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At least 20 found dead in South Africa nightclub

Sun, 26/06/2022 - 15:11
Post-mortem examinations will be carried out shortly to determine the cause of mysterious deaths.
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Nigerian Ife head: Why UK police are holding a priceless sculpture

Sun, 26/06/2022 - 01:10
Original Ife bronze heads, of which only some 20 survive, are thought to be about 700 years old.
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Dozens die trying to cross into Spanish enclave of Melilla

Sat, 25/06/2022 - 22:32
A huge crowd of migrants storm a fence into Melilla in North Africa, with 23 killed and many injured.
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Mauritius medical clown: 'When I see the kids smiling I feel really good'

Sat, 25/06/2022 - 01:06
Sharon Juhl is not your ordinary clown, he is a medical clown bringing smiles to hospitalised children.
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Kenyan elections: The woman who rallies crowds - but won't vote

Sat, 25/06/2022 - 01:02
Diana Mwazi is one of many young Kenyans who see elections as a way to make money, not bring change.
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Prince Charles tells Commonwealth of sorrow over slavery

Fri, 24/06/2022 - 18:25
The prince also tells Commonwealth leaders it is up to nations whether they remain monarchies.
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UK officer ‘left out evidence’ in Kenya murder case

Fri, 24/06/2022 - 14:00
DCI Neil Hibberd helped investigate the murder of David Tebbutt and the kidnap of his wife Jude.
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South Africa's Zondo commission: Damning report exposes rampant corruption

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 17:34
President Cyril Ramaphosa vows to have learnt the lessons but many South Africans are not convinced.
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Asuu strike: Unilag student interviews union president

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 14:32
Student Temiloluwa asks The Academic Staff Union of Universities president why lecturers have been on strike.
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What happened when Israel sent its refugees to Rwanda

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 01:17
As the UK presses on with its asylum deal, refugees sent from Israel to Rwanda describe their experiences.
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War in Ukraine: 'Why won't Nigeria accept my medical degree?'

Wed, 22/06/2022 - 18:19
Three students react to the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council's decision to not accept degrees from Ukrainian universities.
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How Russia has outflanked Ukraine in Africa

Wed, 22/06/2022 - 01:12
Many African leaders believe that a confrontational stance towards Russia is not in their interest.
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Loliondo clashes: The Maasai seeking medical help in Kenya

Tue, 21/06/2022 - 16:31
Members of the Maasai have fled from Loliondo in northern Tanzania to seek medical attention and food in Kenya.
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French elections: Cleaner defeats former minister in parliamentary vote

Mon, 20/06/2022 - 18:25
Rachel Keke, a left-wing candidate in Paris, is the first cleaner to become an MP in France.
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Patrice Lumumba remains returned to his family

Mon, 20/06/2022 - 15:34
The gold tooth of the assassinated Congolese independence hero and PM was all that remained of Mr Lumumba.
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Exploring the stigma of sickle cell anaemia

Sun, 19/06/2022 - 08:51
Jameisha Prescod explores the root of stigma towards sickle cell.
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Why a Rwandan sports reporter fled his home

Sun, 19/06/2022 - 01:35
Rwandan journalists tell the BBC how oppression at home forced them to become refugees.
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African brain drain: '90% of my friends want to leave'

Sat, 18/06/2022 - 02:09
A new survey reveals 52% of young Africans are considering emigrating - some of them told the BBC why.
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Nigeria's Owo church massacre: Who are the victims?

Fri, 17/06/2022 - 11:43
Remembering some of the 40 people killed in an attack on a church which shocked Nigeria.
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Congo peat: The 'lungs of humanity' which are under threat

Fri, 17/06/2022 - 01:53
Carbon-rich peatlands are under threat from development, posing a risk for future climate change.
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