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Gilbert Deya: Kenyan 'miracle babies' pastor acquitted of child trafficking

BBC Africa - Mon, 17/07/2023 - 13:26
Televangelist Gilbert Deya was accused of stealing five children two decades ago.
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Nigeria's so-called tax collectors: Menacing and mafia-like

BBC Africa - Mon, 17/07/2023 - 01:54
The tax system is opaque - and abused, with politicians and private citizens lining their pockets.
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How Guinness World Record mania has gripped Nigeria

BBC Africa - Sun, 16/07/2023 - 01:47
Nigerians have inundated Guinness World Record with requests to ratify their attempts in the past two months.
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Africa's week in pictures: 7-13 July 2023

BBC Africa - Fri, 14/07/2023 - 02:05
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.
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Sudan conflict: 'I saw bodies dumped in Darfur mass grave'

BBC Africa - Fri, 14/07/2023 - 01:59
An eyewitness tells the BBC he saw dozens of bodies being dumped from a truck by a paramilitary group.
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Sudan crisis: From Ruto to Sisi, leaders vie to drive peace process

BBC Africa - Thu, 13/07/2023 - 11:23
Several different efforts are underway to end the Sudan conflict, which could destabilise its neighbours.
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Tunisia migrant attacks: 'They held a knife to my throat'

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/07/2023 - 01:00
A group of teenagers held "a knife to my throat", a woman from Ivory Coast tells the BBC.
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Air travel in Africa: Costly flights hold the continent back

BBC Africa - Tue, 11/07/2023 - 02:31
Flying within Africa is extremely costly - and this is holding the continent back.
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Ghanaian children wrongly taken in raids backed by US charity IJM

BBC Africa - Mon, 10/07/2023 - 13:38
Ghanaian children wrongly labelled as trafficked are being taken from their homes, BBC Africa Eye finds.
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Ghana's batmen hunting for pandemic clues

BBC Africa - Sun, 09/07/2023 - 01:56
Scientists want to understand exactly how pathogens can jump species and what the next threat may be.
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Master Musicians of Joujouka: The Moroccan band who wowed Glastonbury

BBC Africa - Sat, 08/07/2023 - 01:43
The Master Musicians of Joujouka have been performing for generations - and recently opened Glastonbury.
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Kenya Brown's cheese: Female workers made to strip over used sanitary pad

BBC Africa - Thu, 06/07/2023 - 17:20
Kenyan cheese factory employees were reportedly made to undress after a pad was put in the wrong bin.
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South Africa: Suspected gas leak leaves 17 dead in Boksburg

BBC Africa - Thu, 06/07/2023 - 13:27
The leak in a shanty town near Johannesburg is linked to illegal gold mining in the area.
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Saudi Pro League: How Africans have long led the attack in new football hotspot

BBC Africa - Thu, 06/07/2023 - 10:45
Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly and Edouard Mendy are the latest stars to move to Saudi Arabia but Africans already have a proud record of scoring success in the country.
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France riots: Fuelled by everyday discrimination

BBC Africa - Thu, 06/07/2023 - 02:50
Algerian journalist Maher Mezahi writes about the riots that swept through France.
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Senegal's Macky Sall defuses a political timebomb by not seeking a third term

BBC Africa - Wed, 05/07/2023 - 01:43
Macky Sall caught many people off-guard with his decision not to seek a third term.
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Nigeria offers students loans - they want jobs

BBC Africa - Mon, 03/07/2023 - 02:17
Two massive reforms are aimed at improving Nigeria's dilapidated universities - but will they work?
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Load-shedding could switch South Africans off the ANC

BBC Africa - Sun, 02/07/2023 - 01:32
With South Africans experiencing worsening power cuts, the crisis is fuelling demands for change.
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Kenya lorry crash: Dozens killed after truck loses control

BBC Africa - Fri, 30/06/2023 - 23:41
A local police commander says the vehicle rammed into cars, motorcycles and people by the roadside.
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Sudan conflict: 'It's so bad spending Eid away from my family'

BBC Africa - Fri, 30/06/2023 - 19:26
Sudanese refugees in Egypt speak about the heartbreak of spending Eid without their families back home.
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