# africa - Today’s News
# africa - Saturday 6 February, 2016
There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.
# africa - Friday 29 January, 2016
The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he ran to take refuge has no idea where the boy’s body is.
# africa - Sunday 17 January, 2016
The couple have lived in Burkina Faso for over 40 years.
# africa - Friday 27 November, 2015
The figures from UNICEF show it to be the number two cause of death among teenagers worldwide.
# africa - Wednesday 18 November, 2015
Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.
# africa - Wednesday 4 November, 2015
The jobs will be created in the technology and business sectors.
# africa - Thursday 29 October, 2015
The African Union has accused South Sudanese forces of extreme violence since the country’s civil war began nearly two years ago.
# africa - Friday 16 October, 2015
A German national paid the equivalent of €53,000 for a permit to land the bull elephant.
# africa - Friday 9 October, 2015
Fota Wildlife Park is looking for your help.
# africa - Monday 28 September, 2015
The country’s interim government was restored earlier this week after a week-long coup.
# africa - Thursday 17 September, 2015
The explosion happened in the South Sudanese city of Maridi.
# africa - Thursday 10 September, 2015
The country is producing around 4,000 migrants every single month.
# africa - Monday 7 September, 2015
The elephant is said to have been startled as it had bad eyesight and only spotted the men at the last minute.
# africa - Saturday 29 August, 2015
Up to 40,000 young women dance before the king during the Reed
# africa - Sunday 23 August, 2015
Thousands of refugees are trying to escape.
# africa - Wednesday 19 August, 2015
Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.
# africa - Tuesday 18 August, 2015
A 1.85 million-year-old bone from the little finger of a human ancestor has been discovered.
# africa - Monday 17 August, 2015
The country banned lightening products earlier this year.
# africa - Tuesday 4 August, 2015
Could direct payments to those who need it most be the way forward?
# africa - Saturday 1 August, 2015
The web series stars five ambitious women settling back in their native Ghana after living abroad.
# africa - Saturday 25 July, 2015
Why not just Barack?
# africa - Wednesday 22 July, 2015
The president has visited Kenya before, but never as president.
# africa - Wednesday 1 July, 2015
At least three have died in conflicts.
# africa - Saturday 20 June, 2015
“If one of them falls, the others tap on the roof and I stop the van.”
# africa - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
# africa - Monday 25 May, 2015
The African Union’s ‘Agenda 2063’ sets out a vision for the continent’s development over the next half-century – but how will it be reached?
The country has been fighting since 2013.
# africa - Friday 22 May, 2015
# africa - Thursday 21 May, 2015
My life here has given me amazing opportunities as a professional musician. I don’t miss a lot of things from Kinshasa (apart from the sun, obviously).
# africa - Thursday 30 April, 2015
But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.
# africa - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.
# africa - Sunday 19 April, 2015
The boat capsized off Libya.
# africa - Tuesday 7 April, 2015
The names of the deceased and their stories are being shared on Twitter.
# africa - Friday 20 March, 2015
In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.
# africa - Monday 16 March, 2015
He had been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2007.
# africa - Sunday 15 March, 2015
The president has described a spate of killings and maimings as an embarrassment.
# africa - Thursday 12 March, 2015
Malawian albino people are “living in fear of being attacked or killed”.
# africa - Monday 9 March, 2015
The outbreak is not yet over, doctors have warned.
# africa - Friday 20 February, 2015
The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.
# africa - Thursday 19 February, 2015
However he said would never stop talking about history because children should know the country’s past to ensure that mistakes were not repeated.