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Where has all the food aid gone in the world’s biggest refugee camp?

The UN says aid agencies are struggling to cope with the huge numbers of people arriving in Uganda after fleeing civil war in South Sudan. Listen to World Service’s Newsday programme on the BBC iPlayer Video produced by Daniel South. Article source: ...

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May 26th, 2017

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Zambia expels South Africa’s Mmusi Maimane

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mmusi Maimane wants South Africa to lodge a formal diplomatic protest with Zambia South Africa’s main opposition leader has been expelled from Zambia to prevent him from attending the treason hearing of his detained counterpart. The ...

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May 26th, 2017

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Search for children abducted from school in Nigeria

Nigerian police are searching for six children abducted from their school on the outskirts of the main city, Lagos. The abductors freed four other children after “profiling” their parents, police said, apparently referring to the fact that they were not regarded ...

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May 26th, 2017

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Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Some reports say there were children among the dead Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others, officials say. The bus was travelling to the Monastery of St ...

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May 26th, 2017

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Umaru Fofana: Waiting for take-off in West Africa

Image copyright AFP Image caption International airlines dominate air travel in West Africa Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC’s Umaru Fofana found out, because of the region’s poor air ...

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May 26th, 2017

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Charlotte Attwood: The sex slaves of al-Shabab

When Salama Ali started investigating the disappearance of two younger brothers last year she made an awful discovery – not only were radicalised young Kenyan men leaving to join the al-Shabab militants in neighbouring Somalia, but women were being seized and ...

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May 26th, 2017

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Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace winger extends deal by five years

Zaha (right) signed for Manchester United in 2013 but twice returned Palace on loan Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has signed a five-year contract extension with the Premier League club. The Ivory Coast international has made 258 appearances over two spells with the ...

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May 26th, 2017

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Everton set for pre-season friendly in Tanzania

Everton will be playing either a Kenyan or Tanzanian team in Dar-es-Salaam Everton will become the first ever English Premier League team to play in Tanzania when they go there for a pre-season friendly. The match will be played at Dar-es-Salaam’s National Stadium on ...

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May 26th, 2017

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Zambia ‘expels’ South Africa’s Mmusi Maimane

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mmusi Maimane wants South Africa to lodge a formal diplomatic protest with Zambia South Africa’s opposition leader has been expelled from Zambia, blocking him from attending the treason case of his detained counterpart, his party says.

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May 26th, 2017

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Senegal hopes take a knock with US loss

Cavin Diagne of Senegal (5) and Erik Palmer-Brown of the US compete for the ball during their Group F match in Incheon Senegal’s hopes of qualifying for the second round of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup took a knock on Thursday after a 1-0 defeat to the United States. A ...

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May 26th, 2017

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