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Nigeria militants in deadly village raid

Militants in Nigeria have attacked a village near the north-eastern city of Maiduguri killing 21 people and injuring 91 others, officials say. Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades fired from three trucks during the raid on Sunday evening. Hours later a female suicide ...

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December 28th, 2015

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Arsenal in talks over Basel’s Elneny

Arsenal are in talks with FC Basel about signing their central midfielder Mohamed Elneny. The 23-year-old Egypt international joined the Swiss club in 2013 and has won the league title in each of his three seasons there. The fee would reportedly be in the region of £5m  and ...

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December 28th, 2015

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Africa’s best quotes of 2015

Image copyright Getty Images It has been a roller-coaster year of African news, from the historic elections in Nigeria to the momentous visits of the Pope and the US president. To sum up the last 12 months, here are some of the best quotes: 1. “I belong to everybody ...

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December 28th, 2015

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South Africa still awaits its golden age

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Julius Malema is determined to force change in the country As South Africa enters its 22nd year since the end of apartheid it seems another revolution is at hand. Or is it? Judging by the tumultuous events of the last few weeks it seems ...

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December 28th, 2015

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How the internet misled you in 2015

It was another busy year for journalists debunking fake or misleading images on social media. In 2015, many pictures and videos went viral, some for all the wrong reasons. There were deliberate fakes created to deceive the public and then there were misleading images shared,

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December 27th, 2015

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Bolasie and Wickham face spell out

Crystal Palace could be without winger Yannick Bolasie and striker Connor Wickham for about a month. The pair missed the 0-0 Boxing Day draw with Bournemouth. Bolasie injured his leg in the build-up to the match, while Wickham hurt his calf after scoring against Stoke last ...

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December 27th, 2015

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How the internet lied to you in 2015

It was another busy year for journalists debunking fake or misleading images on social media. In 2015, many pictures and videos went viral, some for all the wrong reasons. There were deliberate fakes created to deceive the public and then there were misleading images shared,

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December 27th, 2015

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DJ Rita Ray’s African tracks: Top 10 for 2015

Image copyright Various It’s been a year studded with memorable African musical gems from defiant Malian musicians to a Kenyan Afro pop group that took to the dance floor with President Barack Obama. DJ Rita Ray chooses her top 10 releases:: 1. Artist: Bassekou Kouyate

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December 27th, 2015

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Benin PM survives helicopter crash

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lionel Zinsou was appointed prime minister in June Benin’s Prime Minister walked away unscathed after the helicopter in which he was travelling crashed in the country’s northwest, his daughter said. It is unclear why the

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December 27th, 2015

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Chelsea 2-2 Watford

78:27 Penalty Chelsea. Eden Hazard draws a foul in the penalty area. 78:27 Penalty conceded by Valon Behrami (Watford) after a foul in the penalty area. 76:44 Foul by Diego Costa (Chelsea). 76:44 Craig Cathcart (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half. 76:18 Attempt ...

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December 26th, 2015

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