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The latest news in African sport, plus in-depth analysis of the stories behind the scores.

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Nigerian schoolgirls still missing

2/22/2018
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The girls went missing on Monday but the dynamics of the event are still unclear. In Ethiopia a colossal dam is almost completed on the Nile, we look at how this could change the relationships with its neighbours. As the Ghana Rugby Union tries to promote the sport amongst young people, Ghanaian girls take up the challenge.

Duration:00:21:29

Israel: African migrants imprisoned after refusing to leave

2/21/2018
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They are the first asylum seekers to be detained indefinitely after new laws

Duration:00:30:20

Protests in northern Ethiopia defy the state of emergency

2/20/2018
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Protests carry on in northern Ethiopia. UNICEF says tens of thousands of children drop out of school because of drought. Helen Dolny on her book 'Before Forever After.'

Duration:00:29:05

Collapsed rubbish dump kills at least 17 in Mozambique

2/19/2018
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Many feared dead as a rubbish dump collapses in Mozambique; Thousands turn out for a memorial service in honour of Morgan Tsvangirai in Harare; Where is Nnamdi Kanu?

Duration:00:31:17

South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa makes state of the nation address

2/16/2018
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He urged South Africans to continue the "long walk" Nelson Mandela began

Duration:00:24:01

South Africa has a new president

2/15/2018
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Cyril Ramaphosa became president a day after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned.

Duration:00:32:59

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma finally speaks

2/14/2018
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He says he has done nothing wrong and sees no reason to stand down.

Duration:00:32:45

South Africa: What next for President Zuma as he is recalled by the ANC?

2/13/2018
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He is expected to respond to the request on Wednesday

Duration:00:32:33

Thousands of refugees in DR Congo flee to Uganda after renewed violence.

2/12/2018
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The influx is creating a difficult situation in neighbouring Uganda

Duration:00:33:33

Ugandans suspended amid allegations of inflating refugee figures

2/9/2018
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Investigations will also consider whether officials from UN aid agencies were involved.

Duration:00:29:53

The Nigerian Girl Who Escaped Being Turned Into A Suicide Bomber

2/8/2018
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Escaping from being a suicide bomber in Nigeria; Ethiopia pardons the journalist Eskander Nega; A Ghanaian view of Kenyan politics.

Duration:00:32:11

Kenya deports vocal opposition activist Miguna Miguna to Canada

2/7/2018
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His departure came after he was charged with treason-related offences.

Duration:00:31:38

Pressure on South Africa's President Zuma to quit

2/6/2018
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Parliament postponed Thursday's State of the Nation presidential speech

Duration:00:32:17

Concern and tension mounts in Cameroon

2/5/2018
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Concern and tension mounts in Cameroon after supporters of self declared, Federal Republic of Ambazonia issue an ultimatum for their leader to be produced a week after he and others disappeared. Is the writing on the wall for South Africa's President Jacob Zuma as senior ANC leaders discuss his future. Plus we meet marketing guru-turned fashion designer, Sierra Leone's Josie Coker of Beoku Designs.

Duration:00:38:29

Senegal Education Summit discuss best way to increase the reach and quality of education

2/2/2018
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Norway challenges other countries to outdo its 260 million dollar pledge

Duration:00:31:06

Court suspends ban on Kenya TV shutdown

2/1/2018
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TV stations remain closed despite court order to government to switch them back on.

Duration:00:31:44

Sierra Leone's IMF Loan Payments Suspended

1/31/2018
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The IMF has concerns that funds are reportedly being spent on projects to win upcoming elections and not on agreed economic recovery measures; The lawyer of a detained Cameroonian separatist leader speaks out after Nigeria extradited his client; The Burkinabe' weightlifter aspiring to the title of 'world strongest man'

Duration:00:27:21

Kenya's opposition leader "sworn in"

1/30/2018
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The ceremony took place on Tuesday morning in front of thousands of supporters, but it is still unclear what the next step will be; We look into whether the extradition of 47 Cameroonian secessionists from Nigeria was legal; How antibiotics are becoming less effective to cure diseases like tuberculosis.

Duration:00:23:06

Fire Rages in Nairobi Suburb

1/29/2018
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Thousands left homeless after fire in Lang'ata suburb in Nairobi. Also in the programme: The UK High Court to sit in Sierra Leone to hear allegations of human rights abuses by a mining company; and antibiotic-resistant germs, could onions be the answer?

Duration:00:27:34

DR Congo President: 'There is no political uncertainty'

1/26/2018
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At his first press conference in five years, DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila has said that there is no political uncertainty in the country. We hear from a popular Zambian musician in hiding after threats over his new song. And one of our Resident Presidents is 'studying' for a PhD.

Duration:00:25:38

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