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- Niger army base attack leaves at least 71 soldiers dead on 12/12/2019 at 18:43
The militant Islamic State group says it carried out the attack in the mainly-Muslim state.
- Algeria election: Thousands march to protest in Algiers on 12/12/2019 at 18:10
People in countrywide protests have long called for a new kind of politics, not just a new president.
- Climate change in Africa: Quiz on 12/12/2019 at 17:31
Take our quiz to test your knowledge about the effects of climate change on the continent.
- Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari promises Africans visas on arrival on 12/12/2019 at 15:42
From January, African nationals will not have to apply for a visa before arriving in Africa's most populous country.
- Being a fashion designer in Malawi on 12/12/2019 at 15:07
Fashion designer Lily Alfonso talks about her struggles as an entrepreneur in Malawi.
- Ex-Tanzania FA boss Jamal Malinzi guilty on one of 20 corruption charges on 12/12/2019 at 10:22
Former Tanzania Football Federation president Jamal Malinzi is found guilty on one of the 20 corruption charges he was facing.
- Wilfred Bungei: Ex-Olympic champion hopes his battle with alcoholism will inspire others on 12/12/2019 at 09:00
Kenya's Wilfred Bungei, who won Olympic 800m gold in Beijing, shares his story of battling alcoholism in a bid to "save someone".
- Algeria election: Five things to know on 11/12/2019 at 18:44
As Algeria prepares for the first presidential election since the removal of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, protests have intensified on the streets.
- Women's World Cup 2023: South Africa pulls out of race to host tournament on 11/12/2019 at 12:22
South Africa pulls out of the race to stage the 2023 Women's World Cup and will not submit a bid book to Fifa by Friday's deadline.
- Climate change: Methane pulse detected from South Sudan wetlands on 11/12/2019 at 11:46
Emissions from the region made a major contribution to global greenhouse gas levels in 2010-2016.
- Why the Herero people's special dress is worn with pride in Namibia on 11/12/2019 at 11:03
Herero people commemorate their battle with their German colonial rulers with a ceremonial dress.
- 'I give up my weekends to protest' on 11/12/2019 at 00:34
Algerian students put their lives on hold as they call for a poll boycott and complete political change.
- Red Bull Salzburg 0-2 Liverpool: Reds reach Champions League knockout stages with win on 10/12/2019 at 23:29
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he loves that his side are "so smart" as they beat Red Bull Salzburg 2-0 to reach the Champions League last 16.
- Mohamed Salah's goal for Liverpool at Red Bull Salzburg: 'Mo, you can't do this' on 10/12/2019 at 22:48
How did Mohamed Salah score his toughest chance of the night at Red Bull Salzburg? Jurgen Klopp does not know.
- Why can't this doctor work in the UK? on 10/12/2019 at 01:05
An refugee doctor would love to work in the UK, and the NHS would love to have him - but there's a hitch.
- 'Tonight a door was opened,' says new Miss Universe on 09/12/2019 at 12:13
The 26-year-old from South Africa has been described as being "a proud advocate for natural beauty".
- South African creates sign language glove for deaf parents on 09/12/2019 at 12:04
South African Lucky Mashudu's smart glove translates sign language into speech.
- Chalk Back: Kenyan women fight back against street harassment on 09/12/2019 at 01:05
Using chalk and markers, women and girls in Nairobi document their experiences of street harassment.
- Making Ethiopia green again on 09/12/2019 at 00:19
Ethiopia has lost most of its trees, making it vulnerable to longer droughts and intense bursts of rain.
- Seychelles: The island nation with a novel way to tackle climate change on 08/12/2019 at 00:32
The Seychelles has swapped 5% of its national debt for a cash injection to fight climate change and save its ocean.
- Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bushfires? on 07/12/2019 at 01:01
A climate system in the Indian Ocean, known as the dipole, is behind extreme weather events in East Africa and Australia.
- Yinka Ilori: My Nigerian narrative of art and design in London on 07/12/2019 at 00:11
Yinka Ilori is a London-based artist whose technicolour work is inspired by his Nigerian heritage.
- Kenya pollution: How air sensors are helping people fight pollution on 05/12/2019 at 00:21
Kenyan John Kieti campaigned to stop a factory belching out toxic fumes by sharing pollution data.
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