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morocco protests thousands demand release of activists
Morocco protests: Thousands demand release of activists https://t.co/fpUGMFNTHQ
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sudan crisis protesters gather for announcement of civilian council
Sudan crisis: Protesters gather for announcement of civilian council https://t.co/a67fqqzTbK
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libya crisis clashes erupt south of capital tripoli
Libya crisis: Clashes erupt south of capital Tripoli https://t.co/Rn6pUss0C0
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sudan crisis cash hoard found at al bashir s home
Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir's home https://t.co/QeioM9v7lH
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if you want to be good at what you do just start and don t stop these stunning hyperrealist drawings by nigeri
"If you want to be good at what you do, just start and don't stop."

These stunning, hyperrealist drawings by Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley Egbengwu, just might be proof that beauty is in the details. ✏

@Harinzeyart l #Hyperrealism
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in pictures wearing fancy dress for big yams in nigeria
In pictures: Wearing fancy dress for big yams in Nigeria https://t.co/gH1unCzLre
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if i see someone with the same disability as i have i encourage them to show the world what you can do manners
"If I see someone with the same disability as I have, I encourage them to show the world what you can do."

Manners from Zimbabwe makes this beautiful artwork using the beer and energy drink cans that you throw away.
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libya crisis trump speaks to insurgent general haftar
Libya crisis: Trump speaks to insurgent General Haftar https://t.co/6rIIzZP4GC
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i was told one of the countries in asia won t use my picture because of the colour of my skin but it doesn t s
"I was told one of the countries in Asia won't use my picture because of the colour of my skin. But it doesn't stop me."

@NaomiCampbell spoke to @MayeniJones in Lagos, Nigeria at the launch of #AriseFashionWeek - an event that showcases fashion designers from across Africa.
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sudan protesters to name transitional government
Sudan protesters 'to name transitional government' https://t.co/l6OnE59q1J

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thread in july 2018 a horrifying video began to circulate on social media 2 women amp 2 young children are led
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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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can you believe dj switch only started dj ing about a year ago check out this ghanaian superstar in action
Can you believe DJ Switch only started DJ-ing about a year ago? Check out this Ghanaian superstar in action.
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how s this for some meet sackey percy ghana s dancing teacher we would have been early to class if we got to s
How's this for some #MondayMotivation? Meet Sackey Percy - Ghana's dancing teacher!

We would have been early to class if we got to see moves like this!
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a suspected poacher has been eaten by a lion leaving only his head behind south african police say the unident
A suspected poacher has been eaten by a lion, leaving only his head behind.

South African police say the unidentified man's remains were found lying next to a loaded hunting rifle in a private game reserve near the Kruger National Park on Saturday.

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i started taking pictures when i was 4 but i started with the camera when i was 2 moyinoluwa oluwaseun is the
"I started taking pictures when I was 4, but I started with the camera when I was 2."

Moyinoluwa Oluwaseun is the 7-year-old superstar photographer from Nigeria who is snapping all the stars! 📸👧🏾🇳🇬
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what s 78000 x 550 10 year old sibahle zwane can work that out for you without using a calculator btw answer i
What's 78,000 x 550? 10-year-old, Sibahle Zwane can work that out for you - without using a calculator!

(Btw, answer is: 42,900,000)
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your views disney has successfully trademarked the swahili phrase hakuna matata which means no problem but zim
YOUR VIEWS: Disney has successfully trademarked the Swahili phrase HAKUNA MATATA, which means 'No Problem'. But Zimbabwean activist Shelton Mpala likens this to 'colonialism and robbery', and so far his online petition has gathered over 30000 signatures
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president mugabe is not sleeping at conferences but closing his eyes to protect them his spokesman says
President Mugabe is not sleeping at conferences, but closing his eyes to protect them, his spokesman says. https://t.co/DaMCLKW0cw
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the wait is over s two year long undercover investigation into football in africa has revealed shocking footag
The wait is over: 's two-year long undercover investigation into football in Africa has revealed shocking footage of over 100 referees and officials taking cash before matches. brings you#BBCAfricaEye this exclusive story about his highly controversial investigation.
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thread in the lead up to madagascars 2018 presidential elections teams of russian tourists and observers were
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In the lead-up to Madagascar’s 2018 Presidential elections, teams of Russian 'tourists' and 'observers' were spotted on the island.

Who were these Russians? What were they doing in the country? And who was backing them?

#BBCAfricaEye investigates.
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