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Ghana risks international ban

Ghana risks an international ban if the country conducts a government-ordered Commission of Enquiry into its World Cup campaign, Fifa has said. Football’s world governing body has sent a written warning to the Ghana Football Association. It reads: “We would like ...

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August 8th, 2014

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VIDEO: ‘Facts twisted’ in Pistorius trial

Prosecutors have twisted the facts to discredit South African athlete Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial, his lawyer has said in closing remarks. Barry Roux said the double amputee should have faced a lesser charge of culpable homicide over the shooting of his girlfriend ...

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August 8th, 2014

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Drogba quits international football

Didier Drogba has announced his retirement from international football. The Chelsea striker scored 65 goals in 104 appearances for Ivory Coast over a 12-year period. He played in three World Cups. Drogba returned to Stamford Bridge last month, signing a one-year deal after ...

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August 8th, 2014

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VIDEO: Ebola ‘an international emergency’

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency. WHO officials said a coordinated international response was essential to stop and reverse the spread of the virus. The announcement came after experts ...

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August 8th, 2014

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VIDEO: WHO statement expected on Ebola

On Friday, the World Health Organization is expected to announce new measures to combat the Ebola virus, which has now claimed over 900 lives in West Africa. Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea are the most severely affected, with several cases also reported in Nigeria. Imogen

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August 8th, 2014

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Medjani & Constant join Trabzonspor

Turkish Super Lig side Trabzonspor have completed the signings of Algeria defender Carl Medjani and Guinean utility player Kevin Constant. Algeria international Medjani, 29, has signed a three-year deal after Monaco agreed to terminate his contract. Constant, who can play in

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‘Facts twisted’ in Pistorius trial

8 August 2014 Last updated at 11:58 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. LIVE: Coverage of the murder trial of the South African athlete Oscar Pistorius Prosecutors have twisted the facts to discredit South African athlete Oscar Pistorius in his ...

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August 8th, 2014

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Briton tells of his ‘fighting in Iraq’

7 August 2014 Last updated at 15:20 Abu Abdullah, who has appeared in an IS promotional video, said fighting in Iraq was the “hardest fighting” A Briton who claims he is fighting alongside militants in Syria has said he also recently went to Iraq to be at the ...

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Ebola ‘an international emergency’

8 August 2014 Last updated at 08:08 A Liberian woman weeps over the death of a relative from Ebola on the outskirts of Monrovia The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency. WHO officials said a ...

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August 8th, 2014

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Vlogging African fashion: Online the new trend?

8 August 2014 Last updated at 01:30 Established and emerging African designers are showcasing their work at this year’s Africa Fashion Week London. But in an era where vloggers are increasingly setting fashion trends, BBC Africa’s Alexis Akwagyiram considers ...

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