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BBC News - Africa
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At least 17 found dead in South Africa nightclub

Sun, 26/06/2022 - 09:25
The cause of the deaths remains unclear, and police say an investigation is ongoing.

Nigerian Ife head: Why UK police are holding a priceless sculpture

Sun, 26/06/2022 - 00:10
Original Ife bronze heads, of which only some 20 survive, are thought to be about 700 years old.

Eighteen dead in mass break-in to Spanish enclave of Melilla

Sat, 25/06/2022 - 02:37
A huge crowd of migrants tries to cross into Melilla in North Africa, with many killed and injured.

Mauritius medical clown: 'When I see the kids smiling I feel really good'

Sat, 25/06/2022 - 00:06
Sharon Juhl is not your ordinary clown, he is a medical clown bringing smiles to hospitalised children.

Kenyan elections: The woman who rallies crowds - but won't vote

Sat, 25/06/2022 - 00:02
Diana Mwazi is one of many young Kenyans who see elections as a way to make money, not bring change.

UK officer ‘left out evidence’ in Kenya murder case

Fri, 24/06/2022 - 13:00
DCI Neil Hibberd helped investigate the murder of David Tebbutt and the kidnap of his wife Jude.

Diversity is Commonwealth's strength, Prince Charles to say

Fri, 24/06/2022 - 06:45
The Prince of Wales will hail the differences within the Commonwealth at a summit in Rwanda.

Africa's week in pictures: 17-23 June 2022

Fri, 24/06/2022 - 00:29
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

South Africa's Zondo commission: Damning report exposes rampant corruption

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 16:34
President Cyril Ramaphosa vows to have learnt the lessons but many South Africans are not convinced.

Asuu strike: Unilag student interviews union president

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 13:32
Student Temiloluwa asks The Academic Staff Union of Universities president why lecturers have been on strike.

Nigerian government makes U-turn over basketball withdrawal

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 13:05
Nigeria's government makes a U-turn over its decision last month to withdraw from international basketball for the next two years.

Nigerians charged with UK child organ-harvesting plot

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 11:32
An investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential modern slavery offences.

Eastbourne: Serena Williams & Ons Jabeur withdraw from doubles

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 11:14
Serena Williams and Ons Jabeur withdraw from the Eastbourne doubles because of a right knee injury to the Tunisian.

Refugees previously despatched to Rwanda now in Europe

Thu, 23/06/2022 - 00:17
As the UK presses on with its asylum deal, refugees sent from Israel to Rwanda describe their experiences.

Libyan Premier League title to be decided abroad in group stage

Wed, 22/06/2022 - 17:31
Libyan football will witness a new stage in its history when the final stage of the Premier League is held outside of the country for the first time.

War in Ukraine: 'Why won't Nigeria accept my medical degree?'

Wed, 22/06/2022 - 17:19
Three students react to the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council's decision to not accept degrees from Ukrainian universities.

Sadio Mane: Bayern Munich sign Senegal forward from Liverpool in £35m deal

Wed, 22/06/2022 - 13:30
Sadio Mane completes a £35m move from Liverpool to Bayern Munich on a three-year contract.

Prince Charles and Camilla arrive in Rwanda for Commonwealth meeting

Wed, 22/06/2022 - 01:37
It is the first royal visit to the country, which will host a summit of the 54 Commonwealth members.

How Russia has outflanked Ukraine in Africa

Wed, 22/06/2022 - 00:12
Many African leaders believe that a confrontational stance towards Russia is not in their interest.

Mining firm Glencore pleads guilty to UK bribery charges

Tue, 21/06/2022 - 20:08
One of the world’s biggest mining firms, Glencore, has again pleaded guilty to a series of corruption offences.