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Showing posts with label BBC News - Africa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label BBC News - Africa. Show all posts

Friday, November 13, 2020

Ethiopia Tigray crisis: Rights commission to investigate 'mass killings'

It comes as the UN's human rights chief warns of possible war crimes happening in northern Tigray state.

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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: How the conflict could destabilise its neighbours

With accusations of Eritrean involvement and thousands fleeing, the Tigray conflict could have serious repercussions.

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Jerry Rawlings: Remembering Ghana's 'man of the people'

Ghana's longest-serving leader led by example but later fell foul of his own standards, says Akwasi Sarpong.

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What happens if Zambia defaults on its debt to China and other lenders?

BBC Africa's Jameisha Prescod looks at how Zambia's financial issues have been made worse during the pandemic.

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Ethiopia Tigray crisis: PM Abiy Ahmed accuses Tigrayan troops of massacre

Amnesty International also says "probably hundreds" have been hacked to death in northern Ethiopia.

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Zambia on brink of defaulting on foreign debt

Coronavirus has aggravated pre-existing financial pressures, including a $12bn external debt load.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: 'My little brother needs medicine'

A BBC journalist on the fears she has for her family in Ethiopia's Tigray region following an outbreak of fighting.

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Africa's week in pictures: 6 - 12 November 2020

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.

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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: UN warns aid could run out

Flour and fuel shortages are being reported in Tigray, where federal and regional forces are fighting.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie voted best Women's Prize for Fiction winner

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun tops a vote for the book award's 25th anniversary.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The Nigerians standing up to sex-work traffickers in Sicily

The Nigerian leading a battle to help rescue those like herself from a life of prostitution in Sicily.

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Tigray crisis: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed rejects peace talks

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he will not negotiate until the rule of law is achieved.

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Building sustainable schools using 'moon bricks'

Leila Meroue is using a 'moon brick' technique to build sustainable schools in Senegal.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

How could Covid affect November's 2021 Afcon qualifiers?

BBC Sport Africa looks at what impact the global coronavirus pandemic could have on November's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict sparks spread of misinformation

We've been looking at examples of online misinformation about the hostilities in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

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Alex Song: Ex-Arsenal and Barcelona star lands in Djibouti

Former Arsenal and Barcelona player Alex Song moves to Djibouti to help promote the nation's football.

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Mo Bettamer: Aldershot Town striker prepares for senior Libya debut

Swapping the National League for African Cup of Nations qualifiers in Covid-19 times will be a unique experience for Mo Bettamer.

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Two-million-year-old skull of human 'cousin' unearthed

The fossil from a large-toothed species helps shed more light on how humans evolved, researchers say.

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Uganda election: Singer and president battle for youth vote

Campaigning has officially started in Uganda’s upcoming presidential elections.

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Africa's tenth richest man Patrice Motsepe announces Caf presidential bid

South African Patrice Motsepe, one of Africa's richest men, announces his intention to become the next president of the Confederation of African Football.

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