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Kevin-Prince Boateng returns to Germany with Eintracht Frankfurt

Kevin-Prince Boateng returns to the German Bundesliga to play for a fourth club Former Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng has signed a two-year deal with German side Eintracht Frankfurt. The move comes two days after the 30-year-old ended his contract with ...

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August 18th, 2017

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Ivory Coast’s Max Gradel explains Toulouse loan move

Max Gradel says he was worried his international future with Ivory Coast would be affected with lack of playing time at Bournemouth Ivory Coast international Max Gradel has insisted his loan move to Toulouse was not prompted by a falling out with Bournemouth. Gradel did not ...

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UN: Over one million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million. The nearly four-year civil war has pushed an average of 1,800 South Sudanese into neighbouring Uganda every day for the past year. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-40977034

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August 18th, 2017

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Bottling the sea’s ‘healing qualities’

Throughout southern Africa, seawater is widely used in traditional medicine. Many bathe in it as a way to remove bad luck. And some, controversially (because of its dangerously high salt content) even consume it as a way to cleanse both body and spirit. Demand is high and ...

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August 18th, 2017

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Rwanda President Paul Kagame critical of foreign meddling

Image copyright AFP Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has thanked the people for re-electing him for a third term and criticised attempts to interfere in the country’s politics. He was speaking soon after taking the oath of office at the Amahoro National Stadium in ...

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Senegal’s Gueye on target for Everton

Michael Keane scored his first Everton goal since a £25m move from Burnley Everton put themselves in a strong position to reach the Europa League group stage with a first-leg win over Hajduk Split marred by crowd trouble. Hajduk fans surged towards the Goodison Park pitch ...

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August 18th, 2017

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African Nations Championship: Nigeria, Algeria battle for survival

DR Congo have won the African Nations Championship twice in 2009 and 2016 Nigeria and Algeria are among the sides who will need to overturn first leg deficits in order to qualify for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Kenya. Benin won the first leg 1-0 in

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Gabriella Engels: Grace Mugabe ‘beat the hell out of me’

A South African model has accused the wife of Zimbabwe’s president of attacking her in a hotel room. Police in Johannesburg expected Grace Mugabe, 52, to turn herself in on Tuesday, but she failed to show up. Mrs Mugabe has so far not commented. Article source: ...

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August 18th, 2017

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Desperate straits

Media captionThe migrants were a mix of North Africans and sub-Saharan Africans More migrants are choosing to set sail for Spain from Morocco immediately to the east and west of the city of Tangier. It has become known as the “Tangier Triangle”. In the west, ...

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August 18th, 2017

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Tailor-made

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyright AFP Ivory Coast’s brightest students were invited to the presidential palace in the commercial capital, Abidjan, including this girl pictured at the ...

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August 18th, 2017

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