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Moses is ‘committed’ to Nigeria

Victor Moses last played for Nigeria against France at the 2014 World Cup West Ham winger Victor Moses has reiterated his commitment to Nigeria after he was accused by fans and local media in Nigeria of putting club before country. Moses, 25, starred as Nigeria clinched the ...

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February 6th, 2016

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Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City

Robert Huth’s early strike for Leicester was his second goal of the season Premier League leaders Leicester stunned nearest rivals Manchester City with a convincing victory at Etihad Stadium to move six points clear. Robert Huth turned in Riyad Mahrez’s corner to

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February 6th, 2016

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Somali troops ‘retake’ key port city

Image copyright AFP Image caption The African Union said it made a tactical withdrawal from Merca on Friday The Somali military, backed by the African Union (AU), has retaken Merca from al-Shabab militants who seized the port city on Friday, residents say. Civilian ...

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February 6th, 2016

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Thank you to my mysterious soldier saviour

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attack started at around 19:00 local time The 21 January attack by al-Shabab on a popular beachside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has now claimed more than 40 lives. Many of the victims died from their injuries in the ...

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February 6th, 2016

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Africa in pictures: 29 January-4 February 2016

A selection of photos from around the African continent this week: Image copyright EPA Image caption On Monday, supporters of the Egyptian side Al-Ahly remember the 74 fans who died at a match against Al-Masry four years ago Image copyright AFP Image caption On Tuesday ...

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February 5th, 2016

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Ajax Cape Town withdraw from cup

Ajax Cape Town in action against Sporting Club de Portugal Ajax Cape Town withdraw from the Confederation Cup because of concerns over how they will travel to face Angolan side Sagrada Esperanca. The South Africans had been scheduled to play Sagrada Esperanca in Dundo on ...

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February 5th, 2016

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Sexwale’s Fifa bid not backed by Caf

Tokyo Sexwale has effectively been shown a red card by his own continent South African Tokyo Sexwale’s bid to become the next Fifa president has failed to win the support of the Confederation of Africa Football. Caf announced after a meeting in Rwanda on Friday that it

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February 5th, 2016

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Al-Shabab ‘retakes’ key Somali port

Image copyright AP Image caption Al-Shabab went into the town soon after African Union forces retreated Islamist militant group al-Shabab has taken control of the port city Merca, residents say. However the African Union force insists it still has control of the town. The ...

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February 5th, 2016

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VIDEO: Red tape strangles trade in DR Congo

For most businesses across the world, red tape is a headache they could do without, but spare a thought for companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The country is now implementing a nine-year-old law that has redrawn internal borders and more than doubled the number ...

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February 5th, 2016

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VIDEO: New SA train on track for growth

Traffic jams are ubiquitous in many African cities and some, such as Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, are embracing mass transit schemes to shuttle people around. Johannesburg built the Gautrain, which was opened for the football world cup six years ago and since then, passenger ...

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February 5th, 2016

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