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UK schoolgirls assaulted in Ghana ‘given specialist support’

The girls, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, were sexually assaulted at...

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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool forward wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018

Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah wins the 2018 BBC Africa Footballer of the Year...

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Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018

Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year...

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‘Miracle’ six-day-old baby survives Ebola

It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother...

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South Africa: Le Clos Unable to Lead Team-Mates to Relay Medal

Cape Town -A Chad le Clos -led South African 4x50m freestyle relay team weren't quick enough to secure a medal on Friday at the...

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South Africa: Calling All Aspiring Animators – Take This First Step in Following Your Dream!

Cape Town -Ever wondered how Dragon Ball Z or the latest Pixar movie was animated? Africa's leading animation studio, Triggerfish, is introducing aspiring African...

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Nigeria: Afcon’s Marketability Threatened By Hosting Turmoil

When the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced an increase in teams from 16 to 24 for its flagship Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)...

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Caf Awards 2018: Three Africa-based players make 10-man shortlist

Three Africa-based players make the 10-man shortlist for this year's Confederation of African Football (Caf) Men's Player of the Year...

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Ivory Coast appeals to Court of Arbitration for Sport over 2021 Afcon

The Ivorian Football Federation appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) against an alleged decision by Caf to strip the country of the...

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Nigeria: National Sports Festival – Lagos Loses Cycling Gold

Team Lagos has lost the gold medal it won in the cycling event of the 19th National Sports Festival holding in Abuja. According to...

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South Africa: Another Video Streaming Service Launches in SA and It’s Perfect for Fans of British Telly

Cape Town -Another global video streaming service, Acorn TV, has launched in South Africa offering users British and international television...

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Nigeria: Local Content – NCC to Fund Research in Tertiary Institutions

Benin City -THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said it is prepared to fund research in Nigerian institutions of learning to help end the...

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Kenya: Musa Otieno Reveals ‘Peanuts’ Harambee Stars Players Got Paid for 2004 Afcon Feat

Former Harambee Stars captain Musa Otieno has revealed how the government and former football bosses paid him and his colleagues a paltry Sh3,000...

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Namibia: Economy Remains Depressed for 10th Consecutive Quarter Since 2016

The country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) recorded a contraction of 0.8% in the third quarter of 2018, keeping economy suppressed for the 10th...

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Namibia: Kaspersky Predicts Further Decline for Blockchain Currencies in 2019

Kaspersky Lab said this week it has recorded a fourfold increase in cryptomining attacks in Africa and the Middle East this year compared...

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Namibia: Beware of Identity Theft

The year 2018 turned out to be a challenging year for most people. Now is the time to look forward to a well-deserved...

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Nigeria: NPS Initiates Moves for Nature Tourism

A strategic feedback mechanism to enthrone sustainable growth of rural and nature tourism within and around Nigeria's protected areas (National Parks) has kicked off...

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Nigeria: Nigeria’s Active Telephone Subscription Hits 169 Million

Abuja -Total number of ac tive voice subscriptions in Nigeria telecom services sector has reached an impressive 169 million, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC,...

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Nigeria: Nama Commences Flight Calibration of Navigational Aids

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) said it has commenced a routine calibration of navigational facilities in 24 airports across the...

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South Africa: ‘It Was Seriously Bad’ – Fire Rips Through Monkey Town in Somerset West

Staff at the Monkey Town Primate Centre in Somerset West are picking up the pieces after a late-night fire destroyed some infrastructure, one of...

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Global challenge awaits Irish schoolboy and African champion Ayman Ben Mohamed

Born in London, raised in Dublin and now a Tunisia international, Ayman Ben Mohamed has travelled an unusual road to this month's Fifa Club World...

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I play for Tunisia, but still consider myself Irish – Ayman Mohamed

Born in London, raised in Dublin and now based in Africa, Tunisia international Ayman Ben Mohamed has travelled an unusual road to this month's Fifa...

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Nigeria: Buhari’s Government Hasn’t Spent a Penny On Refineries – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resource, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu yesterday said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has not spent a dime on the...

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Nigeria: Zuma Films Festival – Homevida Trains Policymakers

The Nigerian Film Integrity Awards (Homevida), with support from Google, held a policy makers training and panel discussion recently held in Abuja, themed:...

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Zimbabwe: Banking Sector Posts 77% Profit Jump

Zimbabwe's banking sector boosted profitability in the nine months to September 30, 2018 posting an aggregate net profit of $283,98 million, latest Reserve...

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Zimbabwe: Natpharm to Open Retail Outlets

The National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm) will open retail pharmacies soon to ensure drugs are sold at affordable prices in flexible currency and not...

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Zimbabwe: Soul Jah Love Freed On Bail

Dancehall artiste Soul Muzavazi Musaki, popularly known as Soul Jah Love, appeared in court yesterday charged with breaching the aviation regulations after he...

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Zimbabwe: Intratrek Wins U.S.$25 Million Lawsuit

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has lost a High Court case in which local private firm, Intratrek Zimbabwe, had sought an order declaring...

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Zimbabwe: Suspended State Broadcaster Boss Contests U.S.$1 Million Suit

Suspended ZBC head of News and Current Affairs Tazzen Mandizvidza, who is being sued for $1 million by his employer, wants the public...

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Zimbabwe: Machana, Sibanda Scoff At Claims of Divisions

ZIFA board member finance Philemon Machana is ready to fight to retain his place on the executive committee, but believes that some smear...

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