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South Sudan hit by worst floods in decades

South Sudan has suffered the worst floods in decades; we look at how the world's youngest country...

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Sudan's huge pro-democracy demos are back

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the fragile transition to a civilian-led government in...

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Ethiopia: Airstrikes displace Tigray border communities

Tens of thousands of people are without food and aid as the conflict rages on in Ethiopia’s...

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Ethiopia: TPLF counter offensive

The latest on the conflict in Tigray, as TPLF and ENDF forces clash north of the city of Dessie...

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Sudan protests expose ‘worst and most dangerous’ political crisis

The latest on the protests in Sudan, where there are divisions within the transitional government...

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Anti-apartheid veterans arrested after ministers held hostage

over fifty people have been arrested after the Minister for the Presidency, Defence Minister and...

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Military deployed to quell eSwatini school protests

We speak to a teacher’s union leader from eSwatini, where transport workers have joined...

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Ecowas parliament discuss banning presidential term extensions

The West African regional parliament at its meeting in Ghana, expresses concern about the recent...

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ICJ rules on Kenya-Somalia sea border dispute

The UN's top court has ruled largely in favour of Somalia in its long-running dispute with Kenya...

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The widow of Thomas Sankara on the opening of the trial in Burkina Faso into his killing 34 years ago.

The widow of former Burkina Faso President Thomas Sankara speaks about her expectations as 14 men...

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Nigeria’s army rescues abandoned captives

Nearly 200 people, mostly women, have been rescued by the Nigerian army after bandits who had...

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Tanzanian-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel prize

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah says he was "surprised and humbled" to be awarded the 2021...

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Google announces $1bn investment in Africa

Google has announced an investment of $1bn in Africa over five years to help boost the...

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The UK has unveiled a new treatment for Sickle cell disease

A new treatment for Sickle cell disease has been unveiled in the UK, its the first new treatment...

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The UK has unveiled a new treatment for Sickle cell disease

A new treatment for Sickle cell disease has been unveiled in the UK, its the first new treatment...

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Kenyatta family's secret assets exposed by leak

The Pandora Papers reveal that the family of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta secretly owned a...

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Nigeria Twitter ban to end 'if conditions are met'

President Buhari celebrates Nigeria's independence day with the promise he will lift a ban on the...

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Zambia's debt nearly double than previously reported

China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) study says that Zambia owes China almost twice as much as...

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Tunisia's president tasks a woman to form new government

The President of Tunisia has tasked Engineer and Professor Najla Bouden with forming a new...

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Guinea junta releases roadmap to civilian rule

The military junta which has been ruling Guinea since overthrowing President Alpha Condé has laid...

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