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D’banj: Twitter is helping us cope

By Emma Brant Newsbeat reporter 8 May 2014 Last updated at 16:37 D’banj performed at Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend in east London in 2012 Nigerian singer-songwriter D’banj has said the international concern about the kidnapping of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls is ...

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May 9th, 2014

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Leaders to hold key S Sudan talks

9 May 2014 Last updated at 00:12 Rebel and government forces have been fighting since December in the world’s newest state The first face-to-face meeting between South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar since mass violence began in December

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May 9th, 2014

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US House backs new Benghazi inquiry

8 May 2014 Last updated at 23:57 The US House of Representatives has voted to create a panel to investigate the White House response to the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Republicans have said the Democratic Obama administration misled the public on the ...

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May 9th, 2014

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Kenya arrests over alcohol deaths

7 May 2014 Last updated at 20:19 Relative of those who died in Kiambu county are in shock Two people have been arrested following the deaths of 70 people in Kenya after drinking homemade alcohol believed to be laced with industrial chemicals. Police are hunting for other ...

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May 9th, 2014

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US team ‘on ground’ in Nigeria hunt

8 May 2014 Last updated at 22:34 The abductions have sparked worldwide protests, like here in South Africa US Secretary of State John Kerry says a specialist team is set to start work in Nigeria to help find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by militants. He said the US ...

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May 9th, 2014

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S Sudan ‘crimes against humanity’

8 May 2014 Last updated at 14:54 Rebel and government forces have been fighting since December in the world’s newest state Both sides in South Sudan’s conflict have committed crimes against humanity, including mass killings, sexual slavery and gang-rape, a UN ...

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May 8th, 2014

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Gunmen kill judge in Mozambique

8 May 2014 Last updated at 18:06 There have been numerous violent kidnappings in Maputo over the last several years A judge who was investigating a wave of kidnappings in Mozambique has been shot dead in the capital, Maputo. Witnesses say three gunmen sprayed Dinis ...

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May 8th, 2014

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Dangote in Nigeria investment drive

8 May 2014 Last updated at 14:43 Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote has said that he will invest $2.3bn (£1.35bn) in sugar and rice production in the north of the country. Amid international concern about terrorism in the region – highlighted by the kidnap of more than

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May 8th, 2014

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ANC wins huge South Africa victory

8 May 2014 Last updated at 18:18 An ANC victory will give the party’s leader President Jacob Zuma a second five-year term in office The African National Congress (ANC) has won a commanding victory in South Africa’s general election, partial results show. With ...

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May 8th, 2014

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VIDEO: Bogus Mandela interpreter back in spotlight

The sign language interpreter accused of using fake hand signals at Nelson Mandela’s memorial has appeared in an advert, making light of the incident. Thamsanqa Jantjie stars in the commercial for a video-sharing app made by Tel-Aviv based company, Livelens. Speaking ...

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May 8th, 2014

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