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Summary

  1. Mobile phone market in Nigeria's Kano city hit by female suicide bombers
  2. Facebook activates safety check after Nigeria's Yola attack
  3. Nigerian ex-official alleged to have stolen $2bn meant for Boko Haram fight
  4. Senegal plans burka ban and cracks down on unregistered Sim cards
  5. Somalia is re-opening its US embassy in Washington
  6. Email stories and comments to africalive@bbc.co.uk - Wednesday 18 November 2015