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African women on the shame of hair loss

April 23, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

It is a topic shrouded in shame, but traction alopecia may affect one-third of women of African descent.

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Innovative child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

April 23, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The treatment, developed over 30 years, is the first to give partial protection to children, WHO says.

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Algeria protests: Police ‘detain top businessmen’

April 22, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The four are being held in connection with a corruption investigation, state TV says.

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Nigeria Football Federation helping Kelechi Nwakali sort visa issue

April 22, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Nigeria Football Federation is helping Arsenal’s Kelechi Nwakali deal with a visa issue that has seen him stranded in the country since March.

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Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit

April 22, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

They were trying to imitate the rangers who raised them, a park official said.

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Letter from Africa: The art of drawing your address in The Gambia

April 22, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

With few street names in The Gambia, people have to get creative about giving directions.

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The women working for change

April 22, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Photographers at female-run non-profit Lensational have explored the untold stories of women in Africa making a living from environmental preservation.

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Zimbabwean Manners Mukuwiri recycles rubbish into art

April 22, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Artist Manners Mukuwiri makes sculptures from rubbish he finds on the street.

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Morocco protests: Thousands demand release of activists

April 22, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

It come weeks after jail sentences were upheld for political activists who organised demonstrations.

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Gunmen kill British woman in Nigeria

April 22, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Faye Mooney, who was working in Nigeria, was one of two people shot dead by kidnappers.

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