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10 Jan 2017
Gambia's Supreme Court is expected to hold a hearing after the ruling party launched an appeal for a rerun of last month's presidential election.
9 Jan 2017
Crisis averted? Ivory Coast's government says it's found a compromise to end a revolt by members of its armed forces that took control of at least five cities.
8 Jan 2017
Africa’s oldest liberation movement, South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC), is 105 years old. The ruling party is plagued by allegations of corruption and infighting.
8 Jan 2017
Ivory Coast's defence minister has been allowed to leave an official's house in the second-largest city, Bouake, after soldiers opened fire on it.
8 Jan 2017
Ghana's new President Nana Akufo-Addo pledged to cut taxes to boost the economy at his swearing in ceremony on Saturday.
7 Jan 2017
Heavy gunfire has been heard for the second day in Ivory Coast's second largest city of Bouake, where soldiers have taken control after demanding better pay.
5 Jan 2017
Claiming tens of thousands of lives each year, asbestos is recognised as a killer. Efforts continue in many countries to get rid of the material once loved by builders.
4 Jan 2017
South African university students have been protesting against higher school fees and the euro-centrism of their education for the past year. They are asking for more black professors and a curriculum that references African authors.
2 Jan 2017
Opposition parties in Zimbabwe are planning to mount a serious challenge to President Robert Mugabe. The 92-year-old wants to stand for re-election in 2018, but public anger is growing over his handling of the country's stalled economy.
2 Jan 2017
The government and opposition parties in the DR Congo clinch a hard-won deal over President Joseph Kabila's fate, ending a political crisis that sparked months of deadly unrest
30 Dec 2016
Millions of African Americans are observing a holiday that was once promoted as an alternative to Christmas. Kwanzaa began 50 years ago to help African Americans in the US reconnect with their African heritage.
29 Dec 2016
Twenty years ago, Zimbabwe's government seized white-owned commercial farms and gave them to black war veterans. Those white farmers say they are still waiting for compensation from the government.

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