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# Africa

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Africa, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Africa, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

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Rebels kill 1 UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic

The U.N. mission in the Central African Republic says at least one peacekeeper has been killed and another two injured in two successiattacks by armed rebels near the town of Grim...


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Ethiopia Tigray crisis: EU concern over war crime reports

The conflict threatens the stability of the entire region, the EU's top diplomat sa...


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Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

One day after the election, Bobi Wine, the top rival to the incumbent president, sounded an alert from his home, saying, “We are under sieg...


News  »  Sports  /  Cricket

South Africa Players Return Negative Covid Tests Ahead Of Paki...

Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced that the team has cleared COVID-19 tests and will travel to Karachi on Friday for the upcoming seri...


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Cricket: Pakistan ring in major changes for South Africa Tests

Pakistan dropped batsmen Shan Masood and Haris Sohail along with fast bowlers Mohammad Abbas and Naseem Shah in a wholesale shake-up on Friday for the upcoming two-match Test series against South Afri...


News  »  World  /  Africa

Ugandan challenger Bobi Wine claims he won presidential electi...

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a “complete sham” early results that gave President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead.The 38-year-old former ragga singer said his party’s polling agen...


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Kenya Covid-19: Has the pandemic led to an increase in FGM?

There are concerns that the Covid-19 pandemic has created the environment for a rise in FGM cases in Ken...


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How solar tech could help distribute Covid-19 vaccines in Africa

As vaccines start to be administered across the world, the beginning of the end of the pandemic is at last in sig...


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Uganda social media row raises question over regulation in Africa

There will be increasing tension between the platforms and African governments, analysts s...


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Africa's week in pictures: 8 - 14 January 2021

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyo...


'Escape Mutant' In South Africa’s Coronavirus Variant?

Scientists have identified an "escape mutant" that may decrease the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. The mutation called ‘E484K’ has been found in a variant of the coronavirus first spotted in South Africa two months ago. That variant has now spread...


News  »  World  /  Africa

How Caf went from stopping Hayatou's pension to honouring him

On the eve of Caf making Issa Hayatou its 'honorary president', a former official says it has taken too long to recognise African football's longest rul...


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How to Move a Giraffe

As the senior wildlife veterinarian at the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Dr. Robert Aruho, 36, finds himself in the very tricky business of moving giraff...


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How worrying are the UK, South Africa, and Brazil Covid variants?

Scientists have discovered a new mutated version of the virus from Brazil, in addition to the ones from the UK and South Afri...


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Nigeria team to 'host' Confed Cup tie in Benin

The rescheduled Confederation Cup tie between Nigeria's Rivers United and South Africa's Bloemfontein Celtic will be played in Ben...


News  »  Sports  /  Cricket

Mark Boucher Wants Jacques Kallis Back In South African Coachi...

South Africa head coach Mark Boucher said Jacques Kallis is "on my radar" to return in a consultancy role for the men's team ahead of Pakistan to...


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WHO says Africa to see 1st vaccine doses from COVAX in March

A World Health Organization official says Africa in March should see the first COVID-19 vaccine doses from the global COVAX effort aimed at helping lower-income countries obtain the sh...


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Ugandans vote in charged election between long-time leader Yow...

Ugandans lined up to vote in a tense election Thursday under heavy security and an internet blackout as veteran leader Yoweri Museveni sought a sixth term against a former pop star half his age.The internet went down on the eve of the vote, with s...