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In pictures: The barbers of Freetown

Photographer Olivia Acland has been documenting the barber shops that line nearly every busy street in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown. Most people will tell you that they have a trusted hairdresser who they visit on a regular basis. Geoffrey, a 29-year old tour ...

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May 29th, 2016

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How Spain was dragged into Nigeria’s ‘tomato emergency’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Photos of Spain’s annual tomato fight have irked Nigerians who have seen prices rocket as crops fail. The streets of the eastern Spanish town of Bunol turn red and gooey every year on the last Wednesday of August, as tens of ...

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May 29th, 2016

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Buhari’s first year: Five ways Nigeria has changed

Image copyright AFP Image caption Muhammadu Buhari is the first Nigerian opposition candidate to be elected president President Muhammadu Buhari came to power promising Nigerians “change”. Novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of what has

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May 29th, 2016

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Muhammadu Buhari’s first year in quotes

Image copyright AFP Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, who marks one year in office on 29 May, has battled endemic corruption in government, an insurgency in the north by militant Islamists, a resumption of conflict in the oil-rich south and a worsening economic ...

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May 29th, 2016

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Muhammadu Buhari’s first year in quotes

Image copyright AFP Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, who marks one year in office on 29 May, has battled endemic corruption in government, an insurgency in the north by militant Islamists, a resumption of conflict in the oil-rich south and a worsening economic ...

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May 28th, 2016

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Kamara scores on return to action

Alhaji Kamara helped IFK Norrkoping win the Swedish championship in 2015 Sierra Leonean striker Alhaji Kamara scored a winner for MLS side DC United on his return to action, three months after being told he needed to quit football because of a heart defect. The 22-year old ...

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May 28th, 2016

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Kamara scores on return to action

Alhaji Kamara helped IFK Norrkoping win the Swedish championship in 2015 Sierra Leonean striker Alhaji Kamara scored a winner for MLS side DC United on his return to action, three months after being told he needed to quit football because of a heart defect. The 22-year old ...

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May 28th, 2016

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Hull City 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Mohamed Diame scored the goal that secured Hull’s return to the Premier League, 370 days after they were relegated A Mohamed Diame wonder strike was enough for Hull City to secure victory in the Championship play-off final against Sheffield Wednesday at Wembley. The ...

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May 28th, 2016

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Hull City 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Mohamed Diame scored the goal that secured Hull’s return to the Premier League, 370 days after they were relegated A Mohamed Diame wonder strike was enough for Hull City to secure victory in the Championship play-off final against Sheffield Wednesday at Wembley. The ...

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May 28th, 2016

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Muhammadu Buhari’s first year in quotes

Image copyright AFP Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, who marks one year in office on 29 May, has battled endemic corruption in government, an insurgency in the north by militant Islamists, a resumption of conflict in the oil-rich south and a worsening economic ...

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May 28th, 2016

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