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DR Congo Kasai violence displaces 850,000 children

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UN says many of the children are now being looked after by foster families and relatives An estimated 850,000 children have been forced to flee fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai provinces, the UN’s

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July 28th, 2017

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South Africa could make signing official language

Image copyright TalkSign Image caption People have been campaigning for more than a decade to get sign language officially recognised South Africa could soon give sign language official status, one of a few countries in Africa to do so. This is after a recommendation from ...

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July 28th, 2017

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Kenya election: BBC targeted by fake news

Image copyright . Image caption The report was made took look as though it was produced by the BBC Focus on Africa programme A fake video report about Kenya’s election that is made to appear as if it is from the BBC’s Focus on Africa programme has been ...

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July 28th, 2017

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Rami Ruhayem: Burning boats in the Med

Media captionThe UNHCR calls for $420m to stop people risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean There was a serene, enchanting glow to the view from the Vos Prudence search-and-rescue ship as it slowed to a standstill off the Libyan coast a few hours after sunset. Three

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July 27th, 2017

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Kargbo Jnr unsure about Sierra Leone commitment after allegations against his father

Ibrahim Kargbo junior is hoping to break into the Crystal Palace first team while his dad plays for Dulwich Hamlet Crystal Palace’s Ibrahim Kargbo Junior admits match-fixing allegations against his father are making him doubt whether he would ever play for Sierra ...

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Senegal’s Ismaila Sarr ‘rejects Barcelona’ for Rennes move

Ismailia Sarr made his debut for Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations Senegal international winger Ismaila Sarr says he rejected a move to Spanish giants Barcelona to sign for French side Stade Rennes. The 19-year-old Teranga Lion has secured a four-year contract in a deal ...

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Egyptian giants Zamalek sack coach Augusto Inacio

Augusto Inacio has been sacked by Zamalek as both parties reach a financial agreement to terminate his contract. Portuguese coach Augusto Inacio has been sacked by Egyptian giants Zamalek after less than four months in charge of the side. Pressure had been mounting on Inacio

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe urged by first lady to name heir

Image copyright AFP Image caption Grace Mugabe has oftenv loyalty to her husband Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, 93, has been urged by his wife to name his successor in order to end divisions over who the next leader will be. The president should not be ...

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Senegal’s Ismaila Sarr ‘rejects Barcelona’ for Rennes move

Ismailia Sarr made his debut for Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations Senegal international winger Ismaila Sarr says he rejected a move to Spanish giants Barcelona to sign for French side Stade Rennes. The 19-year-old Teranga Lion has secured a four-year contract in a deal ...

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July 27th, 2017

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What do Somali women learn at marriage school?

In Somali culture, conversations around love and marriage can often be taboo. But a marriage school in the self-declared republic of Somaliland is working to change that. In a conservative society, the unique school is encouraging women to open up emotionally, as well as ...

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July 27th, 2017

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