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Poet Lemn Sissay talks about identity
He has family in Ethiopia and was fostered in the UK as a child
Wednesday, 25th May 2016
UN warns billions could starve as extreme weather changes poison food crops
Tuesday 14th June
Health experts warn of very serious levels of under-nutrition linked to obesity.
Monday, 18th July 2016
HIV infections still the leading killer of African children aged 10 to 19.
Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
Running battles in Zimbabwe; local elections in South Africa; Malian music sensation.
Wednesday, 10th August 2016
Ahead of tomorrow's elections Zambian civil society groups call for a free and fair vote
Wednesday, 17th August 2016
South Sudan's new Vice President Taban Deng Gai addresses key issues in the country
Chibok Girls: Three years after
Almost two hundred students are still being held by Boko Haram.
Kenya Election Watch: Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga
Dickens Olewe wraps up our special podcast series with a rare interview
African Migrants Told To Leave Israel
Israeli government orders 34,000 African migrants to leave or face imprisonment.
Fire Rages in Nairobi Suburb
Thousands left homeless after fire in Lang'ata suburb in Nairobi
Dam Burst in Kenya Kills Tens
Hundreds homeless in Nakuru where dam bursts; a shortage of HIV medication in Liberia
The WHO Lists Snake-bites as a Global Health Priority
Snake-bites a WHO priority; Dutch company claims Teff ownership; Kassé Mady Diabaté
South Sudan's Leaders Meet
South Sudan talks in Addis; Eritrea and Ethiopia's peace overtures; Tunisia law reforms
Ghana Imposes Ban on Tilapia Fish Imports
Why has Ghana banned tilapia imports? Ebola in the DRC; deadly fire in Nairob
EU Leaders Agree Deal on Migration
EU leaders' agreement on migration; Ghana's electoral boss sacked; Resident Presidents
Kenyan Lawmakers' Taxpayer-Funded Visit to Russia
Kenyan lawmakers in Russia; the long shadow of Ebola; the multicultural roots of the ZCC
Military Chiefs Escape Attack in Cameroon
Cameroon's military brass escape attack; UN embargo on South Sudan; Bio, 100 days
India to Open 18 New Embassies Accross Africa
BRICS meeting in South Africa, Zimbabwe elections; Eritrea's changing political landscape
Zimbabwe Awaits Election Results
Zimbabwe - Results expected; five banks merge in Ghana; Congolese opposition hopefuls
Soldiers in Uganda Caught on Tape Assaulting a Journalist
Ugandan soldiers assault journalist; a year of BBC Pidgin; Wenger gets award from Weah
Europe's Leaders on a Charm Offensive in Africa
Europe's leaders in Africa; Germany returns Namibian skulls; uproar over a TV ad in Kenya
European Leaders Continue Charm Offensive in Africa
European leaders set stalls in Africa; Nigerian security; Soweto; fishermen and condoms
Voter Registration Day in Nigeria
Voter registration in Nigeria; Merkel in Nigeria; equality for South African Muslim women
Jobs jobs jobs
How can Africa create the millions of jobs needed for a growing population?
Ethiopia Airways crash latest.
A day of mourning in Ethiopia following the Ethiopian Airlines crash.
Detained Nigeria Shia leader to be freed to travel abroad for medical treatment
Supporters of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky have staged weeks of protests to demand his release
Climate Change Strikes in Africa
African children and activists protest the dangers of climate change around the world
Coronavirus in Africa: Your questions answered
A special podcast where we put your coronavirus questions to the W.H.O.
How a dip in global oil demand is affecting African countries
A dip in oil demand around the world is having big effect on Africa's countries
Cameroon government admits military involvement in civilian deaths
The Cameroonian government has admitted involvement of its military in civilian deaths