African News

Nigeria's President Buhari fires armed forces chiefs
No reason was given but the country continues to grapple with insecurity and an Islamist insurgency.
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Kobe Bryant: NBA legend's legacy one year on
African basketball stars discuss Kobe Bryant's legacy one year since his death in a helicopter crash.
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Dozens of smuggled chameleons found in suitcase in Austria
The animals are being nursed back to health at a zoo after Austrian airport security spotted them.
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Kenyan Mansur Mohamed Surur charged in US over '$7m smuggling ring'
Elephant tusks and rhino horns "hidden inside African masks" were exported, US prosecutors say.
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Biden raises vaccination goal to 1.5m a day after criticism
The new president ups the target as Minnesota records the first US case of the Brazil Covid variant.
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David Bright: Botswana mourn death of former Zebras coach
Tributes have been paid to former Botswana coach David Bright who has died after being diagnosed with Covid-19.
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The solar solutions helping Zambia's economy
Foreign investment into solar products are helping to plug Zambia's power shortage problems.
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Hope and fear as Somalia’s civil war turns 30
The BBC's Andrew Harding has returned to Mogadishu to see what hopes people have for peace.
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Coronavirus in Zimbabwe: Nick Mangwana apologises for 'medical assassins' slur
Doctors were furious with the government spokesman's comments about politicians' coronavirus deaths.
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Uganda ordered to end Bobi Wine's house arrest
Soldiers prevented him leaving his house in case he organised protests against disputed elections.
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Protecting the last wild lions in Africa
Photographer George Logan highlights the decline of wild lions using conceptual images.
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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: 'My wife died giving birth to twins while we hid'
A father tells the BBC his tragic story of fleeing the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
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