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  1. Human ancestor Lucy "probably died falling from an Ethiopian tree"
  2. Tanzanian opposition politician Edward Lowassa arrested
  3. Kenya grants bail to 'Rio fiasco' officials
  4. South African school faces backlash over 'racist hair rule'
  5. Second marathon runner from Ethiopia makes protest sign
  6. Tanzania bans two FM radio stations
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By Clare Spencer and Lucy Fleming

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