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‘Warning text’ in Kenya bomb case

20 June 2014 Last updated at 20:36 Jermaine Grant’s case has been adjourned until August A British man accused of intent to cause explosions sent a text message to an alleged accomplice warning them they were being watched, a court has heard. Scotland Yard Det Insp ...

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June 21st, 2014

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Africa in pictures: 13-19 June 2014

For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-27923654#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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June 20th, 2014

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AUDIO: Ghana beats: Wiyala’s ‘war song’

Musician Wiyala is a feisty young woman from northern Ghana, bursting with attitude and drive. She first grabbed the nation’s attention on a talent show, and later with raunchy videos. Featured in this month’s BBC World Service Global Beats programme, which ...

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June 20th, 2014

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AUDIO: Ghana’s Nana Yaa back in the groove

Ghanaian musician Nana Yaa comes from a very rich musical heritage. Her father is the Highlife legend Pat Thomas and her mother and grandfather were also well-known performers. She is featured this month’s BBC World Service Global Beats programme, which focuses on ...

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June 20th, 2014

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Dewani will face trial in October

20 June 2014 Last updated at 15:38 Shrien and Anni Dewani were on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010 when she was killed Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani will face trial in South Africa in October, it has been announced. The 34-year-old Bristol businessman is ...

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June 20th, 2014

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UK detective testifies in Kenya case

20 June 2014 Last updated at 18:00 Jermaine Grant’s case has been adjourned until August A UK detective has given evidence in Kenya in the trial of a British man accused of intent to cause explosions. Scotland Yard Detective Inspector John Reilly said items recovered ...

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June 20th, 2014

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Ghana boosted by return of Essien

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has returned to full training to boost his side before Saturday’s World Cup Group G match against Germany. The 31-year-old suffered a toe injury in the 2-1 defeat by United States in their opening match on Monday and was forced to rest ...

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June 20th, 2014

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Brother of Yaya and Kolo Toure dies

Ivory Coast stars Yaya and Kolo Toure have learned of the death of their younger brother while they are at the World Cup in Brazil. Ibrahim Toure passed away on Thursday in Manchester, aged only 28. The Ivorian FA said: “The entire Ivorian delegation want to show their

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June 20th, 2014

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VIDEO: Zimbabwe’s platinum opportunity

Zimbabwe is a country rich in numerous mineral resources such as gold, diamonds and nickel. The real opportunity, however, may lie in platinum. The country has the largest platinum reserves after South Africa, but with their neighbouring country’s mining sector in ...

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June 20th, 2014

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Zimbabwe arrests state paper editor

20 June 2014 Last updated at 11:41 Information Minister Jonathan Moyo has recently appointed several new editors at state-owned papers Police in Zimbabwe have arrested the editor of a state-owned newspaper who was appointed two months ago. Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi ...

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June 20th, 2014

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