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These Ugandan kids faced incredible hardships growing up - but now, they're traveling the world with the Watoto Children's Choir, performing everywhere from The White House to Buckingham Palace.

Andre Lombard went to meet them for #BBCWhatsNew.
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These Ugandan kids faced incredible hardships growing up - but now, they're traveling the world with the Watoto Children's Choir, performing everywhere from The White House to Buckingham Palace. Andre Lombard went to meet them for #BBCWhatsNew . — #watotochildrenschoir #uganda #childrenschoir - 18 hours ago

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Kenyan Lawrence Masira has always been a huge Arsenal fan. Then one day, with the help of a journalist, his favourite player @m10_official surprised him.

Kenyan Lawrence Masira has always been a huge Arsenal fan. Then one day, with the help of a journalist, his favourite player @m10_official surprised him. - 4 days ago

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When nude photos of leading Ugandan model Judith Heard were published without her consent last year, she not only found herself under arrest, but also under attack in the media and online.

She is now urging Ugandan women to talk openly about sexual abuse - and to show solidarity with one another.

Reporter: Ciru Muriuki for BBC #Factfinder.

When nude photos of leading Ugandan model Judith Heard were published without her consent last year, she not only found herself under arrest, but also under attack in the media and online. She is now urging Ugandan women to talk openly about sexual abuse - and to show solidarity with one another. Reporter: Ciru Muriuki for BBC #Factfinder . - 6 days ago

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How stunning are @princejyesi's photos? The Ghanaian photographer and musician uses a phone to capture his beautiful surroundings - and he's making quite a name for himself.

How stunning are @princejyesi 's photos? The Ghanaian photographer and musician uses a phone to capture his beautiful surroundings - and he's making quite a name for himself. - 7 days ago

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No one who lives in the Ghanaian village of Mafi Dove was born there. That's because elders say that one of the rules of living in the village is 'no childbirth', as it may offend the gods.

No one who lives in the Ghanaian village of Mafi Dove was born there. That's because elders say that one of the rules of living in the village is 'no childbirth', as it may offend the gods. - 8 days ago

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"Jab, double jab, one two." She may only be 7, but Sekinat Quadri is dealing a KO punch to the idea that 'boxing is not for girls'.
With heroes like @thereallailaali, @anthony_joshua and @claressashields - we think she's going to win this fight.
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"Jab, double jab, one two." She may only be 7, but Sekinat Quadri is dealing a KO punch to the idea that 'boxing is not for girls'. With heroes like @thereallailaali , @anthony_joshua and @claressashields - we think she's going to win this fight. — #boxing #youngboxers #lailaali #anthonyjoshua #claressashields - 8 days ago

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Authorities in Nigeria have started demolishing buildings near the site of the four-storey structure that collapsed on Wednesday in Lagos.

Local reports suggest that dozens of houses have been served with a demolition notice.

At least 11 people died and 50 were rescued alive from the rubble of the collapsed building which housed a primary school in the Ita- Faji area of Lagos.

The search for more victims was brought to an end on Thursday.

The government says an investigation will be carried out and that anyone found guilty of wrongdoing would be prosecuted. 📸: @graceekpu 
#Nigeria #Lagos #lagosnigeria #lagosbuildingcollapse

Authorities in Nigeria have started demolishing buildings near the site of the four-storey structure that collapsed on Wednesday in Lagos. Local reports suggest that dozens of houses have been served with a demolition notice. At least 11 people died and 50 were rescued alive from the rubble of the collapsed building which housed a primary school in the Ita- Faji area of Lagos. The search for more victims was brought to an end on Thursday. The government says an investigation will be carried out and that anyone found guilty of wrongdoing would be prosecuted. 📸: @graceekpu #Nigeria #Lagos #lagosnigeria #lagosbuildingcollapse - 10 days ago

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In Lagos, the Chess In Slums initiative is putting the idea that children in poor communities can't be the kings & queens of their own destiny, firmly into checkmate. 😉♟️

In Lagos, the Chess In Slums initiative is putting the idea that children in poor communities can't be the kings & queens of their own destiny, firmly into checkmate. ♟️ - 12 days ago

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"We loved each other so much, until death separated us." The Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday has has doubled this family's tragedy. Mohamed Ibrahim Abdulghani, from Nairobi, was on board the plane. He had taken leave from work in Saudi Arabia to console his wife, who had just lost her brother last week.
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"We loved each other so much, until death separated us." The Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday has has doubled this family's tragedy. Mohamed Ibrahim Abdulghani, from Nairobi, was on board the plane. He had taken leave from work in Saudi Arabia to console his wife, who had just lost her brother last week. — #et302crash #nairobi #rip #et302 - 13 days ago

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"He told me: 'When I get to Nairobi, I'll call you.'"
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Ben Kuria, whose father died in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday, recalls the last conversation he had with his dad.
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"He told me: 'When I get to Nairobi, I'll call you.'" — Ben Kuria, whose father died in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday, recalls the last conversation he had with his dad. — #et302crash #et302 #rip - 14 days ago

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Happy International Women’s Day! Here are just a few of the amazing African women we want to celebrate 🎉 #IWD

Happy International Women’s Day! Here are just a few of the amazing African women we want to celebrate #IWD - 16 days ago

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Three women tell #TheSheWord about the slightly awkward realities of experiencing your first menstrual cycle.

Three women tell #TheSheWord about the slightly awkward realities of experiencing your first menstrual cycle. - 17 days ago

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