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Life-saving stickers

Kenyan buses, or matatus, have a terrible safety record. But a sticker telling passengers to behave differently has had a remarkable impact. Video by Richard Kenny for BBC World Hacks Like, Share, Engage. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40096722

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Gaetan Bong: Brighton and Hove Albion defender agrees new deal

Gaetan Bong made 24 appearances for Brighton last season Brighton defender Gaetan Bong has agreed a new one-year contact with the promoted club. The Cameroon international, 29, was recently offered a new deal by Albion, along with Steve Sidwell and keepers David Stockdale ...

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Zambia ‘highly motivated’ for Germany tie

Beston Chambeshi is aware of the threat posed by the Germans Zambia coach Beston Chambeshi says his team is highly motivated for Wednesday’s Fifa Under-20 World Cup tie against Germany. The African champions take on the Europeans in Jeju, South Korea, as they look to ...

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Riyad Mahrez: Leicester forward releases statement asking to leave the club

Riyad Mahrez has scored 10 goals and provided seven assists for Leicester this season Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez has announced he wants to leave the club. The 26-year-old, who joined from French club Le Havre for a reported £400,000 in 2014, said he had agreed ...

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Doctor in Sudan who treats up to 750,000 people wins global humanity award

A surgeon, who is the only permanent doctor for 750,000 people, has been honoured for performing more than 1,000 operations a year in Sudan. Dr Tom Catena, 53, a Catholic missionary from New York, received the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. He has worked in Sudan for ...

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SA has biggest maize harvest for 40 years

Image copyright iStock Image caption This year’s harvest is expected to reach 15 million tonnes South Africa is expecting to harvest its biggest maize crop in four decades, a year after drought devastated output of the country’s staple food. Farmers are set to ...

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South Sudan soldiers on trial over rape of aid workers

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The 13 soldiers are being tried in a military court in Juba Thirteen South Sudanese soldiers have gone on trial accused of raping foreign aid workers and murdering their local colleague. The incident in the capital, Juba, last July ...

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Migrant crisis: Packed dinghy catches fire off Spanish coast

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Your ambulance stories

Image copyright Getty Images The recent killing of South African TV star Mandla Hlatswayo has prompted a debate about how quickly emergency services respond in Johannesburg. The authorities there say at the time they received the call from the scene of the shooting, all ...

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May 29th, 2017

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Senegal prepare to face Mexico in U-20 showdown

Senegal were semi-finalists on their debut in New Zealand two years ago The Fifa Under-20 World Cup has reached the knock-out phase in South Korea with Senegal very much in contention. The West Africans, who finished second in Group F behind the United States but ahead of ...

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