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Sunday 09 June 2019, 22:41 pm.
Mon 12 Nov 2018, 15:19 pm
Tanzania's arts regulatory council, Basata, has banned a brand new hit song - Mwanza - by household musicians Raymond Shabaan Mwakyusa, famously known as Rayvanny, and Di...
Tue 23 Oct 2018, 06:47 am
Cameroon's President Paul Biya has won a seventh term in office in polls marred by low turnout and voter intimidation.
Tue 28 Aug 2018, 12:49 pm
Zimbabwe's opposition MDC Alliance is trying to raise $129,000 (£100,000) to pay legal fees after the country's highest court dismissed its application to annul Presiden...
Tue 31 Jul 2018, 14:10 pm
Zimbabwe is awaiting the results of its landmark elections, with both frontrunners saying they are confident.
Tue 26 Jun 2018, 10:00 am
Two people injured in Saturday's explosion at a campaign rally in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo have died, a medical official has said.
Tue 12 Jun 2018, 09:14 am
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US president and North Korean leader to meet, an unprecedented development after a year of exchanging threats.
Tue 29 May 2018, 08:56 am
A privately funded search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has drawn to a close.
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 06:00 am
Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday, Russia has said.
Mon 26 Feb 2018, 15:02 pm
A Tanzanian opposition MP has been handed a five-month prison sentence after being found guilty of defaming President John Magufuli, The Citizen news site reports.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 11:48 am
Popular Nigerian child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, has announced she is going to work for Disney.
Tue 13 Feb 2018, 09:28 am
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will formally ask for President Jacob Zuma to resign after he refused to do so earlier, reports say.
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 17:38 pm
The Maldives government has declared a state of emergency for 15 days amid a political crisis in the island nation.
Mon 22 Jan 2018, 20:00 pm
Former international footballer George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia.
Mon 27 Nov 2017, 17:03 pm
Prince Harry says he is "thrilled" after announcing he is to marry US actress girlfriend Meghan Markle.
Tue 07 Nov 2017, 13:20 pm
Zimbabwe's Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from his post, the country's government has announced.
Tue 31 Oct 2017, 10:34 am
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of a controversial re-run of the presidential election.
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 17:13 pm
The Egyptian capital Cairo has been described as the "most dangerous" megacity for women.
Tue 04 Jul 2017, 13:15 pm
North Korea says it has successfully tested its first "intercontinental ballistic missile" (ICBM).
Tue 30 May 2017, 14:59 pm
Golfer Tiger Woods says alcohol was "not involved" in his arrest while driving in Florida early on Monday.
Tue 09 May 2017, 09:36 am
"Brigitte! Brigitte! Brigitte!" chanted the crowd as she took the stage with her husband, newly elected President Emmanuel Macron. Who is she?
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:57 pm
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers...
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 11:41 am
Tanzania's deputy health minister Hamis Kingwangala has ordered three men who he accused of being gay to report to police for questioning - or risk arrest, reports the BB...
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 16:49 pm
A former Muslim preacher in Nigeria who had at least 86 wives has died aged 93.
Tue 17 Jan 2017, 07:26 am
US car giant Ford has recalled more than 4,500 of its Kuga model in South Africa for safety checks after dozens of them caught fire since 2015.
Tue 20 Dec 2016, 14:04 pm
The US electoral college has certified Donald Trump as president, despite a last-ditch effort to deny him the White House.
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