Lesotho's murder mystery, Prime Minister Tom Thabane, and his estranged wife

Lesotho's prime minister and his wife are caught up in a murder investigation involving allegations so sinister that they have the makings of a crime novel.

Climate activist hits out at 'racist' photo crop

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate has accused the media of racism after she was cropped out of a photograph taken with her white peers in Davos.

Africa's richest woman plans to sue Angolan government

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, has denied fraud and plans to sue the Angolan government.

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Archbishop of Canterbury: 'I first learnt about God in Kenya'

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the principal leader of the Church of England, has visited Kiburu Boys Secondary School, a school he taught at in central Kenya.

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Burkina Faso to recruit civilians in fight against armed groups

Burkina Faso's parliament has approved legislation allowing the military to use civilian volunteers in the fight against armed groups.

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New Schengen visa changes to benefit South Africans who frequent Europe

Major changes are coming for the popular Schengen Visa - a 104 countries' passport to visiting Europe, including South Africa.

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Burundi President to get $530,000 and luxury villa

Burundi's parliament has voted to pay $530,000 (£400,000) to President Pierre Nkurunziza and provide him with a luxury villa when he leaves office.

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Billionaire pays Zimbabwe doctors to return to work

Zimbabwe's junior doctors have agreed to return to work, ending a strike that has lasted for over four months, after they accepted an offer from a Zimbabwean telecoms billionaire.

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Nigeria's ex-attorney general charged over suspected bribes

Nigeria's corruption watchdog, the EFCC, has filed multiple corruption charges against former Attorney General Mohammed Adoke.

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EuroBic severs ties with Africa's richest woman

The Portuguese bank EuroBic has announced it will end its business relationship with Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos.

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Yahya Jammeh faces arrest if he returns to Gambia - minister

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will be arrested if he attempts to return to the country, a minister has told the BBC.

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Isabel dos Santos: Africa's richest woman 'ripped off Angola'

Leaked documents reveal how Africa's richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption.

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Cow named after Robert Burns given to Rwandan hero

A man who saved a baby left for dead during the Rwanda genocide has been presented with a cow after Scotland’s national bard.

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