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BBC Africa News
The latest stories from the Africa section of the BBC News web site.
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At least 50 people have been massacred by machete and axe-wielding attackers in eastern DR Congo, according to activists.
Zambia's governing Patriotic Front suspends President Guy Scott as party leader amid a power struggle ahead of elections in January.
Provides an overview of Rwanda, including key events and facts about this East African country that is still recovering from the genocide of 1994.
Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.
Olympiakos striker Michael Olaitan is back in training for the first time since he collapsed during a league game in March.
The funeral is held in Uganda of a boy of two, who was run over by a council vehicle after his mother was arrested for selling fruit.
Egypt dismiss coach Shawky Gharib after he failed to qualify the Pharaohs for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
The BBC's Lerato Mbele meets the Ethiopian farmers trying to find their place in the local and regional economy.
Ethiopia is experiencing a property and infrastructure boom, as Roderick Macleod reports from Addis Ababa.
A doctor has died in Mali after treating a patient who sparked a second wave of the deadly Ebola virus in the country.
World Food Programme Guinea country director Elisabeth Faure says the Ebola outbreak is making problems with food insecurity in affected countries much worse.
Tunisia to choose new president with powers curtailed
The parents of jailed Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste make a direct appeal to Egypt's President Sisi for his release.
Still no cure as chaos continues in Libya
At least one person has died in the Kenyan city of Mombasa after new clashes following the closure of several mosques in the city.
Roller derby changing lives for Egyptian women
Dozens of people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-eastern Nigeria, officials and villagers say.
Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have their sentences more than doubled in a high-profile court case.
The Kenyan government orders an investigation after more than 12,000 false names were found on its workers' payroll.
The World Health Organization says transmission of Ebola remains "intense" in Sierra Leone. Here is the latest Ebola news for Thursday 20 November - in 15 seconds.