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Nigeria to show Biafran war film

8 July 2014 Last updated at 13:06 Director Biyi Bandele (l) and author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie attended the premiere in Lagos in April The film Half of a Yellow Sun, about the Biafran war, is to be shown in cinemas in Nigeria from August after film censors gave it approval.

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July 8th, 2014

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Blast hits Tanzania restaurant

8 July 2014 Last updated at 13:31 Eight people have been injured in a bomb blast at a restaurant in the Tanzanian town of Arusha, officials have said. Police said an improvised explosive device was thrown through the window of the Indian restaurant frequented by tourists and

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July 8th, 2014

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Traore to stay on loan at Vitesse

Chelsea have loaned teenage midfielder Bertrand Traore to Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem for 12 months. The Burkina Faso international, 18, has been on loan at Vitesse since January when he signed a professional contract with the Premier League club. “We are thrilled ...

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July 8th, 2014

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N’Dinga signs for Olympiakos on loan

Monaco’s Congo international midfielder Delvin N’Dinga has been loaned for a second season to Greek champions Olympiakos. The 26-year-old, who has 23 caps for the Congo national side, played 19 matches for the Superleague side, scoring only one goal. ...

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July 8th, 2014

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Pistorius witnesses ‘refused stand’

8 July 2014 Last updated at 12:12 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Milton Nkosi: Some witnesses refused to testify because of publicity around the case Some witnesses refused to testify at the televised trial of Oscar Pistorius because of the ...

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July 8th, 2014

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Oscar Pistorius defence finishes

8 July 2014 Last updated at 09:04 Oscar Pistorius’ defence lawyers have finished presenting their case and his murder trial has been adjourned until 7 August for closing arguments. Lawyer Barry Roux said a number of witnesses refused to testify as they did not want ...

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July 8th, 2014

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South African education goes digital

8 July 2014 Last updated at 00:16 By Sean Robson Cape Town Kids at Thabantsho Primary School, Limpopo, are taking part in a digital education initiative led by Via Afrika In Africa’s schools, old-fashioned, dusty textbooks are gradually being replaced by tablets, ...

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July 8th, 2014

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Mother admits killing three children

7 July 2014 Last updated at 11:30 The children’s father, Gary Clarence, was in South Africa at the time of the deaths A mother has admitted killing her three disabled children. Tania Clarence, 42, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her three-year-old twin sons and ...

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July 7th, 2014

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VIDEO: Pistorius trial – 7 July

Oscar Pistorius’ trial resumed on Monday morning in Pretoria with sports physician Wayne Derman retaking the stand. Dr Derman, who has worked with South Africa’s Olympic and Paralympic teams, was cross-examined about his testimony that Mr Pistorius had limited ...

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July 7th, 2014

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Odemwingie considering Nigeria future

Peter Odemwingie is considering his international future after Nigeria’s second round exit at the World Cup. Odemwingie scored the only goal as Nigeria beat Bosnia-Hercegovina in a Group F game. But the 32-year-old says that the loss to France on 30 June, his 67th cap,

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July 7th, 2014

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