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Why Zambia is open for big cat hunts

Posted May 25th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Why Zambia is ending its ban on hunting lions and leopards

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Soldier opens fire at Tunis base

Posted May 25th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A Tunisian soldier is shot dead after opening fire on other troops at a military base in Tunis, the country's defence ministry says.

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Nigeria bank to close over fuel

Posted May 25th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

One of Nigeria's largest banks is closing branches because of the fuel scarcity as the shortage threatens the economy ahead of the presidential inauguration.

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Who are Israel’s Ethiopian Jews?

Posted May 24th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The plight of Ethiopian Jews in Israel

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Stoke City 6-1 Liverpool

Posted May 24th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Senegal's Mame Biram Diouf scores twice in Stoke's 6-1 win over Liverpool to spoil Steven Gerrard's final game.

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Njie delighted with “breakthrough season”

Posted May 24th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Cameroon's Clinton Njie looks forward to the 2017 Nations Cup qualifiers after a "breakthrough season" at French club Lyon.

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Drogba exits Chelsea for second time

Posted May 24th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba leaves Chelsea for the second time and says he has one more season before retirement.

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VIDEO: Rehabilitating al-Shabab fighters

Posted May 24th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

In a small, heavily guarded compound on the outskirts of Baidoa in Somalia, a new programme is trying to help former al-Shabab fighters reintegrate into society.

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The shadowy centre helping former al-Shabab members quit

Posted May 24th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The centre rehabilitating al-Shabab defectors

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Ethiopians in first post-Meles vote

Posted May 24th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Ethiopians vote in the first elections since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, with predictions his successor will retain power.

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