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New archaeological discovery in Ethiopia to fill human species study gap

A new archaeological discovery may have uncovered evidence that could help fill gaps spanning hundreds of thousands of years and align the origin of human species in a chronological order.

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African Football: In a league of their own

Photo©William DuPuy/Picturetank, Visual/Icon Sport, William DuPuy/Picturetank, William DuPuy/Picturetank, Xinhua/Zuma/Visual Press agencyWith FIFA's new rules on signing, football academies across the continent are upping the African game, but is African flair being sacrificed for European rigour?

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Afcon: Who's who at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Afcon 2015: Mali supporters in Bata. Photo©Taimour Lay/ The Africa ReportThe 2015 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on mainland Equatorial Guinea on Saturday. The previous winners, Nigeria's Super Eagles, did not qualify, and Les Etalons of Burkina Faso (runners-up of the previous competition) are psyched up to clinch this year's trophy. But with four-time winners Ghana and Cameroon vying for victory, and Côte d'Ivoire fielding its four-time CAF African Footballer of the Year, Yaya Touré, nothing is certain. Taimour Lay shows you the strengths and weaknesses of this year's qualifying teams.

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A French collateral damage

The collateral damage in France is the Muslim youth parked in the housing projects known as les cites: a European form of Bantustan. Photo©Reuters The man who got on a Parisian bus with me Wednesday was an Arab who had not shaven in four days. He had dark olive skin and kinky black hair and was visibly unbalanced: drugs? He sang to a popular tune "I'm going on Jihad. Won't you come on Jihad with me too?" He risks five years in prison and a 75 thousand euro fine.

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Ebola: Four decades of a deadly virus

Photo©ReutersFollowing its detection in the 1970s in Zaire, Ebola virus only affected neighbouring countries until the 2014 outbreak in Guinea, spreading to Liberia and Sierra Leone and claiming its highest number of victims.

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South Africa:Former president, FW de Klerk caught in street name controversy

Former South African President, FW de Klerk said he was not sure geographic locations should be renamed in honour of living people. Photo©ReutersSouth Africa's main trade union has raised objections to plans to rename a major Cape Town boulevard after the country's last apartheid ruler and Nobel laureate FW de Klerk.

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Ebola has changed customs

Photo©ReutersEbola has changed the way people relate to each other at home and at work.

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