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‘Entering the ring, I become Cindi Gold’

December 11, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

One of the few black women on the African pro-wrestling scene says she’s carving a path for others.

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Somalia piracy: How foreign powers are tackling it

December 11, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Foreign navies have played a key role in curbing piracy off Somalia’s coast, writes the BBC’s Anne Soy.

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South Africa protests to Rwanda over Lindiwe Sisulu slur

December 10, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

South Africa is angered after a Rwandan news site reportedly calls a key minister a “prostitute”.

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Africa Cup of Nations: Caf to choose 2019 hosts in January

December 10, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The Confederation of African Football will choose the new hosts for the 2019 Nations Cup on 9 January at a meeting in Senegal

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Egypt investigates ‘pyramid nude photo shoot’

December 10, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Egypt investigates whether a viral video of a couple posing nude on its Great Pyramid is real or not.

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Nigeria’s Fulani men who get whipped to find a wife

December 10, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Some ethnic Fulanis in Nigeria enter a painful endurance contest in a bid to win female admirers.

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DR Congo’s Kabila does not rule out contesting 2023 poll

December 9, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Joseph Kabila says he will leave office after this month’s poll, but he may seek re-election later.

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Fifa and France sign agreement on African football development

December 9, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Football’s world governing body Fifa and the French Football Federation (FFF) sign an agreement aimed at developing football in Francophone Africa.

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Sudan helicopter crash kills officials

December 9, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The aircraft exploded in flames after it hit a communications tower, reports say.

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Thousands walk on Ethiopia Car Free Day

December 9, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The initiative is aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle and reducing pollution caused by vehicles.

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