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Militiamen jailed in DR Congo’s Kavumu for raping 40 children

Image copyright AFP A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby. The girls they raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old. The men’s ...

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December 13th, 2017

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Militiamen jailed in DR Congo’s Kavumu for raping 40 children

Image copyright AFP A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby. The girls they raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old. The men’s ...

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December 13th, 2017

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African Champions League draw completed

Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca beat Al Ahly of Egypt to win the 2017 African Champions League Wydad Casablanca of Morocco will begin the defence of their African Champions League title against either Mali’s Stade Malien or newcomers Williamsville AC of Ivory Coast. ...

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December 13th, 2017

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Wilfried Bony: My time at Manchester City can help Swansea

Wilfried Bony scored against another former club, Stoke City, earlier this season. Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony believes his time at Manchester City can help Swansea when the sides meet. The Ivorian striker signed for Manchester City for £28m from Swansea in January ...

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December 13th, 2017

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Nigerian woman arrested for selling her twins in Katsina

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Nigerian police have made many arrests involving women trying to sell their babies A Nigerian woman has been arrested after allegedly trying to sell her one-month-old twin girls. She has been charged with child trafficking, ...

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December 13th, 2017

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The Congolese road where everyone is hungry

Fergal Keane reveals the crisis along a road in the Democratic Republic of Congo that threatens hundreds of thousands. Nearly half a million severely malnourished children are at risk of starvation in the country’s Kasai region. The UN has just declared the crisis in ...

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December 13th, 2017

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Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, suffers double court blow

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Zuma is due to step down as African National Congress leader next week South African President Jacob Zuma has lost two court cases in one day, both linked to corruption allegations. Pretoria’s High Court ordered Mr Zuma to set ...

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Alex Duval Smith: The country where teachers have disappeared

Image caption Apollinaire Zaoro’s enthusiasm rubs off on his pupils Rivals have been fighting in the Central African Republic since 2013. In the chaos the school teachers have quietly disappeared so now parents are going through crash courses to replace them. Farmer ...

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Angola goalkeeper Rui aims to impress new coach Srdjan Vasiljevic

Angola keeper Rui Jorge is hoping to earn the confidence of new coach Srdjan Vasiljevic, who was named on Tuesday. The 22-year-old has been named in the Serbian coach’s preliminary 29-man squad for January’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. ...

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December 13th, 2017

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‘Just like the sport, the hijab is a part of me’

22-year-old Maty Niang is a law student living in Senegal with a passion for the circus, an art little known in her country. Some of her relatives think this activity isn’t compatible with her faith, but she advocates that she can do both and won’t give up on her

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