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Nigerian law graduate denied call to bar for wearing hijab

6 hours 25 min ago
Amasa Firdaus was refused entry in Nigeria after insisting on wearing a headscarf under her wig.
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Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months

7 hours 28 min ago
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be out for up to three months and needs surgery on an ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho.
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Senegal air traffic control strike at new Dakar airport

7 hours 28 min ago
Flights at the hub, opened only last week, are disrupted in a stoppage by air traffic controllers.
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Ethiopia 'Red Terror' aide Alemu jailed for war crimes

7 hours 33 min ago
Dutch judges give Eshetu Alemu a life term for his role in the "Red Terror" purges of the 1970s.
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After Zuma

8 hours 20 min ago
South Africa's ruling party is getting ready to choose a new leader. Here is what you need to know.
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Digitally preserving Africa's artefacts

11 hours 29 min ago
The National Museum of Kenya has started a new programme to digitally preserve African artefacts.
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South Africa's Jacob Zuma: Scandals and successes

11 hours 32 min ago
Jacob Zuma has faced some controversies during his time as ANC leader.
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Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan

11 hours 34 min ago
The more than 3,000-year-old burials are among three recent discoveries near the city of Aswan.
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Turning the cactus into a cash crop

11 hours 42 min ago
Food technologist and entrepreneur Dr Evelyn Okoth is turning cactus into a cash crop.
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Kenya's disputed election has hit growth

12 hours 21 sec ago
Post-election uncertainty in Kenya has affected business.
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Mame Biram Diouf admits Senegal of 2002 are a hard act to follow

13 hours 42 min ago
Stoke City's Mame Biram Diouf says matching Senegal's World Cup quarter-final place of 2002 is going to be very tough for the current squad.
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Libya confirm Egyptian Hany Ramzy as new coach

14 hours 7 min ago
Former Egypt international defender Hany Ramzy is named as the new coach of Libya.
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Africa's week in pictures

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:33
A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this week.
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa seeks end to Western sanctions

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:42
Emmerson Mnangagwa says measures against members of the ruling elite are crippling development.
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Hosts Kenya into Cecafa final with extra-time win over Burundi

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:49
Hosts Kenya need extra-time to beat Burundi 1-0 in the semi-finals of the east and central African regional championship the Cecafa Senior Challenge.
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Somalia suicide bomber kills police at Mogadishu academy

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:01
At least 18 officers are killed by a bomber wearing a police uniform during a parade in Mogadishu.
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Fergal Keane explores the horrors of Congo's latest conflict

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 00:08
The BBC's Africa editor Fergal Keane travels to a land littered with tears and mass graves.
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Tottenham 2-0 Brighton: Serge Aurier goal was a cross - Chris Hughton

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 23:16
Brighton manager Chris Hughton believes Serge Aurie's goal was a cross and a poor one to concede as the Seagulls lose 2-0 away at Tottenham.
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Militiamen jailed in DR Congo's Kavumu for raping 40 children

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 22:07
Campaigners say the life sentences are a sign that impunity for sexual violence is ending.
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'They sold me three times'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 18:15
Accounts of slavery, torture and killings emerge from Nigerian migrants flown back from Libya.
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