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Cyclone Idai: 'Massive disaster' in Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Hundreds of thousands of people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi could be affected, UN says.

Cyclone Idai devastation in pictures
Millions of people were in the direct path of the cyclone which struck last week.

Kenyan anger over Turkana 'starvation' being ignored
The Kenyan government says more than a million people face food shortages because of the drought.

Boeing expects 737 Max software fix by end of March
The aviation giant tells airlines it will have new software to control the controversial MCAS system.

Survivors rescued from cyclone Idai are lifted by land and air
Rescue operations continue to recover survivors from the floods caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.

Cyclone Idai: 'Humanitarian disaster' in southern Africa
The president of Mozambique has declared Cyclone Idai "a humanitarian disaster of great proportion".

'I was arrested and shamed for leaked nudes': Ugandan model Judith Heard
Model Judith Heard was arrested under Uganda's Anti-Pornography Act, which critics say victimises women.

Cyclone Idai: Rescue teams arrive in Mozambique
Rescue teams have arrived in Mozambique where as many as 1,000 people could have died following Cyclone Idai.

Cyclone Idai: 'People didn't stand a chance'
Drone footage shows the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.

Prince Gyasi: Instagram photographer on capturing Accra life
Ghanaian Prince Gyasi takes stunning photos of Accra using only his phone.

Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso: Abducted Cameroonian coach released
The coach of Cameroonian top-flight side Yong Sports Academy of Bamenda, Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso, is released after being abducted by gunmen.

Oussama Idrissi: Cleared to play for Morocco by Fifa
Netherlands-born Oussma Idrissi receives clearance from Fifa to swap national allegiances and play for Morocco.

South Africa interested in 2023 World Cup
A record nine countries including Brazil, Japan and South Africa tell Fifa they want to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

Dieumerci Mbokani: DR Congo striker withdraws from crucial Afcon qualifier
Veteran striker Dieumerci Mbokani withdraw from the DR Congo squad for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier due to injury.

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Seedorf addresses Cameroon's goal-scoring issues
Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf says he is addressing the team's goal-scoring worries ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros.

Ahmed Rouaba: Beating the president not enough for young Algerians
After 20 years in power, Abdelaziz Bouteflika says he will stand down - but protesters are not satisfied.

Mbulelo Mtshilibe: False prophets shake South African faith
Rape and fraud scandals involving fake pastors have prompted calls for regulation of the church.

Louise Dewast: The country where it’s too dangerous to go to school
Jihadist violence and other insecurity in northern Burkina Faso has forced 150,000 children out of classrooms.

'I was told painting is for lazy people': Cameroon's Ajarb Bernard Ategwa
Family pressure did not stop Cameroonian artist Ajarb Bernard Ategwa from finding success.

The bakeries of Bamako in Mali
Photographer Annie Risemberg documents the French bread bakeries that are ubiquitous in Bamako, Mali.

The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro
The day seven blind trekkers reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

The artist giving leaders a bad hair day
How Louis Houenoude went from being a barber shop sign painter in Benin to having an exhibition in Finland.

In Pictures: Pain and ecstasy at the Lagos marathon
Battling heat and humidity to complete the marathon in Nigeria’s commercial capital.

No traffic in Addis Ababa as Ethiopia marks Car Free Day
The Ethiopian capital marks Car Free Day to promote a healthy lifestyle and fight air pollution.

The African churches of London
Reuters photographer Simon Dawson captures African Christian communities in London.

The horsemen making a living on Lagos beach Nigeria
The young people who make a living from taking people for horse rides on Nigeria's beaches.

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria's farmer king
Journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani writes about an influential ruler's bid to promote farming.

Brian Hungwe: Should MPs be sent back to school?
The speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament wants MPs to get an education to ensure a better level of debate.

Elizabeth Ohene: The country where everyone is expected to be late
Ghanaians don't really need watches as most meetings start 45 minutes late.

Zeinab Mohammed Salih: 'Cheating husbands' and Sudan's protests
Why women in Sudan have taken anti-government demonstrations to heart by using Facebook to expose abuse.

The village in Ghana where childbirth is banned
Women are sent away from Mafi Dove community in Ghana to give birth to avoid "offending the gods".

Why Arsenal's Mesut Ozil sent a Kenyan boy football boots
A chance photo of a makeshift football shirt changed a Kenyan boy's life.

No white saviours: Meet the women behind the campaign
Meet Olivia and Kelsey, two Uganda-based social workers behind the #nowhitesaviors social media campaign.

Six reasons why so many buildings collapse
A building containing a school collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, killing at least 20 people. Why?

Africa's week in pictures: 8-14 March 2019
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.

Ethiopian Airlines probe: What do we know?
The race is on for investigators to find answers about what happened to the Boeing 737 Max-8 plane.

Why the saxophone means the world to a 10-year-old musician
10-year-old Demilade Adepegba says he can juggle school work and his passion for playing music.

Letter from Africa: Are Kenyans still scandalised by scandals?
In a country so used to government corruption, have ordinary Kenyans totally lost hope?

Local Housing

This is one of the main issues facing local people. The inadequacy of social housing stock continues to be the main concerns of local people. And it is getting worst.

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Drugs And Illegal Substances

Taking illegal drug is always fraught with danger. You don't need me to tell you that - your grand mother will say the same. The high very often tend to perpetual low that you will never get out from. Get advise now before it is too late

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Knife Attacks

Who goes around with a knive as weapon of protection is deluded. It will inevitably be your comeuppance. Just in case you do not understand, it will kill you. There is no justification for carrying a knive excerpt when you are foraging in the jungle.

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Gang Culture

We were all young once - doing things adults will frown upon. This was at school or in the play grounds. But as we grew up, people we wanted to associate with start to shrink in numbers as our brain matured correspondingly and as a result doing the right thing. Pick your friends judiciously.

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Local Parks

From a personal experience - the local park is a refuge for meditation,physical exploration and mental rejuvination. Just go for a slow run and see how you feel afterwards. Physical and mentally rewarding. Don't just take my words for it - it is a scientific fact. Please do try it.

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