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Image copyright Ben Yexley For more than 10,000 years, ever since man started herding cattle for food and enrichment in Africa, lions have been a huge problem. A lion, or, more likely, a pride of lionesses – who are the real hunters – can ruin a small ...

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September 26th, 2016

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Nigeria’s Paralympians

Image copyright Getty Images Nigeria’s Paralympic team is grabbing medals left, right and centre. At the half-way point through the Games, here are five things you may not know about the team. 1. A gold medal has been won by a Nollywood actress When Lauritta Onye threw

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September 26th, 2016

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Leadership goals

Image copyright AP Image caption Fifa Secretary General Fatma Samoura has been in her post for three months The most powerful woman in global football is not the chief executive of a top team, a high-flying financier, or a close advisor of a club-owning oligarch. Rather she ...

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September 26th, 2016

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Nellie the enemy?

As the Cites conference on endangered species meets in Johannesburg, the BBC’s Matt McGrath travelled to Zambia to hear the voices of people with first-hand experience of conflicts between humans and wildlife. The father who lost his daughter to the elephants Image ...

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September 26th, 2016

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Pangolin: The most trafficked mammal in the world

The little-known pangolin is the most trafficked mammal in the world, leading to fears it could become extinct. A meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) being held in South Africa this week could make trade in pangolin illegal. Article

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September 26th, 2016

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Leadership goals

Image copyright AP Image caption Fifa Secretary General Fatma Samoura has been in her post for three months The most powerful woman in global football is not the chief executive of a top team, a high-flying financier, or a close advisor of a club-owning oligarch. Rather she ...

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September 25th, 2016

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Mazembe squeeze into Confed Cup final

TP Mazembe go through to the Confederation Cup final after a 0-0 draw with holders Etoile du Sahel TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo drew 0-0 at home with holders Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia to squeeze into the African Confederation Cup final on the away-goals ...

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September 25th, 2016

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Juventus confirm Ghana’s Asamoah will be out ‘for 45 days’

Ghana and Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah Italian side Juventus confirmed that their Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah is expected to be out of action for six weeks after suffering a knee injury on Saturday. Both Asamoah and Juventus’ Italian defender Daniele Rugani ...

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September 25th, 2016

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Zamalek survive Wydad fightback to join Sundowns in final

Zamalek will meet Mamelodi Sundowns in the 2016 African Champions League final Zamalek of Egypt suffered a shock 5-2 defeat at Wydad Casablanca of Morocco on Saturday, but still qualified to meet Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in the 2016 African Champions League final. ...

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September 25th, 2016

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New report confirms grim outlook for elephants

Image caption The illegal trade in ivory has seen elephant numbers plummet Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past 10 years according to a new study. The African Elephant Status report says that poaching is the main driver of the fall, ...

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September 25th, 2016

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