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T20 World Cup: Max O'Dowd hits half-century as Netherlands beat Zimbabwe

BBC Africa - Wed, 02/11/2022 - 14:35
Zimbabwe are all but eliminated the Men's T20 World Cup after a five-wicket defeat by the Netherlands in Adelaide.
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Jose Peseiro: Nigeria coach's salary goes unpaid since taking charge

BBC Africa - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 18:38
Super Eagles boss Jose Peseiro is yet to receive a single pay cheque from his employers, six months after his appointment.
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Kenya's famous matriarch elephant dies

BBC Africa - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 16:47
Known for her long tusks, Dida was aged between 60 and 65 years and a major tourist attraction.
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Alaa Abdel Fattah: Jailed British-Egyptian activist escalates hunger strike

BBC Africa - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 16:11
Alaa Abdel Fattah's family fear for his life after he starts consuming only water in prison in Egypt.
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South African sides set new T20 world record

BBC Africa - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 15:20
South African sides Titans and Knights set a new world record score of 501, the highest amount of runs scored in a Twenty20 match.
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Nigeria floods: 'I have nowhere to go'

BBC Africa - Mon, 31/10/2022 - 01:55
More than a million people are homeless after some of the worst flooding the country has ever seen.
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Muhoozi Kainerugaba - Uganda's ambitious tweeting general

BBC Africa - Sun, 30/10/2022 - 03:49
The son of Uganda's president has gained notoriety for his incendiary tweets and political ambitions.
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The Nigerian woman cleaning up a land soaked in oil

BBC Africa - Sun, 30/10/2022 - 02:19
Eucharia Nwaichi takes on saboteurs and companies to detoxify one of the most polluted areas on Earth.
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UK museums willing to return skulls to Zimbabwe

BBC Africa - Sun, 30/10/2022 - 02:23
Several Zimbabwean skulls were found in archives but none belong to Zimbabwe's anti-colonial heroes.
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Zulu coronation: King Misuzulu crowned in historic South Africa ceremony

BBC Africa - Sat, 29/10/2022 - 18:07
The coronation of King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini is a watershed moment in South Africa.
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British Nigerian artist Dylema paints African women using gold

BBC Africa - Sat, 29/10/2022 - 09:19
A British Nigerian artist is using pure gold to paint portraits depicting the stories of African diaspora women.
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Arshad Sharif: Mystery over killing of Pakistani journalist in Kenya

BBC Africa - Sat, 29/10/2022 - 02:22
Why did Kenyan police officers shoot dead Arshad Sharif, one of Pakistan's most prominent journalists?
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Uganda: Sustainable synthetic hair alternative made of banana fibres

BBC Africa - Fri, 28/10/2022 - 17:35
Juliet Tumusiime is using banana fibres to make wigs and hair extensions as an alternative to synthetic hair.
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Africa's week in pictures: 21-27 October 2022

BBC Africa - Fri, 28/10/2022 - 01:18
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.
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Kenya battles unsafe Chinese contraceptive pill a decade after ban

BBC Africa - Thu, 27/10/2022 - 02:02
Susan Wamaitha was urged to take a Chinese-made contraceptive not knowing it was banned in Kenya.
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Ethiopia peace talks: How likely are they to succeed?

BBC Africa - Wed, 26/10/2022 - 19:00
The much-awaited talks, facilitated by the African Union, are the first formal attempt to bring peace in Ethiopia.
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DR Congo President Félix Tshisekedi on COP27, M23, Kagame and PSG

BBC Africa - Tue, 25/10/2022 - 12:21
The President of DR Congo Félix Tshisekedi says his relationship with Rwanda's Paul Kagame is 'cold'.
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Chad protests: How have things got to this point?

BBC Africa - Mon, 24/10/2022 - 19:06
Following nationwide protests, reporter Ishaq Khalid explains how Chad has got to this point.
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End Sars protests: Victims still waiting for justice two years later

BBC Africa - Thu, 20/10/2022 - 16:50
Two years since End Sars protests rocked Nigeria, families are still waiting for justice for their loved ones.
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Inside Libya's secret jail: 'Being alive is a miracle'

BBC Africa - Sat, 03/09/2022 - 01:31
A civil servant recounts his ordeal after being detained by the intelligence services in Tripoli.
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