Africa Today

BBC  |  Podcast, ±27 min episodes every day
Africa news and analysis from the BBC's Focus on Africa. The Africa Today podcast contains the day's top stories from African news - available to download Monday to Friday from 1630 GMT.
24
MAR
The ICC has ordered war criminal Katanga to pay reparations to victims of his atrocities.
23
MAR
Kenya pioneers a new way of raising domestic revenue. In neighbouring Tanzania, the president fires the information minister after a TV station raid was probed. And we hear from Zimbabwe's war veterans on why they are frustrated by the government
22
MAR
Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice-President Bemba additional one year in Jail.
21
MAR
The UN says more than 2,000 refugees have been forced to return. The former child soldier turned US Ivy League scholar. Plus, a powerful performance on World Poetry Day.
20
MAR
Around 40 passengers are thought to have been on board the flight which came down at Wau airport. Voter registration begins in Sierra Leone. The Kenyan artist subverting the male gaze with female nudes.
17
MAR
The International Organisation for Migration: "The boat was fired at from a helicopter"
16
MAR
Change of guard at the Confederation of African football as Issa Hayatou loses the presidency of CAF after 29 years in the job. Why does Ghana's president need 110 ministers? Plus a lucky pastor finds a huge diamond in Sierra Leone - one of 20 largest diamonds ever found.
15
MAR
The attack happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
14
MAR
Since 2012, pirates have steered clear of commercial vessels. So why now?
13
MAR
A number of makeshift houses were buried under tonnes of waste and mud
10
MAR
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari returns after weeks on medical leave in the United Kingdom; Why South Africa is facing a social welfare crisis; A UK aid watchdog warns that Britain's aid to Libya might be doing more harm than good.
09
MAR
Former vice President Joice Mujuru on her plans for Zimbabwe; Kenyan doctors are being fired despite agreeing to a Government offer; Victims of violence in South Sudan