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Nigeria Rivers attack: Gunmen kill at least seven police officers
The attackers opened fire at a checkpoint and two police stations amid a surge in separatist violence.
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Prince Misuzulu named next Zulu king amid family feud
Prince Misuzulu is now expected to lead the Zulu nation of about 11 million people in South Africa.
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Fears for South Africa security guard's safety after escaping ambush
Security van driver believes he is being threatened after footage showed him coming under gunshot fire.
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Sheikh Ahmad Gumi: The Nigerian cleric who negotiates with bandits
A Muslim cleric in northern Nigeria is in the eye of the storm for his part in the country's kidnap crisis.
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Covid-19 vaccines: Why some African states have leftover doses
African countries struggled to get vaccines, but now several of them have thousands of expired doses.
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Tanzanian Samia Suluhu Hassan's five quotes which charmed Kenya
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan ends a visit to Kenya on a high, mending relations with her words.
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Maculopathy: Going blind didn't stop Julius achieving his dreams
Julius battled through challenges having lost his eyesight via an irreversible condition called maculopathy.
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South Africa's Zulu royals: Who’s who in the fight for the throne
The monarchy is plunged into controversy following the death of the king and the regent.
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Zimbabwe photographer: Tamary Kudita on winning a Sony World Photography award
Tamary Kudita was named Open Photographer of the Year at the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.
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Why African countries back China on human rights
Countries on the African continent need to consider the financial cost of upsetting a powerful ally.
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Then and now: When silence descended over Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world, yet in 2019, it fell silent.
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Zero waste bus delivers healthy food to Johannesburg
Johannesburg's inner city residents have been given access to a zero waste mobile grocery store.
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