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Bastian Schweinsteiger signs to Manchester United

Bastian Schweinsteiger is set to join Manchester United in a £15m deal. United have signed the German player on a three-year contract from Bundesliga champions...

Teenager dies waiting for free Wi-Fi so she could use Facebook

A teenager died of heatstroke after spending too long in the sun waiting for free wi-fi so she could use Facebook. The 14-year-old girl reportedly...

Burundi:Main opposition group to boycott presidential polls

  Burundi's main opposition group says it will not participate in the country's presidential polls despite them being delayed by a week. The opposition group argues...

US considers positioning drones in North Africa to deal with ISIL

  The United States is considering positioning drones at a base in North Africa, in a bid to intensify surveillance of ISIL terrorist group operations...

Al Shabaab attack military base killing 12 soldiers in Somalia

  At least 12 soldiers have been killed after Islamist al-Shabab militant attacked a government base in Rage Celle district, of Somalia's Lower Shabelle region. The...

Award winning Zimbabwean author Chenjerai Hove dies in exile

One of Zimbabwe's best known writers, Chenjerai Hove, has died in Norway at the age of 59. The prolific poet, novelist and essayist,passed on on...

Ugandan rappers ‘rapping’ the news

In Uganda, a group of young Rap artists is bringing a different touch to the way TV news is delivered. They read news as though...

Armed robbers attack a Primark shopping store in Paris

 French police are hunting for three armed men who stormed a Primark store in an suspected robbery attempt north of Paris. The gunmen fled the...

Ethiopia: 30 years on from famine and Live Aid

Three decades ago famine in Ethiopia took the lives of more than 400,000 people. But the story now is a positive one. The country...

Egypt hosts game to promote first world cup for vulnerable children

Egypt hosted a friendly football game this week with Syria. The match was between orphans from both countries. Football stars from the region joined...
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