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Listen to Part I of FP's investigation into Europe's efforts to stem migration from Africa on @audmapp. Foreign Policy (Sun Oct 15)
South Africa's Zuma 'disappointed' by court ruling over corruption charges Reuters Top News (Fri Oct 13)
Liberians have voted to elect Africa's first female president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's successor… Al Jazeera News (Tue Oct 10)
Liberians gather at polling stations to vote to replace Africa's first female leader. The Associated Press (Tue Oct 10)
Opinion: Why agriculture is Africa's path to prosperity by @KofiAnnan Al Jazeera English (Sun Oct 08)
Inside the ruins of one of Africa’s first 5-star hotels BBC News (World) (Sun Oct 08)
Africa's top shots: 29 September-5 October 2017 BBC News (World) (Fri Oct 06)
More U.S. drone bases and commando outposts are sprouting up across Africa. Foreign Policy (Thu Oct 05)
ACROSS AFRICA - Cameroon accused of illegally deporting 100,000 Nigerian refugees FRANCE 24 English (Fri Sep 29)
"If Africa is the cradle of civilisation, it is also the birthplace of artistic exploration." Al Jazeera English (Wed Sep 27)
EYE ON AFRICA - Joao Lourenco sworn in as Angola's first new president in 38 years FRANCE 24 English (Tue Sep 26)
EYE ON AFRICA - Chad added to US travel ban list FRANCE 24 English (Tue Sep 26)
Mali is a hotspot for extremism in Africa. Here’s how to fight it Newsweek (Sun Sep 24)
Africa's first modern art museum opens to both fanfare and criticism in Cape Town: CBS News (Sat Sep 23)
South Africa's finmin calls for criminal probe into KPMG Reuters Top News (Fri Sep 22)
ACROSS AFRICA - Parents in Mali concerned about Turkish-owned schools FRANCE 24 English (Fri Sep 22)
Czech zoo burns rhino horns with $2M street value in protest against legal rhino horn auctions in South Africa… ABC News (Wed Sep 20)
Meet South Africa's 'boxing grannies' – in pictures The Guardian (Wed Sep 20)
Teachers face suspension over videos of abuse in South Africa Al Jazeera News (Wed Sep 20)
Czech zoo burns rhino horns with $2M street value in protest against legal rhino horn auctions in South Africa… ABC News (Tue Sep 19)
South Africa's tax service to take legal action against KPMG Reuters Top News (Mon Sep 18)
Leinster brush aside Southern Kings to win first Pro14 game in South Africa via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Sat Sep 16)
Across much of Africa and South Asia, many children lack birth certificates. Changing that is hard work. The Associated Press (Sat Sep 16)
Ruthless All Blacks thrash South Africa in Rugby Championship Reuters Top News (Sat Sep 16)
South Africa's Duminy calls time on test career Reuters Top News (Sat Sep 16)
ACROSS AFRICA - Crackdown on people smugglers in Libya bears fruit FRANCE 24 English (Fri Sep 15)
ACROSS AFRICA - Curfew in southeast Nigeria after clashes between army, pro-Biafra supporters… FRANCE 24 English (Fri Sep 15)
Controversial mining charter on hold in South Africa Al Jazeera News (Fri Sep 15)
EU cash-dumping in Africa bolsters unruly regimes, aggravates migrant crisis (Op-Ed by @MartinRJay)… RT (Thu Sep 14)
"We didn't want to go and place an added burden on Togo." Israel-Africa summit cancelled as Togo unrest continues… Al Jazeera News (Tue Sep 12)
Israel-Africa summit scheduled to take place in Togo is postponed indefinitely due to rising unrest in the country… Al Jazeera English (Tue Sep 12)
Du Plessis to lead South Africa in all formats FRANCE 24 English (Tue Sep 12)
Togo postpones Africa-Israel summit FRANCE 24 English (Tue Sep 12)
“Affordable” mortgages in Africa typically have interest rates of more than 20% The Economist (Mon Sep 11)
Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal beats South Africa's Kevin Anderson to win USOpen and 16th career grand slam titl… CNN (Sun Sep 10)
EYE ON AFRICA - Protesters in Togo demand President Gnassingbé give up power FRANCE 24 English (Thu Sep 07)
EYE ON AFRICA - Female infertility: Diaspora in Europe seek egg donors in Africa FRANCE 24 English (Thu Sep 07)
Harvey, Irma began as thunderstorms off west coast of Africa—how some of the worst hurricanes that hit the US start… ABC News (Wed Sep 06)
Bell Pottinger expelled from PR trade body after South Africa racism row The Guardian (Mon Sep 04)
Despite its troubles, Zimbabwe offers some of the best safaris in Africa. From @1843mag The Economist (Sun Sep 03)
Photo feature: South Sudan is emptying out faster than any other conflict zone in Africa since the Rwandan genocide… Foreign Policy (Fri Sep 01)
Analysis: Europe is trying to cut the flow of migrants from Africa. It won’t be easy. Washington Post (Thu Aug 31)
Of the 50 species that migrate to Britain from sub-Saharan Africa, the best loved are swallows The Economist (Wed Aug 30)
German Aid in Africa: Berlin Shifts Focus Away from the Poorest of the Poor SPIEGEL English (Wed Aug 30)
Is the administration leaving Africa out in the cold? @RealDeanB, @dandeluce, @columlynch, and @weinbergersa discuss Foreign Policy (Tue Aug 29)
A lone GOP lawmaker is threatening to hold up Trump's pick for assistant secretary of state for Africa. Foreign Policy (Mon Aug 28)
A lone GOP lawmaker is threatening to hold up Trump's pick for assistant secretary of state for Africa. Foreign Policy (Mon Aug 28)
Shock and fear amid South Africa cannibalism case BBC News (World) (Mon Aug 28)
EYE ON AFRICA - Two white South African farmers found guilty in the 'coffin assault' case FRANCE 24 English (Mon Aug 28)
?? Africa's next genocide? UN sounds alarm on violence in Central African Republic FRANCE 24 English (Mon Aug 28)
IN THE PAPERS - Africa's next genocide? UN sounds alarm on violence in Central African Republic… FRANCE 24 English (Mon Aug 28)
Is the administration leaving Africa out in the cold? @RealDeanB, @dandeluce, @columlynch, and @weinbergersa discuss Foreign Policy (Sun Aug 27)
South Africa's boxing grannies BBC News (World) (Sun Aug 27)
On StayTuned: @GadiNBC has latest on 'unprecedented' rains live from Texas. Plus an important story out of Africa.… NBC News (Sun Aug 27)
Is the administration leaving Africa out in the cold? @RealDeanB, @dandeluce, @columlynch, and @weinbergersa discuss Foreign Policy (Sat Aug 26)
Africa's week in pictures: 18 - 24 August 2017 BBC News (World) (Fri Aug 25)
EYE ON AFRICA - Angola's ruling party says election victory ‘inescapable’ FRANCE 24 English (Fri Aug 25)
East Africa is leading the world in drone delivery (via @CNNafrica) CNN International (Thu Aug 24)
EYE ON AFRICA - Angola election: Poll set to mark end of President dos Santos' 38-year rule FRANCE 24 English (Thu Aug 24)
EYE ON AFRICA - Africa's resources: re-examining the management of oil and gas FRANCE 24 English (Tue Aug 22)
Treasury secretary’s wife stirred controversy before, with memoir of her "living nightmare" in Africa Washington Post (Tue Aug 22)
EYE ON AFRICA - Nigeria's Buhari slams divisions after a 3-month absence FRANCE 24 English (Mon Aug 21)
Rhino horn auction allowed to go ahead in South Africa TIME (Mon Aug 21)
Online auction of rhino horn is set to open today in South Africa Al Jazeera English (Mon Aug 21)
Grace Mugabe returns home pursued by South Africa assault allegation Reuters Top News (Sun Aug 20)
Protesters rally against Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe at South Africa summit Al Jazeera News (Sat Aug 19)
'They're like the mafia': the super gangs behind Africa's poaching crisis The Guardian (Sat Aug 19)
South Africa plans to grant immunity to Grace Mugabe, sources say The Guardian (Fri Aug 18)
Why the Africa-Israel summit 'justifies colonialism and apartheid' Al Jazeera English (Thu Aug 17)
EYE ON AFRICA - Kenya’s opposition leader to take poll dispute to Supreme Court FRANCE 24 English (Wed Aug 16)
South Africa's police say Zimbabwe's first lady requests diplomatic immunity over allegations she assaulted a model. The Associated Press (Wed Aug 16)
JUST IN: South African police confirm Grace Mugabe remains in South Africa; Zimbabwe's government has asked for dip… Reuters Top News (Wed Aug 16)
Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after accusations of assaulting a model in South Africa Al Jazeera English (Tue Aug 15)
Zimbabwe's first lady accused of assault in South Africa CTV News (Tue Aug 15)
Jacob Zuma, the great survivor, keeps his grip on South Africa after a thin victory The Economist (Fri Aug 11)
Mapping Africa's natural resources Al Jazeera English (Fri Aug 11)
China in Africa: Old powers sidelined as Beijing follows economic ties with first military base… RT (Thu Aug 10)
South Africa’s poorest people will be hit by Jacob Zuma’s hollow victory | William Gumede The Guardian (Wed Aug 09)
South Africa's opposition calls for dissolution of parliament Reuters Top News (Wed Aug 09)
South Africa's Zuma survives no-confidence vote, some ANC lawmakers join opposition Reuters Top News (Tue Aug 08)
South Africa's parliament has merely postponed Jacob Zuma's day of reckoning The Guardian (Tue Aug 08)
Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote in South Africa – video The Guardian (Tue Aug 08)
The Guardian view on South Africa: Zuma goes on – but at what cost? | Editorial The Guardian (Tue Aug 08)
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote in parliament Al Jazeera News (Tue Aug 08)
South Africa's scandal-hit president Jacob Zuma survives vote of no-confidence in the country's National Assembly… CNN International (Tue Aug 08)
After hours of heated debate, South Africa’s Parliament held a secret vote on whether to remove President Jacob Zuma The New York Times (Tue Aug 08)
England 53-2, lead South Africa by 189 in 4th Test FRANCE 24 English (Sun Aug 06)
South Africa 'coffin victim' breaks down in court BBC News (World) (Thu Aug 03)
England aim to seal South Africa series and end search for final Test victory | Vic Marks The Guardian (Thu Aug 03)
Morning Update: Canada financed sale of Bombardier jet to tycoons in South Africa; Ottawa widens Volkswagen probe… The Globe and Mail (Thu Aug 03)
THE INTERVIEW - What role should the US play in the Middle East and North Africa? FRANCE 24 English (Mon Jul 31)
'Today I climbed Kilimanjaro' Roxy Getter is 8 and she's just become the youngest girl to climb Africa's highest p… BBC News (World) (Mon Jul 31)
South Africa’s economy The Economist (Mon Jul 31)
England v South Africa: third Test, day five – live! via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Mon Jul 31)
The perils of lobbying in Africa The Economist (Sun Jul 30)
England v South Africa: third Test, day four – live! via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Sun Jul 30)
Two die in S. Africa football stadium crush FRANCE 24 English (Sun Jul 30)
Stadium stampede kills 2 at soccer match in South Africa CTV News (Sat Jul 29)
Rain halts England charge against South Africa after Toby Roland-Jones takes five wickets via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Sat Jul 29)
South Africa plans to introduce racial quotas in sports Al Jazeera News (Sat Jul 29)
Calgary cycling events for clean water in Africa grew out of nine-year-old’s idea from @GlobeBusiness The Globe and Mail (Sat Jul 29)
Barclays reports first-half loss on Africa unit sale FRANCE 24 English (Fri Jul 28)
"Aid is minuscule compared with the wealth the industrialised world pulled out of Africa, Asia and Latin America"… Al Jazeera English (Thu Jul 27)
EYE ON AFRICA - Nigerian lawmakers seek to reduce president's powers FRANCE 24 English (Thu Jul 27)
Allegations of torture follow the expansion of the U.S. footprint in Africa to forge new allies against terrorism. Foreign Policy (Thu Jul 27)
England's Roland-Jones to make Test debut against South Africa FRANCE 24 English (Wed Jul 26)
EYE ON AFRICA - Rival Libyan leaders back ceasefire, elections FRANCE 24 English (Wed Jul 26)
South Africa's Rabada returns for third England Test FRANCE 24 English (Wed Jul 26)
‘I can pedal faster than a man can run’ – how bikes are changing the dynamic on Africa's roads The Guardian (Tue Jul 25)
'[We'll] do everything to make sure that they don't go to Europe but back to Africa' The far-rights trying to sto… Al Jazeera English (Tue Jul 25)
England v South Africa series shows no-ball law conundrums still matter | The Spin via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Tue Jul 25)
FOCUS - How Senegal is leading the fight against AIDS in West Africa FRANCE 24 English (Mon Jul 24)
North Korea’s surprising, lucrative relationship with Africa Washington Post (Mon Jul 24)
Insight into the rivalry of two men who helped end apartheid and shape a new multi-racial democracy in South Africa… Al Jazeera English (Mon Jul 24)
England faced with no easy answers after painful defeat by South Africa via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Sun Jul 23)
Africa is a continent that, more than any other, is rich in sunshine. Off-grid solar can help fill the grid's gaps The Economist (Sat Jul 22)
CNN went cage diving with a great white shark expert off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa… CNN (Sat Jul 22)
Beijing may deploy troops to East Africa hot spot, says Chinese envoy RT (Sat Jul 22)
From Glasgow, Scotland to Cape Town, South Africa, see the world in photos this week: Foreign Policy (Fri Jul 21)
Africa’s autocrats find new ways to cling to power The Globe and Mail (Fri Jul 21)
EYE ON AFRICA - Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots FRANCE 24 English (Fri Jul 21)
?? From Soweto to the UN: "Princess of Africa" Yvonne Chaka Chaka awarded for her humanitarian work… FRANCE 24 English (Fri Jul 21)
Africa unplugged: small-scale solar is surging at an electrifying pace The Economist (Wed Jul 19)
Our quote of the day is from the former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela. Download our Espresso app here… The Economist (Tue Jul 18)
South Africa transformed by Du Plessis’s bold and hard-nosed captaincy | Ali Martin via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Mon Jul 17)
Why Guinness tastes different in Africa CNN International (Mon Jul 17)
Africa is Islamic banking’s new frontier The Economist (Mon Jul 17)
Amla strengthens South Africa's grip on second Test FRANCE 24 English (Sun Jul 16)
South Africa's Sisulu starts bid to lead ruling ANC Reuters Top News (Sun Jul 16)
Macron made some incredibly offensive comments about Africa in a speech indy100 (Sat Jul 15)
EYE ON AFRICA - Thousands continue to flee the violence in DRC's Kasai region FRANCE 24 English (Fri Jul 14)
Trent Bridge savours absorbing Test tussle between England and South Africa via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Fri Jul 14)
EYE ON AFRICA - Medical charity MSF suspends operations in CAR town of Zemio FRANCE 24 English (Fri Jul 14)
Du Plessis wants S. Africa to pass character test at Trent Bridge FRANCE 24 English (Thu Jul 13)
Poll reveals 85% of Americans oblivious to hunger in Africa and Middle East The Guardian (Thu Jul 13)
South Africa look to Du Plessis against England FRANCE 24 English (Thu Jul 13)
EYE ON AFRICA - Nigerian city of Maiduguri shaken by deadliest attack in months FRANCE 24 English (Thu Jul 13)
How a footballer became Africa's first Cognac maker BBC News (World) (Thu Jul 13)
Criminals are running circles around South Africa’s police The Economist (Wed Jul 12)
From jollof rice to bunny chow, these are 15 of Africa's favorite dishes via @CNNAfrica… CNN (Wed Jul 12)
Africa’s main problem is ‘7-8 children per woman’ - Macron RT (Wed Jul 12)
Globe in Africa: Trudeau government unveils $18-million reproductive health project in Mozambique… The Globe and Mail (Tue Jul 11)
British PR firm Bell Pottinger apologizes for South Africa campaign The Guardian (Mon Jul 10)
Faf du Plessis sets sights on sorting South Africa’s mess before second Test The Guardian (Mon Jul 10)
South Africa's Morkel sparks England collapse in first Test FRANCE 24 English (Sun Jul 09)
Joe Root’s England reign starts royally as Moeen Ali tears through South Africa via @guardian_sport The Guardian (Sun Jul 09)
British public relations agency meets disaster in South Africa From @geoffreyyork The Globe and Mail (Sun Jul 09)
South Africa's mining industry is shrinking, and a new mining charter will not help it get back on track The Economist (Sun Jul 09)
England v South Africa: first Test, day four – live! The Guardian (Sun Jul 09)
What are Israel's goals in West Africa? Al Jazeera English (Sun Jul 09)