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BA investigates anti-Nigerian rant

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways has launched an investigation after a staff member posted an offensive rant on the social app Snapchat. The flight attendant filmed herself before working on a flight to Nigeria. She mocked Nigerian accents and made lewd remarks ...

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September 26th, 2017

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Why has US expanded travel ban to Chad?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Chadian soldiers have been key in fighting Islamist militants in West Africa Chad has called on the US government to reverse its decision to include the country on its travel ban list. Foreign Minister Madeleine Alingué said in a statement ...

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September 26th, 2017

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One month after the mudslide

One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Estimates suggest about 800 people were killed and at least 7,000 are now displaced. After weeks of heavy rain, the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain collapsed and smothered the community below it. Water pushed ...

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September 26th, 2017

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2018 World Cup: No changes to Nigeria squad to face Zambia

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi was forced to miss Nigeria’s last two World Cup qualifiers through injury after being named in the original squad Nigeria have named an unchanged 23-man squad for the crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia next month. The Super ...

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September 26th, 2017

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Our mismatched family

Image caption Mohamed said he lost count of the number of people he was forced to kill Mohamed was forced to fight for Boko Haram until a commander’s wife, Aisha, persuaded him to escape and a four-year-old boy tagged along. The BBC’s Stephanie Hegarty met them ...

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September 26th, 2017

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Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall?

Eleven countries are planting a wall of trees from east to west across Africa, just under the southern edge of the Sahara desert. The goal is to fight the effects of climate change by reversing desertification. A film by Amelia Martyn-Hemphill for BBC World Hacks. Like, ...

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September 26th, 2017

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Nigeria’s Ogba Zoo attack: Three policemen killed

Image copyright Ogba Zoo Park Image caption The Ogba Zoo was described as one of Nigeria’s top tourist destinations Three policemen have been killed by gunmen who attacked a zoo in Nigeria’s mid-western Edo State, the police have told the BBC. The gunmen also ...

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September 25th, 2017

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: SABC sorry for using ‘Zuma ex-wife’ title

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ms Dlamini-Zuma used to run the African Union commission South Africa’s public broadcaster has apologised to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a leading politician, for referring to her as President Jacob Zuma’s ex-wife rather than using ...

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September 25th, 2017

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My heartbreak

Since last October, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai region has been wracked by violence, leading to the deaths of many civilians. These fatalities are the result of clashes between the army and a government-backed militia known as the Bana Mura, and a rebel ...

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September 25th, 2017

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Ghana beat arch-rivals Nigeria to win WAFU Cup of Nations

Maxwell Konadu coached the local Black Stars to their 2017 WAFU Cup success on home soil Hosts Ghana are hoping that their West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations triumph over Nigeria will help ease the pain of failing to qualify for the 2018 African Nations ...

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September 25th, 2017

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