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VIDEO: Akon 'bringing electricity to Africa' http://bbc.in/1fRxRGW
Senegalese born hip-hop musician Akon is hoping to bring electricity to 600 million people across Africa through his Lighting Africa project.
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Rare hurricane hits Cape Verde http://bbc.in/1fRmwa3
An extremely rare hurricane, with winds of up to 130kp/h (80mph) has hit the island nation of Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa.
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VIDEO: Somalia piracy 'not dead but dormant' http://bbc.in/1fR3O2l
There are warnings about a new outbreak of piracy off Somalia's coast in spite of an international naval taskforce and UK backed efforts to build stability onshore in the Horn of Africa.
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All this week we will be looking at Africa's roads and exploring some solutions to the chaos. Today we're stuck in traffic in Lagos. What's the condition of the roads in your community? Share your daily commute stories with us below.
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Somalia warns of return to piracy http://bbc.in/1MXorab
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Egypt row over Facebook Muezzin call http://bbc.in/1MX47pb
A muezzin in Egypt faces disciplinary action for changing the traditional call to prayer to
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Today’s #African #proverb: Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together. An #Ashanti proverb sent by Frank Osei Kwabena Asamoah, Obuasi, Ghana

Please use the form at the end of this page to send us your African proverb: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18930368
Nigerian author Chinua Achebe once wrote:
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Chelsea set to sign Djilobodji http://bbc.in/1MXXBP0
Chelsea are set to sign Senegal international Papy Djilobodji from Nantes in a £4m deal.
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Maiga leaves West Ham for Al Nassr http://bbc.in/1fR1fx9
West Ham forward Modibo Maiga has joined Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr for an undisclosed fee.
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South Sudan troops 'break ceasefire' http://bbc.in/1MXiXfC
South Sudan's rebel leader accuses the government of violating a ceasefire hours after it came into effect, following the signing of a new peace deal.
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SA manhunt for 'grenade killer' http://bbc.in/1fQML0n
Police in South Africa are searching for a 30-year-old man accused of killing his wife with a hand grenade following a domestic dispute.
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Boko Haram 'spreads to Lagos' http://bbc.in/1MX1ALW
Boko Haram is trying to expand its activities to southern Nigeria, include the commercial capital Lagos, as well as other parts of the country, officials say.
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