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Musa earns champions Leicester a point at Spurs

Vincent Janssen’s goal was his first in the Premier League Leicester City earned their first away point in the Premier League this season as Ahmed Musa levelled to secure a deserved draw for the defending champions at Tottenham. Vincent Janssen gave the hosts the lead ...

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October 29th, 2016

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Fifa Council member and Ghana FA president sues for libel

Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi has launched a $2m libel suit against a Ghanaian broadcast company that he says described him as the ‘head of a mafia.’ Nyantakyi is suing Multimedia Broadcasting Limited (MBL) and two of its journalists, Patrick Osei Agyeman ...

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Fifa Council member and Ghana FA chairman sues for libel

Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi has launched a $2m libel suit against a Ghanaian broadcast company that he says described him as the ‘head of a mafia.’ Nyantakyi is suing Multimedia Broadcasting Limited (MBL) and two of its journalists, Patrick Osei Agyeman ...

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Nigeria ‘rickshaw bombs’ leave seven dead in Maiduguri

Image copyright AFP Image caption The two bombers were driving motorised rickshaws, officials said Two suicide bombers on motorised rickshaws have killed at least seven people in Maiduguri in the north-east of Nigeria, officials say. A female suicide bomber blew herself up ...

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Central African Republic: Clashes leave 25 dead

Image copyright AFP Image caption UN peacekeepers were sent to CAR in 2014 Twenty-five people have been killed in two days of violence in the Central African Republic, the UN peacekeeping mission has said. On Thursday, 15 people died in clashes between Muslim fighters of the

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Project dignity

Image copyright Eldson Chagara In July the BBC wrote about a Malawian man paid to have sex with young girls from his village, as part of a sexual initiation ritual. Later a Malawian woman, Natasha Annie Tonthola, contacted the BBC to explain how her experience of the ritual ...

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Poll promise

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ouattara’s supporters have been vocal in backing the constitutional reform process The people of Ivory Coast are going to the polls on Sunday to approve or reject a draft constitution which the government says will address the question

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Africa’s top shots: 21-27 October 2016

A selection of photos from Africa and about Africans this week: Image copyright AFP Image caption Contestants pose on stage during a pageant to find Mr and Miss Albinism on Friday in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. It was organised to change perceptions towards albinos, who ...

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Africa’s top shots: 21-27 October 2016

A selection of photos from Africa and about Africans this week: Image copyright AFP Image caption Contestants pose on stage during a pageant to find Mr and Miss Albinism on Friday in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. It was organised to change perceptions towards albinos, who ...

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After the escape

Image copyright Reuters In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at what lies ahead for some of the girls who have been released by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. To enable the 21 recently freed Chibok girls to ...

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