Africa News

Hugh Masekela: South Africa's 'Father of Jazz'
The legendary musician, who has died age 78, will be remembered as much for his activism as his songs. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/23/18 12:08 PM
Algeria's Taider moves from Bologna to MLS side Montreal
Algerian star Saphir Taider swaps Italy for Canada as he joins MLS side Montreal Impact in a three-year deal. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/23/18 10:55 AM
Family end three-month airport stay
Four Zimbabwean adults and four children refused to return home but could not re-enter Thailand. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/23/18 10:02 AM
UN flag no longer offers 'natural protection' to peacekeepers
The organisation's flag and blue helmets no longer offer "natural protection", a new report says. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/23/18 9:57 AM
Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies
The South African musician died aged 78 after a "courageous battle with cancer", his family say. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/23/18 9:20 AM
Why some Sudanese back lecturer who beat students
What a video of a male lecturer assaulting his students says about the state of women's rights in the country. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/23/18 12:35 AM
Kenya's 'backpack midwife' bringing healthcare for all
For many people in remote regions access to healthcare is limited, so tech is coming to their aid. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/23/18 12:11 AM
CHAN 2018: Zambia top Group B despite draw with Namibia
Zambia draw with Namibia to top Group B at the African Nations Championship, as Uganda against Ivory Coast ends goalless. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/22/18 11:31 PM