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Ronaldo Vieira: Sampdoria midfielder racially abused by Roma fans

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Sampdoria and England Under-21s midfielder Ronaldo Vieira was the target of monkey chants from Roma fans in their 0-0 draw in Serie A.

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‘Soul-destroying’ – Haringey chairman on Yeovil abandonment amid racial abuse

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

With a police investigation under way, Haringey chairman Aki Achillea describes the abandonment of their FA Cup match against Yeovil amid reports of racial abuse by fans as ‘soul-destroying’.

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Zambia beat Mozambique 2-0 to win 2019 U-17 Cosafa title

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Zambia win the 2019 Cosafa men’s Under-17 championship on Sunday after a 2-0 win over Mozambique in the final in Blantyre.

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South Africa end Japan’s Rugby World Cup run

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

South Africa end Japan’s dream World Cup run to reach the semi-finals with a bruising win against the hosts.

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Nigeria shocked by Togo in CHAN qualifiers as holders Morocco go through

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Nigeria are shock African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying casualties after an aggregate defeat to Togo as holders Morocco reach Cameroon 2020.

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Thirty mummies in wooden coffins found in Egypt

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

In the largest haul of its kind in over a century, thirty mummies have been unearthed in Egypt.

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Does Zimbabwe have force labour in its diamond mines?

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The US government has banned the import of rough diamonds, but Zimbabwe says the claims are unfounded.

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Pica: Pregnancy cravings that make women eat rocks

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Brenda suffers from pica, an eating disorder which leads to cravings of non-food items.

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Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei: School dropout, mother of twins and world record-holder

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Women’s marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei says her difficult childhood keeps her on track.

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Meet the student who has created African emojis

October 20, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Emoji obsessed? Meet O’Plerou Grebet, who has made over 350 emojis with African cultural references.

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