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Egypt releases satirical blogger Shadi Abu Zeid
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Egypt releases satirical blogger Shadi Abu Zeid

Published duration8 hours ago image copyrightRoula Abu Zeid image captionRelatives posted a picture of their reunion with Shadi Abu Zeid (centre) An Egyptian blogger and

Ahly seize semi-final advantage over Wydad
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Ahly seize semi-final advantage over Wydad

The African Champions League trophy Egyptian giants Al Ahly secured a big advantage over Wydad Casablanca in the African Champions League semi-final on Saturday with

Why the Canadian town of Asbestos wants a new name
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Why the Canadian town of Asbestos wants a new name

But from the 1920s onward, evidence has increasingly emerged linking asbestos to diseases such as mesothelioma ­– a type of cancer that develops in the

End Sars: How Nigeria’s anti-police brutality protests went global
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End Sars: How Nigeria’s anti-police brutality protests went global

Published duration19 hours ago Nigerians have been protesting for years against police brutality, so why did this October’s protests gain international attention and support at

Omar Bashir: ICC delegation begins talks in Sudan over former leader
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Omar Bashir: ICC delegation begins talks in Sudan over former leader

Published duration1 hour ago image copyrightAFP image captionOmar al-Bashir took power in a 1989 coup and was toppled by the military in 2019 An International

Are Europe’s night trains back in fashion?
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Are Europe’s night trains back in fashion?

The launch of his site, rivalling similar platforms like the UK-based Seat61 and German offering Omio serves to further demonstrate the demand. Meanwhile in a

End Sars: Hated Nigerian police unit’s founder ‘feels guilty’
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End Sars: Hated Nigerian police unit’s founder ‘feels guilty’

Published duration5 hours ago image captionMr Kwajafa said that Sars had departed from the values he established when he set it up The man who

Africa’s week in pictures: 9-15 October 2020
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Africa’s week in pictures: 9-15 October 2020

Published duration18 hours ago A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond: image copyrightGetty Images image captionOn Monday graduates collect

From End Sars to End Swat, Nigeria protests explained
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From End Sars to End Swat, Nigeria protests explained

From End Sars to End Swat, Nigeria protests explained For days thousands of Nigerians have been protesting against the infamous ‘Special Anti-Robbery Squad’ (Sars), a

Guinea elections: Campaigning during Covid-19
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Guinea elections: Campaigning during Covid-19

As voters prepare to head to the polls in Guinea’s presidential election on 18 October, the candidates and their supporters have had to adapt their