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‘Many dead’ in Nigeria mosque blasts

28 November 2014 Last updated at 15:14 The Central Mosque of Kano is close to the Emir’s palace (archive photo) Many people have been killed in three explosions during Friday prayers at one of the biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, reports say. The Central ...

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Is Band Aid 30 out of tune on Africa?

27 November 2014 Last updated at 16:21 By Milton Nkosi BBC Africa, Johannesburg Bob Geldof is a much-loved musician in Africa When I saw the opening sequence of the Band Aid 30 music video on YouTube it left me cold. When you look at the pictures of a weak, dying and ...

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Jorge appointed new Mouloudia coach

Portuguese coach Artur Jorge has been appointed the new boss of Algerian club Mouloudia Alger. The 68-year-old has signed an 18-month contract and takes over the club at a time when they are bottom of the league after 10 matches. It is a return to African football for Jorge,

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Saving Kenya’s babies born of incest

28 November 2014 Last updated at 00:46 By Muliro Telewa BBC Africa, Bungoma county, Kenya Some babies are as young as one day old when they arrive at Kanduyi, says welfare officer Alice Kimotho Baby X is sleeping quietly, wrapped in a warm blanket and held close in a ...

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VIDEO: African-European talks on migration

European and African ministers have been meeting in Rome to discuss ways to deal with heavy migration between the two continents. The talks came as three boats, containing almost 1000 migrants, had to be rescued in just 48 hours by the Greek and Portuguese navies. Alpa Patel

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Namibia votes in first Africa e-poll

28 November 2014 Last updated at 05:33 There will be no paper in the voting booth Namibians are choosing a new president and parliament – in what is Africa’s first electronic ballot. The ruling South West Africa People’s Organisation (Swapo) is expected to ...

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Howe positive on injured strike duo

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says the Championship club have received positive news over injuries to strike duo Callum Wilson and Tokelo Rantie. Top-scorer Wilson, 22, has a slight strain to his hamstring and will face a late fitness test this weekend. Rantie, 24, has a ...

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VIDEO: MSF to stay ’till Ebola crisis ends’

A doctor working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Guinea said the organisation will remain in West Africa “till the very end” of the Ebola crisis. However, Pascal Piguet admitted he has “no idea” when that would be. He said that much more still needed ...

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VIDEO: Saving Darth Vader’s childhood home

When US director George Lucas choose Tunisia as a shooting location for Star Wars, back in 1976, few could have predicted its lasting legacy. Film sets used in the movies continue to pull in thousands of visitors every year. So when a sand dune threatened to swallow up Mos ...

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Sudan clashes kill more than 100

27 November 2014 Last updated at 23:14 Government troops were not on the ground to separate the factions, a tribal leader said More than 100 people have been killed over several days of fighting between rival groups of an Arab tribe in Sudan’s West Kordofan state. A ...

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