Focus on Africa

Komla Dumor co-presents Focus on Africa

Komla Dumor and Sophie Ikenye present the BBC's first dedicated weekday TV news programme focusing exclusively on Africa.

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Focus On Africa brings together the expertise of the BBC World Service's African Service and BBC World News on television to report on Africa's rising economies, entrepreneurs, innovators, culture, entertainment and sport.

Focus on Africa will be covering the major news from the continent and challenging African leaders and politicians on tough issues.

More news from Africa can be found on the BBC News website

You can watch the show each weekday at 17:30 GMT.

Features & Analysis

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    Why authorities refuse to ban disruptive protesters


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    The scary element that helped save the crew of Apollo 13


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    A marriage counsellor on healing the referendum hurt


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    Satellite images reveal Syria's heritage trashed by war


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