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Coach Broos says ‘Matip doesn’t want to play for Cameroon’

Matip snubbed Cameroon’s successful Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon Cameroon coach Hugo Broos says the Joel Matip “case” is closed and the defender is no longer in his plans. Liverpool’s Matip was one of several players who snubbed ...

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May 19th, 2017

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Will the Ivory Coast mutiny affect business?

In the second military mutiny of 2017, angry soldiers in Ivory Coast took control of the country’s second largest city Bouake. Gunfire was heard in the commercial capital Abidjan and the main cocoa port of San Pedro. The BBC’s Tamasin Ford reports from the ...

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May 19th, 2017

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‘I got hooked on Shakespeare, it was an outlet’

A group of homeless men in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa, have found solace and hope in performing plays written by English playwright William Shakespeare. The city’s abandoned buildings have been dubbed “the dark home” by the thousands of men and ...

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May 19th, 2017

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Italy’s first black minister ‘vindicated’ by racist slurs verdict

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mario Borghezio made a series of racist comments about C├ęcile Kyenge Italy’s first black minister has said she feels “vindicated” after winning a four-year court battle against a far-right MEP who made repeated racist slurs

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May 19th, 2017

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Libya clashes ‘kill 60’ at Brak El-Shati airbase

Image copyright AFP Image caption A spokesman for a government-linked faction says they liberated the airbase At least 60 people have reportedly been killed after an attack on a military base in southern Libya following clashes between rival factions. Most of those killed ...

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May 19th, 2017

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Macron in Mali: France will be ‘uncompromising’ in fight against terrorists

Image copyright Reuters Image caption French President Emmanuel Macron is visiting Mali Emmanuel Macron has said France will be “uncompromising” in the fight against “Islamist terrorists” in Mali, during a short visit to the country. France’s ...

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May 19th, 2017

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Guinea teenager allegedly held as sex slave in Australia

Image copyright Getty Images A teenager from Guinea in West Africa has escaped from an Australian house where she was allegedly being held as a sex slave, according to police. The 17-year-old girl had been brought to Sydney in early April by a man who offered her work as a ...

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May 19th, 2017

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Sudan’s Bashir declines to attend Saudi summit with Trump

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Omar al-Bashir had been invited by King Salman Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has decided not to take up an invitation from Saudi Arabia to attend an Islamic summit at which US President Donald Trump will be guest of honour.

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May 19th, 2017

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Thomas Minito: Suspect in Kenya’s ranch raids found dead

Image copyright The Star Image caption Thomas Minito was reported missing earlier this week A Kenyan politician being investigated for the raids in private farms in the Laikipia region has been found dead. Thomas Minito’s body was found floating in a river in Machakos,

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May 19th, 2017

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After Boko Haram

In April 2014 Islamist militants kidnapped 276 girls from their school in Chibok in north-eastern Nigeria. This month dozens were released. But when will the rest be free? TAP HERE to read more. Image copyright EPA Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-39965685

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May 19th, 2017

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