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Covid-19 in Kenya: How Zumba dancing is helping frontline workers

July 13, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Zumba dance classes are helping keep Kenyan health workers motivated during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: South Africans divided over second alcohol ban

July 13, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

While some back the government restrictions others say citizens are being blamed for state failures.

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Romance scam: US woman freed after year as hostage in Nigeria

July 13, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The 46-year-old woman from Washington DC was held for more than a year and lost $48,000, police say.

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Christopher Aurier, brother of Tottenham’s Serge, shot dead in France

July 13, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Christopher Aurier dies in hospital after being shot in the French city of Toulouse.

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Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi dies at 59

July 13, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president dies in Johannesburg.

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Coronavirus: South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19

July 12, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

It is one of several restrictions introduced by President Ramaphosa amid rising infection rates.

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Mali opposition rejects President Keïta’s concessions amid unrest

July 12, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Opposition leaders reject President Ke├»ta’s “nonsense” concessions as political unrest grows.

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Sudan scraps apostasy law and alcohol ban for non-Muslims

July 12, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

After more than 30 years of Islamist rule, the new justice minister outlines wide-reaching reforms.

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Nigeria’s Usman defeats Masvidal at ‘Fight Island’

July 12, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman retains his title with a unanimous decision victory over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi.

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Saving one of the world’s rarest antelope

July 12, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

There are fewer than 500 hirola living in the wild, down from thousands just 40 years ago.

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