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Africa's oldest dinosaur found in Zimbabwe

The skeleton was discovered during two expeditions, in 2017 and 2019, to the Zambezi Valley.
By Bbc News Sep. 2, 2022

Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner: Gun jams during bid to kill Argentina vice-president

In another video, people in the crowd appear to try to block Ms Fernández de Kirchner from the suspected gunman.
By Bbc News Sep. 2, 2022

Outcry as Chinese lockdown traps residents during earthquake

Some in Chengdu say they were told to stay inside through a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on Monday that has killed at least 65 people.
By Bbc News Sep. 6, 2022

Instagram fined 405m over children's data privacy

But last year, it fined WhatsApp €225m, while Luxembourg's data authority fined Amazon a record €746m.
By Bbc News Sep. 6, 2022

Ben Stiller and Sean Penn latest Americans banned from Russia

Stiller and Penn have been outspoken critics of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and both have visited Kyiv since the start of the conflict.
By Bbc News Sep. 6, 2022

Tuchel leaves Chelsea

Tuchel was appointed on 26 January, 2021, replacing Frank Lampard, and guided the club to their second Champions League title just four months later.
By Bbc News Sep. 7, 2022

Queen's doctors concerned for her health - palace

The Queen is under medical supervision at Balmoral after doctors became concerned for her health, Buckingham Palace has said.
By Bbc News Sep. 8, 2022

Charles III to be proclaimed king at historic ceremony

A wave of further proclamations will take place across the UK until Sunday, when flags will return to half-mast.
By Bbc News Sep. 10, 2022

Kenya election was an exemplary performance: Ruto

" I will work for all Kenyans irrespective of who they voted for," Mr Ruto said.
By Bbc News Sep. 13, 2022

William Ruto: How Kenya's new president is influenced by religion

The 55-year-old is not shy of publicly professing his faith and has been vocal on issues like gay rights and abortion, which are likely to come up during his tenure.
By Bbc News Sep. 13, 2022

Swedish PM resigns as right-wing parties win vote

Ms Andersson accepted defeat at a news conference on Wednesday. She formally offered her resignation on Thursday.
By Bbc News Sep. 15, 2022

Kenya fuel prices hit record high as subsidy removed

Kerosene, which is mainly used by low-income households for cooking and lighting, will cost about 148 shillings.
By Bbc News Sep. 15, 2022

Priests abducted as church burnt in Cameroon

Their abductors also burnt down a church during the attack in Nchang
By Bbc News Sep. 20, 2022

Hawthorn Football Club hit by 'harrowing' racism, bullying claims

Hawthorn Football Club players were reportedly isolated from family, told to leave their partners and one alleges he was ordered to end a pregnancy.
By Bbc News Sep. 21, 2022

Nigeria clears 18 candidates for presidency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) noted that 18 parties had fielded presidential candidates and their running mates.
By Bbc News Sep. 21, 2022

AU chairman urges lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

The Senegalese leader said the measures against Zimbabwe were aggravating the suffering of the people.
By Bbc News Sep. 21, 2022

North Korea denies supplying weapons to Russia

North Korea says it has never sold weapons to Russia and has no plans to do so, following US reports that Moscow was turning to Pyongyang to replenish stockpiles.
By Bbc News Sep. 22, 2022

Ukraine war: Zelensky calls for 'just punishment' for Russia

President Volodymyr Zelensky set out a "formula", including more military support and to punish Russia on the world stage.
By Bbc News Sep. 22, 2022

Church of England bars Desmond Tutu's daughter from leading funeral

Ms Tutu van Furth told BBC News it "seemed really churlish and hurtful".
By Bbc News Sep. 23, 2022

Deadly gun attack at Russian school

Seven children and six adults were killed, including two security guards and two teachers, according to Russian officials. Staff and pupils have been evacuated from the school buildings.
By Bbc News Sep. 26, 2022

Burkina Faso unrest: Military officers remove leader Damiba

Lt Col Damiba's junta overthrew an elected government in January, citing a failure to halt Islamist attacks.
By Bbc News Oct. 1, 2022

Feature: Zimbabwe’s treasure trove of lost radical art on display in Harare

The exhibition features the works of students at Cyrene Mission near Bulawayo, including the one by Barnabus Chiponza, entitled How Beautiful Is Night.
By Bbc News Oct. 3, 2022

Burkina Faso's military leader agrees to step down after coup

The announcement followed attacks on French institutions, after it was reported that Lt Col Damiba was sheltering at a French military base.
By Bbc News Oct. 3, 2022

Kenya allows farming and imports of GM crops

President William Ruto's government has turned to genetically modified crops as a way of helping boost yields.
By Bbc News Oct. 4, 2022

Nigeria ad regulator sues WhatsApp owner for $70m

Meta and AT3 Resources Limited have yet to comment on the lawsuit filed by the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (Arcon).
By Bbc News Oct. 5, 2022

Morocco issues first cannabis production permits

The national agency regulating cannabis activity which issued the permits said farmers will be encouraged to increase legal cannabis production to meet the need of the market.
By Bbc News Oct. 5, 2022

Ukraine war: Biden says nuclear risk highest since 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis

Mr Biden said Russia's President Vladimir Putin was "not joking" when he spoke of using tactical nuclear weapons after suffering setbacks in Ukraine.
By Bbc News Oct. 7, 2022

Scuffle breaks out over control of Kenya parliament

The opposition has 157 MPs, the speaker said.
By Bbc News Oct. 7, 2022

Kenya socialite reverses butt enhancement and warns others

Vera Sidika, who is well-known for previously having a large derriere, said she had experienced health complications from having the enhanced butt:
By Bbc News Oct. 7, 2022

Africa has world's highest suicide rates - WHO

In a statement , the agency said Africa is home to six of the 10 countries with the highest suicide rates globally.
By Bbc News Oct. 7, 2022