SOUTH AFRICA: Pistorius trial grilling continues

Prosecutors have pressed South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius to clarify his claim that his home alarm was switched off the night he shot his girlfriend.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Pistorius quizzed over Reeva Steenkamp killing

Olympian Oscar Pistoriusis has been quizzed about his version of events on the night that he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home.

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EBOLA: WHO says outbreak "one of the most challenging ever faced"

The World Health Organisation has said that the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is "one of the most challenging ever faced".

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SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: Economic growth continues to increase following investment & spending

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to rise from 4.7% in 2013 to a forecasted 5.2 % in 2014. This performance is boosted by rising investment in natural resources and infrastructure as well as strong household spending.

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NIGERIAN ECONOMY: Will investors like Africa's new top dog?

Nigeria becomes Africa's biggest economy after revising its economic benchmarks, almost doubling GDP and overtaking South Africa. Hayley Platt looks at the impact this may have on investors.

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TheHiLife : join forces with BBC Radio 1Xtra for Destination Africa

"Fernand and Noa are back heading up another afrobeats extravaganza. Today they join forces with BBC Radio 1Xtra for Destination Africa, with exclusive Live Lounge performances and interviews with Trevor Nelson and DJ Edu."

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