Africa News

Springboks ‘free to fly’ to World Cup

Posted September 2nd, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A legal attempt to block the South African team flying to the UK to play in the Rugby World Cup in a row over alleged racial discrimination fails.

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The black students rallying against “remnants of apartheid”

Posted September 2nd, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Black students rally at elite South African university

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Awoniyi tipped for Anfield success

Posted September 2nd, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Liverpool's teenage signing Taiwo Awoniyi has "all you need to succeed", says former Nigeria international Seyi Olofinjana

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Ghanaian legend Gyamfi passes away

Posted September 2nd, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Legendary Ghanaian former footballer and coach C.K. Gyamfi, who led his country to three Nations Cup titles, dies at the age of 85.

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Durban hosts 2022 Commonwealth Games

Posted September 2nd, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Durban will be the first African city to host the Commonwealth Games as it is confirmed as the venue for 2022.

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VIDEO: Who is DR Congo’s ‘Terminator’?

Posted September 2nd, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague for war crimes.

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DR Congo’s Ntaganda ICC trial to begin

Posted September 1st, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial for war crimes at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

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VIDEO: Kenyan workers ‘abused in Saudi Arabia’

Posted September 1st, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The BBC's Tomi Oladipo speaks to a group of Kenyan domestic workers who say they faced abuse - including physical assaults and rape - at the hands of their employers in Saudi Arabia.

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VIDEO: The risks of cycling in Dar es Salaam

Posted September 1st, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

As urban populations and economies grow across Africa, traffic jams and accidents seem to be getting worse. Could cycling be the answer?

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Nigerian drones to fight oil theft

Posted September 1st, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Nigeria is to deploy drones to monitor ships in an effort to curb the rampant theft of oil in the country, the state oil firm says.

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