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Can this replace black pepper?

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Foodies are turning to this new type of pepper

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US worried over ‘Rwanda’s Burundi role’

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The US raises concerns with Rwandan officials over reports suggesting it is involved in "destabilising activities" in neighbouring Burundi.

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Scores killed in Nigeria camp bombings

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

At least 56 people are killed in a double suicide bombing at a camp sheltering people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in north-east Nigeria.

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Ajax Cape Town reverse Confed Cup decision

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Ajax Cape Town say they will play in the Confederation Cup after receiving assurances over their trip to Angola.

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Zaki leaves post as Morocco coach

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Badou Zaki leaves his job as coach of Morocco by mutual consent, with former Ivory Coast boss Herve Renard tipped to replace him.

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Uganda election: Issues, candidates and the poll

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Can Museveni remain in power in Uganda?

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Uganda candidate makes Idi Amin pledge

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A candidate in Uganda's presidential vote promises to repatriate the remains of the former dictator, Idi Amin, and build a museum in his honour.

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Kenya federation elect new president

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Nicholas Mwendwa is elected as the new president of Football Kenya Federation as incumbent Sam Nyamweya withdraws.

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Oliseh to be fined for video rant

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh is to be fined by the Nigeria Football Federation for his video rant hitting out at his critics.

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Chad’s president seeks fifth term in office

Posted February 10th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Chad's President Idriss Deby promises that if he is elected again he will reinstate term limits which would have stopped him running for office.

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