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A corruption investigation expected to contain damning allegations against South African President Jacob Zuma will not be published on Friday, as planned.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

#WomenAreTrash trends

It was supposed to be a day promoting the rights of the 1.1 billion girls around the world. So why did the hashtag #WomenAreTrash...

No touching

In Morocco, it's not easy for women to walk the streets unmolested. Morgan Meaker hears from some who want to put an end to...

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Opinion: Embracing the Challenge – A Case for Africa’s Bright Future

2020 was tough not only for Africa and its people but the rest of the world and in no small measure. The Covid-19 pandemic and...

Over 20 migrants die after they were thrown into sea off Djibouti

The United Nation has said more than 20 African migrants died after their smugglers threw them overboard off the coast of Djibouti. According to the...

Over 7,000 Nigerian refugees flee to Niger

Some 7,600 Nigerian refugees have reportedly fled to Niger since January this year. The United Nations which made the revelation said the violence in north-western Nigeria has...

Plane crash kills 10 people in South Sudan

At least ten people have died in a plane crash in South Sudan. The incident occurred in the eastern Jonglei State, at Pieri airstrip shortly...

Morocco cuts all ties with German embassy

Morocco has suspended all ties with the German embassy in the country over its stance on Western Sahara. The suspension of relations was announced by...
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