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Monday 15 September  
The BAD boys are back
The BAD boys are back
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Return of the BAD boys

The African Development Bank (Banque Africaine de Développement in French, or BAD) returns to the Ivorian economic capital Abidjan after 11 years of absence, during which period it was located in Tunis
Masked Kenyan supporters of the LGBT community stage a protest against Uganda's anti-gay bill in February 2014
Masked Kenyan supporters of the LGBT community stage a protest against Uganda's anti-gay bill in February 2014
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LGBT visibility in Africa also brings backlash

Twenty years ago, the African LGBT movement was practically invisible. But now that it is, LGBT people are met with more resistance than before. Gay rights activists however see the bright side. “In a
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Article: Serge Aurier a big plus for Ivorian side

AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said looks at Africa’s first success at the football World Cup in Brazil. Ivory Coast defeated Japan on Sunday.

Article: World Cup: Will Africa be taken seriously?

African teams have historically not fared well in the FIFA Football World Cup, with the continent's best ever performance being Cameroon's quarter-final exit in 1990.

Video: THE FABULOUS LIFE OF PRESIDENT YAHYA JAMMEH OF GAMBIA

Politicians from Gambia's ruling party want to make their president, Yahya Jammeh, a king! It's a move that His Excellency, President Jammeh, backs.

Article: Second chances: A former street kid's tale

You can see them in almost any city in Africa, children who live on the streets. They’re dirty, they’re rude and they scavenge in the dustbins.

Article: Is it really a 'World' Cup when women don’t have the same opportunities?

Many are waiting with bated breath for 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil when 352 men will compete for a whooping US$35 million in prize money.

Article: My Song: Hope Masike and the importance of being thankful

It’s something we as human beings sometimes forget to do: saying thank you to someone we appreciate in our lives. Her Christian faith has made Zimbabwean singer Hope Masike realize the importance of being thankful.

Article: Ghana is Africa’s best hope in tough world cup pool

In the fourth and last profile of Africa's World Cup contenders in Brazil, football analyst Nick Said looks at the Ghanaian team. “Ghana is regarded the strongest of the African qualifiers for Brazil."

“But I want the Western school. It is universal, it is knowledge, it is life – the same life you take without remorse.”
Netherlands Netherlands Article: Open letter to Boko Haram

Article: Open letter to Boko Haram

We received this letter addressed to the group Boko Haram from an African woman.

Article: Nigeria need polish but improve steadily

In the third profile of Africa's World Cup contenders in Brazil, football analyst Nick Said looks at the Nigerian team.

Article: Cameroon enter World Cup in 'patchy' form

In the second profile of Africa's World Cup contenders in Brazil, football analyst Nick Said looks at the Cameroonian team.

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