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Kenyan mountaineer James Kagambi has conquered the world's highest mountain ⛰️ But he tells @vedwards11  that when he reached the summit of Mt Everest, his plans didn't quite work out in the way that he wanted. Listen ➡️

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More than 70 elephants have died in Kenya in 2021 year as a result of the ongoing drought affecting all of East Africa according to Kenya's Tourism Minister Najib Balala. BBC's @EtutuJoice  reports:

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Does the UK-Rwanda asylum seekers deal spell good news for hotels in Rwanda?

South Sudan's first permanent bridge over the River Nile has been unveiled. 🌉 How long exactly is it & what part did Japan play in getting it built? ➡️

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Overnight, firefighters in Mogadishu battled for about six hours to put out a fire that engulfed Banadir Market. The fire started on Thursday evening and was not extinguished until after midnight. Full story 👉

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Cases of monkeypox are being investigated in several European countries as well as the US, Canada and Australia. Monkeypox is a rare viral infection that is usually mild and from which most people recover in a few weeks, according to the UK's NHS.

A former justice minister and a businessman: who will help bolster the chances of a win for Kenya's two leading presidential candidates? KE Find out more about Martha Karua and Rigathi Gachagua 👇🏽

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There have been reports of shooting at the location of an #EndSARS  protest in Lekki, a wealthy suburb of Lagos, Nigeria. A number of people are reported killed and injured.

The now TikTok famous dancing pallbearers from Ghana ⚰️

THREAD In July 2018, a horrifying video began to circulate on social media. 2 women & 2 young children are led away by a group of soldiers. They are blindfolded, forced to the ground, and shot 22 times. #BBCAfricaEye  investigated this atrocity. This is what we found...

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The Nigerian National Broadcasting Commission warns media houses not to "embarrass government" as #EndSARS  protests lead to deaths. #BBCAfricaLive 

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Police chief Mohammed Adamu announced that Swat would now carry out the duties of SARS - but protestors want to see a full reform of the police, and many are using #EndSwat  to oppose the new unit

For the past year, BBC Africa Eye has been secretly investigating sexual harassment by lecturers at West Africa's most prestigious universities. Stay tuned... ? #BBCAfricaEye  l #SexForGrades 

This Nigerian magician wants to be the best in the world.??‍♂️ 19-year-old, Babs Cardini wows audiences by performing tricks on the streets of Lagos. He showed us his most popular trick - turning objects into money.

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