African News

John Mikel Obi: Middlesbrough sign former Chelsea midfielder
Championship promotion-chasers Middlesbrough sign former Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi.
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Guinea forward Alhassane 'Lass' Bangoura goes on loan to MLS
Guinea forward Alhassane 'Lass' Bangoura is loaned by Spain's Rayo Vallecano to Canadian MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps.
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African Champions League: Egypt's Ismaily thrown out
Egyptian club Ismaily has been expelled from the African Champions League because of crowd trouble at their home game with Club Africain.
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Nigeria universities: Where students don't know if they will graduate
The futures of more than a million Nigerian university students are on hold as a lecturers' strike drags on.
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Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwe's Afro-jazz legend, dies
Celebrated worldwide, he came to prominence as a voice of the revolution fighting white-minority rule.
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'Beaten and shot by Zimbabwe's police'
Victims tell of how the security forces have been cracking down on protesters.
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The Gambia River bridge set to end 'centuries' of trade chaos with Senegal
The 1.9km structure spanning the River Gambia is set to revolutionise trade with Senegal.
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Ode Fulutudilu: First South African woman to play in Spain's top-flight
Ode Fulutudilu becomes the first South African woman to sign in the Spanish top-flight as she joins Malaga.
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South African on terror charges 'dies in Mozambique'
Andre Hanekom's family say he died of suspected poisoning ahead of a hearing where they hoped to clear him.
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Africa Cup of Nations: Egypt's largest stadium a 'spare'
The Egypt Football Association announces that the country's biggest venue the Borg Al Arab will only be a 'spare' stadium for the Africa Cup of Nations.
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The story of British-Somalis in Manchester
A new film about Somalis in Manchester challenges decades of negative coverage, its directors say.
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Zimbabwe troops accused of 'systematic torture' of protesters
A rights group has criticised authorities for using soldiers to quell protests over fuel price rises.
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