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Attack on UN Mali convoy kills two

Posted April 18th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.

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Ethiopia terminate Barreto’s contract

Posted April 18th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) says it is terminating the contract of head coach Mariano Barreto a year before the deal ends.

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Dozens held after fresh SA violence

Posted April 18th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

More than 30 people are detained by police in South Africa after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence around Johannesburg.

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Odemwingie thrilled to be back training

Posted April 18th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie says he is delighted to be training again with Stoke City after overcoming a tough injury lay-off.

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Obama appeal to Gulf states on Libya

Posted April 17th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

President Obama says Gulf nations should use their "influence" to help resolve the instability in Libya, warning that military action is not enough.

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Obama appeal to Gulf states on Libya

Posted April 17th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

President Obama says Gulf nations should use their "influence" to help resolve the instability in Libya, warning that military action is not enough.

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VIDEO: Divine art Africa-style

Posted April 17th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

An exhibition by 40 of Africa's leading contemporary artists showing their interpretation of the works of Dante has opened in Washington.

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VIDEO: Nigerian singer Flavour on success

Posted April 17th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Nigerian singer Flavour spoke to BBC Afrique's Leone Ouedraogo

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VIDEO: Ebola ‘devastating’ Sierra Leone

Posted April 17th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma told the BBC's Katty Kay that Ebola had a "devastating effect on the economy".

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Do Africa’s colonial relics really matter?

Posted April 17th, 2015 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Should a colonial explorer still gaze over Victoria Falls?

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