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Media playback is not supported on this device African Footballer of the Year 2017: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang profile After Borussia Dortmund won this year’s German Cup, beating Eintracht Frankfurt in the final, the scorer of the decisive goal was pictured celebrating ...

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November 23rd, 2017

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Seedy outfits, soldier selfies

A selection of this week’s best photos of Africans and Africa. Image copyright AFP In a dress made from seed pods, Miss Tanzania Lilian Ericaah Maraule prepares backstage to represent the best of her nation’s culture at The National Costume Show in Las Vegas on ...

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November 23rd, 2017

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Tsvangirai issues warning to Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa

The leader of Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party, Morgan Tsvangirai, has warned about a “power retention agenda” as Zanu-PF’s Emmerson Mnangagwa prepared to take over as president. He said that Mr Mnangagwa must end “the culture of violence” ...

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November 23rd, 2017

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Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa to succeed Mugabe as president

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to Zimbabwe on Wednesday to a hero’s welcome Emmerson Mnangagwa is to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president, following the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe after 37 years of authoritarian rule. ...

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November 23rd, 2017

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Elizabeth Ohene: How parenting in Ghana differs from the US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ghanaian children tend not to address adults by just their first names In our series of letters from African journalists, Elizabeth Ohene looks looks at how parenting styles in Ghana compares to those in the US. I have been ...

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November 23rd, 2017

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Farouk Chothia: Will South Africa learn from Mugabe’s fall?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Both South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and Zimbabwe’s ex-ruler Robert Mugabe fought minority rule The silence of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC), especially in the hours immediately after the fall

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November 23rd, 2017

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Fifa sets deadline for lifting of suspension of The Gambia federation leadership

Fifa’s statutes do not allow third-party influence on the running of football Fifa has said that The Gambia’s National Sports Council (NSC) must reverse its decision to suspend the executive of the football federation by 27 November. A letter from ...

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November 23rd, 2017

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Zimbabwe crisis: Looking for Grace Mugabe in her heartland

Share this with Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Copy this link Read more about sharing Close share panel Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-42081568

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November 23rd, 2017

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Rwanda offers refuge to enslaved Libya migrants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The International Migration Organization says it has also gathered evidence of slavery in Libya Rwanda has offered to give refuge to around 30,000 African migrants stuck in Libya often in enslaved conditions. It comes in the wake of

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November 23rd, 2017

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Farouk Chothia: Will South Africa learn from Mugabe’s fall?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Both South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and Zimbabwe’s ex-ruler Robert Mugabe fought minority rule The silence of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC), especially in the hours immediately after the fall

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November 23rd, 2017

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