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Kenya defence Twitter account hacked

21 July 2014 Last updated at 09:48 The Twitter accounts of the Kenyan defence forces and its spokesman have been hacked by activists protesting about corruption. “All of you who have stolen money #Kenya, we are coming after you,” reads one post. Hackers group ...

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July 21st, 2014

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Early HIV drugs ‘may not stop virus’

21 July 2014 Last updated at 04:21 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website HIV can rapidly form invulnerable strongholds in the body, dashing hopes that early treatment might cure the virus, according to new research. A baby was thought to have been cured with ...

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July 21st, 2014

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Gunmen in Kenya kill four in Mombasa

21 July 2014 Last updated at 02:14 Kenya has seen a wave of deadly attacks across the country in recent months Gunmen on a motorcycle have killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan city of Mombasa. Police were quoted by local media as saying that ...

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July 21st, 2014

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Caring for Kenya’s HIV orphans

21 July 2014 Last updated at 00:17 By Anne Soy BBC Africa, Nairobi Cheerful screams, squeaks and laughter from children welcome you to Nyumbani Children’s Home located in the verdant suburb of Karen in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. Nyumbani is a Swahili word which ...

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July 21st, 2014

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Sessegnon seals Benin win in qualifier

Benin, Lesotho and Congo Brazzaville all recorded victories in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations second-round first leg qualifiers, as Mozambique picked up two precious away goals in Tanzania. Benin again relied heavily on West Bromwich Albion midfielder Stephane ...

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July 20th, 2014

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Steyn & Morkel inspire SA to win

Pacemen Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel took four second innings wickets apiece to help South Africa beat Sri Lanka in the first Test of a two-match series. Sri Lanka were set 370 to win in Galle but they struggled with the bat, with South Africa winning by 153 runs. Steyn ...

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July 20th, 2014

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Renewed fighting at Libya airport

20 July 2014 Last updated at 15:05 Fighting first erupted at Tripoli International Airport on 13 July Rival militias are locked in battle at Libya’s main international airport, with reports of at least four people killed in the fighting. Clashes resumed at Tripoli ...

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July 20th, 2014

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Egyptian troops killed at checkpoint

19 July 2014 Last updated at 21:06 Egyptian security forces – pictured here in Cairo – have been targeted by militants since Mohammed Morsi was ousted Gunmen have killed at least 20 soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint in western Egypt, security officials say. ...

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July 19th, 2014

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Gourcuff named as new Algeria coach

Frenchman Christian Gourcuff was named the new coach of Algeria on Saturday, replacing Vahid Halilhodzic who took them to the second round of the World Cup in Brazil last month. Gourcuff had long been the earmarked to take over after Brazil but was only formally confirmed ...

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July 19th, 2014

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Tshireletso scores two as Botswana win

Qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco resumed this weekend, with Botswana, Uganda and Sierra Leone all taking a huge step towards the group phase of qualifiers. Botswana defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in their home leg in Gaborone. Lemponye Tshireletso ...

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July 19th, 2014

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