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Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari: My wife Aisha belongs to my kitchen

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari responds to criticism of his leadership by his wife Aisha Buhari by saying that she "belongs to my kitchen".

Zuma's nemesis?

The BBC's Karen Allen reports on the work of public protector Thuli Madonsela, whose fight against corruption has inspired a South African public yearning...

Jacob Zuma corruption report blocked in South Africa

A corruption investigation expected to contain damning allegations against South African President Jacob Zuma will not be published on Friday, as planned. Thuli Mandonsela, who...

Batuk: Using house music to promote pan-Africanism

South African collective Batuk aims to use house music to promote pan-African unity, reports Mayeni Jones.

Africa’s top shots: 7 October-13 October 2016

  A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.  

Rwanda begins Zipline commercial drone deliveries

What is being hailed as the world's first commercial regular drone delivery service is beginning drop-offs in Rwanda. The operation uses fixed-wing drones that automatically...

Man overboard

  When Brett Archibald fell overboard in the middle of a stormy night in the Indian Ocean he thought he was going to die. For...

Lamine Konkobo: Burkina Faso’s secret for religious harmony

  The Pope has invited Burkina Faso's president to the Vatican later this month to see what can be learnt from the West African nation's...

A class apart

Melon Nyamwiza Rwancumangi kept her dream of going back to school alive for 20 years, having dropped out when orphaned in her teens. The Ugandan...

Kim Chakanetsa: How can Africa satisfy its growing appetite for chickens?

With a growing appetite for chicken in Africa, BBC Africa's Kim Chakanetsa investigates why the continent does not produce enough birds to feed itself. If...

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Ghana: Young social activist helping to fight Covid-19 with a phone

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a major challenge remains in parts of Africa, reaching many with the message of the virus and the need to...

New Zealand is no longer free from Covid-19 after four new cases

New Zealand is no longer virus free, with four cases confirmed from one household in Auckland. The cases have no known source and authorities are...

Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine

Russia has become the first country in the world to approve COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute, after less than two...

Mali gets new constitutional court judges amid political crisis

New constitutional court judges have been sworn-in on Monday in Mali as the country continues to struggle to resolve and end a political crisis. The...

Ghana: Hospital staff caught on video selling Covid-19 PPEs

An Africa Eye undercover investigation has revealed that some staff at the Ridge hospital in Accra, Ghana have been selling vital PPE for personal...
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