African News

The beach cleaners battling a tide of plastic
A free diver in Cape Town is cleaning beaches to fight a wave of plastic pollution.
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Europe migrant crisis: Ten days of Atlantic peril in search of Spain
More than 19,000 African migrants have crossed to the Canary Islands this year alone but hundreds died.
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Trump travel ban: 'I might finally see my sons again'
A lorry driver who has never lived with his sons is waiting for Joe Biden to reverse Trump's travel ban.
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The new ‘Nigerian princes’ of hacking?
BEC hacking is one of the most common types of cyber-attack and experts say Nigeria is its epicentre.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Eritrea refugees in Ethiopia run out of food, UN says
The UN's refugee agency appeals for urgent access to the conflict-hit Tigray region.
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What we have learnt from the latest Afrobasket 2021 qualifiers
The latest round of the qualifying campaign for Afrobasket 2021 is over but what have we learnt?
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Giulio Regeni: Egypt 'suspends' investigation into Cambridge student's murder
Italian prosecutors believe Egyptian security agents killed PhD student Giulio Regeni in 2016.
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World Aids Day: Living with HIV and facing stigma in Kenya
Doreen Moracha was born HIV positive is now an advocate raising awareness and fighting the stigma.
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Coronavirus in South Africa: A nurse's fight against the 'Covid storm'
Nurse Tshego is fighting a virus that brings her face to face with stigma, poverty and corruption.
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Environment award for man who stopped new coal power plant in Ghana
A climate activist has won a prestigious prize for leading the battle to block it being built in Ghana.
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Viewpoint: How Ethiopia is undermining the African Union
The country has rebuffed African efforts to find a negotiated settlement to the Tigray conflict.
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Tigray crisis: Ethiopian soldiers accused of blocking border with Sudan
Families fleeing the conflict in Tigray tell the BBC they have been cut off from relatives.
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