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Vaccine sprint

9 hours 3 min ago
Africa's worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years prompts a race to protect millions of people from the disease, complicated by a shortage of vaccines.

Moses scores as Chelsea win again

Sat, 2016-08-27 13:01
Chelsea maintain their 100% start to the season with a comfortable victory over Burnley at Stamford Bridge.

Kei Kamara ends international break

Sat, 2016-08-27 12:55
Kei Kamara announces an end to his international break, ahead of Sierra Leone's crucial Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Ivory Coast.

Siasia quits Nigeria saying he has 'had enough'

Sat, 2016-08-27 09:43
Samson Siasia, who coached Nigeria's men's football team to the Olympic bronze medal at Rio 2016, quits the game in his country.

Tunisia parliament approves unity government of Youssef Chahed

Fri, 2016-08-26 21:17
Tunisia's parliament votes by an overwhelming majority to approve a unity government led by prime minister-designate Youssef Chahed.

Zimbabwe anti-Mugabe protest: Police fire tear gas

Fri, 2016-08-26 17:18
Police in Zimbabwe fire tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters gathered for a protest march in the capital Harare.

Violence erupts in Zimbabwe after anti-Mugabe protest

Fri, 2016-08-26 17:10
Zimbabwe's riot police have fired tear gas and beaten up opposition protesters in central Harare.

Africa's week in 90 seconds

Fri, 2016-08-26 12:38
Satirist Ikenna Azuike takes a look at the African news this week.

Gael Bigirimana: Coventry City re-sign Newcastle United midfielder

Fri, 2016-08-26 12:33
Coventry City re-sign midfielder Gael Bigirimana from Newcastle United on a deal until the end of the season.

Flushing out IS fighters in Libya's Sirte

Fri, 2016-08-26 08:56
The Libyan forces are preparing for what they hope to be the last attack against Islamic State group in the city of Sirte.

Oscar Pistorius: Bid to challenge six-year jail term fails

Fri, 2016-08-26 07:40
South African state prosecutors fail in their bid to challenge the six-year sentence for murder handed down to Oscar Pistorius.

Zambian ends prostate cancer silence

Fri, 2016-08-26 07:04
The lone Zambian voice trying to trying to raise awareness about the dangers of prostate cancer.

Unmasking Gabon's vote

Fri, 2016-08-26 06:31
The opposition in Gabon is presenting a more united front against President Bongo, raising expectations that Saturday's vote may be closer than in the past.

Should Botswana break its reliance on diamonds?

Fri, 2016-08-26 05:41
Diamonds have helped Botswana's economy over the past 50 years. But now some people are saying that the stones don't hold the same promise for the future.

Africa's top shots: 19-25 August 2016

Fri, 2016-08-26 04:33
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Endurance test

Fri, 2016-08-26 03:06
The BBC looks at the future of Ethiopian silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa after his daring anti-government protest at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Somalia attack: Gunman storm beach restaurant in Mogadishu

Thu, 2016-08-25 22:20
At least seven people are killed in a bomb and gun attack on a beach restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

Female bodyguard breaks barriers

Thu, 2016-08-25 19:04
In Egypt, Hind Wajih Othman has entered a profession usually perceived as male-dominated, qualifying as the country's first female bodyguard.

Kenya athletes angry at Rio shanty accommodation

Thu, 2016-08-25 14:10
Kenyan athletes express anger after being stranded in a Rio shanty town where gunshots could be heard, after the closure of the Olympic village.

Nabil Bentaleb: Tottenham loan Algerian midfielder to Schalke

Thu, 2016-08-25 09:52
Algeria international Nabil Bentaleb joins German side Schalke on a season-long loan from Tottenham.