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Holders Mazembe reach Confederation Cup final

TP Mazembe are looking to become the second team to successfully defend the Confederation Cup DR Congo’s TP Mazembe took a major step towards successfully defending their Confederation Cup title when drawing 0-0 at FUS Rabat to reach November’s final as 1-0 ...

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October 22nd, 2017

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World body Fifa considers changes to nationality rules

Current Fifa rules prevent a player who has played competitively for one team from switching to another Fifa is considering changing the rules that govern a player’s eligibility to represent a national team. At present, players who have played a competitive ...

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October 22nd, 2017

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WHO cancels Robert Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Mugabe often travels abroad for medical treatment The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following a widespread outcry. “I have listened carefully to ...

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October 22nd, 2017

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Ivory Coast’s hair sculptor Laetitia Ky

Ivory Coast artist Laetitia Ky has a unique way of styling her hair. She uses it to create art, piled up high on top of her head. Sometimes it’s political, sometimes it’s beautiful and sometimes it’s simply bizarre. Video journalist: Tamasin Ford Article source: ...

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October 22nd, 2017

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WHO chief ‘rethinking’ Robert Mugabe’s appointment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Robert Mugabe is frequently taken to task over human rights abuses The new head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) is rethinking a plan to appoint Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador. Dr Tedros Adhanom ...

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October 22nd, 2017

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Wydad Casablanca beat USMA to reach Champions League final

Morocco’s Achraf Bencharki scored twice as Wydad booked their place in this year’s African Champions League final Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca booked their place in this season’s African Champions League final with a 3-1 victory over Algeria’s USM

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October 21st, 2017

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Nigeria to play friendly against Argentina in Russia

Argentina great Lionel Messi vies for the ball with Nigeria’s Ogenyi Onazi at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil The Argentina FA has confirmed that the two-time World Champions will face Nigeria in a friendly in the Russian city of Krasnodar on 14 November. Three-time ...

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October 21st, 2017

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Mali beat Ghana to reach U-17 World Cup semi-final

Mali beat Ghana 2-1 in heavy rain in Guwahati Mali are through to the semi-finals of the Under-17 World Cup in India after a 2-1 victory over Ghana in Saturday’s quarter-final. The Eaglets dominated the game which was overshadowed by difficult, wet conditions in ...

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October 21st, 2017

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Niger: At least 12 police killed as militants storm base

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The security forces in Niger are at risk of attack from a variety of militant groups At least 12 paramilitary police in Niger have been killed in an attack by gunmen using pick-up trucks and motorcycles on their base in the western ...

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October 21st, 2017

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Robert Mugabe’s WHO appointment condemned as ‘an insult’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Critics say health services have collapsed under Mr Mugabe’s rule The choice of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a World Health Organization (WHO) goodwill ambassador has been criticised by several organisations including the ...

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October 21st, 2017

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