African News

How the US caught flashy Nigerian Instagrammers 'with $40m'
Dubai has extradited "mrwoodbery" and "hushpuppi" to the US to face cyber money fraud charges.
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Coronavirus: The fight to prove Covid-19 is real as cases rise in Africa
Cases of coronavirus are on the rise across Africa. But in some countries, people don’t believe the pandemic is real.
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Coronavirus: Kenyan schools to remain closed until 2021
Final-year exams for primary and secondary pupils have also been cancelled because of Covid-19.
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4G internet balloons take off over Kenya
The service has been delayed for two years but is now being rushed out to help in the coronavirus crisis.
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Concerns grow for Wilson Kipsang's well-being
Concerns are growing for the well-being of Kenya's former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang.
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Ghanaian Covid-19-inspired fashion print designs launched
The firm behind the designs says it is putting a positive twist on a negative phenomenon.
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Zimbabwe lockdown fallout: 'Prices keep rising'
Zimbabwe's lockdown measures to combat the spread of coronavirus have led to economic and political crisis.
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Viewpoint: What Donald Trump gets wrong about Somalia
Somalia has been caught up in the US election campaign thanks to Donald Trump, writes Ismail Einashe.
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Coronavirus: The plant some thought could cure Covid-19
The Madagascan president had suggested the Lengana plant would cure the disease.
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Katsina: The motorcycle bandits terrorising northern Nigeria
Insecurity has worsened in the north-west as kidnapping for ransom becomes a lucrative trade.
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Hachalu Hundessa: 'My friend the hero who was gunned down'
The BBC's Amensisa Ifa was close to Ethiopian protest singer Hachalu Hundessa, who was shot dead on Monday.
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Covid-19: How Nollywood is coping with an industry shutdown
The coronavirus pandemic has halted Nollywood productions, costing millions of dollars.
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