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Court adjourns Ghana FA chief hearing

The Accra High Court has postponed the hearing of a $2m libel suit brought by the president of the Ghana FA, Kwesi Nyatakyi. Nyatakyi is seeking damages from a Ghanaian broadcast company which allegedly called him “the head of a Mafia”. But the hearing has now ...

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October 31st, 2016

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Nigeria women’s football coach goes unpaid for months

Florence Omagbemi in action for Nigeria at the 2003 World Cup Less than a month before the start of the African Women’s Cup of Nations in Cameroon, it has emerged that Nigeria coach Florence Omagbemi has not been paid by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). The ...

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October 31st, 2016

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How Africans are integrating in the US

As the second and final term of the first African-American president of the US comes to an end, how has Barack Obama’s presidency changed things for Africans in the US? The BBC’s Zuhura Yunus is in Dallas, Texas, ahead of next week’s US election and ...

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Afro Trap

MHD, a rapper from Paris, is pioneering a new genre of hip-hop, Afro Trap, blending trap music from the southern US with Afrobeat music, reflecting his Senegalese and Guinean heritage. MHD grew up in Paris, but his parents are from West Africa. Article source: ...

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Boko Haram: Nigerian officials ‘sexually abusing’ victims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 16,000 people live in this makeshift camp outside Maiduguri Women and girls in several camps in the Nigerian town of Maiduguri are being sexually abused by officials, a rights group says. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said it ...

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France ends Sangaris military operation in CAR

Image copyright AFP Image caption Sangaris is credited with stopping massacres amidst the chaos of the civil war France is ending its military mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), three years after it intervened to stop mass killing after a rebellion ousted former ...

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South Africa drops charges against Finance Minister Gordhan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The efforts of Pravin Gordhan (C) to rein in government spending have won him respect South Africa’s chief prosecutor has dropped fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Mr Gordhan had described the allegations ...

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Morocco protests: Death of fish seller triggers rare demonstrations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rabat was one of several Moroccan towns and cities to see protests Thousands of Moroccans have held protests in several towns and cities after a fish seller was crushed to death in a refuse lorry trying to retrieve fish confiscated by ...

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Mazmebe seize advantage over Bejaia in final

TP Mazembe will have an away goal advantage over Mouloudia Bejaia going into the second leg of the final TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo took a big step towards winning the African Confederation Cup after drawing 1-1 at Mouloudia Bejaia of Algeria in the first

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October 30th, 2016

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Nigeria recall Olympic star Oghenekaro Etebo to squad

Oghenekaro Etebo scored four goals to help Nigeria clinch bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has named Oghenekaro Etebo in his 24-man squad for next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Uyo. Etebo, who plays for CD Feirense in ...

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