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Confederation Cup set for kick off

Etoile du Sahel won the 2015 Confederation Cup Africa Sports of Ivory Coast, Villa from Uganda and Al Ittihad of Libya are among the top African clubs featuring in the 2016 Confederation Cup preliminary rounds this weekend. The 17-time Ivorian league winners Africa Sports ...

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February 12th, 2016

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South African clubs aim for glory

TP Mazembe celebrate winning the 2015 Champions League Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns will again lead another charge by South African clubs to rule the continent when the Champions League preliminary rounds get underway this weekend. The South African Premier Soccer ...

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February 12th, 2016

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Rwanda to relocate Burundi refugees

Image copyright AFP Image caption Hundreds of thousands have fled the recent unrest in Burundi Rwanda says it plans to relocate Burundian refugees to other host countries, days after being accused of attempts to destabilise its neighbour. Plans for the relocation of an ...

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February 12th, 2016

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E Make Brain! Emojis for Africa

Image copyright iManagement Consulting Emoticons have become a staple for African mobile phone users, just as they have in the rest of the world. But anybody who has tried to say “please, don’t make me laugh” with an an emoji will know a bright yellow ...

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February 12th, 2016

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VIDEO: Kenya misses Wada doping deadline

Kenya has missed a deadline to prove to the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) it is tackling cheating in athletics. Sports editor Dan Roan travelled to Iten, the legendary home of Kenyan athletics, and was told doping is commonplace. Article source: ...

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South Sudan president reappoints rival

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rivalry between Mr Kiir (L) and Mr Machar transformed into open conflict in late 2013 South Sudan President Salva Kiir has reappointed bitter rival Riek Machar as vice-president as part of a peace deal aimed at ending more than two years

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February 12th, 2016

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VIDEO: Parliament brawls around the world

Firebrand politician Julius Malema and his EFF group have disrupted the opening of South Africa’s parliament, as they did last year. South African President Jacob Zuma is delivering his annual State of the Nation address, amidst growing discontent about the financing ...

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February 11th, 2016

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VIDEO: Kenya athletics doping deadline looms

Kenya has until the end of Thursday to prove to the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) it is tackling cheating in athletics, the BBC has learned. Sports editor Dan Roan travelled to Iten, the legendary home of Kenyan athletics, and was told doping is commonplace. Article ...

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Kenya misses athletics doping deadline

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Doping commonplace in Kenyan athletics’ Kenya has missed a deadline to prove to the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) it is tackling cheating in athletics. It comes after a spate of positive drugs tests among the ...

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Opposition thrown out of Zuma speech

Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Zuma is under pressure for his handling of the economy and over alleged corruption Opposition MPs have been thrown out of South African President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address after heckling him continuously. Left-wing ...

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