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    Purge in Zambia's ruling party continues

    Former Defence minister Geoffrey Mwamba latest to be expelled from the Patriotic Front

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    Burkina Faso orders exhumation of Sankara's corpse

    The slain revolutionary was one of Africa's most idealised leaders

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    Obama extends Mugabe sanctions even as EU eases them

    US says the veteran Zimbabwe leader continues 'to undermine democratic processes'

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Oil pipeline vandalism compounds Nigeria’s revenue headache
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The country lost $11bn to petroleum theft between 2009 and 2012

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Ebola survivors shunned by community
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A look at the long-lasting damage done to families by the disease

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Kenya looks to Algeria for answers to insecurity
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President Kenyatta make maiden trip to North Africa

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Is Namibia's Hifikepunye Pohamba a worthy winner of the 2014 Mo Ibrahim Prize?

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    Bensouda, you’re so evil, let’s do lunch Friday, ok?

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    These bar crawlers are a disgrace!

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    Must you wear a nightie?

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PROGRESS

  • Kenyan woman makes toilet cleaning her business

    Washing away diarrhoea and other water borne diseases

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  • How $2 started a $23,000 fashion business

    26 year old Levy fondly remembers his path to success

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  • Making jewellery from e-waste

    A former Kenyan street boy earns a living making jewellery from e-waste

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  • Africa must shift its focus to industrialise

    The obsession with 'value-addition' is misguided

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  • Obscene display of wealth an affront to all those with barely enough to eat

    Inequality is the biggest challenge some "prospering" African economies face

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  • Senegalese steals the show at Fespaco

    Kora-winner Lô thrills as film festival opens in Burkina Faso

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  • Los Angeles police recover Lupita's $150,000 pearl dress

    Relief as gown stolen from the hotel room of Kenyan star is found

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