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Table Mountain fire ‘burns out of control’ in Cape Town

April 18, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The blaze has so far destroyed part of a cafe at the Rhodes Memorial above the city of Cape Town.

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Thousands stranded in traffic over Kenya Covid rules

April 18, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Police block major roads in the capital Nairobi to enforce an overnight ban on movement.

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Sindi van Zyl: The ‘people’s doctor’ who revealed her own struggles

April 18, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

South Africans are mourning Dr Sindi van Zyl who helped thousands through her social media work.

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Why IS involvement in Mozambique is exaggerated

April 17, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The militants claiming of a recent attack got publicity but they may not have actually been behind it.

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F1 in Africa: The fast and the fragile

April 16, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The story of the first South African Grand Prix, and the nail-biting title showdown between Graham Hill and Jim Clark.

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TB Joshua: YouTube blocks Nigerian preacher over gay cure claim

April 16, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

TB Joshua is one of Africa’s most influential evangelists, with top politicians among his followers.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal forward treated in hospital for malaria

April 15, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been treated in hospital after he contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon.

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Caster Semenya wins 5,000m title in South African Athletics Championships

April 15, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Caster Semenya says she will not attempt to qualify for the 200m at the Tokyo Olympics after defending her national 5,000m title.

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Senegal: The HIV success story that’s failing gay men

April 15, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Senegal has successfully reduced HIV but infection remains high among gay men.

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Tokyo 2020: Africa’s Olympic climbing hopefuls aim to inspire the next generation

April 14, 2021 | Source: BBC News - Africa

With 100 days to go until Tokyo 2020 Africa’s Olympic climbers are optimistic The Games can boost their sport on the continent.

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