African News

Women shouldn't have to feel 'grateful' for opportunities
We have to "try that much harder" to get girls an education, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed tells BBC 100 Women.
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Rescued migrants refuse to leave ship taking them to Libya
Dozens of migrants rescued by a cargo ship in the Mediterranean refuse to disembark in Libya.
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Kenya bans Marie Stopes from offering abortion services
Authorities say complaints were made that the Marie Stopes organisation promoted abortion.
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South Africa beat holders Nigeria at Women's Nations Cup
South Africa beat holders Nigeria 1-0 as former champions Equatorial Guinea lose 5-0 to Zambia at the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana.
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Afcon 2019: Mauritania, Guinea, Ivory Coast qualify
Mauritania qualify for an Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in their history as Guinea and Ivory Coast also go through to Cameroon 2019.
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World Falconry Day: Eagle and falcons soar over desert show
Egyptian falconers meet to celebrate World Falconry Day and highlight an ancient sport.
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Akli Tadjer: French writer meets students in school race row
An author whose book was rejected by French students because of its Algerian theme meets them in person.
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Mahrez brace helps Algeria reach 2019 Afcon
A Riyad Mahrez brace helps Algeria win 4-1 in Togo to secure their place at next year's Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
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South Africa's Ramaphosa to repay campaign donation
President Cyril Ramaphosa is to repay a $35,000 campaign donation after misleading MPs.
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Nigeria coach Rohr accomplishes 'second target' after Afcon qualification
Gernot Rohr can stamp 'mission accomplished' on the second chapter of his managerial reign after Nigeria qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
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Central African Republic extradites ex-militia leader 'Rambo'
Alfred Yekatom, an MP, is flown from the Central African Republic to The Hague to face trial.
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Nigerian special effects makeup artist on creating gore for Nollywood
Meet the special effects makeup artist creating blood and gore for the Nigerian film industry.
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