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China stars still part of Nigeria plans

John Mikel Obi’s move to China has not ruled him out of contention for the Nigeria national team The Nigeria Football Federation has assured players based in China they are still part of future plans. That is despite none being included in coach Gernot Rohr’s ...

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Kwesi Appiah: AFC Wimbledon sign Crystal Palace striker

Kwesi Appiah has scored once in five games for Ghana, winning his last cap in March 2015 AFC Wimbledon will sign Crystal Palace striker Kwesi Appiah when his contract with the Eagles expires on 1 July. Ghana international Appiah joined Palace from Margate in January 2012, ...

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Kwesi Appiah: AFC Wimbledon sign Crystal Palace striker

Kwesi Appiah has scored once in five games for Ghana, winning his last cap in March 2015 AFC Wimbledon will sign Crystal Palace striker Kwesi Appiah when his contract with the Eagles expires on 1 July. Ghana international Appiah joined Palace from Margate in January 2012, ...

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Under-20 World Cup: Zambia come from behind to beat Germany

Zambia won the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations on home soil in March African champions Zambia came from behind to beat Germany 4-3 after extra-time and advance to the quarter-finals of the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea. Zambia looked like they had the match won at 3-1 in ...

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Nigeria policemen ‘killed by navy’ in Calabar

Image copyright Nigeria police/ Facebook Image caption Navy officers are alleged to have set fire to a police station Three Nigerian police officers have reportedly been killed after clashes with members of the navy in the south-eastern city of Calabar. It is unclear what ...

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New Malawi coach drops captain Banda

Belgian coach Ronny Van Geneugden will take his first steps in international football in charge of Malawi New Malawi coach Ronny van Geneugden has dropped captain David Banda from his first squad. Van Geneugden, who was appointed in April, is preparing for a 2019 Africa Cup ...

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The magic words that reduce road deaths

Kenyan buses, or matatus, have a terrible safety record. But a sticker with a clever message has had an unexpected impact. Video by Richard Kenny for BBC World Hacks Like, Share, Engage. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40096722

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Kenya opens Nairobi-Mombasa Madaraka Express railway

Image copyright AFP Image caption The railway is financed by the Chinese government Kenya has opened a major new railway between the port city of Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi, 18 months early. The $3.2bn (£2.5bn) Chinese-funded line is the country’s biggest ...

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Votes for food

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Why are ordinary Kenyans swapping Ugali for chapati? In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu explains why maize, Kenya’s staple food has gone missing from dinner tables amid escalating food prices. ...

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Morocco protests: Thousands demand release of Nasser Zefzafi

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters in al-Hoceima held aloft pictures of Nasser Zefzafi Thousands of people have demonstrated in the northern Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima, demanding the release of a well-known activist. Reports say riot police were involved in a ...

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