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Muhammadu Buhari’s first year in quotes

Posted May 27th, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Nigeria's president in quotes on his first anniversary

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Africa’s week in pictures

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Wading donkeys, Mugabe mania and giant sea snails

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Kenyan town issues donkey diaper order

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Donkeys without nappies are banned from entering a north-eastern Kenyan town to protect its first tarmac road from faeces.

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VIDEO: ‘Zambians are now appreciating art’

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Some Zambian artists are hopeful there are signs the country's creative industry is beginning to flourish.

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Uganda bombers given life sentences

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Five people convicted of terrorism over the 2010 bomb attacks in Uganda's capital, Kampala, which killed 74 people, are given life sentences.

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VIDEO: Innovating against the odds in Zambia

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Despite the unfavourable economic environment, some businesses in Zambia are managing to thrive.

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VIDEO: Migrant crisis: ‘I saw my friend drowning’

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One of the survivors of a Mediterranean migrant capsize caught on film has told the BBC that he thought he was going to die.

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Cameroon Cardiopad inventor wins award

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A Cameroonian inventor wins a £25,00 ($37,000) innovation prize for creating a monitor that can diagnose heart conditions in remote areas.

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Crashed EgyptAir signal ‘detected’

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Egyptian officials say search teams have picked up an emergency location signal said to be from the EgyptAir plane that disappeared last week.

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Enyeama to stay at ‘home’ in Lille

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Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama extends his contract with Lille until 2019 saying he feels at 'home' at the French club.

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