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VIDEO: Wreckage of Algeria plane found

Posted July 24th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The wreck of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.

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Africa ‘needs green revolution’

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Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development, says a Chatham House report.

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Senegal’s cattle rustlers challenged

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Squaring up to Senegal's cattle rustlers

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Wreckage of Algeria plane found

Posted July 24th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The wreck of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.

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Ghana protests over rising prices

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Thousands of workers across Ghana take to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living and call for petrol subsidies to be restored.

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The Ghanaian looking to inspire a nation

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The track cyclist from Scotland with an African connection

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VIDEO: ‘Little faith’ in CAR ceasefire

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Fighting has continued in the Central African Republic despite a ceasefire agreement between the rival armed groups.

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VIDEO: Ghanaians protest poor economic situation

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Thousands of Ghanaians took to the streets on Thursday across the country, in protest against what they call the government's mismanagement of the economy.

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SA to block land sales to foreigners

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The South African government is fast-tracking a bill to block land sales to foreigners, which could come into effect in 2019.

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SA teachers ‘racially abused pupils’

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South Africa's Human Rights Commission finds a school guilty of hate speech towards black and mixed-race pupils.

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