African News

Blatter labels Samoura's Caf move 'colonialist'
Former president Sepp Blatter says the decision to appoint secretary general Fatma Samoura as the 'Fifa General Delegate for Africa' is a throwback to colonialism while also flouting Fifa rules.
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Turkish sailors held hostage by armed pirates in Nigeria
They were kidnapped by pirates - reportedly for ransom - although eight managed to escape.
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Uber drivers in Nairobi explain why they are on strike
Uber drivers are striking in Kenya have gone on strike over poor working conditions.
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Clarence Seedorf and Patrick Kluivert sacked by Cameroon
Clarence Seedorf is sacked as Cameroon coach and leaves along with former Dutch team-mate Patrick Kluivert.
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Hodan Nalayeh prize: Somalia to honour journalist murdered by al-Shabab
Hodan Nalayeh relocated to Somalia last year to help rebuild the country of her birth.
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Zuma inquiry: South Africa's ex-leader claims he received death threats
Jacob Zuma says threats were also made against his children and lawyer.
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Ex-football star killed in South Africa
South African former footballer Marc Batchelor is shot dead near his home in Johannesburg.
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Bill Kasanda: 'Losing my leg didn't stop me biking'
Billy Kasanda refuses to allow an accident, in which he lost a leg, to stop him biking.
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Ebola in DR Congo: Case confirmed in Goma
The World Health Organization says the news could be a game-changer because of the population density.
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Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries
Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-day period during the 2018 World Cup.
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Joyce Mvula leads Malawi to victory
Northern Ireland suffer a second straight defeat at the Netball World Cup as Malawi clinch a 47-43 win in Liverpool.
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State capture: Zuma, the Guptas, and the sale of South Africa
South Africa's ex-president is giving evidence at a commission investigating "state capture", but what is it?
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