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Kenya: ‘Watch football at home’

20 June 2014 Last updated at 13:28 Hotels, restaurants and the police station were attacked in Sunday’s attack on Mpeketoni Kenya’s government has urged people to watch World Cup football matches in the comfort of their homes instead of in “crowded and ...

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June 20th, 2014

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VIDEO: Capoeira lessons for children of DRC

Impoverished children of the Democratic Republic of Congo are taking lessons in capoeira – a mix of martial arts and dance associated with Brazil. Dance teacher Yannick N’salambo Walters hopes that by giving free lessons in the discipline, he can offer the ...

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June 20th, 2014

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Kenyan MPs rapped for luxury spending

18 June 2014 Last updated at 11:53 News from Elsewhere… …media reports from around the world, found by BBC Monitoring Protesters took to the streets in 2013 over MPs’ pay Government ministers and members of parliament in Kenya are defying their ...

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June 20th, 2014

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Brothers set for World Cup battle

Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng has predicted a ‘fight to the death’ when he faces his sibling – Germany’s Jerome Boateng – in Group G on Saturday. Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Highlights: Ghana 1-2 USA The ...

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June 20th, 2014

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US imposes sanctions on Uganda

19 June 2014 Last updated at 20:34 Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has received criticism for passing an anti-gay law in February The US has imposed sanctions on Uganda for anti-gay laws it says are “counter to universal human rights”. It said Ugandans involved

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June 20th, 2014

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Kenya attack: Five suspects shot dead

19 June 2014 Last updated at 20:42 The Kenyan army was deployed in Mpeketoni and its surrounding areas after the attacks earlier this week Kenyan security forces have killed five people suspected of involvement in attacks that killed at least 60 people, officials say. The ...

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June 20th, 2014

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Cameroon ‘must change mentality’

Former Cameroon international Patrick Suffo believes his country’s abject performances at the World Cup in Brazil are a repeat of past failures and will continue unless there are radical changes in way the country’s football is run. The central Africans ...

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June 19th, 2014

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Islamist violence ‘threatens Sahel’

19 June 2014 Last updated at 19:33 Militants in Mali were pushed out of northern towns last year but attacks have continued The growth of Islamist violence in the Sahel is threatening the stability of the entire region that runs south of Africa’s Sahara Desert, a UN ...

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June 19th, 2014

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World Cup: Colombia 2-1 Ivory Coast

74:17 Attempt saved. Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Colombia) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Teófilo Gutiérrez. 72:53 Goal scored Goal! Goal! Colombia 2, Côte d’Ivoire 1. Gervinho (Côte d’Ivoire) right ...

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June 19th, 2014

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SA probe into ‘wife given as gift’

19 June 2014 Last updated at 18:03 The Commission for Gender Equality said it had written to the SABC boss about the complaint An investigation has been launched in South Africa into allegations that the head of SABC, the public broadcaster, was given a wife as a gift. The ...

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June 19th, 2014

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