronavirus have led to economic and political crisis.
Viewpoint: What Donald Trump gets wrong about Somalia
on 06/07/2020 at 10:38
Somalia has been caught up in the US election campaign thanks to Donald Trump, writes Ismail Einashe.
Coronavirus: The plant some thought could cure Covid-19
on 06/07/2020 at 08:35
The Madagascan president had suggested the Lengana plant would cure the disease.
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