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Egypt singer jailed for ‘inciting debauchery’ in music video

Image copyright Shyma Image caption Shyma wrote that she had not anticipated the backlash against her video A court in Egypt has reportedly jailed for two years a singer who appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana. Shaimaa Ahmed, a ...

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December 13th, 2017

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Inside DR Congo’s hunger crisis

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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Care for all in Kenya

Media captionThe number of Kenyans who can’t pay for healthcare is falling, says Josephine Suleiman Buying food for the whole family or paying for a doctor to see one child? Paying for your children to use a toilet facility or buying much needed medicines for yourself?

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December 13th, 2017

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Zuma lexicon

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Jacob Zuma has been dogged by corruption allegations With just days before South Africa’s scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma steps down as leader of the governing African National Congress (ANC), we look at how the ...

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December 13th, 2017

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Fifa punishes Nigeria for ineligible player in World Cup qualifying

Nigeria’s Abdullahi Shehu was shown his second yellow card of the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign against Zambia Fifa has punished Nigeria for using an ineligible player in their final World Cup qualifier against Algeria in November. The match in Constantine ...

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December 12th, 2017

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African champions Wydad finish sixth at Club World Cup

Japan’s Urawa Red Diamonds edged past Moroccans Wydad Casablanca in the United Arab Emirates African champions Wydad Casablanca had to settle for sixth place at the Club World Cup after losing 3-2 to Japan’s Urawa Red Diamonds in a play-off. The Asian champions ...

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December 12th, 2017

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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool & Egypt striker ‘becoming a boss’

Didier Drogba and Mohamed Salah were team-mates at Chelsea in 2014 Newly crowned BBC African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah is growing into a real leader, says former Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba. Drogba, who won the BBC award in 2009, says Salah has improved ...

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December 12th, 2017

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Helping poorer Kenyans pay for healthcare

Paying for healthcare in Kenya has just got easier thanks to M-Tiba, a smartphone-based “electronic health wallet” that encourages poorer Kenyans to save small amounts regularly to help pay for care. Video by Catharina Moh, BBC Click Article source: ...

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December 12th, 2017

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DR Congo crisis: On Kasai’s hunger road

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 12th, 2017

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Helping poorer Kenyans pay for healthcare

Paying for healthcare in Kenya has just got easier thanks to M-Tiba, a smartphone-based “electronic health wallet” that encourages poorer Kenyans to save small amounts regularly to help pay for care. Video by Catharina Moh, BBC Click

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December 12th, 2017

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