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Kenya:As Drought Saps Hydropower, Steam May Keep Kenya Boiling Along
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:19

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -In February, Kenyans awoke to news that has become an annual ritual: Authorities were considering temporarily sh...

Rodney Saunders: South Africa identifies body of missing horticulturalist
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 02:22

Horticulturalist Rodney Saunders and his wife disappeared in February, in a suspected IS kidnapping. BBC News - Africa

World Cup boost for Egypt and Mohamed Elneny
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:23

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that Mohamed Elneny should recover from an ankle injury to be available for Egypt's World Cup campaign. BBC News -...

Rwanda 'genocide-era' mass graves found
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:46

The graves are believed to date from the 1994 genocide, which left about 800,000 people dead. BBC News - Africa

Crossing Divides: Nigeria tin mine heals ancient wounds
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:21

Despite a history of tension and violence, some Fulani herdsmen and Berom farmers in Nigeria now work together. BBC News - Africa

Pimpin' rides, Uganda-style
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:30

The Ugandan entrepreneur finding success using African fabric to style car interiors. BBC News - Africa

Mohamed Salah: The night the 'phenomenal' Liverpool man downed Roma
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:26

Mohamed Salah was named England's best player at the weekend. On Tuesday, he established himself as one of Europe's finest. Next step: the world? BBC...

GM plant tech boosts malaria drug yield
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:39

Scientists have modified a plant's genes to make it produce high levels of a key malaria drug, potentially helping meet the large global demand. BBC ...

French tycoon held over 'Africa corruption'
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:19

Vincent Bolloré is questioned by police near Paris over contracts to run ports in Guinea and Togo. BBC News - Africa

Israel scraps plan to forcibly deport African migrants
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:31

The government writes to the Supreme Court that forced migrant removal "is no longer on the agenda". BBC News - Africa

Kenya dams 'a flood risk' after heavy rains
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:30

Some 200,000 people have already been displaced because of flooding, staying in schools or open areas. BBC News - Africa

Africa:Africa Loses Billions Due to High Cost of Remittances
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:55

[Deutsche Welle] Billions of dollars in remittances flowed to Africa in 2017. The money could go further if it wasn't more expensive to send money to ...

PFA Player of the Year 2017-18: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:23

Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah wins the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award for 2017-18. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria:Survey Highlights Likely Effects of Higher Inflation Rate On Economy
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:36

[This Day] Respondents to a survey conducted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) believe the economy would end up weaker if prices of goods and servi...

SA to tighten security after fan violence
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:31

South Africa's Premier Soccer League promises increased security at domestic matches, following crowd violence at a Cup semi-final on Saturday. BBC N...

South Africa:Nationwide Bus Strike Continues
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:50

[News24Wire] Many commuters must once again look for alternative transport as the nationwide bus strike looks set to intensify as it enters its sixth ...

Uganda:Opposition's Besigye Says Govt Obstructs His Facebook, Twitter Accounts
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:37

[Monitor] Kampala -Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) founding president Kizza Besigye has accused the government of interfering with his digital commu...

South Africa:Activists Win Top Environmental Prize for Fighting Zuma, Russia Nuclear Deal
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:45

[South African Faith Communities' Environment Institute] The Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) congratulates our own ...

South African women win Goldman prize for stopping nuclear deal
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:45

Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid won their court case against a secret deal with Russia worth ($ 76bn) £54bn. BBC News - Africa

South Sudan:Malaysia Oil Firm Fights South Sudan Water Poisoning Claims
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:56

[East African] The Malaysia-owned oil firm, Petronas, is battling accusations of poisoning drinking water in the Thar Jath oilfield in South Sudan. A...

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