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Eliud Kipchoge: The man, the methods & controversies behind ‘moon-landing moment’

November 19, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Eliud Kipchoge made history in October by becoming the first person to run a marathon in under two hours. Here’s how he did it.

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LGBT refugees: Life in Kenya after fleeing Uganda

November 19, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Mbazira Moses and his friends are trying to rebuild their lives after fleeing anti-gay discrimination.

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Mali army loses 24 soldiers in Niger border attack

November 19, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The incident in northern Mali comes weeks after one of the deadliest attacks in recent years.

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Banks facilitated South Africa corruption under Zuma, says Peter Hain

November 18, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Several international firms helped with theft of state funding, British lawmaker Peter Hain says.

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Lion removed from house opposite Lagos school

November 18, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The creature was reportedly being used to guard a house in the Nigerian city of Lagos.

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Got cash? Zimbabwe’s inflation and currency problems explained

November 18, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The first Zimbabwean dollar notes in ten years were released this week. But how did we get here?

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Comoros hold Egypt as draws dominate

November 18, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Comoros hold visiting Egypt goalless as draws dominate Monday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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Al Hilal begin Libyan bid to host international games

November 18, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Al Hilal play Kenya’s Gor Mahia in Benghazi to start a bid for Libya to once again host international matches.

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Blind Ghana student ‘violently’ pulled from UK university

November 18, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Ebenezer Azamati says he felt “unwelcome” in Britain after being “violently removed” from the Oxford Union.

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France returns Omar Tall’s sword to Senegal

November 18, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

It belonged to 19th Century leader Omar Saidou Tall who fought French imperial forces in Senegal.

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