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'Honourable for life' http://bbc.in/2jcPPqn
Life as an MP in Ghana is a tough and short-lived stint, but the privilege of being called "Honourable" is worth the trouble, writes Elizabeth Ohene.
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Senegal v Zimbabwe (Thursday) http://bbc.in/2jC3kDk
Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Senegal and Zimbabwe.
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Nigeria keen on England U20 striker Ademola Lookman http://bbc.in/2jBMjcu
Nigeria want to persuade 19-year-old Everton striker Ademola Lookman to play for them rather than England.
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Afcon 2017: Gabon's Mario Lemina ruled out of tournament http://bbc.in/2jbHEL2
Hosts Gabon will be without Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina for the rest of the Nations Cup because of a back injury.
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Today’s African #proverb: One should look into what caused the elephant's tusk to break. A Chewa proverb sent by Potipher Jacobs P, Lusaka, Zambia

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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This proverb means if you are to solve a problem, you need to examine or investigate its root cause. 
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Cobra fang club http://bbc.in/2jyRqKz
A growing number of snake farms are being set up in Kenya to attract paying visitors and breed snakes for export to Europe and North America.
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Afcon 2017: Ghana's Baba Rahman leaves Afcon because of injury http://bbc.in/2jcxBVH
Ghana defender Baba Rahman will travel to Germany for possible knee surgery, ending his participation at the Nations Cup.
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Algeria v Tunisia (Thursday) http://bbc.in/2jcAOVn
Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Algeria and Tunisia.
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The Gambia crisis in 60 seconds http://bbc.in/2jcjAYb
A look at why The Gambia is in turmoil, forcing tourists to flee - in 60 seconds.
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Why do we put 'The' in front of Gambia? http://bbc.in/2jbPbZX
A language expert explains why the African country is called The Gambia and not Gambia.
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Gambian inauguration 'to be in Senegal' as Jammeh stays put http://bbc.in/2jbK5Np
Adama Barrow says he will be sworn in as Gambian president in Senegal as Yahya Jammeh refuses to go.
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Jammeh is a greedy selfish coward no honor is a shame for Africa 
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Gambia's President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes http://bbc.in/2jawwOs
Yahya Jammeh refuses to step aside for Adama Barrow as regional troops remain poised at the border.
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He shouldn't be surprised if his head gets blown to smithereens. That's what all the stubborn dictators deserve. 
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