Africa

Nigeria's facial scars: The last generation

Federal law banned all forms of child mutilation in 2003.

The Rwanda hotels waiting to cash in on UK asylum deal

The rooms are basic with a bed, movable wardrobe, desk and chairs and a small television.

US says Hotel Rwanda hero 'wrongfully detained'

Rusesabagina was sentenced to 25 years for terrorism by a Rwandan court last year

Rwanda genocide suspect Munyarugarama confirmed dead

About 800,000 people were slaughtered in Rwanda, in just 100 days in 1994

About 300,000 T of wheat bought by Egypt stranded in Ukraine

All cargoes were purchased before Russia's invasion.

Uganda's economy may expand by up to 4.5% in the year to the end of June

Kasaija is expected to read his budget speech to parliament on June 9.

Ghana starts gold purchase programme to strengthen currency

It is doing this in a bid to strengthen the cedi currency without increasing inflation for its people.

The Ugandan singer who led the fight against HIV prejudice

At the height of his career in 1989, he was diagnosed with HIV.

No trapped miners found in Burkinabè rescue chambers

The mine, which is owned by Canadian firm Trevali, has a depth of more than 710m (2329 ft).

Biniam Girmay becomes first African to win Grand Tour stage

Stage 11 on Wednesday is a 203km flat route from Santarcangelo di Romagna to Reggio Emilia.

4 Nigerian ministers drop election bid to remain in cabinet

Nigerians will hold a general election early next year.

Guinea-Bissau president dissolves parliament

He cited "persistent and unresolved differences" with parliament

Somalia: Biden reverses Trump's withdrawal of US troops

President Trump withdrew about 700 US troops from Somalia in 2020.

Can Africa replace Russian gas supplies to Europe?

Nigeria is under pressure to increase gas production.

Ex-Somali leader Mohamud wins presidency

The 66-year-old ruled from 2012 to 2017

Somalia- Where 329 people choose the president

But the big task is to wrest control of much of Somalia from al-Shabab.

Curfew after Nigeria student killing protests

On Saturday, demonstrators burned tyres and the police fired teargas.