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Ethiopian Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew barred from entering Eritrea

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The respected Catholic cleric was stranded at the airport and prevented from attending an event.

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Joe Biden drops claim he was arrested seeing Mandela

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

An official says he got separated at an airport in South Africa rather than actually being arrested.

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Celestine Babayaro questions Joseph Yobo’s coaching credentials

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Celestine Babayaro says while he welcomes ex-players being involved in Nigeria’s coaching set-up he questions former Super Eagles team-mate Joseph Yobo’s credentials.

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The taxi driver preaching peace on the streets of Addis Ababa

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Taxi driver Seifu Amanuel spreads his message of peace by standing in the middle of roads in Addis Ababa.

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The taxi driver preaching peace on the streets of Addis Ababa

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Taxi driver Seifu Amanuel spreads his message of peace by standing in the middle of roads in Addis Ababa.

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Christian Bassogog: Cameroon striker pledges $16,000 to compatriots in China

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Cameroon forward Christian Bassogog donates $16,000 to help Cameroonians living in areas of China hit by the coronavirus.

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Kenya university’s rape memo sparks anger

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The University of Nairobi apologises after blaming “reckless” female students for becoming victims.

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Hosni Mubarak: Egypt holds military funeral for ousted president

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Mubarak was forced out of office by an Arab Spring uprising in 2011, after 30 years in power.

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Appeal for more funds to help Africa stop locust swarms

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The UN warns that time is short to stop locusts threatening food supplies in some countries.

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‘How do I convince the UK Home Office I’m a lesbian?’

February 26, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

More than 1,500 people claim asylum in the UK each year, claiming that they are persecuted for being gay. But it’s not an easy thing to prove.

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