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22 Apr 2017
Cameroon Crisis - Government switches the internet back on.
21 Apr 2017
The "world's heaviest woman" has shed half her weight -- around a quarter of a tonne in the two months, she's been in India for treatment.
21 Apr 2017
As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinte, immortalised in print and on screen in "Roots", put The Gambia on the map for historical tourism.
14 Apr 2017
Refugees from South Sudan cross the border into Uganda, after fleeing the town of Pajok, an ethnic Acholi agricultural and trading community which pro-government forces attacked on Monday 3 April, killing at least 85 people, according to witnesses.
12 Apr 2017
Members of opposition parties gather in Pretoria to protest against President Jacob Zuma as he prepares to celebrate his 75th birthday.
10 Apr 2017
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency and created a powerful new anti-terrorism body after Palm Sunday church bombings claimed by Islamic State left at least 43 dead.
10 Apr 2017
Malaysia's airport customs seized about $3.1 million worth of rhino horns, which were shipped from Mozambique on Qatar Airways.
10 Apr 2017
A video released by Egypt's Interior Ministry shows the moment a suicide bomber attacks a church in Alexandria.
6 Apr 2017
Over one and a half million South Sudanese have fled the war and famine in their country. An estimated 800,000 of them have escaped to neighbouring Uganda and more than 2,000 are still crossing the border every day.
5 Apr 2017
South African President Jacob Zuma reportedly survived calls for his resignation by the ruling party following a cabinet reshuffle.
4 Apr 2017
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma facing pressure on Tuesday (April 4) after S&P downgraded the country's credit level to "junk".
4 Apr 2017
At the end of last year, the UN raised the alarm that South Sudan's civil war could spiral into genocide. A new report now says there has been a "massive increase" in human rights violations.

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Started by former model Valérie Ka, the Africa Fashion Up contest highlights African talent and puts the continent’s social and economic priorities centre stage. This year’s winners hail from Ivory Coast, Morocco, South Africa, Kenya and Congo Brazzaville and will be mentored by Balenciaga and France's HEC Paris Business School. The Grand Prix was shared between South Africa's energetic Jacques Bam and laid-back Kenyan designer Muyishime Edi Patrick. We take a closer look.