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Today
A TV school quiz show has Ghana gripped. We meet one of the contestants and follow him on the road to victory. But did he get there? [...]
Sun, Jul 22, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
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China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Senegal on Saturday for a two-day visit to sign bilateral deals, the first leg of an Africa tour coming at a time when the continent is awash with cheap Chinese loans in exchange for minerals and construction contracts. China now does more trade with Africa than [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
The charity Proactiva Open Arms has filed a complaint with Spanish police against a cargo ship for failing to help migrants adrift on a destroyed dinghy in the Mediterranean. The captain of the charity's rescue boat said Saturday that he also planned to file a separate suit against the Libyan coast [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
President Emmerson Mnangagwa reassures white farmers ahead of a landmark election on 30 July. [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, extended a hand of reconciliation Saturday to whites and ruled out more invasions of their land. In a sharp departure from his ruling ZANU PF party, which used to treat whites as foreigners and seized land under Robert Mugabe's regime, President Mnangagwa appealed to whites to [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
Getayawkal Ayele convinced a family to let him try the miracle after telling the story of Lazarus. [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
A report by UNAIDS, "Miles to go—closing gaps, breaking barriers, righting injustices", warns that the global response to HIV is at a critical point. Eastern and southern Africa remain the regions most affected by the HIV epidemic, accounting for 45 percent of the world's HIV infections and 53 percent [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
Algeria hope to appoint a new manager in early August, according to the country's Football Federation (FAF) president, Kheireddine Zetchi. [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
The family and friends of Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed tell the BBC what he was like when he was young. [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
When Nigeria Air launches in December it will try and succeed in a region of African carriers straddled with heavy losses. [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
In a mass, terror-related trial, a special court in Senegal's capital, Dakar, has sentenced more than a dozen suspected militants to serve prison sentences ranging from five to 20 years on charges of supporting terrorism and providing material support to militant groups in the country. The court announced its verdict Thursday [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
A Sudanese photojournalist says she faces mockery and verbal harassment for working in the country as a woman. [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
A Sudanese photojournalist says she faces mockery and verbal harassment for working in the country as a woman. [...]
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
The U.S. government has launched Connect Africa, a program that will invest more than $1 billion in projects to improve transportation, communications and value chains across the continent. The U.S. government will carry out the initiative through its development finance branch, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Over the next three [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
Russian club Torpedo Moscow cancel plans to sign defender Erving Botaka-Yoboma - but deny they have done so because he is black. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
One of four police dogs at Dar es Salaam port, Hobby's skills also include sniffing out guns and drugs. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Kenyan tour operators allege Tanzanian actions are affecting its tourism industry. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Mobile phones in Kenya are like bank accounts - and fraudsters are trying to hack them. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Former U.N. secretary general Kofi Annan is calling for a peaceful election in Zimbabwe, which holds general polls in less than two weeks. Annan met with Zimbabwe's president and leader of the opposition Friday. Kofi Annan came to Zimbabwe leading “The Elders,” an independent group of mostly retired global [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
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Fri, Jul 20, 2018
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