Africa TodayAuthor: BBC World Service
18 Feb 2019

Africa Today

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News and analysis from the BBC's Focus on Africa. The Africa Today podcast is published from Monday to Friday. It contains the day's top African stories.

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    Who is going to win the Nigerian presidential election?

    Our Resident Presidents have their say on the 2019 presidential elections.

  • Posted on 15 Feb 2019

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    Nigeria's elections campaigning draws to an end

    Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari from the ruling APC party and the opposition leader Atiku Abubakar from the PDP, have reached out to their supporters using social media. Both their speeches focused on encouraging the 84 million Nigerians who have already registered to vote, to actually turn up on Saturday and make their choice heard.

  • Posted on 14 Feb 2019

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    Cameroon opposition politician charged with rebellion and insurrection

    Mr Kamto who disputed the outcome of last year's presidential election is facing trial in a military court. Should it matter what religion you practice, when contesting elections in Nigeria?

  • Posted on 13 Feb 2019

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    Missing Kenyan human rights activist found dead

    Kenyan activist Caroline Mwatha has been found dead after being missing for a week; Oil giant Shell hears accusations of being complicit in the executions of Ogoni activists; And priceless African art displayed in European museums could be making its way back to the continent.

  • Posted on 12 Feb 2019

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    The African Union pledges focus on refugees and IDPs

    African Union pledges focus on refugees and IDPs; As Nigeria gears up for elections, security is a key issue for voters; And praise for Soweto Gospel Choir Grammy Award win.

  • Posted on 11 Feb 2019

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