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Kenyan father tried to smuggle baby from hospital due to unpaid bills

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Boniface Murage’s baby daughter was being held in a Kenyan hospital over unpaid medical bills.

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Kenya coach Sebastien Migne: ‘Door is not shut on Dennis Oliech’

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Kenya coach Sebastien Migne says he has not ‘shut the door’ on a possible return for the Harambee Stars’ all-time record goal-scorer, Dennis Oliech.

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Poet accused of insulting government ‘must be freed’

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Rights group Amnesty demands the release of a poet detained for insulting the Somaliland government.

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The ‘farmhacker’ digitizing how bees are monitored

February 20, 2019 | Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

There is a particular sound a queen bee makes when she is preparing to summon her troops into a swarm and head out for new horizons.

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2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt choose six venues for finals

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Egypt choose six venues across five cities to host this year’s Africa Cup of Nations including the Cairo International Stadium and the Port Said Stadium.

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Botswana sack coach David Bright after poor Nations Cup campaign

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Botswana Football Association sacks national team coach David Bright after a poor 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.

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Nigeria election 2019: Who benefits from poll delay?

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The top contenders have both cried foul over the delay, accusing each other of trying to rig the vote.

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The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The day seven blind trekkers reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Letter from Africa: How ‘cheating husbands’ are linked to Sudan’s protests

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Why women in Sudan have taken anti-government demonstrations to heart by using Facebook to expose abuse.

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The mystery behind Ethiopia’s ‘father of bees’

February 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Gosa Taffese has a beehive in his front room and the insects follow him on his travels as well.

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