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Ethiopians tell the BBC they are willing to give up their lives to defend their country against rebels.

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Millions of dollars of public funds went through bank accounts of ex-President Joseph Kabila's allies, BBC Africa Eye reveals.

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South Africa's president has condemned travel bans enacted against his country and its neighbours over the new coronavirus variant Omicron.

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Israel's government on Sunday approved the immigration of several thousand Jews from war-torn Ethiopia, some of whom have waited for decades to join their relatives in Israel. The decision took a step toward resolving an issue that has long complicated the government's relations with the country's Ethiopian community.

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Cyril Ramaphosa says the action by countries including the UK and US is discriminatory and unnecessary.

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Senegal's Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall on Sunday said she hoped China would lend support in the fight against insecurity in the conflict-ridden Sahel region at the start of a China-Africa summit.

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The three-day event is a celebration of Senegalese culture and features an elaborate parade.

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Cameroon says lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people are increasingly becoming victims of violence and brutality. The central African state’s government made the comment this week after Human Rights Watch reported degrading treatment of LGBTI people and called on Cameroon to hold perpetrators accountable.

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The Haitian American actor talks about his journey from Massachusetts to Los Angeles, playing Ahmal Dee on "Insecure," and his plans to bolster the work of diverse filmmakers.

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The Los Angeles native, who portrays beloved neighbor Thug Yoda, said it’s bittersweet to see the show that gave him his start come to an end.

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Zimbabwe's government says the country is very prepared to handle the new COVID-19 variant - omicron - first reported in neighboring South Africa. The World Health Organization says a fourth wave of the pandemic is most likely to hit Africa.

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The South African doctor who first spotted the new variant says patients are showing very mild symptoms so far.

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The Women's World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe, which involved Ireland, is abandoned after the detection of a new Covid-19 variant.

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The United States praised South Africa on Saturday for quickly identifying the latest coronavirus variant, omicron, and sharing this information with the world. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with South Africa's international relations and cooperation minister, Naledi Pandor, and they discussed cooperation on vaccinating people in Africa against COVID-19, the State Department said in a statement.

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Singer Simi and Nollywood's Chigul tell the BBC about the cultural hurdles female stars face.

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Sudan's army said Saturday several soldiers had been killed in an attack by armed groups and militias linked to the Ethiopian military in a disputed fertile border region.  Relations between Khartoum and Addis Ababa have soured over Al-Fashaqa, a border zone long cultivated by Ethiopian farmers but claimed by Sudan.

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The actors welcomed their toddler in the spring of 2020.

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Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok said Saturday he has replaced Sudan's police chiefs after more than 40 people were killed in a crackdown on protests following last month's military coup.

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Travelers at O.R. Tambo International Airport expressed concerns as flights were canceled, after many nations banned travel from southern Africa in an effort to curb the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant.

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Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Saturday he dismissed the chief of police, Lieutenant-General Khaled Mahdi Ibrahim Al-Emam, and his deputy.     Lieutenant-General Anan Hamed Mohammed Omar was appointed as the new police chief and Major General Muddathir Abd al-Rahman Nasr al-Din as his deputy, Hamdok added in a post on Twitter.

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Should the Omicron variant cause severe illness, that will become apparent if there is a significant rise in hospitalizations over the next week or two, one expert said.

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"To have done most the lifting all season and then be lifted off of my feet in triumph from this kick ass cast put a lot into perspective for me!” he wrote.

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The country has one of Africa’s better vaccination rates: Just under one quarter of its population has been fully vaccinated.

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A challenge to Malawi’s 2020 presidential elections has been dismissed by the country’s constitutional court. The opposition Democratic Progress Party had asked the court to rule on voting results, which put President Lazarus Chakwera into office.

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