Singers and skippers

Singers and skippers..

Emily Kelly 21-Jul, 04:00 19 BBC

A child plays with a skipping rope in South Africa's Cape Town on Tuesday as a crowd gathers to mark what would have been anti-apartheid...


Man who migrated twice

Man who migrated twice..

Olivia Rogers 20-Jul, 21:30 26 BBC

This is the story of the man who migrated twice. Who dodged the police along the Italian border with France - twice. Avoided officials on...


Harar - the Ethiopian city known as 'Africa's Mecca'

Harar - the Ethiopian city known as 'Africa's Mecca'..

Mia Mason 20-Jul, 21:30 20 BBC

As the Unesco-recognised Ethiopian city of Harar marks its 1,010th anniversary, the BBC's Emmanuel Igunza explores its unique heritage. ...


Xanda, son of Cecil the lion, 'killed by hunter' in Zimbabwe

Xanda, son of Cecil the lion, 'killed by hunter' in Zimbabwe..

Anna Torres 20-Jul, 14:30 21 BBC

Two years after Cecil the lion was killed by a trophy-hunter in Zimbabwe, prompting global outrage, his son may have met a similar sad end....


Aids deaths halve as more get drugs

Aids deaths halve as more get drugs..

Tyler Holmes 20-Jul, 09:10 17 BBC

Deaths linked to Aids have halved in a decade, official figures shows. The condition, which is caused by HIV, used to be one of the top...


Yousra Elbagir: Sudan's 'big and beautiful' pills for women

Yousra Elbagir: Sudan's 'big and beautiful' pills for women..

Cole Becker 19-Jul, 22:00 18 BBC

In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir looks at how some Sudanese women are turning to black market substances...


Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon, Amnesty says

Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon, Amnesty says..

Sophia Bell 19-Jul, 22:00 19 BBC

Suspected Boko Haram fighters have been "brutally tortured" by security forces in Cameroon, a rights group says. Amnesty International...


'Her generosity cost her life'

'Her generosity cost her life'..

Ella Flores 19-Jul, 15:10 28 BBC

Prudence Mabele's decision to become one of the first black South African women to declare her HIV-positive status was the start of a...


Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi

Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi..

Andrew Martin 19-Jul, 10:20 18 BBC

A young girl has been killed by a lion while relieving herself at night at the back of a hut in a rural part of Zimbabwe, a police...


Three Kenyan men sentenced to death for stripping woman

Three Kenyan men sentenced to death for stripping woman..

Cole Becker 19-Jul, 10:20 21 BBC

Three Kenyan men who stripped and attacked a woman in a bus have been sentenced to death by a magistrate in the capital, Nairobi. The...


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