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The American who fled 'gay conversion' in Africa

25.02.2018 20:10

A midnight taxi; an emergency flight home; a new life in New York. An ex-Muslim tells his story.


Africa: Alarm as parts of endangered animals sold openly

25.02.2018 8:47

Traditional medicine plays an important part in many African cultures, but in South Africa, some animal conservationists say endangered and threatened species - such as leopards - are being used to make it.


Inside Kofinou asylum centre, a life of grim uncertainty

25.02.2018 5:21

Hundreds of asylum seekers from Middle East and Africa are hosted in a remote Cypriot centre where conditions are bleak.


Former S.African soldier sentenced to death in S.Sudan

24.02.2018 14:13

A former South African soldier was sentenced to death in South Sudan on Friday for attempting to overthrow the government. Ex-colonel William Endley, 55, was "sentenced to death by hanging" for espionage and conspiring to overthrow the government, said judge Lado Eriminio Sekwat at a court in the capital Juba. Endley, who can appeal the ruling, was also sentenced to nine years and four months in prison for other related crimes, which must be served before his execution.


Wydad Casablanca are crowned Caf Super Cup champions

24.02.2018 13:27

Wydad Casablanca of Morocco are the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Super Cup champions after beating TP Mazembe of DR Congo.


South Africa police station raid: Seven suspects shot dead

24.02.2018 9:20

Seven people accused of killing South African police are killed in a shoot-out at a church.


Hunger in Africa at the heart of UN conference in Sudan

24.02.2018 7:09

The United Nations estimates more than 220 million people are facing hunger across the African continent.

Tags: Africa

Inspirational Africans - or glory-hunters?

23.02.2018 22:09

A record number of Africans competed this year - but most of them live in the US and Europe.

Tags: EU, Africa

Africa's week in pictures: 16-22 February 2018

23.02.2018 21:10

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.


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