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Schoolboy divides Jewish South Africans

13 August 2014 Last updated at 11:43 By BBC Trending What’s popular and why The image led to three online petitions A Jewish schoolboy from South Africa has posted a photo, and message of support, for Palestinians living in Gaza – highlighting a rift in the ...

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August 13th, 2014

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Rising economies ‘ahead on climate’

12 August 2014 Last updated at 13:16 By Navin Singh Khadka Environment reporter, BBC World Service Four of the world’s emerging economies have claimed that they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change. Brazil, South Africa, India ...

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Rwanda express Ebola concerns to Caf

The Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has written to African football’s ruling body over worries about the threat of Ebola in Nigeria. Rwanda are due to play the Super Eagles in Calabar on 6 September in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. “We wrote a ...

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Kenya ‘at high risk’ of deadly Ebola

13 August 2014 Last updated at 11:40 Healthcare workers are among those most at risk of catching Ebola The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified Kenya as a “high-risk” country for the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Kenya was vulnerable because it was ...

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How many people infected with ebola die?

10 August 2014 Last updated at 00:56 Who, What, Why The Magazine answers the questions behind the news The ebola virus that has killed almost 1,000 people in West Africa this year is fatal for “up to 90%” of those infected, according to the World Health ...

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Letter from Africa: Acting up over Chibok’s girls

13 August 2014 Last updated at 03:07 A performance about the girls being held hostage in Nigeria has touched the hearts of many people In our series of letters from African journalists, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at cultural efforts in Nigeria to remember the schoolgirls ...

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Canada to give WHO Ebola vaccine

13 August 2014 Last updated at 05:45 Healthcare workers need to wear protective equipment before caring for Ebola patients Canada says it will donate up to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to help battle the disease’s outbreak in West Africa. It comes after

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What Uganda can teach West Africa about Ebola

12 August 2014 Last updated at 10:13 By Catherine Byaruhanga BBC Africa, Kampala The experience of health workers in Uganda may prove to be instructive for other African nations dealing with an Ebola outbreak Dr Jackson Amone, who has tackled several Ebola outbreaks in ...

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Tavecchio appointment ‘a dark day’

Carlo Tavecchio’s appointment as Italian Football Federation president represents a “dark day for football”, says ex-Nigeria player Sunday Oliseh. Tavecchio caused controversy during his election campaign by making a racist comment about some players being ...

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The designer taking his Xhosa heritage global

12 August 2014 Last updated at 00:33 By Taurai Maduna BBC News, Cape Town, South Africa Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Laduma Ngxokolo is taking his Xhosa traditions and creating an international business It is not every day that a designer ...

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