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BBC News - Africa

11/20/2017 02:51 PM
Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe faces impeachment by parliament
The embattled Zimbabwean leader is to face impeachment proceedings from his own party.

11/20/2017 12:01 PM
Naby Keita: From the streets of Guinea to a record £48m Liverpool move
Naby Keita's journey from breaking things while shopping with his mother in Guinea to a record £48m move to Liverpool.

11/20/2017 08:00 AM
Gen Constantine Chiwenga: The army chief who took power from Mugabe
The army general who ruthlessly crushed the opposition in Zimbabwe is now being hailed as a political saviour.

11/20/2017 07:53 AM
Aubameyang back for vital Dortmund clash
Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns from a club suspension to face Tottenham in the Champions League.

11/20/2017 06:31 AM
Sevilla v Liverpool: Defender Joel Matip does not travel in Champions League
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Sevilla and Liverpool.

11/20/2017 04:47 AM
What next for the Mugabes?
We look at some of the options for Zimbabwe, its president, and his wife after the military takeover

11/19/2017 10:49 PM
Zimbabwe's week of upheaval in under two minutes
From tanks heading toward the capital Harare on Tuesday to President Robert Mugabe's surprise speech.

11/19/2017 10:15 PM
Kenya Supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta poll win
The main opposition has rejected the ruling, saying it will not recognise the new government.

11/19/2017 05:37 PM
Morocco food stampede kills 15
The incident occurred as a charity aid was distributing aid in the town of Sidi Boulaalam.

11/19/2017 12:52 PM
Tattoos, piercing and dreadlocks on Egypt's streets
What's the new hair craze? Young Egyptians know it all.

11/19/2017 12:22 PM
How great is China's influence?
The news that the head of Zimbabwe's military visited China days before it took power has sparked questions.

11/19/2017 11:47 AM
Five things
Five things you need to know about the background to Zimbabwe's political crisis.

11/19/2017 10:47 AM
'We need him to resign' - Zimbabweans react to Mugabe statement
The 93-year-old president fails to resign, and has vowed to stay in power for several weeks.

11/19/2017 08:00 AM
Robert Mugabe fails to resign during live televised speech
The embattled president vows to stay on, despite widespread speculation that he would announce his resignation.

11/19/2017 05:14 AM
Mazembe win first leg of Confed Cup final as SuperSport seize away goal
Holders TP Mazembe concede an away goal as they beat SuperSport United 2-1 in the first leg of the African Confederation Cup final.

11/19/2017 12:49 AM
Dancing breaks out at Zanu-PF headquarters
People sing and celebrate as Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is sacked as ruling party leader.

11/19/2017 12:47 AM
Robert Mugabe - revolutionary hero or the man who wrecked Zimbabwe?
A profile of Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe, accused of destroying a prosperous country for the sake of power, but still seen by some as a revolutionary hero.

11/19/2017 12:15 AM
Zimbabwe's likely next leader
Zimbabwe's former vice-president has had a volatile political career.

11/18/2017 12:39 PM
Family affair
With Robert Mugabe's hopes of handing power to his wife over, which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in Africa?

11/18/2017 10:00 AM
Zimbabweans gather for 'death of a dynasty'
Thousands in Zimbabwe have gathered to celebrate the army's takeover of the country.

11/18/2017 09:03 AM
Azzedine Alaïa: Popular Tunisian couturier dies aged 77
The fashion world mourns a designer whose clients included Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Michelle Obama.

11/18/2017 05:46 AM
Anne Soy: Freedom frenzy grips Zimbabwe
The BBC's Anne Soy meets jubilant Zimbabweans hoping for change after the army takeover.

11/18/2017 01:09 AM
Libya migrant 'slave market' footage sparks outrage
The African Union voices anger after a CNN report appears to show African men being sold at auction.

11/17/2017 02:52 PM
Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold
The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.

11/17/2017 01:07 PM
1 to 231 million
The statistics that explain how things have got so bad in Zimbabwe.

11/17/2017 01:04 PM
'Bigger than soccer'
A day in the life of Travis "Castaway" Waters, the South African who gets paid to play video games.

11/17/2017 05:25 AM
Kenya election: Five dead as Raila Odinga returns home
Police say violent mob stoned victims to death, but reports say at least two bodies were riddled with bullet holes.

11/17/2017 04:09 AM
Power cut
Where do world leaders go when they're cast out of power and need to find a safe haven fast?

11/16/2017 08:05 PM
Africa's top shots: 10-16 November 2017
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

11/16/2017 06:33 PM
Next generation
The shortlist for the 2017 BBC African Footballer of the Year is a blend of youth and experience, but who might follow in their footsteps in future years?

11/16/2017 01:06 PM
Catherine Byaruhanga: Inside Uganda's abandoned hospitals
The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga finds abandoned hospitals and desperate patients in Uganda.

11/15/2017 08:28 PM
Tamasin Ford: Cracking Liberia's 'grass ceiling'
Meet the 10-year-old girl in Liberia who is helping to change the perception that football is for men and wants to be "like the great Marta".

11/14/2017 06:24 PM
Nomad footballers
How an intrepid band of African footballers are achieving their footballing goals in some of the sport's most remote outposts.

11/14/2017 01:21 PM
Elizabeth Ohene: How parenting in Ghana and differs from the US
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene looks at how parenting styles in Ghana compares to those in the US.

11/12/2017 01:21 PM
Joseph Warungu: Ghana's street lawyers
Joseph Warungu marvels at how legal services are offered on Ghana's streets.

10/28/2017 11:02 AM
Holiday home
The 2CV is a vintage French car. But it is the car of choice for taxi drivers in the African island of Madagascar.

10/25/2017 11:28 AM
Yousra Elbagir: Why #MeToo won't work in Sudan
Journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at why the #MeToo hashtag was not widely used in Sudan.

10/17/2017 12:14 PM
Photo of butchered rhino wins top award
A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

10/17/2017 11:20 AM
Mannir Dan Ali: Why Nigeria is struggling to educate its children
Why is Africa's most populous country struggling to educate its children?

09/24/2017 11:20 AM
Wrecked lives of Kasai
Violent clashes between government and rebel forces has led to huge civilian displacement.

09/18/2017 12:04 PM
Food security
Helping communities feed themselves during political and environmental instability.

09/13/2017 12:37 PM
One month after the mudslide
One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone.

08/23/2017 03:34 AM
Where 'spirits' come to life
Egungun - the festival where "spirits" come to life. Photographs by Charlie Northcott & Joshua Akinyemi.

08/22/2017 11:05 AM
Surviving Sierra Leone's mudslide
Five survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide give harrowing accounts of their loss and how they escaped death.