Africa

News, features, and special reports from Africa, the world’s second largest and second most populous continent. Covers countries and territories in East Africa; Central Africa; Northern Africa; Southern Africa; and Western Africa.


Africa

Anger, tears in South Africa after 21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in pub

Anger, tears in South Africa after 21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in pub
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At least 50 killed in massacre at Catholic church in southwest Nigeria

At least 50 killed in massacre at Catholic church in southwest Nigeria

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As hunger spreads in Somalia, babies start to die

As hunger spreads in Somalia, babies start to die
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Guinea’s coup leader proposes 3-year transition back to civilian rule

Guinea’s coup leader proposes 3-year transition back to civilian rule

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South Africa says it may be entering 5th COVID-19 wave

South Africa says it may be entering 5th COVID-19 wave
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Fuel ship sinks off Tunisia, threatening environmental disaster

Fuel ship sinks off Tunisia, threatening environmental disaster

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South Africa releases emergency funds for deadly floods, nearly 400 dead

South Africa releases emergency funds for deadly floods, nearly 400 dead
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Tunisia to compensate revolution’s dead and wounded – president

Tunisia to compensate revolution’s dead and wounded – president

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Burkina Faso’s ex-president Compaore sentenced to life in prison over Sankara murder

Burkina Faso’s ex-president Compaore sentenced to life in prison over Sankara murder
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Hunger in Africa surges due to conflict, climate and food prices

Hunger in Africa surges due to conflict, climate and food prices