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Sundowns secure narrow win over Wydad

Mamelodi Sundowns played the first leg of their quarter-final in front of their home fans at the Atteridgville stadium South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns continued the defence of their African Champions League crown with a 1-0 home victory over Morocco’s Wydad ...

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September 17th, 2017

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Ferroviario da Beira hit late equaliser as Al Ahly also draw at home

Oussama Darfalou scored an away goal for USM Alger at Mozambique’s Ferroviario da Beira Ferroviario da Beira of Mozambique scored an 89th minute equaliser to draw 1-1 at home to USM Alger in the first leg of their African Champions League quarter-final. The Algerian ...

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September 16th, 2017

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DR Congo security forces shoot dead Burundi migrants

Image copyright Reuters Image caption There are tens of thousands of Burundians living in the DRC Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have shot dead 37 Burundian migrants who were protesting after four of their countrymen were expelled, the UN says. Its ...

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September 16th, 2017

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Ferroviario da Beira hit late equaliser to deny USM an away victory

Oussama Darfalou scored an away goal for USM Alger at Mozambique’s Ferroviario da Beira Ferroviario da Beira of Mozambique scored an 89th minute equaliser to salvage a 1-1 draw at home to USM Alger in the first leg of their African Champions League quarter-final. The ...

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September 16th, 2017

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Zanzibar arrests 20 over homosexuality

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In Tanzania, gay male sex is punishable by up to 30 years in jail Twenty people have been arrested on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar for alleged homosexuality, police say. The 12 women and eight men were ...

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September 16th, 2017

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Rugby Championship: New Zealand in record win over South Africa

The All Blacks scored four tries in each half at North Harbour Stadium World champions New Zealand ran in eight tries as they thumped South Africa 57-0 in Auckland, their biggest winning margin against the Springboks. Victory extended their lead in the four-team Rugby ...

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September 16th, 2017

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Five Fingers for Marseilles hits Toronto International Film Festival

“Modern-day South African western” Five Fingers for Marseilles premieres this week at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film’s screenwriter and producer Sean Drummond told us why a fresh spin on this beloved genre was the perfect way to look at ...

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September 16th, 2017

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Celtic: Kolo Toure rejoins club as technical assistant after ending playing career

Toure is relishing his coaching role at Celtic having ended his playing career Kolo Toure says he “couldn’t be happier” after returning to Celtic to join the club’s coaching staff as a technical assistant. Toure, 36, made 17 appearances for Celtic ...

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September 15th, 2017

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Putting a price on a ‘good reputation’

The British Public Relations firm Bell Pottinger was one of the world’s largest public relations companies, but after running a racially-charged campaign in South Africa, it was kicked out of the industry body in the UK and its investors fled. It was a stunning example

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September 15th, 2017

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Nigeria boat sinking leaves 33 dead

The bodies of at least 33 people, some children, have been recovered after a crowded boat capsized in the Niger River in north-western Nigeria. Emergency officials say they managed to rescue 84 people on board, but another 30 of the total 150 passengers remained unaccounted ...

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September 15th, 2017

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