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Namibia’s ‘unique’ saxophonist Suzy Eises

Suzy Eises is a saxophonist from Namibia who has shared the stage with South Africa’s Jimmy Dludlu and other African artists. She’s been telling the BBC about working on her debut album and teaching jazz and the sax to young kids in the Namibian capital Windhoek.

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November 30th, 2016

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Namibia’s ‘unique’ saxophonist Suzy Eises

Suzy Eises is a saxophonist from Namibia who has shared the stage with South Africa’s Jimmy Dludlu and other African artists. She’s been telling the BBC about working on her debut album and teaching jazz and the sax to young kids in the Namibian capital Windhoek.

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November 30th, 2016

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HIV vaccine: Clinical trial begins in South Africa

Image copyright AFP Image caption South Africa is battling to curb the spread of HIV/Aids A new vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes Aids, is being tested in South Africa in what scientists say is the first large study of an HIV vaccine’s effectiveness since ...

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November 30th, 2016

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Tongue untied

Image copyright Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Image caption Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani’s father wanted his children to master English In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani recalls how she was banned from speaking ...

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November 30th, 2016

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Elizabeth Ohene: Ghana’s election parables

Image copyright AFP Image caption Supporters for both Ghana’s main parties love dressing up for rallies In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene, a member of the main opposition NPP, explains the hidden meanings of election ...

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November 30th, 2016

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Shingai Nyoka: The Zimbabweans who’ve never had a shower

Image caption Evidence Kanyombo cannot recall what taking a shower feels like Evidence Kanyombo is 18 years old and unemployed. He spends his days searching for water for his mother and siblings in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, and that has almost become a full time job.

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Piers Edwards: African footballers battle abuse and poor pay

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many young Africans dream of becoming the next Samuel Eto’o A major survey into global football shows that life for the vast majority of African footballers is a far cry from the glitz and glamour of those lucky enough to play in the ...

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November 30th, 2016

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Onazi must wait for Lazio response in wages dispute

Ogenyi Onazi was at Lazio between 2012 and 2016 Lazio have been given more time to respond to Fifa over a wages dispute with their former player and Nigeria international midfielder Ogenyi Onazi. The 23-year-old left Lazio for Turkish side Trabzonspor in August but alleges ...

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Onazi must wait for Lazio response in wages dispute

Ogenyi Onazi was at Lazio between 2012 and 2016 Lazio have been given more time to respond to Fifa over a wages dispute with their former player and Nigeria international midfielder Ogenyi Onazi. The 23-year-old left Lazio for Turkish side Trabzonspor in August but alleges ...

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November 30th, 2016

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Nigeria beat South Africa to book final place against Cameroon

Nigeria striker Desire Oparanozie scored the only goal against a disciplined South Africa to earn her side a place in the final of the African Women’s Cup of Nations against Cameroon. South Africa started brightly but the Desiree Ellis-led side failed to capitalise on ...

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