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Powys man gets broadband via satellite over Africa

Media captionProf Christopher Spry is a self-confessed technology enthusiast Slow rural broadband has prompted one man to get his internet from a satellite 22,000 miles above Africa. Prof Christopher Spry, 79, who lives in Heol Senni in the Brecon Beacons, had download ...

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July 30th, 2017

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Kenya police kill gunman at Deputy President Ruto’s home

Media captionSecurity forces had surrounded the compound Kenyan police say they have shot dead an attacker who forced his way into the rural home of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto, ending a siege that lasted several hours. Mr Ruto and his family were not at the ...

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July 30th, 2017

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Kenya police kill gunman at Deputy President Ruto’s home

Media captionSecurity forces had surrounded the compound Kenyan police say they have shot dead an attacker who forced his way into the rural home of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto, ending a siege that lasted several hours. Mr Ruto and his family were not at the ...

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July 30th, 2017

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Kenya Deputy President Ruto’s home entered by knifeman

Media captionSecurity forces surrounded the compound A man armed with a machete has forced his way into the rural home of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto after wounding a police guard, police say. Mr Ruto and his family were not at the compound near the western ...

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July 29th, 2017

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Hunger in first 1,000 days

Image copyright UBELONG/Raul Roman Across Ghana, the irreversible effects of child malnutrition can be seen among thousands of children affected during their critical first 1,000 days of life. This is the time in a child’s life that will determine their health as ...

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July 29th, 2017

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Micho terminates contract as Uganda coach over unpaid wages

Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic was appointed as Uganda coach in May 2013 Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has terminated his contract as coach of Uganda’s national team over the issue of unpaid wages. His future as coach of The Cranes had been the source ...

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Kenya Deputy President Ruto’s home stormed by gunmen

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Ruto was not at home when the attack took place Unidentified gunmen have attacked the rural home of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto’s home near the western city of Eldoret, reports say. Local reports said assailants ...

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July 29th, 2017

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Johannesburg football stadium crush kills two

Image copyright AllSport/Getty Images Image caption The match was allowed to continue despite the crush At least two people have been killed and about 19 injured in a crush at South Africa’s biggest stadium, Johannesburg’s mayor has said. It took place during the

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July 29th, 2017

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Power play

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyright Getty Images Rising Nigerian tennis star Adetayo Adetunji knocks India’s Zeel Desai out of this year’s Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas on ...

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Oldest MP?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Former president Abdoulaye Wade 91 (pictured in poster) is running for office again The people of Senegal go to the polls on 30 July to elect a new parliament in an exercise widely seen as a test run of the 2019 presidential ...

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July 29th, 2017

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