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  1. Rain on the way to parts of East Africa

    Up to 200mm of rain could hit areas which have been suffering one of the worst droughts in history.

  2. The South African choir that performed for Queen Victoria

    The group of South African singers wowed 19th Century British audiences but also faced discrimination.

  3. Cheptegei and Kiplimo on rivalry and 'brotherhood' that surpasses competition

    Uganda's long distance champions on their 'family' ties and how they hope to inspire future success for their nation.

  4. Jeffery Woodke and Olivier Dubois finally freed in West Africa

    The journalist and aid worker are finally released after efforts by Nigerien authorities.

  5. Afcon 2023: ‘I love challenges’ – Keister on Sierra Leone’s bid for back-to-back qualifications

    Sierra Leone head coach John Keister is loving the challenge of trying to help Sierra Leone qualify for consecutive Africa Cup of Nations.

  6. China's President Xi Jinping condemns killings of miners in CAR

    President Xi Jinping condemns the killing of nine Chinese nationals in the Central African Republic.

  7. Kenya protests: One shot dead in pro-Raila Odinga rally

    Supporters of opposition stalwart Raila Odinga claim the election was stolen and rally against rising costs.

  8. Cloete Murray: South African corruption investigator shot dead

    Cloete Murray was the liquidator for Bosasa, a company implicated in government contract scandals.

  9. Cyclone Freddy: Malawi reels in the aftermath of the tropical storm

    Malawi has declared 14 days of mourning following the devastating impact of Cyclone Freddy.

  10. Nigeria elections 2023: Counting under way in governor polls marred by violence

    Violence has marred polling in several states including the commercial city of Lagos.

  11. Kenya's plan to curb alcohol abuse: One pub per town

    The deputy president has suggested a radical step to reduce alcohol abuse - closing nearly all pubs.

  12. UFC 286: Leon Edwards beats Kamaru Usman to retain welterweight title

    Leon Edwards beats Kamaru Usman by majority decision to retain the welterweight title at UFC 286 in London.

  13. Cyclone Freddy in Malawi: Searching for my daughter-in-law in the mud

    Rescue teams continue to look for victims after Cyclone Freddy's destructive path through Malawi.

  14. Kamaru Usman v Leon Edwards: The 'Nigerian Nightmare' aims to regain the title at UFC 286

    Nigeria's Kamaru Usman aims to regain his UFC welterweight title when he fights Leon Edwards for the third time.

  15. Fifa congress: Nigeria legend Okocha calls event in Rwanda a 'huge advert' for Africa

    The first elective Fifa congress held on African soil has drawn to a close - but are the main takeaways for the continent?

  16. Kenya: How Twala women in Laikipia have turned a cactus into biogas profit

    Twala women in Laikipia, Kenya have turned a thorny issue into a source of profit and empowerment.

  17. Christian Atsu: Ghana funeral for footballer killed by Turkey earthquake

    Mourners travel far and wide to pay their last respects to Christian Atsu in Ghana's capital, Accra.

  18. Freddy: The cyclone that lasted more than a month

    Cyclone Freddy is one of the world's longest-lasting storms - why was it so bad?

  19. Africa's week in pictures: 10-16 March

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

  20. Kamara Usman v Leon Edwards: 'Extraordinary' Usman says he's 'just having fun' in bid to reclaim title

    Nigeria's Kamara Usman says he is 'just having fun' as he bids to reclaim his UFC welterweight title fighting Leon Edwards for the third time.

  21. Kenyan rally driver charged with boyfriend’s murder

    Maxine Wahome pleads not guilty to killing fellow rally driver Assad Khan at their home in Nairobi in December.

  22. Libya uranium: Missing barrels recovered, say eastern forces

    UN inspectors have been trying to locate about two and a half tonnes of uranium ore.

  23. Nigeria election 2023: The gubernatorial elections explained

    Nigerians are heading back to the polls on Saturday to vote in governorship and local assembly elections.

  24. Tonnes of uranium gone missing from Libya site, UN says

    UN inspectors are trying to locate around two and a half tonnes of uranium ore.

  25. Fifa controls Africa and ethics committee lacks independence, says former Caf boss Ahmad

    Fifa is controlling Africa for strategic reasons and its ethics committee lacks independence, says former Caf president Ahmad.

  26. Tropical Storm Freddy: Malawi rescue troops spend night on tree-top

    They were on a mission to help survivors of devastating floods that have killed more than 200 people.

  27. Storm Freddy: Malawi services 'trying their best'

    Malawi police services are 'trying their best' as more than 200 die as a result of Storm Freddy.

  28. Liberia's war and peace: Lessons from 30 years' reporting

    The BBC's Jonathan Paye-Layleh is retiring after covering Liberia for three tumultuous decades.

  29. Bob Junior: Lion who was 'king' of the Serengeti killed by rivals

    Three younger lions killed Bob Junior in a battle for dominance, wildlife officials say.

  30. Costa Titch death: South African rapper 'wanted to hit next level'

    The rapper - who died after collapsing on stage - had plans to take things to "a whole new level".

  31. Dancer whose barefoot video went viral meets Camilla

    Anthony Mmesoma Madu got a ballet scholarship after he was filmed dancing barefoot in Lagos.

  32. Scottish court won't understand Kenyan culture - tea firm

    James Finlay Kenya Ltd is being sued in Scotland by 2,000 Kenyan farm workers over working conditions.

  33. South Africa's long wait for justice over apartheid crimes

    Lukhanyo Calata remains determined to prosecute the security agents who killed his father 38 years ago.

  34. Under-20 Afcon final: Gambia coach insists ‘our time will come’ after defeat to Senegal

    Senegal claim another continental title but Scorpions coach Abdoulie Bojang insists his team will eventually win a Cup of Nations.

  35. Storm Freddy: Malawi recovers more than 60 bodies

    More than 60 bodies are recovered as strong winds and rain hamper rescue efforts.

  36. Nigeria senator's wife denies link to organ plot

    Beatrice Ekweremadu says she was not privy to discussions about a donor for her daughter Sonia.

  37. Madagascar migrants drown trying to reach French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte

    They were travelling from Madagascar to Mayotte, which lies some 400km across the ocean.

  38. Israeli apology after teachers mock Ethiopian girls

    The education minister apologises after Ethiopian Israeli girls film teachers mocking them on a trip.

  39. Kais Saied: Why Tunisia's president picked on sub-Saharan African migrants

    Kais Saied said sub-Saharan migrants were trying to change the nature of Tunisian society.

  40. Paying for prayer: I went into debt, trying to secure a miracle

    The cost-of-living crisis is prompting people to borrow, in order to pay pastors to pray for them.

  41. DR Congo's M23 ceasefire: Angola to deploy troops after failed truce

    Angola's soldiers are to help secure M23 rebel areas after a ceasefire it brokered failed.

  42. Nthenya Mwendwa: How the Oscars changed the life of a Kenyan designer

    Nthenya Mwendwa's fish leather and Maasai beaded bags are proving their red-carpet appeal.

  43. Nigeria polo: The Kent University student with a mission

    Nigerian footballers are well known - one UK student thinks the same could happen with polo players.

  44. Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda genocide trial halted over dementia claims

    Judges in The Hague pause the trial of Félicien Kabuga, the alleged mastermind of Rwanda's genocide.

  45. South Africa v West Indies: Hosts' captain Temba Bavuma hits first century in seven years

    Temba Bavuma tried to "stay in the moment" before claiming his second Test century - and first in seven years.

  46. Cyclone Freddy bears down on Mozambique

    Freddy, which may be the longest lived tropical storm, is due to make landfall in Mozambique on Saturday bringing more damaging winds and torrential rain as it moves inland.

  47. Why Afro hair textures need to be represented

    Zimbabwean entrepreneur Tendai Moyo highlights the importance of texture representation in the hair industry.

  48. BAL 2023: ‘Africa shouldn’t only export basketball talent’ - Amadou Gallo Fall

    Ahead of the new season, BAL president Amadou Gallo Fall says he wants to see the continent create its own star names.

  49. Tunisia migrants: False content goes viral on social media

    Videos falsely targeting African migrants in Tunisia have gone viral on TikTok and other platforms.

  50. Africa's week in pictures: 3-9 March

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