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Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight presidential race

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Kenya elections 2022: Live result updates

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Zimbabwe hails gold coin success and wants to issue more

AFPGold coins used as currency in Zimbabwe will soon be available in smaller denominations, the central bank says. Sky-rocketing inflation saw people rushing to cash in their Zimbabwean dollars for US dollars, to stop their savings losing value. This..

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Kenyans await news on tight presidential election amid low turnout and disinformation

Issued on: 12/08/2022 - 09:21 Kenyans crowded around radios and televisions on Thursday, increasingly anxious for news of who their next president will be, two days after voting ended. The East African country's election commission (IEBC) h..

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Guinea’s opposition group FNDC hits out at military-appointed transitional government

Issued on: 11/08/2022 - 22:47 Kenya is still waiting for official news of who its next president will be, this as speculation runs rife online about the outcome of Tuesday's vote. Also in this edition: in Guinea, the main opposition group FNDC..

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Blinken raises concerns on rights in Rwanda during talks with Kagame

Issued on: 11/08/2022 - 14:42 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he voiced "serious concerns" about human rights during talks on Thursday with Rwandan President Paul Kagame. In particular, he said he raised the case of "Hotel Rwanda" hero..

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South Africa sex crime: Authorities charge seven over gang rape

Getty ImagesSouth African authorities have charged seven men with 32 counts of rape after a mass assault at an abandoned mine near Johannesburg. A group of eight women were attacked while filming a music video at the mine near the town of Krugersdor..

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Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight race for president

Getty ImagesProvisional results suggest a tight presidential race in Kenya between Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga, a former prime minister With more than 90% of results posted from thousands of individual districts, local tallies of ..

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South Africa sex crime: ‘We want our bodies to be secure 24/7’

Shiraaz MohamedSome are calling for a state of emergency in South Africa, after the vicious gang rape of eight women who were filming a music video last month. It happened at an abandoned mine in the town of Krugersdorp, yet none of the 130 arrested ..

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Horniman Museum to return 72 artefacts to Nigeria

Horniman MuseumA London museum says it has agreed to return to Nigeria artefacts looted in the 19th Century from the Kingdom of Benin. The Horniman Museum said ownership of 72 objects would be transferred to the Nigerian government. Items include 1..

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Commonwealth Games: How climate change is changing life around the world

Hosts: Birmingham Dates: 28 July to 8 AugustCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV with extra streams on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport mobile app; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra; live text and clips onlineWork started ..

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Blinken arrives in Africa ‘to counter Russian influence’ on the continent

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in South Africa on Sunday to kick off a three-country tour that will also take him to DR Congo and Rwanda, aimed at "developing a strategy to counter Russian efforts to undermine democracy in Africa", acco..

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