News From Africa
- Senegal's parliament brawls after MP hits woman colleagueby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 10:25 pm
An MP from the ruling party was hit by a colleague from the opposition during a budget presentation.
- World Cup 2022 - Cameroon 1-0 Brazil: Cameroon out despite win over Brazilby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 9:30 pm
Cameroon are out of the World Cup despite securing a dramatic victory over Brazil at Lusail Stadium in their final Group G match.
- World Cup 2022: Otto Addo resigns as Ghana boss after eliminationby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 7:04 pm
Otto Addo resigns as Ghana boss following their World Cup group-stage elimination.
- Cyril Ramaphosa: South Africa leader's future in doubt amid scandalby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 5:35 pm
South Africans wait with bated breath as ANC leaders adjourn crisis talks.
- Ghana out of World Cup after losing to Uruguayby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 5:22 pm
Luis Suarez's heroics for Uruguay are in vain as victory over Ghana is not enough to send them through, with both sides knocked out of the World Cup
- Andrew Mitchell warns large numbers in Somalia could dieby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 4:58 pm
The development minister announces further UK aid, on a visit to draught-hit western Somalia.
- Cyril Ramaphosa: A quick guide to South Africa's 'Farmgate' scandalby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 2:56 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa's career hangs in the balance over allegations he covered up a theft at his farm.
- World Cup 2022: Wahbi Khazri announces Tunisia retirement after Qatar exitby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 2:27 pm
Tunisia forward Wahbi Khazri announces his retirement from international football following their exit from the World Cup in Qatar.
- Cyril Ramaphosa: South Africa's president considers future amid corruption scandalby BBC News - Africa on December 2, 2022 at 1:55 pm
South Africa's ruling party is discussing the president's future, after corruption allegations.
- World Cup 2022: Canada 1-2 Morocco: Boss Walid Regragui says 'why not?' on winningby BBC News - Africa on December 1, 2022 at 9:34 pm
Morocco end 36 years of World Cup hurt by progressing to the knockout stage - then set their sights on going all the way.
- Cyril Ramaphosa: Damning report raises tough questions for South Africa's leaderby BBC News - Africa on December 1, 2022 at 4:26 pm
South Africa's president came to power vowing to fight corruption but now has his own case to answer.
- Unicef: 'HIV/Aids progress stalling for young people in Africa'by BBC News - Africa on December 1, 2022 at 1:21 pm
On World Aids Day, Unicef's new head of HIV/Aids Anurita Bains tells the BBC that progress on HIV is stagnating for young people.
- World Cup 2022: Luis Suarez refuses to apologise for Ghana handball in 2010by BBC News - Africa on December 1, 2022 at 12:44 pm
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez refuses to apologise for his deliberate handball on the goalline against Ghana in the 2010 World Cup.
- World Cup 2022: Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri holds head high after exit in Qatarby BBC News - Africa on December 1, 2022 at 12:38 pm
Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri remains philosophical after exiting the World Cup despite a famous win over the defending champions France.
- In Africa, UN chief sees continent full of ‘hope and potential’by UN News - Global perspective Human stories on December 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm
Far too often, Africa is viewed from outside “through a prism of problems” said UN chief António Guterres on Thursday, speaking in the Ethiopian capital, home to the African Union, where he has been taking part in the sixth UN-AU annual conference.
- Africa’s advances in maternal, infant mortality face setbacks: WHO by UN News - Global perspective Human stories on December 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm
Across Africa, efforts to reduce the number of women and infants dying in childbirth are set to slow without a substantial increase in investment, the UN health agency said on Thursday.
- Gambia cough syrup deaths: 'She is gone.'by BBC News - Africa on November 30, 2022 at 1:13 pm
Parents of Gambia's cough syrup victims narrate the last moments of their children.
- World Cup 2022: Senegal dedicate win to Papa Bouba Diopby BBC News - Africa on November 30, 2022 at 11:51 am
Senegal players dedicate their World Cup win over Ecuador to the late Papa Bouba Diop, who starred for the country at the 2002 finals.
- Ebola in Uganda: The people spreading misinformation onlineby BBC News - Africa on November 29, 2022 at 1:20 am
Some Ugandans have been attacking the government's efforts, even denying the Ebola virus's existence.
- South Africa turns to solar to help stop power cutsby BBC News - Africa on November 29, 2022 at 12:05 am
The government is backing solar energy to help solve the continuing problem of power shortages.
- ‘We cannot give up’ on the millions suffering in drought-stricken Horn of Africa, urges WFP officialby UN News - Global perspective Human stories on November 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm
Millions of people in the Horn of Africa – a region at the intersection of some of the worst impacts of climate change, recurring humanitarian crises and insecurity – are facing the driest conditions in four decades along with extreme food shortages. The top UN World Food Programme (WFP) official in the region, Michael Dunford, is warning that the situation there is likely to get worse before it improves.
- Breastfeeding: Nigeria's first breast milk bankby BBC News - Africa on November 28, 2022 at 11:33 am
Meet Chinny Obinwanne, the Doctor behind the first breast milk bank in Nigeria.
- Fulu Fiziki: 'We don't want Africa to become the world's bin'by BBC News - Africa on November 28, 2022 at 9:19 am
Meet the Congolese eco-friendly group, Fulu Miziki. The band recycles waste and turns it into instruments.
- South Africa pit bull attacks: 'We can't live in a world where dogs eat children'by BBC News - Africa on November 27, 2022 at 1:08 am
Anger mounts after the killing of children, including Keketso Saule, by pit bulls in South Africa.
- First Person: The Liberian police inspector working to end sexual and gender-based violenceby UN News - Global perspective Human stories on November 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm
Inspector Muna Meah is a Commander in the Liberia National Police Force, and the county coordinator for the Women and Children’s Social Protection Centre in Sanniquille, north-central Liberia. For the past seven years, she has investigated cases of violence against women and children and supported survivors to access the help they need.
- Tunisia’s World Cup barber: ‘I cut your hair good, you need to score’by BBC News - Africa on November 26, 2022 at 11:52 am
Houssem Sakkahas is a Tunisian barber, based in Doha who cuts the hair of many of the players at the World Cup .
- Babalwa Latsha: The story of Africa's first female professional rugby playerby BBC News - Africa on November 26, 2022 at 11:33 am
Meet Babalwa Latsha, the Springbok prop who was Africa's first professional rugby player and says athletes "can really change the world".
- The Kenyans lured to become unwitting 'love' fraudstersby BBC News - Africa on November 26, 2022 at 12:26 am
How Kenyans are being scammed by south-east Asian trafficking cartels posing as job recruitment agents.
- Ebola fears see Uganda close schools early for Christmasby BBC News - Africa on November 25, 2022 at 12:11 am
Schools nationwide are closing two weeks before the end of term as Uganda battles a deadly virus.
- Fez Forum concludes with spotlight on Morrocco’s model of tolerance and co-existenceby UN News - Global perspective Human stories on November 23, 2022 at 12:00 pm
The ninth Global Forum for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) concluded its work on Wednesday in the Moroccan city of Fez, emphasizing the values of dialogue and tolerance, as well as the role of Africa as a positive actor in the international arena.