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Top Belgian museum rethinks its Congo relationship

Mon, 12/06/2023 - 01:39
The 125-year-old institution is teaching a new generation of Belgians a different history.

Three Britons missing after Egypt boat fire

Sun, 11/06/2023 - 15:05
Twelve other Britons were rescued after a fire on a boat which was on a cruise in the Egyptian Red Sea.

Nigerian kidnap gangs drive big-time Nigerian farmers away

Sun, 11/06/2023 - 00:55
Some of those key to boosting agricultural output in Africa's most-populous nation have given up.

Dragos Tigau: Romania recalls Kenya ambassador over racist monkey slur

Sat, 10/06/2023 - 19:28
Dragos Tigau made a racist comment at a meeting in April but has only now been disciplined.

Sudan ceasefire brings uneasy calm to Khartoum

Sat, 10/06/2023 - 15:49
People in the capital city buy food and medicine as warring generals agree a brief ceasefire.

Pearl Beach hotel: Islamists kill nine in Somalia attack

Sat, 10/06/2023 - 10:43
Police say they ended a six-hour siege at the site in Mogadishu, killing all seven attackers.

Diamond League: 'Superhuman' Faith Kipyegon breaks 5,000m world record

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 21:14
Watch as Kenya's Faith Kipyegon breaks the 5,000m world record with an "unbelievable" time of 14 minutes 5.20 seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.

Inter's Cameroonian goalie feels 'no stress'

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 14:14
Chelsea target Andre Onana says Inter Milan have 'nothing to lose' as they prepare face Manchester City in the Champions League final.

Legendary Mozambican ruby sells for record price

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 13:16
The world's largest ruby, described it as a "once-in-a-lifetime" jewel, fetches $34.8m at auction.

Zapiro: South Africa's controversial political cartoonist

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 13:15
Jonathan Shapiro - the cartoonist known as Zapiro - talks to HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur about some of his most controversial work.

Africa's week in pictures: 2-8 June 2023

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 04:30
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

Kenya starvation cult: In the eyes of a rescue worker

Thu, 08/06/2023 - 19:02
Mathias Shipeta has been at the heart of the Shakahola cult rescue operation.

Ethiopia: US agency suspends food as drought grips country

Thu, 08/06/2023 - 18:08
USAID says a coordinated campaign to divert food from those in need has forced it to stop donations.

Sudan conflict: Children rescued from orphanage in Khartoum

Thu, 08/06/2023 - 16:36
Nearly 300 children, most of them below the age of two, have been evacuated from the capital.

Football in Senegal suspended after deadly protests

Thu, 08/06/2023 - 11:57
Domestic football suspended in Senegal until further notice following protests that have seen 16 people killed.

Sudan conflict: What to do with the dead bodies in Khartoum

Thu, 08/06/2023 - 02:58
Some Khartoum residents have become accidental undertakers to stop corpses being left on the streets.

Egypt bans Dutch archaeologists over exhibition linking Beyonce and Rihanna to Queen Nefertiti

Wed, 07/06/2023 - 18:46
A museum says it is being unfairly punished for showing ancient Egypt's influence on black artists.

Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda genocide suspect unfit to stand trial, UN court rules

Wed, 07/06/2023 - 08:43
Félicien Kabuga, alleged to have financed Hutu militias, was arrested in France after 26 years on the run.

Tunisian black women: ‘My skin colour says I don’t belong’

Wed, 07/06/2023 - 04:30
Black women in the North African country are looked down on and made to feel that they do not belong.

The bridge to Ethiopia carrying Sudan's refugees to safety

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 15:56
Many refugees are relieved to cross the Metema bridge from Sudan into Ethiopia. But getting there is extremely dangerous.