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Arrests over shooting of Kuki Gallmann at Kenya conservation park

Image copyright AFP Image caption A luxury safari lodge owned by Ms Gallmann was burned down last month Kenya has arrested an unspecified number of suspects and recovered a gun potentially linked to the shooting of conservationist Kuki Gallmann, the country’s interior ...

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April 24th, 2017

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Are Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o planning a movie?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The photo was taken at a Miu Miu fashion show in Paris fashion week in 2014 A photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o has sparked a film idea on Twitter and they have both taken to the social media site to say they are up for it. ...

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April 24th, 2017

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Mary Harper: The scramble for Somalia

Image copyright Mary harper I know some rather annoying crows in the Somali port town of Berbera. Every morning, as I eat my breakfast by the beach, they swoop down and steal my bread, my jam, even my butter. Then they fly back up to their perches on a tall metal fence. They

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April 24th, 2017

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Ghana’s Majeed Waris targets French Ligue 1 survival with Lorient

Waris grabbed his ninth goal of the season in Lorient’s 5-1 thrashing of Metz Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris has put French club Lorient’s Ligue 1 survival above personal glory after his ninth goal of the season helped the club claim a 5-1 win over Metz. ...

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April 24th, 2017

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Manchester City: No referee would be better for Manchester derby, says Yaya Toure

Sunday’s FA Cup defeat means Man City boss Pep Guardiola will end the season without a trophy for the first time in his coaching career Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure would prefer to play “without a referee” in Thursday’s derby with Manchester ...

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April 24th, 2017

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Somalia drought fuelling piracy

Image copyright AFP Image caption The number of pirate attacks peaked in 2011 before dropping to zero as a result of naval patrols The recent rise in piracy off the Somali coast has been partially fuelled by drought and famine, a top US army officer has said. General Thomas ...

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April 24th, 2017

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Henri Van Breda denies South Africa axe murders

Image copyright AFP Image caption Henri van Breda comes from a wealthy family near Cape Town A man accused of killing his parents and older brother in a frenzied axe attack in Stellenbosh in South Africa has pleaded not guilty to murder. Henri van Breda, 21, is also charged ...

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April 24th, 2017

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Senegal’s Balde Diao scores five-minute hat-trick

Ciro Immobile scored in the eighth and ninth minutes Lazio became the first side to score five goals in the opening 26 minutes of a Serie A match since 1938 as they thrashed struggling Palermo. The capital side, who move up to fourth in the table, led 2-0 within 10 minutes ...

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April 24th, 2017

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First malaria vaccine to be trialled

Image copyright D Poland/PATH Image caption The vaccine has been tested extensively in more than 15,000 children The world’s first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries – Ghana, Kenya and Malawi – starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine ...

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April 24th, 2017

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Ex-child soldier wins environment prize

Image copyright Goldman Environmental Prize Image caption Ranger Rodrigue Katembo has been kidnapped and attacked and has suffered mock executions while protecting the Virunga National Park in the DRC An ex-child soldier who has spent years risking his life to fight illegal ...

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April 24th, 2017

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