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VIDEO: Ghanaians urged to ‘buy local produce’

So much of what African consumers use is imported and in extreme case cases, like Angola, almost everything – including food – is imported. It is a situation which often leads to ballooning deficits and other budgetary problems. One desirable solution is to boost

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May 6th, 2016

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VIDEO: Zambian businesses rebuild after riots

Things remain tense in Zambia, just a couple of weeks after violence targeting foreigners erupted in the capital Lusaka when shops – owned mainly by Rwandans – were burned and looted, after mobs accused them of ritual killings. President Lungu said he was ashamed

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May 6th, 2016

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AUDIO: I always wanted to play for Nigeria

Media playback is not supported on this device Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi tells BBC Sport about his breakthrough season, his relationship with his uncle Jay-Jay Okocha and why chose to play for Nigeria instead of England. Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi tells BBC Sport about his ...

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May 6th, 2016

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First Cologne sex attack trial begins

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Algerian man covered his head as he appeared in court in Cologne The first trial for sexual offences has got under way in Cologne over alleged attacks on women in the German city during New Year celebrations. A 26-year-old Algerian ...

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May 6th, 2016

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Top Kenyan businessman shot dead

Image copyright Jacob Juma/Tiwtter Image caption Jacob Juma was in his forties and was a critic of the government A controversial and wealthy businessman has been shot dead in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. Jacob Juma was driving home from a bar to his home in an upmarket ...

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May 6th, 2016

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Could South African military turn on Zuma?

Image copyright AP Image caption Julius Malema uses fiery rhetoric to whip up his supporters When Julius Malema recently warned South African president Jacob Zuma that soldiers were going to “turn their guns” against him, one might have been forgiven for ...

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May 6th, 2016

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Five reasons why buildings collapse

Image copyright EPA Image caption Dozens of people are still feared trapped under the rubble in Nairobi After a building collapsed in Kenya last week, killing at least 33 people, experts look at some reasons why such incidents occur in Africa. The six-storey residence in ...

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May 6th, 2016

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Five reasons why buildings collapse

Image copyright EPA Image caption Dozens of people are still feared trapped under the rubble in Nairobi After a building collapsed in Kenya last week, killing at least 33 people, experts look at some reasons why such incidents occur in Africa. The six-storey residence in ...

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May 5th, 2016

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Ranieri asks stars for ‘one year more’

Media playback is not supported on this device I don’t want big names at Leicester – Ranieri Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has asked his Premier League title winners to “stay one year more”. The Foxes completed one of sport’s greatest ...

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May 5th, 2016

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Ranieri asks stars for ‘one year more’

Media playback is not supported on this device I don’t want big names at Leicester – Ranieri Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has asked his Premier League title winners to “stay one year more”. The Foxes completed one of sport’s greatest ...

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May 5th, 2016

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