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African leaders to hold elephant summit

Image copyright AP Image caption Kenya will incinerate all its confiscated ivory African leaders are to meet in Kenya to discuss how to save the continent’s elephants from extinction. The inaugural summit of the so-called Giants Club will be led by the Kenyan President

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April 29th, 2016

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Egypt policeman suspended over shooting

Image caption Officials say a heated argument escalated into a fight after the policeman told the driver he was blocking the road in Cairo An Egyptian police officer has been suspended and is under investigation for allegedly shooting and wounding a minibus driver in the ...

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April 28th, 2016

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Equatorial Guinea’s leader re-elected

Image copyright AFP Image caption Observers said Sunday’s vote was peaceful despite some calls for a boycott by the opposition Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been re-elected with 93.7% of the vote in Sunday’s election, according to ...

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Weah will run for president again

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Weah addressed thousands of supporters who had petitioned him to stand for president The former international footballer George Weah will run for president of Liberia for a second time. He said he had the “vision” to transform

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April 28th, 2016

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Equatorial Guinea’s leader re-elected

Image copyright AFP Image caption Observers said Sunday’s vote was peaceful despite some calls for a boycott by the opposition Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been re-elected with 93.7% of the vote in Sunday’s election, according to ...

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UK suspends financial aid to Mozambique

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mozambique’s economy has been booming recently on the back of oil and gas discoveries The UK government says it has suspended financial aid to Mozambique over an alleged “serious breach of trust” relating to undisclosed

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April 28th, 2016

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Blacklisted Libya oil tanker in limbo

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The tanker was blacklisted after sailing from the oil terminal at Marsa al-Hariga, near Tobruk An Indian-flagged oil tanker has been left in limbo after being added to a UN sanctions blacklist for illegally transporting crude oil ...

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VIDEO: Ethiopian Jews’ Israel migration hope

Thousands of Ethiopian Jews are hoping that an announcement by the Israeli government will pave the way for a new life in the Middle East. Emmanuel Igunza reports Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-36156975#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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April 28th, 2016

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Rape accuser ‘in bed with other players’

Image copyright SAFC Image caption Cabral left Sunderland AFC in 2015 and now plays for FC Zurich A woman accusing a former Sunderland footballer of rape went to bed with two other players just a day before his trial began, a jury has heard. Mobile phone footage showing the ...

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Nigerian Balogun given three-match ban

Mainz defender Leon Balogun played for Nigeria at the start of their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers Mainz and Nigeria defender Leon Balogun has been suspended for three matches for violent conduct. The German Football Association disciplinary committee ruled that ...

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April 28th, 2016

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