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Alastair Leithead Zuma is down but never out

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Not yet goodbye for President Jacob Zuma The last year has been a bumpy one for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. Mr Zuma has appeared to veer from one crisis to another. The latest being the negative effect to the economy after

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Aubameyang helps Dortmund beat Bayern

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in DB Cup semi-final Ousmane Dembele’s brilliant second-half strike took Borussia Dortmund through to the German Cup final as they came from behind to beat Bayern ...

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Cheap and accessible drug tackles death in childbirth

Approximately 100,000 women a year die around the world from blood loss associated with childbirth. It is the leading cause of maternal death. New research indicates that a cheap, safe drug called tranexamic acid, which been around for more than 50 years, could save up to a ...

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The island where pregnant girls were sent to die

When Mauda Kyitaragabirwe got pregnant in pre-independence Uganda, her parents sent her to Punishment Island, with the expectation she would die there. She was saved and is the only known survivor who escaped the island. Article source: ...

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Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’

Media captionSevere bleeding after childbirth is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide A cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding to death, in a discovery that should change practice around the world, say researchers. Every year, 100,000 women die from ...

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Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’

Media captionSevere bleeding after childbirth is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide A cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding to death, in a discovery that should change practice around the world, say researchers. Every year, 100,000 women die from ...

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Former Gabon defender Moise Brou Apanga collapses and dies

Defender Moise Brou Apanga played 33 times for Gabon including at two Africa Cup of Nations Tributes have been paid to former Gabon international Moise Brou Apanga who died on Wednesday from a suspected heart attack. The 35-year-old collapsed during a training session with ...

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Why Oba of Lagos ‘snubbing’ Ooni of Ife shocked Nigeria

Image copyright NEWSNOW Image caption Oba of Lagos (R) dismissed the Ooni of Ife’s (L) outstretched hand with a wave Video footage showing a traditional leader, the Oba of Lagos, seemingly snubbing the Yoruba “king of kings”, the Ooni of Ife, at a public ...

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Raila Odinga chosen to challenge president in Kenya vote

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Raila Odinga will run for the presidency for the fourth time Kenya’s veteran politician Raila Odinga has been confirmed as the main opposition coalition’s presidential candidate for August’s election. Mr Odinga, 72, is ...

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Welcome online

In Rio’s favelas, cyber-cafes remain important spaces of connectivity. Parents know their child is safe, staying indoors in dangerous neighbourhoods. They are, however, often focused on video games. And, unlike this one, many are not that welcoming to women. Article source: ...

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