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Watched chimps change their hunting habits

Media captionNew insight into development of chimp hunting habits Chimpanzees in Uganda may have changed their hunting strategy in response to being watched by scientists. While studying the animals, researchers documented very different hunting habits of two closely ...

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June 23rd, 2017

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Botswana’s former President Ketumile Masire dies aged 91

Image copyright AFP Image caption Sir Ketumile Masire – the “architect” of Botswana’s stability Botswana has declared three days of national mourning after the death of former President Sir Ketumile Masire, aged 91. Mr Masire, who led the country from

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June 23rd, 2017

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Magufuli ban on pregnant schoolgirls angers Tanzanians

Image copyright AFP Image caption John Magufuli said that young mothers would be distracted in class Many Tanzanians have condemned President John Magufuli’s comments that schoolgirls who give birth should not be allowed to return to school. An online petition had been

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June 23rd, 2017

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Nigeria’s Enyeama welcomes Burkinabe star

Herve Koffi shakes hands with Lille director Marc Ingla Former Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has welcomed the signing of Burkina Faso international Herve Koffi by the French Ligue 1 side, Lille. Koffi, 20, left Ivorian giants ASEC Mimosas and penned a long-term contract

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June 23rd, 2017

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Egyptian clubs warned over Qatar crisis

beIN Sports has exclusive rights to African Champions League and Confederation Cup matches The Confederation of African Football has issued a thinly-veiled warning to Egyptian clubs to stay out of the political crisis in the Gulf. Long-simmering tensions between Qatar and ...

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June 23rd, 2017

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Cameroon’s hopes dented by Australia draw

Cameroon players celebrate Andre Zambo’s opening goal against Australia Cameroon’s hopes of progressing to the next stage of the Confederations Cup in Russia were dented by a 1-1 draw with Australia on Thursday. The Indomitable Lions took the lead at the end of ...

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June 23rd, 2017

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Kenya ‘colour run’ to boost unity ahead of elections

A riot of colours as Kenyans run to defy divisions ahead of August polls. Video journalist: Mercy Juma Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-40365743

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June 23rd, 2017

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Congo peacekeepers to leave CAR amid sex abuse allegations

Image copyright AFP Image caption The UN mission in CAR has been plagued by allegations of sexual abuse Congo-Brazzaville is to withdraw more than 600 troops serving as peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) following claims of sexual abuse, the UN says. A review

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June 23rd, 2017

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Congo peacekeepers to leave CAR amid sex abuse allegations

Image copyright AFP Image caption The UN mission in CAR has been plagued by allegations of sexual abuse Congo-Brazzaville is to withdraw more than 600 troops serving as peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) following claims of sexual abuse, the UN says. A review

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June 22nd, 2017

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South Africa’s Robben Island to cull 400 deer

Image copyright AFP Image caption South Africa’s Robben Island is home to a number of animal species including deer, antelope and rabbits South Africa’s Robben Island will cull 400 fallow deer which have overrun the island, officials have told the BBC. The ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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