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Why do African presidents love titles?

In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene, a former government minister and member of the opposition, returns to one of her favourite subjects: Africa’s love of titles. I simply couldn’t resist it after the announcement ...

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June 30th, 2015

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VIDEO: Snail farm gathers pace in Africa

Snails are eaten in large quantities in parts of West Africa where they are considered a delicacy, but most people in Eastern and Southern Africa do not eat snails. Now, one entrepreneur is raising snails in Kenya. It is the only snail farm in East Africa, as Ruth Nesoba ...

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June 30th, 2015

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Nigeria’s Taiwo keen to play again

Former AC Milan and Nigeria defender Taye Taiwo is keen to find a route back into top-level action despite 14 months of inaction. His last game was in April 2014 for Turkey’s Buraspor, but his contract was ended a year later by mutual consent. “I know I can still

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June 30th, 2015

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Bility would step aside for Hayatou

Liberia FA (LFA) president Musa Bility says he will step aside if the Confederation of African Football (Caf) boss Issa Hayatou wants to bid for the Fifa presidency. Bility announced his intention to stand in June after current Fifa president Sepp Blatter announced he would ...

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June 30th, 2015

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VIDEO: ‘Disbelief’ in Tunisia gunman’s town

Tunisia has made its first arrests over the massacre of 38 people, mainly tourists, by a gunman at the beach resort of Sousse on Friday. Tunisian authorities have said they are convinced Seifeddine Rezgui had accomplices to aid his killing spree. Police have questioned his ...

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June 30th, 2015

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VIDEO: Ghana enters four-wheel-drive market

Until now anyone thinking of buying a new 4×4 car would be unlikely to go for an African brand – largely because there weren’t any. However, this is about to change with the arrival of the Kantanka range, all designed and manufactured in Ghana. But, will it ...

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June 30th, 2015

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VIDEO: ‘Tunisia attacker pointed gun at me’

Imen Kechiche Guiga was working in her office near the the Hotel Imperial Marhaba reception when the Tunisia beach attack violence erupted. She saw the gunman and was injured by grenade fragments. Seifeddine Rezgui, the Tunisian student who carried out the attack, also ...

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June 30th, 2015

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VIDEO: In the footsteps of the Tunisia gunman

The BBC’s Ben Brown reports from the Tunisian beach where a gunman linked to Islamic State opened fire on holidaymakers killing 38 people. Prime Minister David Cameron said the fight against Islamic State is “the struggle of our generation”, as it emerged ...

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June 29th, 2015

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VIDEO: Amateur footage of Sousse attack

New footage has emerged of the attack at the Tunisian resort of Sousse on Friday, which left 38 people, mostly tourists, dead. It was filmed by a staff member at one of the hotels where the shootings took place. Matthew Amroliwala has more details Article source: ...

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June 29th, 2015

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VIDEO: Tunisia survivor ‘played dead’

Angela Evans has told the BBC how she lay face down in the sand so that she was not killed in the Tunisian beach attack. Ms Evans, from King’s Lynn in Norfolk, described hearing the gunman when she and her friend were relaxing on the beach. She said: “You ...

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June 29th, 2015

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