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Caf U-turn on admitting Zanzibar

Zanzibar were only admitted as a Confederation of African Football member in March Zanzibar has had its membership of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) rescinded just four months after the island was accepted as a member. Caf president Ahmad said Zanzibar, which is

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July 21st, 2017

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Congo’s mining revenue ‘missing’

Image copyright AFP Image caption These people are mining coltan, which is widely used in mobile phones More than 20% of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s mining revenue is being lost due to corruption and mismanagement, a campaign group says. According to a Global ...

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Congo’s mining revenue ‘missing’

Image copyright AFP Image caption These people are mining coltan, which is widely used in mobile phones More than 20% of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s mining revenue is being lost due to corruption and mismanagement, a campaign group says. According to a Global ...

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July 21st, 2017

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Singers and skippers

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyright Reuters A child plays with a skipping rope in South Africa’s Cape Town on Tuesday as a crowd gathers to mark what would have been anti-apartheid icon ...

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July 21st, 2017

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Riyad Mahrez: Leicester reject Roma bid for Algeria winger

Riyad Mahrez scored 10 goals and provided seven assists for Leicester last season Leicester City have rejected a bid from Roma for winger Riyad Mahrez, manager Craig Shakespeare has confirmed. The 26-year-old, who joined the Foxes from French club Le Havre in 2014, announced

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Chinese Uighurs fear Egypt deportation

Some Chinese Muslim Uighurs have gone into hiding amid a wave of arrests in Egypt in the past two weeks. Egypt says the detainees are illegal immigrants, but human rights activists say the Uighurs are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture if they are deported to

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July 21st, 2017

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Ethiopia: The hyenas of Harar

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Man who migrated twice

This is the story of the man who migrated twice. Who dodged the police along the Italian border with France – twice. Avoided officials on the train to Paris – twice. Made it to the shanty town life in Calais – twice. Risked death as he stowed away on a ...

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Harar

As the Unesco-recognised Ethiopian city of Harar marks its 1,010th anniversary, the BBC’s Emmanuel Igunza explores its unique heritage. Night falls in the ancient city of Harar, and I’m witnessing a breathtaking, if not bizarre, exercise. A young man skewers ...

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July 21st, 2017

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Players ‘more attractive’ after Africa Cup of Nations move

Cameroon won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in February African players will be “more attractive” to European clubs now the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in the summer, say leading agents. The tournament, held every two years, is being moved to June and ...

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July 21st, 2017

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