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Lions killed in South Africa after escaping Kruger reserve

Image caption It is the second time lions have escaped from the park this year Three lions which had escaped from a world famous game reserve in South Africa have been killed. A farmer living near Kruger National Park (KNP) shot dead one of the males when he found all three ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Ghanaian Acheampong joins China’s Tianjin Teda on loan

Acheampong won two Belgian titles and experienced Champions League football with Anderlecht Ghana international Frank Acheampong has joined China’s Tianjin Teda on loan from Anderlecht. The Belgian champions say the move to the club in northern China is for six months ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Asante Kotoko official dies after team bus crashes

Asante Kotoko line up before the match against Inter Allies, which the Kumasi side lost 1-0 One person has been killed and three others injured after the team bus of Ghana’s Asante Kotoko was involved in an accident on Wednesday night. The bus carrying players and ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Al Ahly coach receives one-game ban after broadcast row

Hossan El Badry will only serve his ban if he repeats his offence The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has handed Al Ahly coach Hossam El Badry a one-match ban and a US$10,000 fine following his refusal to fulfil his media duties. El Badry refused to speak to Qatari ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Rwanda killed 37 petty criminals, Human Rights Watch says

Image copyright Human Rights Watch Image caption These are some of the people allegedly killed Rwandan authorities have summarily executed “at least 37” people accused of committing minor criminal offences, instead of prosecuting them, Human Rights Watch (HRW) ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Air Zimbabwe lays off half its workforce amid financial woes

Image copyright Air Zimbabwe Image caption Unconfirmed reports say that an airline name change is also being considered Zimbabwe’s state-owned airline has laid off 200 workers, roughly half of its staff, with immediate effect. The job losses are part of a turn-around ...

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July 13th, 2017

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How a footballer became Africa’s first Cognac maker

Media captionHow I turned football into wine Footballers have long relied on the terraces for inspiration but when Olivier Tebily does so these days, he is looking at rows of vines – not fans. While many footballers’ post-playing plans involve staying in the ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Olivier Tébily: Ivory Coast footballer on making Cognac

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July 13th, 2017

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Rooney mania grips Tanzania as Everton play Gor Mahia

Image caption Tanzanians are eager to see Rooney in action Football excitement is growing in East Africa as Wayne Rooney makes his first appearance for Everton since his return to the side at a historic match later in Tanzania. The former Manchester United player has hogged ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Denmark’s contraception aid to Africa ‘to limit migration’

Image copyright PA Image caption Protesters in London highlighted the plight of women with no access to family planning Denmark has pledged more funds for family planning in developing nations, saying this could also help “limit the migration pressure on Europe”.

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July 13th, 2017

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