BBC News Africa

BBC News Africa


African news from the BBC. Facebook: https://t.co/WO6e37RBOY Instagram: https://t.co/DI6qruNWHJ YouTube: https://t.co/ZJFI3G9fex

2582776 followers  •  985 follow  •    •   https://t.co/OHYYkRTi7o

Why I went public about being raped, 67 years later

tweet picture

HE DID IT! Eliud Kipchoge is the first person ever to run a marathon in under two hours. 😯🙌🏾 #Eliud159  #eliudkipchoge 

Award-winning all-female produced movie tackles the hidden violence against women in Uganda.

tweet picture

Today’s African#proverb : One does not get angry with one's head and therefore use one's cap to cover one's buttocks. A Yoruba proverb sent by Crips Word, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. How do you interpret this proverb?

tweet picture

"I'm showing people that there is more than one path to ... success." Sylvia Gathoni was the first Kenyan to be signed to a major e-sports company. She tells our #KenyaConnects  programme why she loves being a professional gamer. @ktnnewslate  #MondayMotivationt  |

In Guinea, the opposition has called for demonstrations against moves which could mean a third term for President Alpha Conde. Should presidents continue to try to extend their time in power? Send us a voice message with your views on WhatsApp +447711388203

tweet picture

Loading
Loading

Can you believe DJ Switch only started DJ-ing about a year ago? Check out this Ghanaian superstar in action.

THREAD In July 2018, a horrifying video began to circulate on social media. 2 women & 2 young children are led away by a group of soldiers. They are blindfolded, forced to the ground, and shot 22 times. #BBCAfricaEye  investigated this atrocity. This is what we found...

tweet picture

This Nigerian magician wants to be the best in the world.🧙🏾‍♂️ 19-year-old, Babs Cardini wows audiences by performing tricks on the streets of Lagos. He showed us his most popular trick - turning objects into money.

For the past year, BBC Africa Eye has been secretly investigating sexual harassment by lecturers at West Africa's most prestigious universities. Stay tuned... 👁 #BBCAfricaEye  l #SexForGrades 

Thread: Sex for Grades - university lecturers harassing female students, pressuring them for sex in return for grades or admission - is a scandal that's gone on for decades. You asked #BBCAfricaEye  to investigate. This is what we found. Full doc:

"I don't feel bad when my Christian friends go for meals because I know the reason for fasting." Nadia is 10-years-old and has been fasting for #Ramadan  since she was eight. She tells #BBCWhatsNew  what the first few days of fasting has been like this year.

How's this for some #MondayMotivation ? Meet Sackey Percy - Ghana's dancing teacher! We would have been early to class if we got to see moves like this! 🕺🏾👨🏾‍🏫

"I'm intersex, I don't get periods and I'm going through menopause." Babalwa is intersex - genetically male, but physically female. She and her partner Thando spoke to our health programme Life Clinic about why that makes her a 'unicorn'. #LifeClinic  | 🏳️‍🌈

A suspected poacher has been eaten by a lion, leaving only his head behind. South African police say the unidentified man's remains were found lying next to a loaded hunting rifle in a private game reserve near the Kruger National Park on Saturday.

tweet picture

Loading
Loading