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Pistorius trial: Week seven round-up

9 May 2014 Last updated at 19:02 Oscar Pistorius returned to court in Pretoria this week after the judge adjourned the trial for a two-week break over Easter. The case restarted with defence calling two of the athlete’s neighbours to describe the moment they found him ...

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May 10th, 2014

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Nigeria schoolgirl abductions: Five questions

9 May 2014 Last updated at 16:14 As international experts arrive in Nigeria to help in the hunt for more than 200 schoolgirls abducted three weeks ago by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Nigeria analyst Andrew Walker answers five questions about the case: 1: Where are the

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May 10th, 2014

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Can a $7 gadget change the world?

9 May 2014 Last updated at 21:54 By Dan Simmons BBC Click presenter Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Dan Simmons reports from the slums of Nairobi at the launch of a project which could see 150,000 people own their own computer. The USB flash ...

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May 10th, 2014

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Michelle Obama to speak on Nigeria

10 May 2014 Last updated at 08:07 Michelle Obama has been actively campaigning for the release of the girls US First Lady Michelle Obama is to deliver her husband’s weekly presidential address to condemn last month’s abduction of Nigerian girls. First ladies ...

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May 10th, 2014

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Africa in pictures: 2-8 May 2014

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May 10th, 2014

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South Africa election: Everyone’s a winner

9 May 2014 Last updated at 12:45 Article written by Andrew Harding Africa correspondent More from Andrew Follow Andrew on Twitter The ANC’s commanding victory shows that the public has not lost faith in the party If you were looking for a political earthquake, ...

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May 10th, 2014

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VIDEO: Nairobi’s young using USB to connect

Around five billion people – two thirds of the world’s population – still do not have access to a computer or smartphone. Many people would like access but find themselves on the wrong side of a digital divide that seems too difficult to bridge. Many ...

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May 10th, 2014

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VIDEO: The issues the ANC face post election

The African National Congress (ANC) has won a commanding victory in South Africa’s general election, interim results show. With nearly 99% of South Africa’s voting districts counted, the African National Congress had over 62 percent of the vote – slightly ...

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May 10th, 2014

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South Sudan rivals agree peace deal

9 May 2014 Last updated at 22:19 Rebel and government forces have been fighting since December in the world’s newest state South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed a peace deal after a five-month conflict. The deal calls for an ...

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May 10th, 2014

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Kana-Biyik suspended after fracas

Cameroon international Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik has been suspended until further notice by his club Rennes after he was involved in confrontations with fans. The French Ligue 1 side said the 24-year-old defender would would train apart from the first-team squad and the reserves

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May 9th, 2014

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