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A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyright AFP Image caption The remains of the former leader of the Khoi people, David Stuurman, who fought colonial rule in South Africa before being exiled to ...

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June 24th, 2017

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‘My school dreams’

Image copyright Jackie Leonard Lomboma Image caption Jackie (on the right) got pregnant with Rose aged 15 Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has said pregnant girls should be expelled from school. Here Jackie Leonard Lomboma, who runs a centre for teenage mothers in ...

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June 24th, 2017

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A mother’s love

Image copyright Chris de Bode/Red Cross Image caption Six-year-old Aichadou, pictured with her heavily pregnant mother Amina and four-year-old brother Ibrahim, has been practising her French on the walls of the building they have made home The moment photographer Chris de ...

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June 24th, 2017

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Alhaji Kamara is passed fit to sign for Saudi club Al-Taawoun

Alhaji Kamara (right) is moving to Al-Taawoun from MLS side DC United in a bid to play regular football. Sierra Leone international Alhaji Kamara, who was diagnosed with a serious heart condition in 2015, is joining Saudi Arabian top flight league club Al-Taawoun FC in a bid

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June 24th, 2017

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Abdoul Camara: French club Guingamp sign Guinea international

Guinea international Abdoul Camara parted company with Derby County by mutual consent on Thursday. Guinea international Abdoul Camara has joined French top-flight side Guingamp on a two-year deal, a day after parting company with English club Derby County. The 27-year-old ...

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June 24th, 2017

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A mother’s love

Image copyright Chris de Bode/Red Cross Image caption Six-year-old Aichadou, pictured with her heavily pregnant mother Amina and four-year-old brother Ibrahim, has been practising her French on the walls of the building they have made home The moment photographer Chris de ...

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June 24th, 2017

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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria’s war of words with Amnesty

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Amnesty is often at odds with Nigerian government In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani explores the constant war of words between the Nigerian military and the rights group Amnesty

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June 24th, 2017

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Nigeria’s Anichebe joins Beijing Enterprises

Victor Anichebe’s move to Beijing will be the first time in his career that he has played outside of England Former Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion and Everton striker Victor Anichebe has joined Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises Group FC. The 29-year-old ...

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June 24th, 2017

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The stage is set in South Africa for the start of the 2017 Cosafa Cup

The 2017 Cosafa Cup, the annual southern African championship, kicks off on Sunday in South Africa The Cosafa Cup kicks off in South Africa on Sunday with 14 nations chasing the title at the annual southern African championship in an arduous test of stamina in what will be ...

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June 24th, 2017

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Fifa brings forward talks aimed at settling Cameroon’s internal issues

Football’s world body Fifa will address the internal problems within the Cameroon football family at a stakeholders meeting in July in Conakry. Fifa has brought forward a reconciliation meeting for Cameroon football stakeholders to 10 July in Guinea, as ...

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June 24th, 2017

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