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Dewani witness ‘may still be tried’

6 November 2014 Last updated at 19:42 Shrien and Anni Dewani were on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010 when she was killed A hotel receptionist granted immunity for his part in the honeymoon murder of Anni Dewani may still face prosecution, a judge in South Africa has ...

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November 7th, 2014

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VIDEO: Posthumous award for Komla Dumor

The Association of International Broadcasting has posthumously honoured Komla Dumor for his reporting and presenting. The BBC World News presenter died suddenly in January at the age of 41, the award was accepted at a London ceremony by Komla’s widow Kwansema. Peter ...

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November 7th, 2014

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VIDEO: Mobile phone recycling in Ivory Coast

Africa has the fastest mobile phone subscriber growth in the world, but as everyone rushes to get the newest smartphones with the latest gizmos, what happens to all the old ones? The BBC’s Tamasin Ford has been finding out where they end up in Ivory Coast. Watch: ...

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November 7th, 2014

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VIDEO: Mali medics test Ebola vaccine

Health workers in Mali are receiving experimental doses of a new vaccine against Ebola. The first volunteer, who was vaccinated on 8 October, says he is suffering no side effects. Ten more healthcare workers in the trial are due to receive more vaccines on Thursday. The ...

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November 6th, 2014

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Sagnol sorry for African comments

Bordeaux coach Willy Sagnol has apologised and explained his comments earlier this week about African players. He had said they were “powerful” but also suggested they lack intelligence and discipline. “If my lack of clarity or my imperfect semantics hurt ...

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November 6th, 2014

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VIDEO: Paid mourners banned in Kenya

Every Thursday and Friday, Kenya’s third largest city, Kisumu, grinds to a halt as hundreds of motorcyclists block the roads. The reason? They are paid to mourn the dead and the louder their noise and the bigger the procession, the greater the honour for the deceased. ...

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November 6th, 2014

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VIDEO: Inside Freetown Ebola response centre

Dr Stacey Mearns is a British doctor working on the frontline in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone. She works for the King’s Health Partnership, based at Connaught Hospital in the capital, Freetown. Stacey has spent the last week working in the hospital’s ...

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November 6th, 2014

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Boko Haram suspects found dead

6 November 2014 Last updated at 18:25 The Nigerian army has denied it killed the men Eighteen men arrested by soldiers in north-east Nigeria have been found dead hours after being taken into custody, residents in the town of Potiskum say. All the bodies had gunshot and knife

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November 6th, 2014

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VIDEO: Morocco: ‘Only God can help’

Morocco’s three largest trade unions held a 24 hour strike against the government’s subsidy cuts. So has the country reached tipping point over these economic reforms? Nora Fakim met bread seller Fatima to find out how she has been coping with these changes. ...

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November 6th, 2014

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VIDEO: Court is shown ‘damning’ Dewani CCTV

The defence team of Shrien Dewani, the British man accused of organising the murder of his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa, have told his trial in Cape Town that Mr Dewani was the victim of a botched hijacking for ransom. Mr Dewani’s lawyers have just finished ...

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November 6th, 2014

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