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Dewani condition ‘has improved’

12 May 2014 Last updated at 10:41 Shrien Dewani denies any involvement in his wife’s murder The condition of extradited honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani has improved but he will remain in hospital, a South African court heard. Mr Dewani 34, from Bristol, is ...

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Lonmin profit plunges on mine strike

12 May 2014 Last updated at 10:46 South Africa’s platinum miners have been striking for higher pay The world’s third-largest platinum producer, Lonmin, has seen its earnings plunge because of a month-long strike at its mines in South Africa. Underlying operating ...

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Pistorius has ‘anxiety disorder’

12 May 2014 Last updated at 13:54 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Meryl Vorster: “He is certainly remorseful about the events… and has developed a depressive disorder” South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has had an ...

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South Africa opposition denies rift

12 May 2014 Last updated at 12:28 Ms Mazibuko was the first black person to lead the DA’s parliamentary caucus South African opposition leader Helen Zille has denied that her party’s most senior black leader in parliament has quit because of differences with her.

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Video ‘shows missing Nigeria girls’

12 May 2014 Last updated at 12:19 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s John Simpson says the video, which shows more than 100 girls in hijabs, could be the first step in a negotiated settlement A new video released by Islamist ...

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VIDEO: Was hosting World Cup 2010 worth it?

While most South Africans seem pleased with what they see as the legacy left from hosting the 2010 World Cup – such as improvements in transportation infrastructure – some believe the overall costs are still hurting taxpayers. BBC Brasil’s Joao Fellet has ...

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‘Information’ about Nigeria girls

12 May 2014 Last updated at 00:15 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima: “We have reports of them being sighted” The governor of Nigeria’s Borno state says he has information on the whereabouts of

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The quadruplets born to refugees

12 May 2014 Last updated at 00:18 By Vibeke Venema BBC World Service Having quadruplets is never easy – but imagine trying to look after four new-born babies in a refugee camp. In January 2013, Massaya Ag Iliyass, a farmer from Mole in central Mali, and his wife Taghri

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Deadly stampede at DR Congo match

12 May 2014 Last updated at 01:41 At least 15 people have been killed in a stampede at a football match in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, officials say. Reports say the trouble began after police fired tear gas in the crowded stadium, causing ...

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China to build new Africa railway

12 May 2014 Last updated at 01:26 Regional leaders and visiting Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang attended the signing ceremony Formal agreements for plans to build a new railway line in East Africa with Chinese help have been signed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. It is to ...

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