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VIDEO: Mandela’s daughter on ANC’s record

The daughter of Nelson Mandela, Makaziwe Mandela has told BBC HARDtalk that she believes in the African National Congress (ANC) and what it stands for. “There might be things that are not going right in the party, there might be individuals who are doing things that ...

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May 9th, 2014

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VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 27

Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial heard testimony from an anaesthetist on when Reeva Steenkamp may have eaten her last meal. Professor Christina Lundgren testified that judging the time Ms Steenkamp had eaten her last meal by her stomach contents was “pure ...

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VIDEO: Security fears and the Nigerian economy

Nigeria is hosting the World Economic Forum on Africa – a huge gathering of business leaders and heads of state. But while trade and investment are on the agenda – a recent spate of bomb attacks and kidnappings have overshadowed the event. Chris Ewokor has been ...

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VIDEO: ANC on course for victory in SA

The African National Congress (ANC) has won a commanding victory in South Africa’s general election, partial results show. The electoral commission said voting passed off peacefully in most areas, with turnout at just over 72%. The BBC’s Nomsa Maseko reports from

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VIDEO: ‘I ran and ran to escape kidnappers’

The abduction of more than 200 Nigerian girls by Boko Haram could be a turning point in the battle against Islamist militants, Nigeria’s leader has said in an address to the World Economic Forum. Meanwhile, the BBC has obtained footage in which some girls targeted by ...

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D’banj: Twitter is helping us cope

By Emma Brant Newsbeat reporter 8 May 2014 Last updated at 16:37 D’banj performed at Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend in east London in 2012 Nigerian singer-songwriter D’banj has said the international concern about the kidnapping of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls is ...

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Leaders to hold key S Sudan talks

9 May 2014 Last updated at 00:12 Rebel and government forces have been fighting since December in the world’s newest state The first face-to-face meeting between South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar since mass violence began in December

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US House backs new Benghazi inquiry

8 May 2014 Last updated at 23:57 The US House of Representatives has voted to create a panel to investigate the White House response to the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Republicans have said the Democratic Obama administration misled the public on the ...

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Kenya arrests over alcohol deaths

7 May 2014 Last updated at 20:19 Relative of those who died in Kiambu county are in shock Two people have been arrested following the deaths of 70 people in Kenya after drinking homemade alcohol believed to be laced with industrial chemicals. Police are hunting for other ...

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US team ‘on ground’ in Nigeria hunt

8 May 2014 Last updated at 22:34 The abductions have sparked worldwide protests, like here in South Africa US Secretary of State John Kerry says a specialist team is set to start work in Nigeria to help find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by militants. He said the US ...

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