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Joel Matip: Liverpool defender could miss six more games http://bbc.in/2jF0k6w
Liverpool defender Joel Matip could miss a further six matches because of confusion about his international clearance.
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South Africa Ford recalls Kugas over fires http://bbc.in/2iEd0Mv
US car giant recalls more than 4,500 vehicles in South Africa after nearly 50 Kugas catch fire.
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Afcon 2017: Coach Avram Grant urges Ghana to focus on present http://bbc.in/2jBVWoH
Ghana coach Avram Grant wants his players to be in the moment at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations and not be distracted by the past.
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Egypt court upholds ruling halting transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia http://bbc.in/2jBdIZk
Cheers erupt as judge rejects move by Egypt's government to transfer two islands to Saudi Arabia.
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Thandi Klaasen: Tributes for South African jazz star http://bbc.in/2jB2gN1
Renowned singer who promoted a "cosmopolitan culture" in racially divided South Africa is mourned.
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Afcon 2017: 'We have ourselves to blame' - Mahrez http://bbc.in/2jBcnBx
Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez admits his side did not play well in the first half of their 2-2 draw with Zimbabwe at the Nations Cup.
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Today’s African #proverb: The antics of a market buffoon provide laughter, but nobody prays for their child to become a buffoon. A Yoruba proverb sent by Paul Obafemi, Lagos, Nigeria

What do you think this proverb means?

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: "Proverbs are the palm oil with which words are eaten." Send in your wise words.
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They need help that's all 
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Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow's son killed by dog http://bbc.in/2jBXUp2
Adama Barrow misses the burial of his eight-year-old son as he has left Gambia amid the election dispute.
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Rest in peace he is gone to soon .Hope you can stop the sex slave trade and make your son proud
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DR Congo v Morocco (Monday) http://bbc.in/2iDWD2e
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Congo DR and Morocco.
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Gambians flee ahead of Barrow 'inauguration' http://bbc.in/2jAWYkK
A worker at The Gambia's main port tells the BBC thousands of people are leaving every day, fearing "war".
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West Africans shd get ready.
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Afcon 2017: Senegal's spirit pleases coach Aliou Cisse http://bbc.in/2jAUe76
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse praises his players' attitude after they beat Tunisia 2-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations opening match.
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Ivory Coast v Togo (Monday) http://bbc.in/2iCWBbb
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Ivory Coast and Togo.
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