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Showing posts with label BBC News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label BBC News. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Mixed reaction as South Africa dumps superfans

South Africa split after new sports minister announces end to government funding for country’s most recognisable supporters.

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Eritrea's Girmay wins third stage at Tour de France

Biniam Girmay sprints to his third victory on stage 12 of the Tour de France.

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The dark life of the South African golfer banned for being too good

When Bobby Locke coined his immortal phrase, ‘drive for show, putt for dough’, it was just another flag the great South African planted in the story of golf.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Protester killed as crowds call for Kenya leader to go

Anti-government demonstrators step up demands for President William Ruto to resign.

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Ex-police officer faked child-trafficking stories

Adam Whittington misled donors to projects in Uganda, Kenya and The Gambia - BBC investigation finds.

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Monday, July 15, 2024

Rwanda's 99% man who wants to extend his three decades in power

President Paul Kagame's electoral success comes with questions about his democratic credentials.

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Car bomb kills Somalis watching Euro final at a cafe

"I saw injured people screaming for help - it was terrifying," one survivor tells the BBC in Mogadishu.

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Sunday, July 14, 2024

How data is helping elite athletes beat the smog

Air quality sensors have been installed in sports facilities in six African countries to help athletes deal with increased pollution.

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Saturday, July 13, 2024

South African football star held up at gunpoint

Portia Modise appeals to fans to help get her car back after being robbed outside her home in Soweto.

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Search goes on for Moroccan footballers lost at sea

Two players from top-flight club Ittihad Tanger have been missing since going on a yacht excursion on Saturday.

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Friday, July 12, 2024

Kenya's police chief resigns after deadly anti-tax protests

His resignation comes a day after the Kenyan president sacked most of his cabinet.

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Ngannou & PFL to launch African MMA series in 2025

PFL Africa will launch in 2025 with heavyweight star Francis Ngannou named as chairman of the new MMA league.

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

Prisoners escape from Niger jail that holds jihadists

Authorities impose curfew in the volatile Tillaberi region after inmates escape from a major prison.

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Eritrea's Girmay wins third stage at Tour de France

Biniam Girmay sprints to his third victory on stage 12 of the Tour de France.

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Burkina Faso's military junta bans homosexual unions

The military-led country becomes the latest in Africa to crack down on LGBT rights despite Western pressure.

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Kenyan president fires ministers after anti-tax protests

The president says he will now consult widely in order to form a broad-based government.

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Ugandan TikToker jailed for insulting president

Edward Awebua was accused of posting a "vulgar" video about the president and his family.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024

We don't have to repay UK for axed deal - Rwanda

The UK paid £240m to Rwanda for the scheme, which never took off and has been scrapped by the new government.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Elephants trample Spanish man to death in S Africa

The 43-year-old man was visiting the game reserve with his fiancee and two other people, say police.

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Pastor who called E Guinea's president a 'demon' freed

Pastor and ex-Justice Minister Rubén Maye Nsue Mangue has been pardoned after two years in detention.

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