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BBC News - Africa
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"It put my life in great jeopardy" - the Tanzanian tackling a taboo

Tue, 27/09/2022 - 09:33
Magdalena Moshi, Tanzania's first Olympic swimmer, calls for an end to the culture-induced silence around reproductive health issues in her country.

Somalia drought: Are US terror laws hampering aid effort?

Tue, 27/09/2022 - 01:26
Aid groups say they cannot get crucial supplies to those who need it most due to US sanctions.

Mali players fight each other at Basketball World Cup

Mon, 26/09/2022 - 17:11
Two of Mali's team at the Basketball World Cup react to their elimination by fighting one another in front of the world's media.

Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Trainee doctors go on strike over safety fears

Mon, 26/09/2022 - 17:03
Trainee nurses, pharmacists and doctors at a Ugandan hospital fear their lives are being put at risk.

Kenya Kiambu building collapse: Rescue efforts under way

Mon, 26/09/2022 - 12:17
Emergency workers pull a child from the rubble in Kiambu county but at least three people have died.

Ines Laklalech: Golfing history 'priceless' for Moroccan

Mon, 26/09/2022 - 08:06
Moroccan golfer Ines Laklalech says winning the Ladies Open de France is "something priceless" and hopes she can inspire others on the continent.

'Africa's Titanic': Remembering Senegal's Joola tragedy

Mon, 26/09/2022 - 00:35
The capsizing of the Joola, a government-owned Senegalese ferry, took more lives than the infamous Titanic.

Cattle rustlers kill at least 11 people during ambush in Kenya

Sun, 25/09/2022 - 16:50
Eight police officers said to be among the victims of the violence in Turkana County on Saturday.

Eliud Kipchoge breaks his own marathon world record in Berlin

Sun, 25/09/2022 - 11:04
Double Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge breaks his own record for the men's marathon at Sunday's race in Berlin.

Nigeria's Biyi Bandele: A storyteller to his bones

Sun, 25/09/2022 - 01:45
Biyi Bandele, whose film has premiered after his death, was a huge figure in British and Africa writing.

Afrobeats: Chart show host celebrates 'beautiful year' for genre

Sun, 25/09/2022 - 01:43
Radio host Eddie Kadi says stars like Burna Boy have propelled the genre into the mainstream.

Africa keen to 'break ceiling' at World Volleyball Championship

Sat, 24/09/2022 - 13:56
Kenya and Cameroon want to make history at the Women's Volleyball World Championship, which got underway on Friday.

Mr JazziQ: I didn’t choose amapiano, amapiano chose me

Sat, 24/09/2022 - 12:37
The South African musician talks about the development of the genre and his own music.

A Ghanaian view of the Queen's funeral: 'They march, we dance'

Sat, 24/09/2022 - 00:23
Ghanaians pride themselves on being world leaders in funerals, so how was the Queen's funeral seen there?

Zambia opens sexual abuse inquiry in women's game

Fri, 23/09/2022 - 12:40
Zambia's Football Association opens an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse in women's football.

Celtics suspend Nigeria's Udoka over staff relationship

Fri, 23/09/2022 - 06:37
Boston Celtics suspend head coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season after 'violating team policies' by having a relationship with a female member of staff.

Africa's week in pictures: 16 - 22 September 2022

Fri, 23/09/2022 - 00:18
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

Africa Eye: One man's search for a new life in Europe

Fri, 23/09/2022 - 00:16
Africa Eye investigates the struggles facing illegal migrants between Nigeria and Europe.

Church of England bars Desmond Tutu's daughter from leading funeral

Thu, 22/09/2022 - 22:51
The Church of England would not allow her to take the funeral because she is married to a woman.

Women's Basketball World Cup: Mali beaten in opener by Japan

Thu, 22/09/2022 - 14:36
Mali suffer an 89-56 defeat by Japan in their opening group game at the Women's Basketball World Cup in Australia.