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World Cup: Nigeria 1-0 Bosnia

80:52 Foul by John Obi Mikel (Nigeria). 80:41 Attempt saved. Ogenyi Onazi (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Emmanuel Emenike. 80:08 Foul by Muhamed Besic (Bosnia and Herzegovina). 80:08 Juwon Oshaniwa (Nigeria) ...

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June 22nd, 2014

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Piglets probed over security breach

21 June 2014 Last updated at 14:38 The piglet “incursion” is seen as a serious security breach by Uganda’s authorities Two piglets are being examined by police in Uganda for “terrorism-related material” after being let loose in parliament by ...

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June 21st, 2014

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VIDEO: Kenyans told: Watch football at home

Kenya’s government has urged people to watch World Cup football matches in the comfort of their homes instead of in “crowded and unprotected open places”. The warning follows an horrific attack on a town near the coast earlier this week – and ...

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June 21st, 2014

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Toure brothers to stay at World Cup

Yaya and Kolo Toure have chosen to remain with Ivory Coast at the World Cup in Brazil after the death of their younger brother. Ibrahim Toure, 28, who had been battling cancer, died on Thursday. “The Toure brothers have decided to stay with the team. They are not ...

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June 21st, 2014

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Mauritania votes amid opposition boycott

20 June 2014 Last updated at 20:30 Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz has long campaigned on the importance of tackling terrorism Mauritanians vote to elect a president on 21 June, but the poll is likely to be overshadowed by an opposition boycott. It is the second election since ...

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June 21st, 2014

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Jihadi groups around the world

19 June 2014 Last updated at 19:06 By Frank Gardner BBC security correspondent Despite Osama Bin Laden’s death in 2011, the organisation that he founded is still wreaking havoc Nearly 13 years on from the devastating 9/11 attacks by al-Qaeda, the group, its affiliates ...

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June 21st, 2014

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VIDEO: The gemstone mined by child labour

The precious blue tanzanite stone has become one of the most coveted gemstones in the world, and is only found in Mererani in northern Tanzania. Its mining industry generates over $1bn a year, but the working conditions are tough, especially for the underage miners who are ...

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June 21st, 2014

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VIDEO: Making music: Zimbabwe’s mbira

Zimbabwe is known internationally for its Shona sculptures but it is also known for the mbira – a traditional musical instrument made popular by the Chimurenga musician Thomas Mapfumo. Albert Chimedza, director of the Mbira Centre in Harare, manufactures the instrument

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June 21st, 2014

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Why is khat about to be banned?

21 June 2014 Last updated at 00:54 By Naomi Grimley Home Affairs Correspondent, BBC News Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Opinion is divided on whether banning khat in the UK is the right thing The leafy plant khat, which acts as a stimulant when

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June 21st, 2014

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VIDEO: Ebola outbreak is ‘out of control’

The charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has said the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is out of control. More than 330 people have already died in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. MSF says the epidemic will spread further unless there is a stronger international response. ...

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June 21st, 2014

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