African News

Zimbabwe ex-Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko in court for corruption
Phelekezela Mphoko denies the charges and was released on bail a day after being called a fugitive.
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Nigeria goes three years without a case of polio
Nigeria, the continent's last country to have had a polio case, is close to being declared polio-free.
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South African car 'spinner' wants to conquer sport
Teenager Zameer wants to become the best car spinner in South Africa.
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Sudan transition: Lt-Gen Burhan sworn in as Sovereign Council chief
Lt-Gen Burhan will head the Sovereign Council for the first 21 months of the planned transition to democracy.
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Traditional horse-racing in South Africa's Eastern Cape
Traditional horse-racing by Xhosa men in South Africa's Eastern Cape.
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Fifa appoints normalisation committee to take charge in Egypt
Normalisation committee installed in Egypt after the resignation of the entire EFA board following the Pharaohs' early Afcon exit.
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Rwanda beer brand Skol says sorry for sexist jokes
The jokes on Skol's beer bottles in Rwanda provoke an outcry including from the gender minister.
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Zimbabwe ex-Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko 'on the run'
Phelekezela Mphoko's lawyer denies he is a fugitive and says he left a police station fearing he would be poisoned.
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Woedikou Afi Apéafa: 'Female players have potential but we are denied visas'
Togolese footballer Woedikou Afi Apéafa says women are denied the chance to travel for tournaments.
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Cameroon crisis: Ambazonia separatists get life sentences
A military court jails leaders fighting for independence for the English-speaking part of Cameroon.
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Ugandan acid attack survivors speak out
Two women share their stories of surviving and then recovering from acid attacks in Uganda.
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Food for sport: African dishes for the win
Zambian sports nutritionist Linia Patel recommends African recipes for different events.
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