Africa News

VIDEO: Alarm at Kenya quarry deaths

Posted July 27th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Concern is rising among residents in coastal Kenya about the increasing number of injuries and deaths from quarries, with children being most at risk.

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Letter from Africa: Kenya’s inspiring ‘exports’

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Savouring a cycling champion and a US president

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Drogba joins MLS side Montreal

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Ivorian striker Didier Drogba signs for Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact after leaving Chelsea this summer.

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‘German bomber’ struck Somali hotel

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A German of Somali origin is suspected to have been the suicide bomber who struck a hotel in Somalia, an intelligence officer says.

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Obama’s trip to Kenya: 12 things

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And 12 other things Obama revealed in Kenya

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SA police dispute Marikana report

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South Africa's embattled police chief criticises a judge-led inquiry which blamed her officers for the killing of 34 miners in Marikana.

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VIDEO: Kenyans, cartoons and satirising Obama

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Barack Obama was given a "homecoming" welcome during a visit to Kenya, but the country's political cartoonists still have fun satirising the US president.

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Uneasy calm hides turbulence in Tripoli

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The Tripoli hospital no longer able to help a cancer patient

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Aston Villa sign Ghana striker Ayew

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Aston Villa sign Ghana striker Jordan Ayew, as they look to replace Liverpool's Christian Benteke.

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Keshi demands $5m pay-out from NFF

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Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi seeks US$5m (£3.2m) compensation from the Nigerian Football Federation following his dismissal.

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