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Algerian and French federations to discuss friendly
on 15/10/2019 at 13:27
Football bosses from both countries agree to meet in Algeria in early 2020 to talk about a first full international between the nations since 2001.
Nigeria keeper Uzoho facing long injury lay-off
on 15/10/2019 at 12:01
The 20-year-old vows to 'come back stronger' after rupturing knee ligaments in the Super Eagles' friendly against Brazil in Singapore.
Men and boys chained up at Nigeria Islamic 'school'
on 15/10/2019 at 11:44
Police say dozens of males were freed in a raid on the institution in Katsina state, Nigeria.
'Tortured' and shackled pupils freed from Nigerian Islamic school
on 15/10/2019 at 10:53
Police find 67 pupils with chains on their ankles at an Islamic boarding school in the north.
Eritrea - where ATMs are unknown and Sim cards are like gold dust
on 14/10/2019 at 23:06
A BBC team gets rare access to Eritrea, often described as one of the most repressive states in Africa.
Cyril Ramaphosa on 'damaging' South African xenophobic attacks
on 14/10/2019 at 19:04
President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent xenophobic attacks were "damaging" to South Africa.
Tunisia election: Kais Saied to become president
on 14/10/2019 at 17:53
Conservative Kais Saied takes 73% of the vote in a run-off election against a media mogul.
Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai
on 13/10/2019 at 23:25
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.
Sexual violence in South Africa: 'Our cops are supposed to protect us'
on 13/10/2019 at 23:08
Norma Ka Mbele tells her story, amid protests over high rates of sexual violence in South Africa.
Brigid Kosgei breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's marathon record
on 13/10/2019 at 19:19
Brigid Kosgei claims a new women's marathon world record in Chicago, beating the time set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003.
Sylvia Gathoni: Kenya's pro-gamer taking on the world
on 13/10/2019 at 04:43
Sylvia Gathoni on finding her winning streak in the high-stakes arena of e-sports.
Seeking a music star in Rwanda... and finding one
on 12/10/2019 at 23:05
For record producers, finding new musicians is a constant quest but for this couple, the hunt took them far.
Burkina Faso mosque attack kills 15 worshippers
on 12/10/2019 at 18:06
The attack prompted many people to flee the northern village of Salmossi.
Tacko Fall: The tallest man in the NBA
on 11/10/2019 at 23:47
The 7ft 5in Senegalese rookie only started playing basketball six years ago.
Why I went public about being raped, 67 years later
on 11/10/2019 at 23:40
A prominent Ghanaian journalist writes about being sexually abused when she was just seven years old.
Nobel Peace Prize: Has Abiy brought peace to East Africa?
on 11/10/2019 at 16:23
The Ethiopian prime minister has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but how successful has he been?
Africa's top shots: 4 -10 October
on 10/10/2019 at 23:32
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
The vegetarian Maasai: Life in a culture based around meat
on 10/10/2019 at 23:19
Meat is an essential part of daily life for Kenya's Maasai. But Anthony Mututua is a rare vegetarian.
Eliud Kipchoge: Sub-two hour marathon 'will make history'
on 10/10/2019 at 23:07
Long-distance great Eliud Kipchoge says he'll feel like the first man on the Moon if he does it.
Kenya's 'talking boxes' help girls break their silence on abuse
on 09/10/2019 at 23:06
Girls in Kenya's biggest slum are breaking their silence about parental and sexual abuse.
Letter from Africa: Why Kenyans never quit
on 09/10/2019 at 00:53
Not quitting brings glory on the athletics track but misery when political officials pass the buck after disasters.
US in Somalia: Is it still a safe haven for al-Shabab?
on 08/10/2019 at 00:39
The US is reopening its embassy in Mogadishu - but what's the country's involvement there?
In pictures: Ethiopia's Oromos celebrate thanksgiving
on 05/10/2019 at 13:27
Huge crowds turn out for the Oromo Irreecha festival, in Addis Ababa for the first time.
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