Africa Today (BBC)
Africa: Monday 21 Jul 1407/21/14
Coping with hardship as militants Boko Haram appear to gain ground in Damboa North east Nigeria. Panic and outrage amongst nurses in an Eastern Sierra Leonean hospital after three nurses and a young man die from Ebola.
Friday 18 July 2014
An attack on Damboa near the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the French President visits Niger, Zimbabwe dreams of hosting the World Cup and the thoughts of some resident presidents.
Africa: Wednesday 16 July, 2014
The UN agency for fighting AIDS says new infections have fallen by more than a third - we hear from one of the countries featured in its report. Egypt hands down jail terms to suspects who harassed women. And the legendary Ghanaian author Professor...
Africa: Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Nigeria's President is rebuffed by families of the abducted Chibok girls. An electoral office containing disputed ballots due to be recounted goes up in flames in a mysterious fire in Malawi. Libya considers asking for international help to end...
Africa: Monday 14th July 2014
Pakistani activist, Malala Yousafzai travels to Nigeria to lend her voice to the Bring back our girls campaign and those fighting Boko Haram.Plus speculation still abounds over the health of Zambia's President, Michael Sata. South Africa and lovers of...
Africa: Friday 11 July 2014
200 Ghanaian football fans seek asylum in Brazil. They say they face religious persecution at home - a claim their government disputes. Our Resident Presidents look back on the World Cup Travel bans and asset freezes imposed South Sudanese military...
Africa: Thursday 10 July
Amnesty International identifies those accused of atrocities in the Central African Republic. In Burundi: a law that could mean fewer houses of God are built. We'll hear why from Bujumbura. The after effects of life in domestic servitude in the Middle...
Africa: Wednesday 9 July
Three years on from independence - and there is very little joy for South Sudanese. We'll hear from the capital Juba. As the Somali government sacks its security chiefs, we ask the UN whether this move will help to improve safety in Mogadishu? And a...
Africa: Monday 8 July, 2014
Another attack sees several houses torched in Kenya's coastal Lamu region as hundreds flee the area As South Sudan marks 3 years of independence, a retired Bishop tells us greed by some politicians is tearing the young nation apart. And we look ahead...
Africa: Monday 7 July, 2014
Thousands of opposition supporters rally in Kenya's capital to force the government to dialogue about pertinent issues. The fate of some 60 women and girls who escaped Boko Haram captivity in the Nigeria town of Damboa. And the struggles of claiming...
Africa: Friday 4 July 14
Nigeria's army arrests three women for allegedly recruiting female members into Boko Haram. Concerns that an exiled opposition leader has been extradited to Ethiopia to face the death penalty. The AU defends a move to give sitting heads of state...
Africa: Thursday 03 July 14
Ugandan authorities warn of a specific threat to Entebbe international airport, but how credible is it? Egypt: A year after the military ousted President Mohammed Morsi, what's changed? And culture versus the law: The challenge of stopping Female...
Africa: Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Can health ministers contain a worsening Ebola outbreak in West Africa? A bid to raise $100m to make schools safe in north east Nigeria. And why Uganda says the CAR's Seleka rebels are enemies.
Africa: Tuesday 1 July 2014
An explosion in a Nigerian market with at least fifteen killed. In South Africa - over 200,000 metal and engineering workers start a pay strike. And middle class Ghanaians march in protest to their president's office
Africa: Monday 30 June
The trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius resumes. The Islamist group ISIS says its merging territory. How have Muslims in Africa received this? Also are Muslims being unfairly linked to militants and victimised in Cameroon?
Africa: Friday, 27 June 14
UN praise on the one hand for Burundi, but concern on the other over politically motivated violence. Kenya's minister for tourism dismisses local concerns over security. And from Nigeria - an IT businessman defies the violence in the north to kick...
Africa: 26 June 14
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan cuts short a trip after yesterday's deadly bomb blast. World cup drama as two Ghanaian players are suspended from their team, and Luis Suarez is banned for nine matches. And in Kenya, how bees are helping to keep...
Africa: 24 June 14
Meriam Ibrahim is detained by Sudan's authorities, a day after being released from jail after charges of apostasy were dropped. More abductions in Nigeria as more than sixty villagers are reportedly taken by armed men in a remote part of Borno State...
Africa: June 23, 2014
A court in Sudan has ordered the release of a woman who was sentenced to death apostasy. An Egyptian court jails three Al-Jazeera journalists for seven years for collaborating with the banned Muslim Brotherhood. And, ahead of the Africa Debate this...
Africa: June 20, 2014
Uganda's response to America's sanctions because of its tough anti gay laws. Evidence has emerged alleging Rwandan troops executed Congolese military prisoners in Rwanda. The resident presidents get a bit of an education. And confronting stereotypes...
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