Africa News

Letter from Africa: Taking advantage of a crisis

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Will Ebola change Ghanaians' love of funerals and dead bodies?

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VIDEO: Death sparks violent CAR clashes

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

There have been fierce clashes between militia and international peacekeepers in the capital of Central African Republic.

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South Africa issues Ebola travel ban

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

South Africa says non-citizens arriving from Ebola-affected areas of West Africa will not be allowed into the country.

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S Africa MPs halt president’s speech

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

An address to parliament by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is halted by opposition MPs chanting: "Pay back the money."

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Boko Haram ‘control police academy’

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Northern Nigeria's riot police training academy has been overrun by Boko Haram Islamist militants, a witness in Borno state tells the BBC.

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Williamson signs on to coach Kenya

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Bobby Williamson is officially appointed Kenya coach after finally signing a contract with the country's football federation.

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Cast of South African soap sacked

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The 16-strong cast of popular South African soap opera Generations is sacked after a long-running dispute over pay and contracts.

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Rwanda appeal set for six days’ time

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Rwanda's appeal against disqualification from the Nations Cup will be heard by Caf on 27 August in Egypt.

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Rwanda appeal set for six days’ time

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Rwanda's appeal against disqualification from the Nations Cup will be heard by Caf on 27 August in Egypt.

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Deadly ethnic clashes in Darfur

Posted August 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

At least 63 people have died in clashes between rival Arab groups in Sudan's arid Darfur region, witnesses say.

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