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Man admits daubing 'no blacks' graffiti on African family's door in Salford

Added: 21.02.2019 13:17 | 2 views | 0 comments

A man has admitted daubing "no blacks" on an African family's door in Salford.

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Pope at abuse summit: 'Listen to the cry of the young who want justice'

Added: 21.02.2019 12:18 | 9 views | 0 comments

Catholic officials in many parts of Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia still deny that clergy sex abuse exists or downplay the problem.

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Exclusive: Nigeria hits oil majors with billions in back taxes

Added: 21.02.2019 11:22 | 17 views | 0 comments

Nigeria has ordered foreign oil and gas companies to pay nearly $20 billion in taxes it says are owed to local states, industry and government sources said, in a move that could deter investment in Africa's largest economy.


Elizabeth Ohene: Africa's history makers in 2018

Added: 21.02.2019 10:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy has made 2018 a year to remember, writes journalist Elizabeth Ohene.

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Wolfgat in South Africa named ‘restaurant of the year’

Added: 21.02.2019 10:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

If you are waiting to eat in the best restaurant in the world, well, be prepared to starve.

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Five things about Nigeria: Superpower with no power

Added: 21.02.2019 9:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

What do you know about Africa's most-populous nation and largest economy?

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Genetic blueprint for extraordinary wood-munching fungus

Added: 21.02.2019 2:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

The first time someone took note of Coniochaeta pulveracea was more than two hundred years ago, when the South African-born mycologist Dr Christiaan Hendrik Persoon mentioned it in his 1797 book on the classification of fungi. Now C. pulveracea has had its whole genome sequenced by microbiologists. All because this relatively unknown fungus has an extraordinary ability to degrade wood -- hence the descriptor 'pulveracea', meaning powdery.


Genetic clues to high rates of asthma in those of African ancestry

Added: 20.02.2019 22:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found new clues into the parts of the human genome associated with the higher rates of asthma in those of African ancestry.

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New therapeutic approach to combat African sleeping sickness

Added: 20.02.2019 22:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

Scientists working in a range of disciplines joined forces to identify a new approach to combat African sleeping sickness. Fundamental research has revealed a promising strategy to develop a suitable agent.

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