CÔTE D’IVOIRE TO HOST 2023 AFRICA CUP

CÔTE D’IVOIRE TO HOST 2023 AFRICA CUP

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS The Confederation of African Football says Côte d’Ivoire has agreed to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, instead of the…

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Can Nigeria’s Yams Power a Nation?

Can Nigeria’s Yams Power a Nation?

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Yam production in Nigeria is thriving, and the United Nations says that Nigeria produces more than 60% of the world’s crop….

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Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Senegal has opened its new $34 million Museum of Black Civilizations in the capital, Dakar. It follows calls from Senegal and other African nations for…

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Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Netflix is to launch its first African original series in 2020. Queen Sono is “a drama about a secret agent who…

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Hong Kong Authorities Stop  Rhino Horn Smugglers

Hong Kong Authorities Stop Rhino Horn Smugglers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airport authorities in Hong Kong arrested two men accused of smuggling a record number of rhino horns worth $1 million. The accused smugglers were headed…

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Uganda’s Grasshopper Delicacy on the Decline

Uganda’s Grasshopper Delicacy on the Decline

Reading Time: 2 minutes BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS In Uganda’s grasshopper season, the insects are seen as a nutritious delicacy — either boiled or deep-fried. They are so popular…

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Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Angola won the 2018 Amputee Football World Cup in Mexico, beating Turkey 5-4 in a penalty shootout. The match ended 0-0…

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U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS The United States has re-established a diplomatic presence in Somalia for the first time in nearly 30 years. The Department of…

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Uganda is World’s Most Active Nation

Uganda is World’s Most Active Nation

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS A report on physical inactivity across the globe found that Uganda is the world’s most active nation. The study, published in…

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Beloved West African Singer Dies

Beloved West African Singer Dies

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES Malian singer and composer Khaira Arby, known as “the diva of Timbuktu,” died at a hospital in the…

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