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Zimbabwe: Mugabe to meet with army chief on his future

Zimbabwe's president is to meet the army chief amid intense pressure for him to...

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Family affair

With Robert Mugabe's hopes of handing power to his wife over, which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in...

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David Goffin upsets Roger Federer, will meet Grigor Dimitrov for ATP Finals title

A set up against a man he'd never lost to, Roger Federer looked to be cruising toward a shot at a seventh ATP Finals title....

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William Byron wins the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship

Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the best retirement gift he could have asked for when William Byron won the Xfinity Series championship for JR Motorsports on...

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Lonzo Ball hears about it after walking away from a skirmish against the Suns

Late in the Lakers’ loss Friday night to the Phoenix Suns, a shoving match began between Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Phoenix point guard Tyler Ulis. Phoenix...

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Cavaliers lose another guard with Iman Shumpert out at least one week

Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert will miss a week because a left knee injury, the latest setback for a Cleveland point guard. With Derrick Rose and...

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‘It’s agonizing the passing of the hours.’ NASA joins search for missing Argentine submarine

NASA, bolstering the efforts of vessels from seven countries, joined the search Saturday for a lost Argentine submarine that hasn’t been heard from since Wednesday...

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Lebanon’s prime minister arrives in Paris, heralding the end of one crisis but perhaps starting another

Lebanon’s embattled prime minister, Saad Hariri, met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Saturday and insisted he would return to Beirut on Wednesday,...

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Zimbabweans gather for ‘death of a dynasty’

Thousands in Zimbabwe have gathered to celebrate the army's takeover of the...

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Anne Soy: Freedom frenzy grips Zimbabwe

The BBC's Anne Soy meets jubilant Zimbabweans hoping for change after the army...

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Zimbabwe: ‘Freedom has finally come to Zimbabwe’

There is widespread jubilation in the capital Harare, as people take to the streets calling on President Mugabe to stand...

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Zimbabweans call for Mugabe’s ouster

Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare on Saturday to demand the resignation of Robert Mugabe four days after a military takeover in the southern...

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Gunman in Northern California rampage ‘didn’t pick the school randomly,’ D.A. said

A gunman’s attack on an elementary school during a deadly rampage in Northern California this week was not a random act as authorities initially thought,...

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Azzedine Alaïa: Popular Tunisian couturier dies aged 77

The fashion world mourns a designer whose clients included Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Michelle...

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Draw for 2018 CHAN pits Nigeria against former winners Libya

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) pits Nigeria alongside Libya, the only former winners in the 16 teams taking...

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Libya migrant ‘slave market’ footage sparks outrage

The African Union voices anger after a CNN report appears to show African men being sold at...

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Kenya name Paul Put as new coach of Harambee Stars

Kenya's Football Federation confirm the appointment of Belgian Paul Put as the new head coach of the Harambee...

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Zimbabwe:NUMSA Slams ‘Ugly Military Coup’ in Zim, but Says Doesn’t Back Mugabe

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned what it described as "a coup" against President Robert Mugabe's government in...

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Africa:The World Is Losing the Battle Against Child Labour

Buenos Aires -The IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour, which drew nearly 2000 delegates from 190 countries to the Argentine...

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Kenya:Kenya Airways Costs Cut Help Narrow Half-Year Loss to U.S.$37 Million

Kenya Airways has narrowed its half-year net loss to Ksh3.8 billion ($36.7 million) compared to Ksh4.8 billion ($46.2 million) for a similar period...

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Rwanda:Rwanda Now Offers Visa On Arrival for All

Rwanda has announced a new visa regime that allows travellers from across the world to be issued a 30-day visa on arrival in...

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Zimbabwe crisis: ‘People sense Robert Mugabe is gone’

Protests turn to celebrations on the streets of Zimbabwe's capital...

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Nigeria:Our Interest in Oshoala’s Foundation, By Tinubu

The Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Sports, Mr. Deji Tinubu has revealed that the Lagos State government is backing Super Falcons' Asisat...

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‘That is amazing!’ – ex-Afoty winner Kanu stuns Chelsea

Archive footage of former African Footballer of the Year Nwankwo Kanu scoring a superb hat-trick for Arsenal against Chelsea in...

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Nigeria:Dogara – Nigeria’s Textile Sector Crucial to Economic Devt

The revitalization of Nigerian textile sector would lead to the country's economic development, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has...

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Nigeria:’Weak Manufacturing Sector Should Cause Leaders to Worry’

Though the nation prides itself as an oil rich country, its leaders, both present and aspiring, need to be worried if the manufacturing sector...

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Nigeria:Tasks Before Oil Exploration in Bida, Sokoto Basins

Minna -The Niger State-owned Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU) in Lapai recently assembled intellectuals from the academia and oil sector in Minna to...

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Nigeria:Atunda Entertainment Waxes On With Talent Grooming

Fifteen years since it officially launched, Atunda Entertainment has become a household name in the entertainment, as it has remained focused on hunting and...

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Nigeria:Beautiful Ifu Ennada – Obsession As Her Next Big Pie

When Obsession, the new movie, produced by the indefatigable Judith Audu's production outfit, Judith Audu Production, for ROK Studio hits the screen this weekend,...

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Hot Property: Out of our orbit

Sometimes, stellar deals seem to put the cart before the horse. Must be nice to have enough funds on hand to buy a new place...

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