Africa Today

BBC  |  Podcast, ±30 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.
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A Dutch timber trader, Guus Kouwenhoven has been convicted for complicity in war crimes and for illegally selling weapons to Liberia's then-President Charles Taylor.
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Morgan Tsvangirai and former Vice-President Joice Mujuru unite for next year's election.
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An assessment of Gambian affairs as President Adama Barrow nears his first 100 days in office, following the end of Yahya Jammeh's 22 year rule in January.
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Uganda faces massive influx of Turkana pastoralists from Kenya in search of pasture. Evidence of mass graves in DRC. Also an assessment of the Ghanaian President's first hundred days in power
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Calls for help for the Chibok schoolgirls who escaped Boko Haram only to face stigma back home. As Zimbabwe restricts how much cash can be withdrawn from banks, how are people coping?
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Britain's top diplomat to Nigeria on the three-year long search for the Chibok girls; More than ninety migrants feared drowned after their boat sank off the coast of Libya; Eighty thousand teenagers in danger of missing out on school in Burundi.
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The leader of Zambia's main opposition faces the death sentence for treason. "Resign!" demand tens of thousands of South African protestors as president Zuma celebrates his 75th birthday. And a surge in the number of children used as suicide bombers in Northeastern Nigeria.
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Victims say that after being detained by people smugglers or militia groups, they were taken to town squares or car parks to be sold.
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Funerals have been held in Alexandria for victims of one of the two bomb attacks
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Thousands march in demonstrations in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria.
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Al-Shabab fighters offered amnesty as new Somali president declares war