Africa Today

Africa Today

Africa news and analysis from the BBC's Focus on Africa. The Africa Today podcast contains the day's top stories from African news - available to download Monday to Friday from 1630 GMT.

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  • Friday, 24 Oct 14

    Fri, 24 Oct 14

    Duration:
    17 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali. Zambia marks its golden jubilee. Plus our Resident Presidents.

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  • Thursday, 23 Oct 14

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Boko Haram 'abducts more women'. Guinea paying Ebola compensation. Africa Beats: Malagasy singer Lala Njava.

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  • Wednesday, 22 Oct 14

    Wed, 22 Oct 14

    Duration:
    21 mins

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    27 days remaining

    WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks. Rwanda's parliament debates the role of the BBC. Plus London's Contemporary African Art Fair.

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  • Tuesday, 21 October 14

    Tue, 21 Oct 14

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence for Reeva Steenkamp death. The governor of Rivers State remembers his fears when Ebola landed on his patch in Nigeria. Plus the latest adventures of the great Nigerian drummer Tony Allen.

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  • Monday, 20 Oct 14

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    Pride mixed with caution as Nigeria is declared free of ebola. Meanwhile President John Mahama of Ghana counsels regional vigilance. The Zambian government acknowledges for the first time that President Michael Sata is receiving medical treatment abroad.

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  • Friday, 17 Oct 14

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Nigeria and Boko Haram "agree ceasefire and girls' release". WHO declares Senegal Ebola-free. And our Resident Presidents discuss domestic violence.

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  • Thursday 16 Oct 14

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    More countries targeted for special measures to stop the spread of Ebola. A fire fight between armed militia and peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. Africa Beats: Rwandan band The Good Ones.

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  • Wednesday, 15 Oct 14

    Wed, 15 Oct 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    Mozambique votes in close poll between Frelimo and Renamo. The ill treatment of a Ghanaian student suspected of Ebola infection in the Czech Republic draws official criticism. Somali writer wins Polari First Book Prize.

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  • Tuesday, 14 Oct 14

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

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    19 days remaining

    Ebola screening begins at London's Heathrow airport. Nigeria's missing girls: Six months on. Plus the music of Afrikan Boy.

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  • Monday 13 October 14

    Mon, 13 Oct 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Available:
    18 days remaining

    Nigeria's displaced who've fled to camps from Boko Haram attacks are allegedly shot at by security services. Livestock in Kenya's North Eastern and Coastal regions have now begun to die as a result of the severe drought. And we'll be telling you how to get your hands on bee's honey with the right tools. And we'll be telling you how to get your hands on bee's honey with the right tools.

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