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Strong demand for Kenyan bond sale

25 June 2014 Last updated at 16:11 The Kenyan capital Nairobi has grown into East Africa’s biggest city Kenya’s first effort to raise capital from European and American investors is being seen as a success after it attracted strong demand. The country sought to ...

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June 25th, 2014

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Deadly blast rocks Nigerian capital

25 June 2014 Last updated at 19:00 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Bashir Sa’ad Abdullahi says no-one has claimed responsibility so far An explosion has struck a busy shopping district in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, ...

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June 25th, 2014

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South African miners return to work

25 June 2014 Last updated at 11:20 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Nomsa Maseko says the mood at the mine is ”quite jovial” Thousands of miners at South Africa’s biggest platinum mining firms have returned to ...

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June 25th, 2014

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VIDEO: SA miners embrace on return to work

Thousands of miners at South Africa’s biggest platinum mining firms have returned to work, a day after unions signed a wage deal to end a five-month strike. It has been the biggest dispute in the mining industry since the 2012 Marikana massacre. On that occasion 34 ...

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June 25th, 2014

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Congo autopsies reveal ‘executions’

25 June 2014 Last updated at 12:33 Confusion has surrounded the circumstances of the border clashes on 12 June Autopsies on five bodies returned by Rwanda to the Democratic Republic of Congo show they were probably executed, a military source has told the BBC. The bodies ...

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June 25th, 2014

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Ghana sends $3m cash to World Cup team

Ghana’s government has sent over $3m in cash in a plane to Brazil to pay the appearance fees owed to the national team’s players at the World Cup. Deputy Sports Minister Joseph Yamin told Ghanaian radio station Citi FM: “The players insisted that they will ...

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June 25th, 2014

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Sudan death row woman ‘forged papers’

25 June 2014 Last updated at 11:14 Meriam Ibrahim gave birth to a baby daughter in prison The Sudanese woman freed from death row has been accused of forging official documents to leave the country, her lawyer has told the BBC. Meriam Ibrahim was detained on Tuesday, a day ...

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June 25th, 2014

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VIDEO: US working on Sudan apostasy exit

The US says it is working with Sudan to ensure that a woman freed from death row can leave the country, Meriam Ibrahim’s was sentenced in May to hang for apostasy, or renouncing Islam, but was released from jail on Monday. Mrs Ibrahim’s husband is a Christian ...

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June 25th, 2014

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VIDEO: US working on Sudan apostasy exit

The US says it is working with Sudan to ensure that a woman freed from death row can leave the country, Meriam Ibrahim’s was sentenced in May to hang for apostasy, or renouncing Islam, but was released from jail on Monday. Mrs Ibrahim’s husband is a Christian ...

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June 25th, 2014

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Nigeria atheist ‘ruled mentally ill’

24 June 2014 Last updated at 23:46 Mubarak Bala was able to contact activists from inside hospital by using a smuggled phone A Nigerian man has been sent to a mental institute in Kano state after he declared that he did not believe in God, according to a humanist charity. ...

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June 25th, 2014

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