In Sudan's sprawling Camp Kalma, people who fled the Darfur conflict are overjoyed at a pledge by the country's new authorities to finally deliver ex-president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court. Read More
Nigerians can take pride in the recent addition of 29 words of Nigerian origin to the Oxford English Dictionary.
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The passing of music giant Joseph Shabalala rests heavy on South African hearts - he told the story of black migrants within the apartheid system in a way no-one else did - and achieved global fame.
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Armed gangs have killed 30 people in raids on two villages in an area of northwest Nigeria plagued by cattle rustlers and kidnappers, police have announced. Read More
Nikita Pearl Waligwa had been diagnosed with a brain tumour and died in Uganda at the age of 15. Read More
A massacre in an anglophone region of Cameroon left up to 22 villagers dead including 14 children, the UN has said, with an opposition party blaming the killings on the army. Read More
No-one has claimed responsibility for the incident, but an opposition party blamed the army. Read More
Porto forward Moussa Marega leaves the pitch during his side's win at Vitoria Guimaraes in reaction to alleged racist abuse from some home supporters. Read More
Namibia should by rights feel little concern about the coronavirus outbreak given that the sparsely-populated desert country is 12,000 kilometres from China and without a single confirmed case. Read More
South Sudan's president said on Saturday he would return to a system of 10 states, a key opposition demand, paving the way for a unity government and an end to the country's civil war. Read More