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Africa's week in pictures: 21-27 April 2017

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week. Click here to read full story

Niger 'cleared' over Areva uranium deal

A group of MPs says French nuclear giant is solely responsible for a controversial $320m deal. Click here to read full story

The 'cardinal's' tips on how to become a fashion king

‘Cardinal’ Ekoumany is the President of the Ivory Coast Sapeurs. Video produced by Daniel South Click here to read full story

Pope Francis visits bombed Coptic church during Egypt visit

Francis is on a short visit to Egypt, where he has urged religious leaders to help end violence. Click here to read full story

Chinese teachers to train Ugandan teachers in Chinese language.

The government of Uganda is in the process of importing Chinese teachers to train Ugandan teachers in the Chinese language.   This effort is aimed at introducing the Chinese language into the country’s school curriculum.   The National Curriculum Development Centre has also approved the Chinese language as part of the school curriculum and “very soon” Secondary Read More

Chad votes with long time leader seeking fifth term.

Chadians have voted in a presidential election as the incumbent, Idriss Deby, sought a fifth term in office. President Deby, who took power in a military coup 26 years ago, faces 12 challengers but is widely expected to win another term. Witnesses says thousands of voters cast their ballots Sunday, in the first election the central Read More

Zimbabwean women take to the streets in protest of human trafficking

Dozens of women took to the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, Wednesday to demonstrate against Kuwait’s government over alleged abuse of workers in the Gulf state.   In the past months, hundreds of young Zimbabwean women were lured to Kuwait with promises of jobs, but upon arrival were forced to work in brothels as sex Read More

World Health Organization says Ebola is no longer a threat

The World Health Organization, the WHO, has declared that Ebola is no longer an “extraordinary health event” and the risk of the virus spreading is low.   The declaration means the disease is no longer thought to be a public health threat to countries outside of those affected in West Africa. A small cluster of cases Read More

Illegal Marriages in Zimbabwe are on the rise

Since 2006, marrying a child below the age of 18 has been a crime, but law enforcement has seen the illegal unions continue, particularly in rural Zimbabwe.     According to UNICEF, 31 percent of Zimbabwean girls are married off before their eighteenth birthday. But there is now a renewed push to clamp down on Read More

US drone ‘kills 150 Somali militants’

A US drone strike has killed more than 150 al-Shabab militants in Somalia.   Spokesman Captain Jeff Davis says the strike hit a training camp where a large-scale attack was being planned and that it targeted a camp about 120 miles north of the capital, Mogadishu.   Davis says the camp had been under surveillance Read More


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