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Two die after mid-air plane collision over Kenya

A student pilot and trainer crash in Nairobi National Park after colliding with a passenger plane.

Zuma ally quits South Africa's governing ANC

Nathi Nhleko's resignation comes in the build-up to the general election in May.

Ghana president delays decision on anti-gay bill

Nana Akufo-Addo says he will not assent to the anti-LGBTQ+ bill until a Supreme Court ruling.

'Underground king' Ngannou confident of beating Joshua

Francis Ngannou says he is confident of beating Anthony Joshua because he is the "underground king".

US slaps fresh sanctions on Zimbabwe leaders

Washington says the new tariffs on President Mnangagwa and other officials are more targeted.

Mr Ibu - the man who made Africa laugh

Nigerian comic actor John Okafor could make people erupt into laughter without even opening his mouth.

UK government defeated in Lords over Rwanda bill

Peers back five changes to the draft law aiming to revive the UK's Rwanda deportation scheme.

Ghana finance ministry warns against anti-LGBT bill

The ministry urges the president not to sign the draconian bill over fears the World Bank could cut funding.

South African navy joins search for missing girl, 6

The young girl went missing from her home in an informal settlement near Cape Town two weeks ago.

The tree-planting mayor of Freetown

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr has faced challenges in her climate change mission but won over many women.

The tree-planting mayor of Freetown

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr has faced challenges in her climate change mission but won over many women.

Mystery of giant star sand dunes solved

Scientists collected radioactive sand grains in the dark to understand when they formed.

Mystery of giant star sand dunes solved

Scientists collected radioactive sand grains in the dark to understand when they formed.

Tributes as Nigerian actor Mr Ibu dies aged 62

John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu, was loved for his comic roles in a career spanning more than two decades.

Burkina Faso says 170 dead in village 'executions'

Prosecutors appeal for witnesses as army warns of rising risk of 'large-scale attacks' by militants.

Burkina Faso says 170 dead in village 'executions'

Prosecutors appeal for witnesses as army warns of rising risk of 'large-scale attacks' by militants.

Tributes as Nigerian actor Mr Ibu dies aged 62

John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu, was loved for his comic roles in a career spanning more than two decades.

Uganda: Bobi Wine Punches Holes in Mpuuga's Defence

[Nile Post] The President of the National Unity Platform (NUP), Robert Kyagulanyi, has insisted that Mathias Mpuuga admitted to wrongdoing and apologised for corruption and abuse of office during a meeting with leaders of the party.

Somalia: Somali Foreign Minister Says Will Never Accept Ethiopia's 'Attempt' to Annex Territory

[Shabelle] Mogadishu, Somalia -- Somalia would never accept an attempt to annex a part of its territory, the country's acting minister for foreign affairs and international cooperation said on Friday, commenting on a sea access deal between Ethiopia and the breakaway region of Somaliland.

Eritrea: Eritrea Admits Military Presence in Badme and Disputed Territories, Denies Occupation

[Reporter] Asmara says territories belong to Eritrea under 2000 Algiers Agreement