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Diego Ross 21-Apr, 11:48 13 BBC

A video has emerged which allegedly shows Egyptian soldiers shooting dead unarmed detainees in the northern Sinai region, where the...


South Africa bus crash kills 20 children

South Africa bus crash kills 20 children..

Anna Torres 21-Apr, 11:48 12 BBC

Twenty children have been killed in a minibus crash near the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services have said. The children...


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Nigerian Manchester United fans electrocuted watching match..

Kevin Allen 21-Apr, 10:00 20 BBC

At least seven people have died after an electric cable fell on fans watching a Manchester United match on TV in Nigeria, police say. The...


Africa's top shots: 13-20 April 2017

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Zimbabwe DNA tests 'prove hunter was killed by a crocodile'

Zimbabwe DNA tests 'prove hunter was killed by a crocodile'..

Michael Adamson 20-Apr, 12:00 18 BBC

DNA tests on the carcass of a crocodile shot in Zimbabwe have confirmed that it contains the remains of a missing South African hunter, an...


Nigeria 'gay wedding' bust leads to charges

Nigeria 'gay wedding' bust leads to charges..

Lily Evans 20-Apr, 08:32 23 BBC

Prosecutors in the northern Nigeria state of Kaduna have charged a group of 53 people with conspiring to celebrate a gay wedding. The...


Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai and Mujuru in anti-Mugabe alliance

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai and Mujuru in anti-Mugabe alliance..

Mia Mason 20-Apr, 05:09 25 BBC

Two of Zimbabwe's best known opposition figures have agreed to form an alliance against President Robert Mugabe. Long-time Mugabe critic...


Gambian wife's anguish over missing husband

Gambian wife's anguish over missing husband..

Maria Stewart 19-Apr, 20:16 29 BBC

There were high expectations when The Gambia's President Adama Barrow took over from long-time leader Yahya Jammeh. But three months since...


Nigeria's Buhari suspends spy chief after $43m found in Lagos

Nigeria's Buhari suspends spy chief after $43m found in Lagos..

Kevin Allen 19-Apr, 12:48 18 BBC

A three-member panel, led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, will investigate who authorised the release of the money to the NIA and whether...


Uganda ends hunt for LRA leader Joseph Kony

Uganda ends hunt for LRA leader Joseph Kony..

Emily Kelly 19-Apr, 09:48 23 BBC

Ugandan troops have pulled out of the hunt for rebel leader Joseph Kony in the Central African Republic (CAR), the army has said. He and...


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