African News

Somalia sack coach after less than three weeks
The Somali Football Federation sacks coach Abdellatif Saleft after less than three weeks in charge and hours before a friendly against Djibouti.
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Tracking change in Ethiopia and the challenges ahead
The BBC charts the dramatic changes and challenges facing the country as it goes to the polls.
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Africa Cup of Nations: Sierra Leone beat Benin 1-0 to reach finals for first time in 25 years
Kei Kamara scores the crucial penalty as Sierra Leone beat Benin 1-0 to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 25 years.
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Somalia: Attack kills 10 at Mogadishu army training camp
A suicide bomber targeted a queue of new recruits waiting outside the base, a witness says.
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‘Diamonds' in KZN: Unidentified stones spark South Africa rush
Many of those digging in KwaHlathi village in South Africa believe the stones are precious jewels.
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Goma volcano: ‘I don't know what happened to my family.’
Several children are missing after becoming separated from their family while fleeing the lava flows.
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Ethiopia's election 2021: A quick guide
Prime Minister and Nobel laureate Abiy Ahmed faces his first electoral test since taking office.
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Yemen: Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks
Yemeni fishermen have reportedly recovered 25 bodies, but the fate of dozens more remains unknown.
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Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed: The Nobel Prize winner who went to war
The Tigray fighting has shattered the overseas reputation of Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
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Allied Democratic Forces: The Ugandan rebels working with IS in DR Congo
The activity of the Allied Democratic Forces has recently taken on a more global jihadist dimension.
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Ethiopian migrants face robbery, extortion and starvation
Every year thousands of migrants risk it all on the perilous journey from Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia.
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Pan-African Parliament: Punches, kicks and death threats
MPs brawled after failing to agree on a new president, showing how elusive political unity remains.
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