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MP killed by car bomb in Somalia

Posted April 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A car bomb kills an MP and injures another in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as the government hosts a security conference.

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MP killed by car bomb in Somalia

Posted April 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A car bomb kills an MP and injures another in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as the government hosts a security conference.

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More girls ‘flee Nigeria kidnappers’

Posted April 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

At least seven of the 85 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after being abducted last week escape, the local state governor says.

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Player dies in Gabon after fatal kick

Posted April 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Goalkeeper Sylvain Azougoui dies on the way to the hospital after taking a kick to the head during a league match in Gabon

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The Gambia disqualified from Under-20

Posted April 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The Confederation of African Football disqualifies The Gambia from Africa Under-20 Championship qualifying for fielding overage players.

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VIDEO: Cubans trace roots to African village

Posted April 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A community in western Cuba has traced songs they sing back to a village in Sierra Leone.

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Cubans trace roots to remote Sierra Leone village

Posted April 20th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Cubans trace roots back to remote Sierra Leone village

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The man who helps Somali firms grow

Posted April 20th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The expat investor helping businesses in Somalia

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Mauritania defeat Mauritius to advance

Posted April 20th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Mauritania beat Mauritius to advance to the next preliminary round of qualifiers for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

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Algeria militants ‘kill 11 soldiers’

Posted April 20th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.

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