South Africa: Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe accused of assault

South Africa: Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe accused of assault..

Wyatt Waller 15-Aug, 06:40 12 BBC

Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, is alleged to have attacked a 20-year-old model at a hotel in South Africa, local media there report. ...


Sierra Leone mudslides: Desperate dig for Freetown survivors

Sierra Leone mudslides: Desperate dig for Freetown survivors..

Gavin Perry 15-Aug, 03:10 13 BBC

The desperate dig for survivors was due to resume at first light in Sierra Leone's capital, after mudslides and floods claimed the lives of...


Big nation, big losers

Big nation, big losers..

Kevin Allen 14-Aug, 22:01 14 BBC

Nigeria failed to win a medal at this month's World Athletics Championships - meaning Africa's most populous nation has come home...


Deadly attack targets UN mission in Timbuktu, Mali

Deadly attack targets UN mission in Timbuktu, Mali..

Anna Torres 14-Aug, 19:20 15 BBC

Gunmen have attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in the city of Timbuktu in northern Mali, killing seven people. Five of those who...


Kenya election: Raila Odinga's strike call mostly ignored

Kenya election: Raila Odinga's strike call mostly ignored..

Anna Torres 14-Aug, 09:00 14 BBC

Many Kenyans have ignored opposition leader Raila Odinga's call for a strike over disputed elections. In the capital Nairobi and other...


Sierra Leone mudslide buries houses with hundreds feared dead

Sierra Leone mudslide buries houses with hundreds feared dead..

David Brooks 14-Aug, 09:00 13 BBC

Hundreds of people are feared dead and others trapped in their homes after a mudslide near Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown. A hillside in...


'Three dead' in Burkina Faso attack

'Three dead' in Burkina Faso attack..

13-Aug, 21:31 18 BBC

Three people are reported dead after suspected jihadists launched an attack n the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou. ...


Mission impossible

Mission impossible..

Michael Adamson 13-Aug, 20:02 12 BBC

In our series of letters from African writers, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on her lack of passion for "man's best...


Kenya election: Raila Odinga urges supporters to strike

Kenya election: Raila Odinga urges supporters to strike..

Michael Adamson 13-Aug, 10:30 15 BBC

Kenya's opposition leader has urged people to stay away from work on Monday over the disputed election result. Raila Odinga said it would...


Sick leave

Sick leave..

Cole Becker 12-Aug, 22:01 14 BBC

The presidents of Nigeria, Angola, Zimbabwe, Benin and Algeria all have something in common - an apparent lack of faith in the health...


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