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Umaru Fofana: Cry Sierra Leone

Image copyright Reuters Image caption More than 400 people died as a result of the mudslides and flooding This week Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown experienced a devastating mudslide and flooding that claimed over 400 lives. Dozens are still missing presumed dead. ...

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August 21st, 2017

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The migrants making a clean sweep in Rome

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August 21st, 2017

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Lagos: The megacity set to triple by 2050

Africa’s population is expected to double by 2050, reaching 2.5 billion people. On a continent where nearly two-thirds of the population are already under 25, this vast new baby boom could do one of two things – either provide a huge workforce to transform African ...

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August 21st, 2017

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Grace Mugabe: South Africa immunity decision condemned

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Protesters gathered in Pretoria to criticise the government’s decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity South Africa’s main opposition party has condemned the government’s decision to grant ...

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August 21st, 2017

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Rwanda ready to finalise bid for 2019 Under-17 World Cup

Rwanda FA boss Vincent Nzamwita (right) insists his country can host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup Rwanda’s Football Association (Ferwafa) is preparing to finalise its bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup. The Ferwafa president Vincent Nzamwita insists the country is ...

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August 21st, 2017

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Olajumoke: ‘Tinie Tempah photobomb transformed my life’

How did a girl hawking bread on the streets of Lagos rise to become a national celebrity and successful model in Nigeria? This is the real life Cinderella story of Olajumoke. This story is from BBC Pidgin, which launched on Monday, the first of six new African languages as ...

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August 21st, 2017

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BBC starts Pidgin digital service for West Africa audiences

Media captionBBC Pidgin: Meet the team A new language service for digital platforms in English-based Pidgin for West and Central Africa has been launched by the BBC World Service. Pidgin is one of the most widely-spoken languages across the region, even though it is not ...

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August 21st, 2017

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President Buhari in plea for Nigerian unity

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Buhari has spent more than five months on medical leave in the UK this year Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed the nation following three months of medical leave in the UK. In a televised speech, Mr Buhari, 74, ...

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August 21st, 2017

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Growing pains

Thirty years from now the population of Nigeria will have doubled. How can Lagos – Africa’s largest city – cope? TAP HERE TO READ MORE Image copyright other Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40974141

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August 20th, 2017

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Interim court injunction stops Johansen from running Sierra Leone FA

Isha Johansen is President of the Sierra Leone Football Association An interim court injunction has temporarily stopped the President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen and three other executive committee members from running the country’s ...

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August 20th, 2017

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