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Letter from Africa: Sudan’s fashion police shave off afros

Journalist Zeinab Mohammed Salih looks at the contentious issue of fashion in Islamic-ruled...

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Rescued migrants refuse to leave ship taking them to Libya

Dozens rescued by a cargo ship say they would rather die than be forced to...

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South Africa beat holders Nigeria at Women’s Nations Cup

South Africa beat holders Nigeria 1-0 as former champions Equatorial Guinea lose 5-0 to Zambia at the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in...

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World Falconry Day: Eagle and falcons soar over desert show

Egyptian falconers meet in the desert to celebrate World Falconry Day and highlight an ancient...

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Mahrez brace helps Algeria reach 2019 Afcon

A Riyad Mahrez brace helps Algeria win 4-1 in Togo to secure their place at next year's Africa Cup of Nations in...

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Kenya bans Marie Stopes from offering abortion services

Authorities say complaints were made that the Marie Stopes organisation was promoting...

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Afcon 2019: Mauritania, Guinea, Ivory Coast qualify

Mauritania qualify for an Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in their history as Guinea and Ivory Coast also go through to...

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa to repay campaign donation

President Cyril Ramaphosa is to repay a $35,000 campaign donation after misleading...

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Nigeria coach Rohr accomplishes ‘second target’ after Afcon qualification

Gernot Rohr can stamp 'mission accomplished' on the second chapter of his managerial reign after Nigeria qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of...

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South Africa/Libya: Baxter Very Hopeful of Going to Libya

18 November 2018 - Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter said he will go to Libya with a lot of hope taking into consideration how...

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South Africa: SAFA Apologises for No SABC Broadcast of Afcon Qualifier

The South African Football Association (SAFA) wishes to apologise to the nation and the football loving public, for the fact that the SABC failed...

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Tanzania: Why E-Waste Management Still Troubles Tanzania

Dar es Salaam -Managing electronic waste (e-waste) is still a challenge in Tanzania as technology is poor, funds and personnel are inadequate and stakeholders...

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Tanzania: Govt Says Over 2,100 Farmers Paid U.S.$ 433,000 for Cashews

Mtwara -Agriculture minister Japhet Hasunga says at least 2,168 cashew farmers from 35 verified primary societies have so far been paid their...

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Seychelles: Surveillance of Beach in Seychelles to Increase After Green Turtles Are Poached

Authorities in Seychelles are stepping up monitoring and surveillance efforts after poaching cases of green turtles have been detected, said a top...

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Nigeria: Minimum Wage – Governors’ Stubbornness Won’t Distract Us – Wabba

Ado Ekiti -The National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Com. Ayuba Wabba, has described as "distraction" opposition by some state governors...

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Nigeria: Government to Introduce Coding, Software Development in Primary Schools

The Federal Government has begun moves to change the curriculum such that pre-primary school pupils will be taught software development and...

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Zimbabwe: Police to Use State-of-the-Art Gadgets to Reduce Road Carnage – Mnangagwa

POLICE are set to use advanced electronic equipment such as digital cameras to try and stem the tide of a road carnage that...

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Zimbabwe: Govt Law Denies Pay to Women Falling Pregnant Less Than a Year Into Job

ZIMBABWE'S working women who fall pregnant less than a year into their employment are not entitled to the mandatory 98 days of one...

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Nigeria: Group Alleges 2019 Election Budget Delay Threat to Democracy

Accredited election observers have raised concern that further delay in release of the budget to fund 2019 general elections is a threat to Nigeria's...

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Nigeria: Buhari Hails Team, Commends Spirited, Disciplined Display

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following the 1-1 draw against the...

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Nigeria: 11 Die in Ogun As Boat Capsizes

Abeokuta -No fewer than 11 persons have lost their lives as a boat conveying 29 passengers capsized on Tafa River, Maun in Ipokia...

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Africa: Super Eagles Draw 1-1 With S/Africa, Qualify for 2019 Afcon

Three -time champions Nigeria made a return to the biggest football party in Africa after being held to a 1-1 draw by South...

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The women smashing Ethiopia’s glass ceiling

Male dominance in Ethiopia is being challenged with the appointment of women to powerful government posts, writes Hana...

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The women keeping peace… in the deadliest place

The UN wants to recruit more women as peacekeepers. In Mali at present they make up just 3% of a 15,000-strong...

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Nigerian special effects makeup artist on creating gore for Nollywood

Meet the special effects makeup artist creating blood and gore for the Nigerian film...

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Anti-Ebola efforts in DR Congo suspended amid violence

Rebels attack near a DR Congo emergency centre and it is unclear when healthcare efforts will...

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African Champions League final: View from the stands

Follow the emotions of an Esperance fan as she watches her favourites beat Al Ahly in the Champions League...

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Hosts Ghana win opening AWCON match

Host nation Ghana won the opening match of this year's Women's Africa Cup of Nations when beating Algeria 1-0 in...

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Central African Republic extradites ex-militia leader ‘Rambo’

Alfred Yekatom, an MP, is flown from the Central African Republic to The Hague to face...

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BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018: Nominees named for award

Medhi Benatia, Kalidou Koulibaly, Sadio Mane, Thomas Partey and Mohamed Salah are up for the 2018 BBC African Footballer of the Year...

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