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BBC Africa News
The latest stories from the Africa section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 19 min 33 sec ago
Pro-gay demonstrators took to the streets of Nairobi on Friday, calling for homosexuality to be de-criminalised in Kenya and other African countries.
Students in Ghana launch a model of a satellite attached to a balloon for the first time.
Tunisia bans the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia from holding a meeting in the city of Kairouan, raising fears of possible violence.
Air raids target a militant training camp in north-east Nigeria as a military plane is hit by anti-aircraft fire, officials say.
After years of conflict, it can be difficult to imagine the people of Mogadishu enjoying a nightlife.
An engineer from Greater Manchester was unlawfully killed by his kidnappers in Nigeria minutes after a UK-led rescue operation stormed in, an inquest found.
At least 20 people are killed when a mine collapses in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government says.
Cameroon opt to retain coach Jean-Paul Akono for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers but will continue to look for his replacement.
Two Nigerians are sentenced to seven years in prison over the deaths of at least 80 children who took adulterated teething medicine.
The Nigerian military says it has launched an all-out assault on Islamist militants in the north-east of the country.
A British engineer was unlawfully killed by his kidnappers in Nigeria minutes after a UK-led rescue operation stormed in, an inquest finds.
Strength tests, 3D films and an enormous cake
Didier Drogba is again left out of the Ivory Coast squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Gambia and Tanzania.
Nigeria's army begins operations against militant Islamists, while residents report overnight explosions and gunfire elsewhere in the north.
The 2015 Nations Cup qualifiers will take place over only three months next year, Caf announces.
The Nigerian army begins raids on Islamist group Boko Haram in the north-east of the country.
The man who proved Nigerians don't just like hip-hop
A lawsuit arguing that daughters should be allowed to succeed their fathers as chiefs in Lesotho is rejected by the Constitutional Court.
Germany pick Sidney Sam, a dual-nationality player also wanted by Nigeria.
New Sierra Leone coach Johnny McKinstry picks two young Chelsea players in the squad for two World Cup qualifiers in June.