How Nigeria’s presidential election works
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How Nigeria’s presidential election works

Image caption President Goodluck Jonathan faces tough opposition from Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria’s presidential election, postponed…

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VIDEO: Has US failed South Sudan?
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VIDEO: Has US failed South Sudan?

When South Sudan became independent from Sudan in 2011, the United States was described as…

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VIDEO: Political dynasties: Good or bad?
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VIDEO: Political dynasties: Good or bad?

In some African countries, politics has become a family affair with leaders’ relatives taking on…

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Malawi’s expensive phone habit
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Malawi’s expensive phone habit

Is Bitcoin Africa’s unlikely saviour?
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Is Bitcoin Africa’s unlikely saviour?

Image caption Bitcoin might conjour up visions of dark doings on the Silk Road website…

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Nigeria’s ‘brown envelope’ journalism
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Nigeria’s ‘brown envelope’ journalism

In our series of letters from African journalists, writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks…

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Why Kenyans enjoyed the political blackout
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Why Kenyans enjoyed the political blackout

In our series of columns from African journalists, broadcaster and media trainer Joseph Warungu reflects…

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VIDEO: Zambian businesses rebuild after riots
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VIDEO: Zambian businesses rebuild after riots

Things remain tense in Zambia, just a couple of weeks after violence targeting foreigners erupted…

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VIDEO: Tunisia’s battle to keep out IS jihadis
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VIDEO: Tunisia’s battle to keep out IS jihadis

Tunisia is reinforcing its borders after a number of high profile attacks by so-called Islamic…

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VIDEO: English actress who is a Nigerian film star
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VIDEO: English actress who is a Nigerian film star

11 May 2016 Last updated at 00:10 BST A former air-hostess from Winchester has mastered…

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