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The students behind Nigeria’s online jobs giant

Posted September 1st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

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Nigeria militants ‘suffer losses’

Posted September 1st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The Nigerian army claims to have repelled an attack by Islamist militants Boko Haram on the town of Bama in the country's north-east.

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VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa

Posted September 1st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

There are already animation studios in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, but only a very limited number of good schools teach art and animation techniques on the African continent.

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Hull agree fee for West Ham’s Diame

Posted September 1st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Hull City agree a fee with West Ham to sign Senegal international midfielder Mohamed Diame.

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Libya militias ‘seize ministries’

Posted September 1st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says.

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El Ahmadi seals return to Feyenoord

Posted September 1st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Aston Villa's Morocco international midfielder Karim El Ahmadi returns to Feyenoord in a three-year deal.

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Kenya targets ‘ghost workers’

Posted September 1st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Kenya starts biometrically registering all civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.

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Lesotho march cancelled after ‘coup’

Posted September 1st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A demonstration by opponents of Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is called off after he fled, saying the military wanted to oust him.

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VIDEO: Libya militia take US embassy pool

Posted August 31st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Armed militia have taken over the US compound in Tripoli and discovered the embassy pool, a month after American staff left for security reasons.

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Zimbabwe stun Australia in Harare

Posted August 31st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Zimbabwe defeat Australia in a one-day international for the first time since 1983 after a three-wicket win in Harare.

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