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Nigeria leader condemns mosque raid

29 November 2014 Last updated at 02:40 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. “They started shooting randomly at worshippers” – Muhammad Bello was near the mosque when the explosions began Nigeria’s president has pledged ...

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November 29th, 2014

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Seven jailed for sex abuse of girls

28 November 2014 Last updated at 15:05 Clockwise from top left: Mohamed Jumale, Said Zakaria, Sakariah Sheikh, Mohamed Dahir, Omar Jumale, Abdirashid Abdulahi and Jusuf Abdirizak Seven men who were in a gang which raped and abused girls in Bristol have been jailed for up to ...

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November 28th, 2014

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VIDEO: Oil price slump: Good for Africa?

The price of oil has been falling and the drop was top of the agenda at November’s Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) meeting in Vienna. For Africa, the slump in the price of crude is a double-edged sword – good for importers, bad for ...

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November 28th, 2014

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Hayatou expects Nations Cup problems

Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou has admitted he expects an “imperfect” hosting of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Equatorial Guinea have only weeks to prepare for the 17 January to 8 February tournament after replacing original hosts ...

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November 28th, 2014

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DR Congo ‘coup plotters’ acquitted

28 November 2014 Last updated at 19:40 The group of Congolese men were acquitted due to lack of evidence A group of 15 men accused of plotting to assassinate the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, have been acquitted by a South African court. ...

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November 28th, 2014

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‘Dozens die’ in Nigeria mosque attack

28 November 2014 Last updated at 21:06 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. “They started shooting randomly at worshippers” – Muhammad Bello was near the mosque when the explosions began Dozens have been killed in a gun and bomb ...

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November 28th, 2014

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VIDEO: Benin’s address-less city

Up until now, the city of Cotonou – the economic capital of Benin in West Africa – has had no street names and no house numbers. But a government project is underway to change the situation. And as the BBC’s Sophie Ribstein reports, it should provide a ...

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November 28th, 2014

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Two dead in Egypt Islamist clashes

28 November 2014 Last updated at 15:01 The theme of the protest, called by Islamists, was “Muslim Youth Uprising” At least two demonstrators have died in clashes between Islamist protestors and police in the Egyptian capital Cairo. The protests were called by an ...

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November 28th, 2014

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Hollande visits Ebola-hit Guinea

28 November 2014 Last updated at 14:39 Ebola patients are taken to dedicated treatment centres across Guinea French President Francois Hollande is visiting Guinea, on the first trip by a Western leader to a country at the centre of the latest Ebola outbreak. After arriving ...

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November 28th, 2014

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MPs suspended for heckling SA leader

28 November 2014 Last updated at 12:35 The EFF, which was formed by Julius Malema last year, campaigns for radical policies to ease poverty South African opposition party leader Julius Malema and 11 of his MPs have been suspended from parliament without pay for heckling the ...

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November 28th, 2014

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