African News

SA pulls Olympic team out of Japan friendly over coronavirus fears
South Africa will not send its Olympic football team to Japan for a friendly in March amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
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Lesotho PM Thomas Thabane denies fleeing as murder charges loom
Police accuse Thomas Thabane and the first lady of murdering his previous wife in 2017.
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One year on, Algeria’s protest movement is soul-searching
Has Algeria's protest movement failed or is it simply work in progress?
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Coronavirus: Ethiopian student living in Wuhan
Hanok Andamariam is an Ethiopian student in Wuhan, the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Kamara leaves Ivory Coast by mutual agreement
Ibrahim Kamara has left his role as head coach of Ivory Coast by mutual agreement.
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Surgeon who harmed Scots is now working in Libya
A top surgeon who harmed patients for years and can no longer work in the UK is operating again.
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Daniel Radcliffe on the 'genius' story he felt had to be told
The actor's new film tells the true story of an escape by anti-apartheid activists from Pretoria Prison in 1979.
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Soot in Nigeria's Port Harcourt endangers residents' health
Port Harcourt resident Kalio says air pollution in the Nigerian city is damaging her health.
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Acid attack survivor: 'There are more good people than bad'
Atsede Nguse's husband disfigured her in Ethiopia, but well-wishers have helped her recovery.
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A goalkeeper who survived the 1994 Rwanda genocide is using football to unite the country.
A Tutsi on the verge of being killed by Hutu extremists in 1994 recalls how his life was saved as those who had come to kill him realised he played for one of Rwanda’s top clubs.
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'Battle Bus' memorialised executed environmentalists
Artist Sokari Douglas Camp wanted to honour environmentalist Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was executed in 1995.
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Nigerian entrepreneurs transform crop waste into clean fuel
Three Nigerian students hope their technology can stop thousands of deaths from charcoal cooking.
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