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Guinea beat Zambia on penalties

Abdoulaziz Keita plays for AS Kaloum in Guinea Guinea progressed to the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship by beating Zambia on penalties in their quarter-final. There were chances in the 90 minutes and in extra-time but the match in the Rwandan town of Rubavu ...

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January 31st, 2016

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Tanzania arrests after UK pilot killed

Image copyright Tropic Air Kenya Image caption Roger Gower was tracking poachers in the Maswa Game Reserve in northern Tanzania Tanzanian police have arrested three suspects over the death of a UK pilot working for a conservation fund whose helicopter was shot down by ...

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January 31st, 2016

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AU abandons Burundi peacekeeper plan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Nkurunziza’s decision to seek a third term led to violent protests The African Union has abandoned its plan to send 5,000 peacekeepers to help restore stability to troubled Burundi. Officials said they would instead ...

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January 31st, 2016

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CSKA insist Musa is staying put

Nigeria striker Ahmed Musa has been with Russian club CSKA Moscow since 2012 CSKA Moscow will not sell striker Ahmed Musa in this transfer window. The Russian club turned down a fourth bid from Leicester City of $26.5m (£18.7m) for the Nigerian forward last week, which was ...

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January 31st, 2016

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Mali fight back to beat Tunisia

Mohamed Ali Moncer’s goal was not enough for Tunisia as they lost 2-1 to Mali Mali came from goal down to beat Tunisia 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship in Rwanda. Mohamed Ali Moncer (pictured) gave Tunisia the lead in the first-half. But a ...

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January 31st, 2016

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Attack on Nigeria village ‘kills 50’

Image copyright AP Image caption Much of Dalori was destroyed in the attack At least 50 people are reported to have been killed in north-eastern Nigeria in a gun and bomb attack by suspected Boko Haram militants. Pictures from the village of Dalori show burned-out buildings ...

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January 31st, 2016

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Tanzania poachers kill British pilot

Media captionRoger Gower was helping to track poachers when they fired on him A British helicopter pilot has been shot dead by elephant poachers in Tanzania, the conservation charity for which he was working has said. The Friedkin Conservation Fund said Roger Gower had been ...

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DR Congo beat Rwanda in extra-time

The African Nations Championship tournament is only open to national players who play in their local league DR Congo needed extra-time to overcome hosts Rwanda 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN). Doxa Gikanji gave DR Congo the lead after ...

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January 30th, 2016

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Ivory Coast advance to semi-finals

French coach Michel Dussuyer has been in charge of the Ivory Coast team in Rwanda Ivory Coast beat Cameroon 3-0 after extra-time in their African Nations Championship quarter-final in Rwanda. The first 90 minutes of the game produced very little in the way of quality ...

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January 30th, 2016

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VIDEO: UN troops in CAR child abuse allegations

The United Nations has for the first time revealed the nationalities of peacekeepers accused of sexually abusing children in the Central African Republic. The suspects come from Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger and Senegal. The UN also acknowledged that ...

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January 30th, 2016

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