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Kenya Election 2022: 'I’m not rich, but I can be president'

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 16:39
Two young Kenyans are trying to break barriers by going into politics without money or influence.

Kenya Election 2022: How politicians are using millions to vie for political seats

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 12:46
Candidates in Kenya are having to spend millions in the race to become the next president.

Kenya election 2022: How a murder haunts the poll

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 00:46
The 2017 killing of the official in charge of voting technology still torments the electoral commission.

Africa's week in pictures: 29 July - 4 August 2022

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 00:09
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

The Indian photographer 'expelled' from Uganda by Idi Amin

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 21:16
Fifty years being expelled from Uganda by Idi Amin, a photographer spoke to us about his experience.

Premier League: Salah goals, Mahrez assists and other African storylines for 2022-23

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 18:43
On Friday, the new English Premier League season begins, with Egypt's Mohammed Salah and Algeria's Riyad Mahrez eyeing both the title and history.

Migrants targeted in South Africa after gang rape outrage

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 15:37
A mob sets fire to homes a week after migrants are accused of raping eight women.

Kenya election 2022: Combined manifestos give ‘no hope’ on cost of living

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 15:22
A Kenyan voter has no hope for improvement in the cost of living crisis after the election.

Kenya election 2022: Raila Odinga corruption claims fact-checked

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 13:58
We've looked at some statements Mr Odinga has made during his campaign to become president.

Polo: Search for talented players from diverse communities.

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 12:52
Women and young people from ethnic minorities in the UK are being encouraged to take up polo.

Sadio Mane: Senegal star tipped to succeed at Bayern Munich

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 10:44
As Sadio Mane embarks on a new chapter in his career at Bayern Munich, two former internationals back the Senegal forward to succeed in Germany.

Ugandan Asians recall the trauma of fleeing their homes 50 years on

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 06:10
In 1972, dictator Idi Amin gave thousands of people 90 days to leave with just £50 and a suitcase.

Kenya election 2022: Cleaning toilets and chopping veg to impress voters

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 01:13
The BBC looks at some of the lighter moments in Kenya's general election campaign.

Zawahiri's victims: What it feels like to hear he's gone

Wed, 03/08/2022 - 20:27
The al-Qaeda leader's death hits home to those he robbed of a husband, a wife, or their eyesight.

No Nigeria amnesty guarantees for gay dating app victims

Wed, 03/08/2022 - 18:17
The police want help to build a case against fraudsters but Nigeria criminalises gay relations.

Gernot Rohr: Former Nigeria coach wants his outstanding debt settled

Wed, 03/08/2022 - 17:50
Gernot Rohr wants the Nigeria Football Federation to settle its outstanding debt to him, but his former employers insist he will not have to wait long to be paid.

Kenya: Wildlife trafficking suspect seized after $1m reward

Wed, 03/08/2022 - 16:25
Abdi Hussein Ahmed is suspected of links to a transnational wildlife and drug trafficking syndicate.

UK government ban for firm over SA 'misconduct'

Wed, 03/08/2022 - 16:05
The management consultancy cannot work for the UK government for three years over 'misconduct' in South Africa.

Napoli president rules out signing Africans committed to Nations Cup

Wed, 03/08/2022 - 13:34
Napoli's president says he will not sign African players unless they agree to skip the Africa Cup of Nations.

Commonwealth Games: Africa's 'time to shine' in field events, says Chioma Onyekwere

Wed, 03/08/2022 - 12:18
Nigeria's Chioma Onyekwere believes African athletes will make their presence felt in field events after winning discus gold at the Commonwealth Games.