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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

South Africa votes, here's what people had to say

After nearly 30 years in power, the ANC ruling party faces its toughest challenge yet in this year's polls.

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Outrage as Nigeria changes national anthem

Many Nigerians say the country has more pressing needs amid a cost-of-living crisis.

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Cameroon replace coach Brys after Eto'o argument

Marc Brys is replaced as head coach of Cameroon after he was involved in a heated exchange with federation president Samuel Eto'o.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

South Africans vote in crucial election for the ANC

The party of the late Nelson Mandela faces its biggest challenge in 30 years as millions go to the polls.

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Row over mysterious disappearance of Zambian MP

Independent MP Emmanuel "Jay Jay" Banda is in hospital after an alleged abduction over the weekend.

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'My children hid with goats to trick kidnappers'

A father who fled kidnappers in central Nigeria on his motorbike tells how his family survived.

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Luxury perfumes linked to child labour, BBC finds

The BBC witnessed children picking jasmine in Egypt, a major exporter of the flowers’ oil.

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Monday, May 27, 2024

Egyptian soldier killed in Israel border incident

Reports say there was an exchange of fire in a rare deadly incident between the two countries.

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Kenyan leader says private jet cheaper option

Some Kenyans question the president's statement that using Kenya Airways would have been more expensive.

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A simple guide to the election

The ANC has governed since the end of apartheid, but its vote could fall below 50% for the first time.

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Sunday, May 26, 2024

Some 160 villagers reported taken in deadly raid in Nigeria

Nigerian officials say gunmen spent hours in the village and had time to drink tea before abducting people.

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130 people die at Sudan hospital amid city siege

Hospitals and markets in El Fasher are experiencing "violent artillery shelling", a resident says.

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Burkina Faso extends military rule by five years

Military ruler Capt Ibrahim Traoré breaks his promise to restore civillian rule by 1 July this year.

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Is ANC conquering or struggling in South Africa poll?

The governing party wraps up its campaign for a seventh term with a rally in Soweto.

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Friday, May 24, 2024

Cynthia voted for Nelson Mandela. Now she's abandoning his successors

The ruling ANC party has not delivered the change in South Africa that some had hoped for.

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Kenya’s non-Nato ally status is crucial for regional security

Kenya is the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to enter the special military alliance with the US.

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'South Africa trusts me' - Jacob Zuma talks to the BBC

The BBC's Anne Soy questions the former leader about corruption allegations that have dogged his career.

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