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Bassong banned for speeding in his Maserati

Image copyright PA Image caption Sebastien Bassong was disqualified from driving for 40 days Footballer Sebastien Bassong has been banned from driving for speeding at 110mph in his Maserati on a dual carriageway. The 31-year-old Cameroon international admitted speeding on ...

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October 21st, 2017

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Klopp doubtful about Senegal’s Mane claims

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he does not know when Sadio Mane will return to action Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has played down claims that Sadio Mane will be fit for next month’s World Cup qualifiers against South Africa. Mane was ruled out for six weeks ...

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October 21st, 2017

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Wydad relying on home form in African Champions League semis

USM Alger fans are hoping their side can reach the final for only the second time in their history Wydad Casablanca will hope their superb home form in this year’s African Champions League can carry them through to their first final since 2011. The 1992 champions have ...

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October 21st, 2017

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Wydad relying on home form in African Champions League semis

USM Alger fans are hoping their side can reach the final for only the second time in their history Wydad Casablanca will hope their superb home form in this year’s African Champions League can carry them through to their first final since 2011. The 1992 champions have ...

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October 20th, 2017

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Why Somalis are wearing red bandanas

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/world-africa-41692994

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October 20th, 2017

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Mugabe named as goodwill ambassador by WHO

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Critics say health services have collapsed under Mr Mugabe’s rule The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe as a “goodwill ambassador” to help tackle non-communicable ...

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October 20th, 2017

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Mogadishu truck bombing death toll jumps to 358

Media captionBulldozers clear the site of the Mogadishu truck bomb The death toll from last Saturday’s huge truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 358, the information minister says. Some 56 people are also still missing, Abdirahman Osman says. ...

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October 20th, 2017

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Remittances are a ‘lifesaver’ for many Liberians

As a result of the Ebola virus and a fall in commodity prices, Liberia’s economy has not grown at all since 2014. But one in-flow of money that has not been affected is remittances. For Africa Business Report, the BBC’s Tamasin Ford reports from the capital, ...

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October 20th, 2017

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The app helping people navigating Ghana’s nameless streets

In parts of Africa, street names are rare and house numbers non-existent. Most people use local landmarks, like bars, fuel stations and even trees to give directions, but in Ghana the government is introducing a digital solution. From the Ghanaian capital of Accra, the ...

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October 20th, 2017

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The battle against deadly snakebites in Nigeria

In Nigeria, it is estimated that more than 10,000 people are bitten by snakes each year, but the exact death toll is unknown. The north-eastern state of Gombe is one of the worse-affected areas. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-41697363

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October 20th, 2017

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