Drought in Cape Town hits local economy
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Drought in Cape Town hits local economy

Cape Town, South Africa, has been in the grip of a severe drought for months…

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World Cup 2018: African fans in Russia downplay racism fears
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World Cup 2018: African fans in Russia downplay racism fears

Two African fans reveal what it’s like living in Moscow and if they’re worried about…

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The luxurious ghost airport in one of the world’s poorest countries
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The luxurious ghost airport in one of the world’s poorest countries

In Mozambique, a $200m airport was meant to be the second busiest in the country.…

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Ramaphosa believes South Africa’s President Zuma rape accuser
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Ramaphosa believes South Africa’s President Zuma rape accuser

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jacob Zuma became South Africa’s president three years after…

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Kenyan police in shoe purchase scam
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Kenyan police in shoe purchase scam

Image copyright AFP Image caption Some police officers bought shoes from outside vendors contrary to…

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DR Congo: UN peacekeepers killed in attack in North Kivu
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DR Congo: UN peacekeepers killed in attack in North Kivu

Image copyright Reuters Image caption UN peacekeepers and Congolese troops face attacks from several militia…

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Barcelona’s ‘blanket men’
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Barcelona’s ‘blanket men’

Media captionAziz Faye wants to change perceptions of street sellers Among the throngs of tourists…

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Poverty tourist?
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Poverty tourist?

Image caption Ed Sheeran visited Liberia as part of Comic Relief 2017 Ed Sheeran has…

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Africa’s week in pictures
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Africa’s week in pictures

A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this week: Image copyright…

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Benin’s Mickael Pote goes from abuse to adulation from Apoel Nicosia fans
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Benin’s Mickael Pote goes from abuse to adulation from Apoel Nicosia fans

Benin striker Mickael Pote scored both of Apoel Nicosia’s goals in the group stage of…

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