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After Zuma

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ANC has won every election since 1994 South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is choosing a new leader to succeed Jacob Zuma this weekend. It starts on Saturday, and is arguably one of the most important ...

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December 16th, 2017

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Fergal Keane explores the horrors of Congo’s latest conflict

Image copyright AFP Image caption About 1.4 million people have fled the violence The BBC’s Africa editor Fergal Keane travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s central Kasai region, a land littered with tears and mass graves. Day by day the truth recedes ...

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December 16th, 2017

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Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months

Eric Bailly was the first player to sign for Manchester United after Jose Mourinho took over as manager Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be out for up to three months and needs surgery on an ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho. The 23-year-old centre-back ...

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December 16th, 2017

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Why 2018’s big food trend could come from West Africa

Food experts and chefs are predicting West African food will be a big cuisine in 2018. Global food trend consultancy firm, The Food People, estimates dishes from countries like Senegal and Nigeria could be the next big food trend and the “last great untapped ...

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December 16th, 2017

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South Africa: My message to the ANC

South Africa’s ruling ANC party is set to vote for a new leader. Whoever wins is likely to succeed Jacob Zuma as the country‚Äôs president. But how do South Africans feel and what are the issues that matter to them? Video journalist: Christian Parkinson Article source: ...

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December 16th, 2017

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Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months

Eric Bailly was the first player to sign for Manchester United after Jose Mourinho took over as manager Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be out for up to three months and needs surgery on an ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho. The 23-year-old centre-back ...

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December 15th, 2017

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Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months

Eric Bailly was the first player to sign for Manchester United after Jose Mourinho took over as manager Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be out for up to three months and needs surgery on an ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho. The 23-year-old centre-back ...

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December 15th, 2017

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Zanzibar beat Cecafa Cup holders Uganda to reach final

Zanzibar will face hosts Kenya in the final of the Cecafa Challenge Cup on Sunday. Zanzibar ended Uganda’s Cecafa Challenge Cup reign with a 2-1 victory over the holders in the semi-final of the East and Central African football Championship in Kisumu on Friday. ...

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Zanzibar beat Cecafa Cup holders Uganda to reach final

Zanzibar will face hosts Kenya in the final of the Cecafa Challenge Cup on Sunday. Zanzibar ended Uganda’s Cecafa Challenge Cup reign with a 2-1 victory over the holders in the semi-final of the East and Central African football Championship in Kisumu on Friday. ...

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December 15th, 2017

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Turning the cactus into a cash crop

Food technologist and entrepreneur Dr Evelyn Okoth has taken the humble cactus and positioned it as an up-and-coming cash crop. From the fruit, she makes a host of products such as yogurts, jams and wine. The BBC’s Africa Business Report went along to her workplace in ...

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December 15th, 2017

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