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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 01:14:06 GMT
An explosion hits a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia's capital, Tunis, killing at least 12 people, sparking a state of emergency.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:41:54 GMT
Tanzania's newly elected President John Magufuli cancels independence day celebrations, and orders a clean-up campaign instead.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:11:46 GMT
One of Africa's foremost fashion shows, the Fima festival in Niger, is called off by authorities amid security fears, the organiser says.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:10:01 GMT
Pirates have attacked Thai and Iranian fishing trawlers off Somalia's coast, seizing the crew of one of them, maritime experts and residents say.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:17:41 GMT
A fire has killed at least 18 people and injured 35 others in a camp for African migrants in Ouargla in Algeria, the emergency services say.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:50:37 GMT
A 15-year-old boy has died of Ebola in Liberia less than three months after the country was declared free of the virus, health officials tell the BBC.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:40:24 GMT
Two suicide bombers and a gunman attack a hotel in the city of el-Arish in Egypt's northern Sinai, killing four people, officials say.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 01:41:32 GMT
Scientists say they have bred a genetically modified mosquito that can resist malaria infection.
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:52:27 GMT
Theadora Pepera is a British-based Ghanaian consultant gynaecologist, who is helping Ghana develop its cervical cancer screening programme.
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:51:05 GMT
Clement Adu is a Ghanaian IT specialist living in the Netherlands who decided to help his country of birth develop its technology infrastructure.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:49:08 GMT
Malawi, where most of its citizens cannot afford to use electricity, says it will join the battle against climate change - but only with funding from richer nations.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:56:50 GMT
Uganda is trying to close the education gap between boys and girls by helping to give girls the edge when it comes to education.
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:09:15 GMT
Alek Wek, one of the most recognised fashion models in the world and a passionate campaigner for refugees, talks to the BBC's 100 Women season.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:16:01 GMT
Small generators that use heat to make electricity have gone on trial in parts of Malawi where only 10% of the population has access to power.
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:15:00 GMT
The chief executive of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, Richard Vigne, tells the BBC that in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is the best option to save the northern white rhinoceros.
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:23:54 GMT
Entrepreneurs in the Ivory Coast plan to roll out their TaxiJet app across Francophone Africa.
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:01:36 GMT
Enjoying Kenya's political TV blackout
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:55:36 GMT
Shining a light on Nigeria's "brown envelope" journalism
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:34:46 GMT
Could Bitcoin be Africa's migrant workers' saviour?