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Prescription drugs sold illegally in Uganda

June 17, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The BBC has uncovered evidence that prescription drugs have been taken out of circulation by health workers and sold on illegally.

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Letter from Africa: ‘Sudan’s revolutionaries offline but not silenced’

June 17, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The internet has been shut down but pro-democracy protesters are finding ways to fight back.

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Ousted Sudan leader Bashir makes first appearance since coup

June 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Wearing a traditional white robe, Omar al-Bashir was taken from jail to the prosecutor’s office.

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South African teens attempt Cape-to-Cairo in homemade plane

June 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

It will take six weeks to cover the 12,000km route in a four-seater they assembled in three weeks.

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World Cup 2019: Nigeria on ‘changing mentality’ of women’s football in Africa

June 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Nigeria players Francisca Ordega and Asisat Oshoala on their personal struggles, inspirations and responsibilities going into this summer’s World Cup.

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FIH Series Final: Egypt come from behind to beat Ireland 2-1

June 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Ireland’s bid to advance to the next stage of Olympic qualification falters with a 2-1 defeat by Egypt at the FIH International Series in France.

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Ethiopia anger over texting and internet blackouts

June 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

No explanation has been given for the shut downs but they coincide with nationwide exams.

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Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk

June 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr downplays his team’s chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday.

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Nigerian weddings: Glitz, glamour but mind the cost

June 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Why are some couples are having multiple weddings? Leah and Echina explain why they did.

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Ebola crosses a porous border

June 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The Ebola virus may be easier to contain in Uganda than in DR Congo, reports Olivia Acland.

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