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The invention that stops girls missing school every month

In Malawi a packet of sanitary towels can cost a whole day’s pay, and girls often miss school because the cotton strips they use instead are inadequate. Charlotte Ashton met a woman in Blantyre who’s come up with a solution. It’s a 14-year-old girl’s ...

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May 31st, 2016

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VIDEO: Building the world’s smallest airport

Leading architects from across the globe are showcasing their ideas in Venice this week. Among them is Lord Foster who has taken up the challenge of building the world’s smallest airport, in Rwanda. The aim is to create a network of droneports to deliver medical ...

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May 31st, 2016

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Payet hits late winner for France

France won the European Championship in 1984 and 2000 West Ham United’s Dimitri Payet scored a sublime 90th-minute winner to earn Euro 2016 hosts France a 3-2 friendly win over Cameroon in Nantes on Monday. Didier Deschamps’ side went ahead after 20 minutes ...

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May 31st, 2016

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Foreign players set to leave Algeria

Ghislain Guessan is hoping to secure a move to Europe After he was dropped by, Nantes, his boyhood club, Franco-Ivorian striker Ghislain Guessan floundered in the French and Italian lower leagues. As it became apparent that European clubs were no longer willing to wager on ...

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May 31st, 2016

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Ivorian Aurier faces September trial

Aurier has made 31 appearances for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast international Serge Aurier will be tried on 26 September for an alleged assault on a police officer. The 23-year-old, who plays for Paris St-Germain, denies the charge and has himself filed a complaint against the ...

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May 31st, 2016

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The invention that stop girls missing school every month

In Malawi a packet of sanitary towels can cost a whole day’s pay, and girls often miss school because the cotton strips they use instead are inadequate. Charlotte Ashton met a woman in Blantyre who’s come up with a solution. It’s a 14-year-old girl’s ...

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May 31st, 2016

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VIDEO: Chad victims’ joy at landmark verdict

Chad’s former ruler has been found guilty of crimes against humanity, rape and sexual slavery. Hissene Habre was sentenced to life in prison for crimes in which 40,000 people were killed during his rule between 1982 and 1992. The BBC’s Maud Jullien talks to some ...

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May 31st, 2016

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VIDEO: The remarkable trial of Chad’s ex-ruler

Chad’s ex-ruler Hissene Habre has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison at a landmark trial in Senegal. The judge convicted him of rape, sexual slavery and ordering killings during his rule from 1982 to 1990. His trial took place in ...

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May 30th, 2016

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Banned Kargbo joins English side Hamlet

Ibrahim Kargbo says he has signed a one-year contract with Dulwich Hamlet FC Former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo, who is currently banned from playing in Netherlands over match-fixing allegations, has joined English non-league side Dulwich Hamlet FC. The 34-year old, ...

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May 30th, 2016

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Ivory Coast’s Aurier arrested in Paris

Aurier has made 31 appearances for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast international Serge Aurier was arrested and placed in police custody on Monday after he was involved in an incident in Paris. The 23-year-old, who plays for French side Paris St Germain, is alleged to have had an ...

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May 30th, 2016

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