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Malawi’s albinos ‘face extinction’

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A UN expert warns that the estimated 10,000 people with albinism in Malawi face extinction if they continue to be killed for their body parts in witchcraft.

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The ballet dance troupe of Lagos

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The ballet troupe started in a Nigerian garage

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Africa’s week in pictures

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Light and dark, drumming on stilts and statue selfies

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VIDEO: Ballet: ‘Every dancer should have this’

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Ballet offers a new way for Nigeria's youth to express themselves.

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VIDEO: Nigeria hoteliers see growth potential

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Despite Nigeria's economic challenges, the hospitality industry still sees room for growth.

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Guinea FA comes under control of Fifa

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Football's world governing body Fifa appoints a normalisation committee to take charge of Guinea's Football Association.

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SA corruption case blow for Zuma

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South Africa's High Court rules a decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma was "irrational" and should be reviewed.

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Saved circus lions head to SA sanctuary

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More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are to be flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.

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VIDEO: South African rugby’s race struggle

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Rugby is banned by the South African government from hosting international tournaments for failing to create enough opportunities for black players.

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African leaders to hold elephant summit

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African heads of state prepare to meet in Kenya to discuss how to save the continent's elephants from extinction.

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