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Caster Semenya ruling raises ethical issues for female athletes

By: Georja Calvin-Smith Follow | Laura DI BIASIO
1 min

Olympic runner Caster Semenya has lost her legal bid to compete without taking testosterone-reducing drugs. The South African athlete's case has far-reaching effects for professional sportswomen.

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Also, in the middle of conflict, an island in DR Congo's Lake Kivu is a haven untouched by militia groups that terrorise the region. We hear from one couple trying to attract tourists to the verdant spot.

And in Ghana, a female-only trucking company is trying to change attitudes about what's traditionally seen as women's work.

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