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Pumza Fihlani: How do women make men wear condoms?

Image copyright AFP Recent studies have suggested that condom use is on the decline in South Africa, which has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world. Some 2,700 young South Africans are infected with HIV every week – 74 % of them girls. The BBC’s ...

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July 27th, 2016

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Kolo Toure may feature in Celtic’s home leg against Astana

Kolo Toure has joined Celtic on a one-year deal Celtic defender Kolo Toure may feature in next week’s return leg against Astana after being registered with Uefa for the Champions League qualifier. Toure, 35, has not travelled to Kazakhstan for Wednesday’s third ...

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July 27th, 2016

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Max Gradel: Bournemouth winger signs new four-year contract

Max Gradel has made 45 appearances for Ivory Coast and scored nine goals Max Gradel has signed a new four-year deal with Bournemouth. The Ivory Coast international joined the Cherries from St Etienne last summer and made 14 Premier League appearances in an injury-hit ...

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July 27th, 2016

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Burundi’s Imbonerakure youth wing accused of gang rape

Image copyright AFP Image caption At least 240,000 people have fled the conflict in Burundi Government-allied youth in Burundi have gang-raped women and girls whose male relatives are suspected to be opposition activists, campaign group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. ...

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July 27th, 2016

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Somalia attack: ‘Ex-MP’ was Mogadishu suicide bomber

Image copyright AFP Image caption The car bombers targeted a heavily fortified area near the main airport An ex-MP was one of two suicide car bombers who carried out Tuesday’s deadly attacks in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, militants have said. Salah Nuh Ismail, ...

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July 27th, 2016

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Ghana’s Medeama close in on Confederation Cup semi-finals

Etoile du Sahel celebrate winning the 2015 Confederation Cup Champions Etoile du Sahel and Medeama of Ghana secured victories in Africa’s Confederation Cup on Tuesday to move closer to a place in the semi finals. Etoile recorded a 1-0 win over Al Ahly Tripoli whilst ...

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July 27th, 2016

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Fleeing Congo chaos for Olympic judo bouts

Media playback is not supported on this device Team Refugee: Jukoka Popole Misenga and Yolande Mabika, two judoka from the Democratic Republic of Congo, sought asylum in Brazil during the 2013 World Judo Championships in Rio. Three years on they are about to compete in this ...

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July 27th, 2016

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Chris Froome’s South African school celebrates Tour de France win

Chris Froome became Britain’s first three-time winner of the Tour de France when he crossed the finish line of the 21-stage race in Paris on Sunday. But while Froome rides for Britain, he went to school in South Africa – St John’s in Johannesburg – ...

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July 27th, 2016

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The Dadaab camp runners aiming for Rio

Media playback is not supported on this device Team refugee: Judoka Rebecca Nymal and Garkouth Puok Thiep fled conflict in southern Sudan, and found sanctuary in the world’s largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya. Though neither had any running experience, they were ...

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July 26th, 2016

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South Africa sacked reporters win SABC censorship case

Image copyright AFP Image caption SABC’s decision to ban footage of violent protests proved controversial South Africa’s public broadcaster has been ordered to reinstate four journalists sacked for speaking out against censorship at the corporation. Labour Court ...

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July 26th, 2016

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