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So what’s Adebayor been up to?

Emmanuel Adebayor’s last appearance came in May 2015 with his former team Spurs Emmanuel Adebayor is back in British football, just when it seemed he had waved goodbye to the country that had been his footballing home for 10 years – aside for one short loan spell

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January 28th, 2016

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Would it be wrong to eradicate mosquitoes?

Image copyright Science Photo Library The mosquito is the most dangerous animal in the world, carrying diseases that kill one million people a year. Now the Zika virus, which is carried by mosquitoes, has been linked with thousands of babies born with brain defects in South ...

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January 28th, 2016

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Erasmus leaves Pirates for Rennes

South African striker Kermit Erasmus has joined Rennes from Orlando Pirates, the French side said on its website. Rennes revealed the 25-year-old has signed a contract with the Ligue 1 side for two-and-a-half years. Erasmus, who has had spells playing in Europe for Dutch ...

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January 28th, 2016

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Key HIV drug ‘is failing in Africa’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Strains of the HIV virus are becoming resistant to an antiretroviral drug commonly used to prevent and fight it, research has suggested. HIV was resistant to the drug Tenofovir in 60% of cases in several African countries according to ...

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January 28th, 2016

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Cameroon stadium ‘to be approved’

The Cameroon Football Federation has said the Confederation of African Football will approve the new Limbe Omnisport Stadium to host an Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifier in March. However, Fecafaoot president Tombi A Roko Sidiki revealed Caf has some reservations because ...

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Amartey targets Foxes first team

Daniel Amartey was in the Ghana squad that reached the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Leicester’s new signing Daniel Amartey is determined to make an impact at the club following his move from Danish side FC Copenhagen. The 21-year-old Ghana international, who

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Somali peace rally on bombed beach

Image copyright Radio Dalsan Image caption The demonstrators carried banners comparing al-Shabab to a disease A group of Somalis have held a peace rally at the site of last week’s militant Islamist attack in the capital, Mogadishu. Fighters from al-Shabab killed 20 ...

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Eritrea ‘appalled’ by hoax polygamy story

Image copyright Standard Image caption The story was published in a satirical column called Crazy Monday A satirical story that Eritrean men have been ordered to marry at least two wives, which has been shared across Africa, has upset Eritrean officials. “Even a madman

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Ivory Coast ex-leader denies war crimes

Media captionIvory Coast’s ex-President Laurent Gbagbo pleads not guilty at the ICC Ivory Coast’s ex-President Laurent Gbagbo has denied charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, as his landmark trial began at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ...

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The school on the front line

Image copyright BBX In one of Benghazi’s poorest neighbourhoods, right on the front line of Libya’s fight against the so-called Islamic State group, a brave head teacher is keeping her school open. She is determined that shelling and sniper fire will not get in ...

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