African News

Ethiopia name former Yemen coach Abraham Mebratu
Former Yemen coach Abraham Mebratu takes over in charge of the Ethiopian national the county's football federation announces.
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Mustafa Dawood: Brother's questions after immigration raid death
Asylum seeker Mustafa Dawood fell to his death from a roof, now his family want answers.
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Nairobi National Park railway 'threatens Kenyan wildlife'
Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.
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'Dangerous complacency' to global HIV epidemic risks resurgence
The response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, experts warn.
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Beating the stigma of STIs with secret home-testing kits
A Nigerian start-up is helping young people take charge of their sexual health.
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Lagos Death Cafe founder: It's about life
Once a month Hope Ogbologugo hosts a Death Cafe in Lagos where people gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.
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Are journalists in Egypt under attack?
Egypt's parliament has passed a new law regulating the media. The BBC's Sara Aboubakr looks at the impact.
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Mandela 100: Key events and quotes from his life
A look back at key events and quotes in the life of Nelson Mandela on what would be his 100th birthday.
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Desta Gebremedhin on hopes for change in Eritrea
Many Eritreans are hoping that peace with Ethiopia will lead to an end to one-party rule at home.
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Nelson Mandela: Why some young South Africans think he 'sold out'
Young South Africans give their views on anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, born exactly 100 years ago.
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Shingai Nyoka on the young crusader taking on Zimbabwe's 'crocodile'
With an ambition to be Zimbabwe's youngest president, he can work a crowd like the preacher he is.
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Andrew Harding: Using tarot cards to predict South Africa's future
Jacob Zuma is not leaving South Africa's political scene quietly.
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