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BBC Somali service celebrates 60 years of broadcasting

The BBC Somali service is celebrating 60 years since its first broadcast. Today, it reaches an audience of four million people across radio, TV and online. As part of the anniversary, the service has launched its inaugural poetry award for young women. Article source: ...

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July 18th, 2017

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Africa Cup of Nations: Caf considers summer move

Caf president Ahmad Ahmad opens the two-day symposium on the future of the continental game The Africa Cup of Nations could be moved to the summer as part of changes being discussed by the continent’s ruling body. The Nations Cup’s timing in January and February ...

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July 18th, 2017

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May Brown: Visa battle transplant sister dies

Image copyright ACLT Image caption May Brown received the donated stem cells from her sister at King’s College Hospital in London A woman with leukaemia at the centre of a campaign to allow her donor Nigerian sister to come to the UK has died. Martha Williams, 26, ...

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July 18th, 2017

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Lion parts ‘sold as fake tiger products’ in Asia

Image copyright AFP Trade in bones and other parts of lions faked as tiger products is thriving in Chinese and South East Asian markets, a leading wildlife group says. China’s ban on the sale of tiger products has led to unscrupulous traders substituting them with lion

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July 18th, 2017

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Ghana’s Wakaso signs three-year deal with Alaves

Mubarak Wakaso is playing for his sixth side in Spain Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three-year deal with La Liga side Alaves. The 26-year-old joins after leaving Panathinaikos in Greece. The midfielder has extensive experience of playing in Spain, having ...

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July 18th, 2017

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Britt Assombalonga: Middlesbrough sign Nottingham Forest striker in club-record deal

Nottingham Forest broke their transfer record to sign Britt Assombalonga in August 2014 Middlesbrough have broken their transfer record to sign striker Britt Assombalonga from Nottingham Forest for a fee believed to be around £14m. The deal to bring the 24-year-old to ...

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July 18th, 2017

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Ouakam suspended by Senegalese federation after tragedy

Media playback is not supported on this device A survivor describes how a wall fell directly onto the crowd US Ouakam have been suspended by Senegal’s Football Federation (FSF) following a stampede which resulted in the deaths of eight fans. Nearly 100 other spectators

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July 18th, 2017

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Adebayor: ‘I don’t talk to my family any more’

In 2015, Emmanuel Adebayor publicly revealed some of the personal issues with his family that have disrupted his career. Now the Togolese striker has spoken exclusively to the BBC about the controversy. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-40610939

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July 18th, 2017

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Telescopes to reach nine billion light years away

Share this with Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Copy this link Read more about sharing Close share panel Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-40561208

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July 18th, 2017

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Ouakam suspended by Senegalese federation after tragedy

Media playback is not supported on this device A survivor describes how a wall fell directly onto the crowd US Ouakam have been suspended by Senegal’s Football Federation (FSF) following a stampede which resulted in the deaths of eight fans. Nearly 100 other spectators

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July 17th, 2017

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