News : Africa


Exclusive Lady Detective short story
To mark 50 years of Botswana's independence, Alexander McCall Smith writes an exclusive short story featuring his lady detectives. | 29-Sep-2016 23:00

Somalia says US air strike killed civilians not al-Shabab
A Somali regional government official has demanded an explanation from the US after 22 civilians and Somali soldiers were allegedly killed in an airstrike. | 29-Sep-2016 19:48

Central African Republic militiamen ordered to vacate schools
Armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) are told to leave the schools they are occupying or face forceful eviction by UN troops.
BBC News | 29-Sep-2016 18:33

US sanctions allies of DR Congo's President Kabila
The US imposes sanctions on two top security officials allied to DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila, accusing them of suppressing the opposition.
BBC News | 29-Sep-2016 16:18

Caf's Nyantakyi and Camara elected to Fifa council
Kwesi Nyantakyi and Almamy Kabele Camara are elected to represent Caf in two new seats on the Fifa Council.
BBC News | 29-Sep-2016 12:02

Lagos hawkers: Nuisance or necessity?
The authorities in Nigeria's main city of Lagos are cracking down on street hawkers, blaming them for traffic jams.
BBC News | 29-Sep-2016 10:42

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