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Inside South Africa’s whites-only town

6 October 2014 Last updated at 01:26 By Pumza Fihlani BBC News, Orania In the sparsely populated Karoo desert in the heart of South Africa’s Northern Cape, apartheid lives on. I spent a few days in Orania, one of just a few black people to have set foot in the ...

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October 6th, 2014

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Dewani murder trial set to start

6 October 2014 Last updated at 00:02 Shrien and Anni Dewani were on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010 when she was killed A man accused of arranging the murder of his wife while on their honeymoon will go on trial in South Africa later. Shrien Dewani, from Bristol, is ...

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October 6th, 2014

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West Ham United 2-0 Queens Park Rangers

74:59 Alexandre Song (West Ham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half. 72:24 Attempt saved. James Tomkins (West Ham United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mauro Zárate with a cross. 71:52 Corner, West Ham United. ...

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October 5th, 2014

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Somali troops ‘capture key port’

5 October 2014 Last updated at 18:50 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Emmanuel Igunza says Barawe was strategically important for al-Shabab as a route to get their supplies Somali government troops backed by African Union (AU) ...

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October 5th, 2014

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VIDEO: Somali town captured from al-Shabab

Somali government troops have captured a key stronghold of al-Shabab Islamists, with the backing of African Union forces, local officials say. The African Union says al-Shabab, who had held the town of Barawe for six years, used it as a base to launch attacks on the capital.

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October 5th, 2014

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Kamara pulls out of Sierra Leone squad

Former Middlesbrough and Norwich City forward Kei Kamara has pulled out of the Sierra Leone squad that will face Cameroon twice in the forthcoming 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Yaounde. The 30-year old, who is currently without a club, was among 20 overseas ...

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October 5th, 2014

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Emenike unhappy with Keshi criticism

Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike believes caretaker coach Stephen Keshi broke one of his own rules when he criticised the striker in an interview in the local media. Keshi has been quoted as saying he is unhappy with the Fenerbahce striker, who he dropped to the bench in ...

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October 5th, 2014

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Somali troops ‘surround key port town’

5 October 2014 Last updated at 16:08 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Emmanuel Igunza says Barawe was strategically important for al-Shabab as a route to get their supplies Somali government troops and African Union (AU) forces ...

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October 5th, 2014

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Somali troops capture key port town

5 October 2014 Last updated at 11:28 African Union troops have helped government forces retake several towns across Somalia in recent weeks Somali government troops backed by African Union forces have captured a key stronghold of al-Shabab Islamists, local officials say. The

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October 5th, 2014

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VIDEO: Songhoy Blues: Banned but unbeaten

When Islamist militants captured Timbuktu and made music-making a crime, the members of Songhoy Blues felt they had no choice but to leave their homes and head south to the Malian capital, Bamako. “We had no idea that one day we could be forbidden from playing music, ...

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October 5th, 2014

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