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Nigeria’s President Buhari seen in London

The president laughs off “cocktail of lies” about his health as he recovers in London. BBC News – Africa

Congo’s mining revenue ‘missing’ – Global Witness

The money is allegedly being distributed through corrupt networks linked to President Joseph Kabila. BBC News – Africa

Exclusive first look at all the speakers at TED Global this year – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

After a Harrowing Flight From U.S., Refugees Find Asylum in Canada

Two Ghanaian refugees suffered extreme frostbite — losing nearly all of their fingers — while fleeing the United States. Six months later, they are rebuilding their lives in Canada. NYT

May Brown: Visa battle transplant sister dies

More than 60,000 people signed a petition in the battle to save May Brown from leukaemia. BBC News – Africa

Zambia baboon causes power cut in Livingstone

The animal survived a massive electric shock that would have killed a human, the power company says. BBC News – Africa

Somali UK graduate shares success with tearful mum

Ramla Tyrow who arrived in the UK from Somalia in 1999 is the first in her mum’s family to graduate BBC News – Africa

Nigerian chief suspended by Lagos governor over fake kidnap

The governor of Lagos said the chief had tried to frame a rival for his disappearance. BBC News – Africa

Attacks in Egypt’s Sinai target soldiers, military says

Attackers in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula launched strikes Friday at several military checkpoints, leaving soldiers dead and injured, the military said in a statement. – RSS Channel – Regions –

Al Shabab Beheads 9 People in Kenyan Village

Beheadings by the extremist group have been rare in Kenya, but fears are growing that it may step up its violence ahead of presidential elections. NYT > Africa

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