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BBC News Pidgin Gains Exclusive Interview With Bill Gates

Saturday, September 23, 2017

BBC Pidgin gained exclusive access to Bill Gates where he responded to ques ...

Third Industrial Development Decade For Africa: From Political Commitme...

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Abidjan, C�te d’Ivoire, September 22, 2017 – African leaders, UN officials, ...

Floods in central Benue state forced more than 100,000 people to flee their homes in early September.  By Lemmy IJIOMA (AFP)

Nigeria: Journalist Detained Over Report On Flood Camp Protest

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Lagos (AFP) - A Nigerian journalist was detained for reporting that relief ...

Dancers perform during a ceremony marking Ghana's first oil production in Takoradi on December 15, 2010.  By PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (AFP/File)

Maritime court backs Ghana in offshore dispute with Ivory Coast

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Hamburg (AFP) - An international maritime tribunal Saturday backed Ghana in ...

Australian Wallabies' head coach Michael Cheika conducts a training session in Sydney, on August 18, 2017.  By WILLIAM WEST (AFP/File)

Wallabies look to surmount their fear of heights against Springboks

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sydney (AFP) - Coach Michael Cheika says he is working on the mental obstac ...

Togolese opposition supporters display a banner reading

Togo: how long can the grassroots pressure last?

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Lome (AFP) - Togo's government was surprised by how many people took to the ...

A yellow Benin-Taxi car is seen among several motorbike-taxis at a busy intersection in Cotonou.  By YANICK FOLLY (AFP)

Taxi! Transport gets an overhaul in Benin's commercial hub

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Cotonou (AFP) - Getting around most towns and cities in West Africa often m ...

Nigerian artist Wilfred Ukpong (R) during the public opening of  Africa's largest museum of contemporary art.  By Rodger BOSCH (AFP)

Contemporary African art conquering the continent

Friday, September 22, 2017

Johannesburg (AFP) - Contemporary African art has long been beloved by coll ...

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