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Sisi to be sworn in as Egypt leader

8 June 2014 Last updated at 02:58 Mr Sisi’s supporters hope the former army chief will deliver security and economic growth Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is to be sworn in as Egypt’s new president after winning by a landslide in May’s elections. ...

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June 8th, 2014

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Cameroon beat Moldova in warm-up match

Cameroon completed their World Cup warm-up programme with a 1-0 win over Moldova in front of their home fans in Yaounde on Saturday. Midfielder Edgar Salli scored the only goal on the half-hour mark, in a game which the hosts dominated. Achille Webo could have doubled the ...

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June 7th, 2014

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Hijacked sailors freed in Somalia

7 June 2014 Last updated at 22:04 Eleven crew members of a Malaysian-registered ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates have been freed after more than three years in captivity. The sailors – from south Asia and Iran – were on board the container vessel, the MV ...

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June 7th, 2014

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Nigeria’s Echiejile to miss World Cup

Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile will miss the World Cup because of a muscle injury. The 26-year-old Monaco player limped out of Nigeria’s 0-0 friendly draw against Greece in Philadelphia on Tuesday shortly before half-time. Echiejile underwent a scan where the ...

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June 7th, 2014

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Nigerian army raids newspaper depots

7 June 2014 Last updated at 19:22 The Nigerian army has carried out raids on distribution centres handling several of leading national newspapers. The newspapers said their delivery vans had been searched and vendors questioned across the country, and copies of the papers ...

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June 7th, 2014

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Rogue general divides Libyans

7 June 2014 Last updated at 13:28 By Mary Fitzgerald Benghazi Tripoli protesters smash makeshift coffin scrawled with the names of hardline Islamist militia Ansar al-Sharia Libya has been hit by unrest since the overthrow of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in October 2011. In the ...

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June 7th, 2014

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Jacob Zuma in hospital for tests

7 June 2014 Last updated at 13:14 Jacob Zuma was sworn in two weeks ago for a second term in office South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has been admitted to hospital for tests, his office has announced. “Yesterday President Zuma was advised to rest following a ...

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June 7th, 2014

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Many killed in DR Congo fighting

7 June 2014 Last updated at 16:33 At least 30 people have been killed in an inter-ethnic attack on a village in the South Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, say local officials. Witnesses say the dead included women and children, some killed inside a church ...

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June 7th, 2014

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Egypt court voids tear-gas verdicts

7 June 2014 Last updated at 16:31 Experts say the detainees would have died in agony, gasping for air An appeals court in Cairo has overturned the conviction of four Egyptian policemen over the deaths of 37 detainees last August. The deputy chief of Heliopolis police station

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June 7th, 2014

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Coton Sport stage thrilling comeback

Coton Sport of Cameroon staged a thrilling comeback away to Asec Mimosas of Ivory Coast to win their African Confederation Cup fixture 3-2. Coton Sport had Daouda Kamilou to thank for the victory after he scored two vital goals. He gave the visitors the lead after 21 minutes

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June 7th, 2014

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