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VIDEO: What’s up Africa? 2014 in review

As satirist Ikenna Azuike prepares for the launch of his series What’s Up Africa on the BBC, he gives us a review of three big news stories of 2014 – and the things that didn’t go quite so right for the people in power. Watch What’s Up Africa on Focus

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January 2nd, 2015

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Diabate ruled out of Mali campaign

Bordeaux striker Cheick Diabate is to undergo knee surgery, which will rule the Mali international out of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, according to his French club. Diabate, his club’s leading scorer this season with eight league goals, was last week named in ...

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January 1st, 2015

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Nigeria vows to defeat Boko Haram

1 January 2015 Last updated at 20:19 Goodluck Jonathan has faced criticism for failing to stop Boko Haram Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to defeat militant group Boko Haram, after a series of attacks blamed on the group in recent weeks. Earlier on ...

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January 1st, 2015

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Diabate a major doubt for Mali

Bordeaux striker Cheick Diabate has emerged as a major doubt for Mali’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations campaign as he prepares to undergo surgery on a troubled knee, according to reports in France. Diabate, who has scored eight league goals this season for his French club,

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January 1st, 2015

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Manchester City 3-2 Sunderland

81:17 Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Costel Pantilimon. 81:14 Attempt saved. Jesús Navas (Manchester City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Silva with a through ball. 80:04 Offside, Sunderland. ...

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January 1st, 2015

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Egypt retrial for al-Jazeera three

1 January 2015 Last updated at 11:04 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Sally Nabil in Cairo: Presidential pardon not expected pending the retrial Egypt’s top court has ordered a retrial of three al-Jazeera journalists jailed on charges of ...

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January 1st, 2015

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In pictures: Tanzania acrobat school

1 January 2015 Last updated at 02:34 In Tanzania, it is not unusual to see children and adults performing acrobatic stunts in the streets. But where does the country’s reputation as the home of Africa’s best acrobats come from? The BBC’s Rafael Estefania ...

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January 1st, 2015

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