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Leading rights lawyer arrested in Egypt

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The headquarters of the journalist’ union was the rallying point for an anti-government protest on 15 April A prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer has been arrested, in the latest government move against critics of a recent ...

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May 6th, 2016

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Cologne sex attack charge dismissed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Algerian man covered his head as he appeared in court in Cologne A judge in the German city of Cologne has dismissed sexual assault charges against an Algerian man, in the first case over a wave of New Year attacks. A court spokesman

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Nigeria finally signs delayed budget

Image copyright AFP Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed into law a budget for 2016 after months of wrangling. He had refused to approve the 6.08tn-naira ($30.6bn; £21bn) budget amid claims of mismanagement and kickbacks among the officials who drew ...

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May 6th, 2016

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Kenya starts demolition of unfit houses

Image caption The network of low-rise buildings was home to around 600 people Authorities in Kenya’s capital Nairobi have begun demolishing homes in an area where the collapse of a building killed at least 42 people last week. Eight buildings deemed unfit to live in ...

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VIDEO: Ghanaians urged to ‘buy local produce’

So much of what African consumers use is imported and in extreme case cases, like Angola, almost everything – including food – is imported. It is a situation which often leads to ballooning deficits and other budgetary problems. One desirable solution is to boost

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VIDEO: Zambian businesses rebuild after riots

Things remain tense in Zambia, just a couple of weeks after violence targeting foreigners erupted in the capital Lusaka when shops – owned mainly by Rwandans – were burned and looted, after mobs accused them of ritual killings. President Lungu said he was ashamed

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AUDIO: I always wanted to play for Nigeria

Media playback is not supported on this device Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi tells BBC Sport about his breakthrough season, his relationship with his uncle Jay-Jay Okocha and why chose to play for Nigeria instead of England. Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi tells BBC Sport about his ...

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First Cologne sex attack trial begins

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Algerian man covered his head as he appeared in court in Cologne The first trial for sexual offences has got under way in Cologne over alleged attacks on women in the German city during New Year celebrations. A 26-year-old Algerian ...

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Top Kenyan businessman shot dead

Image copyright Jacob Juma/Tiwtter Image caption Jacob Juma was in his forties and was a critic of the government A controversial and wealthy businessman has been shot dead in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. Jacob Juma was driving home from a bar to his home in an upmarket ...

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Could South African military turn on Zuma?

Image copyright AP Image caption Julius Malema uses fiery rhetoric to whip up his supporters When Julius Malema recently warned South African president Jacob Zuma that soldiers were going to “turn their guns” against him, one might have been forgiven for ...

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May 6th, 2016

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