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Cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast in heavy rain

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The wreckage is close to the shore An aircraft has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast, shortly after taking off from the international airport of the main city Abidjan, with reports of several dead or injured people. It was a cargo ...

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October 14th, 2017

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Fifa debutants Niger reach U-17 World Cup knock-out phase

Niger are contesting a Fifa tournament for the first time Niger reached the knock-out stage of the Under-17 World Cup in India on a day when Guinea crashed out of the competition. Niger’s route to the Round of 16 marks history for a team making its debut in a Fifa ...

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October 13th, 2017

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Watford boss Silva warns Nigerian Success on conduct

Isaac Success has scored one goal in 19 Premier League games for Watford Nigeria’s Isaac Success has been warned by Watford coach Marco Silva about his conduct at the Premier League side. The 21-year-old striker, who is currently injured, was detained by police last ...

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October 13th, 2017

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Trans Angolan pop star Titica shakes her way to success

Trans singer and dancer Titica has become a big star among young Angolans and an icon for anti-LGBT discrimination. But her path to the top wasn’t easy. Video journalist: Horaci Garcia Producer: Clare Spencer Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-41571053

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October 13th, 2017

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Yannick Bolasie rap battles 10-year-old school girl Goodness

I-Marathon October Challenge Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41610321

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October 13th, 2017

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Trans Angolan pop star Titica shakes her way to success

Trans singer and dancer Titica has become a big star among young Angolans and an icon for anti-LGBT discrimination. But her path to the top wasn’t easy. Video journalist: Horaci Garcia Producer: Clare Spencer

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October 13th, 2017

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Burkina Faso: Swapping suits for the ‘dan fani’ look

For the people of the West African nation of Burkina Faso, “dan fani” is much more than just a fabric. Clothes made from the it symbolise cultural identity and national pride. From Burkina Faso’s capital city Ouagadougou, the BBC’s Lamine Nouriddine ...

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October 13th, 2017

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Jacob Zuma and South Africa’s ‘spy tapes’ explained

Corruption charges against South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma were dropped in 2009 over the “spy tapes”, which have not been made public. Video journalist: Christian Parkinson Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-41613817

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October 13th, 2017

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South Africa’s Zanzibaris fight for land

South Africa’s tight-knit Zanzibari community is not actually from Zanzibar, instead they are the descendants of freed slaves from Mozambique. Fifteen years ago, they won back land they lost in Durban under South Africa’s apartheid regime – land which is ...

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October 13th, 2017

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YouTube lifts Swazi bare-breasted dancer restrictions

Image copyright AFP Image caption The famous reed dance is an annual cultural event held in Swaziland featuring bare-breasted women YouTube has lifted restrictions from videos showing Swaziland’s reed dance, which feature bare-breasted women. A spokesperson for the ...

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October 13th, 2017

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