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Kamara rejoins MLS side Columbus

Sierra Leone international Kei Kamara has rejoined MLS club Columbus Crew. However the 30-year old forward, who was a free agent having left Middlesbrough in August, will not be eligible to play for the Ohio-based club until January 2015. MLS rules mean he must sit out the ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Racism in English football ‘overt’

The head of Fifa’s anti-racism task force says racism in English football is “right in front of your face”. Jeffrey Webb said discrimination was overt and highlighted the lack of black and ethnic minority people in boardrooms and dugouts. Professional ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Ebola ‘hysteria’ halts school visit

9 October 2014 Last updated at 11:11 Kofi Mason-Sesay has joint nationality from the UK and Sierra Leone A headteacher has blamed “misguided hysteria” about Ebola for the cancellation of a school visit by a nine-year-old boy from Sierra Leone. Kofi Mason-Sesay ...

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October 9th, 2014

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VIDEO: Fighting for their land, 20 years on

It is known around the world for its beautiful beaches but the stunning scenery around Cape Town masks a brutal history. During the long period of white minority rule in South Africa, more than three million people were forcibly evicted from land which was reserved for ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Kenya crowds hail Kenyatta after ICC

9 October 2014 Last updated at 09:55 President Kenyatta has a large support base and those gathered chanted his name to welcome him home Cheering crowds have welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta back to Kenya after his appearance at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The

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October 9th, 2014

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Ebola: What are your experiences?

7 October 2014 Last updated at 12:17 Baby Marian has tested negative for Ebola, her brother (left) has recovered from the fever The BBC wants to hear about your experiences of the Ebola virus, which has spread rapidly in recent months, particularly in parts of West Africa. ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Can apartheid’s evictions be overturned?

9 October 2014 Last updated at 02:01 Many South Africans are still fighting to reclaim land taken away from them during apartheid. The BBC’s Sophie Ribstein spoke to a family about its ordeal. It is a beautiful piece of land, a windswept nature reserve just above the ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Ebola: Your questions to Umaru Fofana

8 October 2014 Last updated at 17:53 Umaru Fofana answered questions about Ebola on Twitter between 10:00 GMT and 11:00 GMT Close to 3,500 people have died of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone where governments are struggling to cope with the outbreak. The ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Ghana World Cup row may inspire film

One of the most controversial stories from the 2014 World Cup is set for the big screen treatment. In June, the Ghana team refused to train just days before their final group match against Portugal because of a row over appearance fees. Ghana’s government stepped in ...

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October 8th, 2014

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VIDEO: WW1: The crucial battle for Togo

It has been 100 years since the outbreak of World War One – and most people tend to think of the conflict’s European battlefields. But one of the first and crucial battles took place in Africa when allied forces invaded the German colony of Togoland in August ...

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October 8th, 2014

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