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Gambia/Ghana:Ghana Hosts Gambia At Return Leg

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:19
[Foroyaa] GFF News-The Gambia Women's U-17 Scorpions will play return to the Black Maidens in the second and final round of FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Qualifier slated for Saturday 23rd December 2017 in Cape Coast.
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Over 30 individuals and organizations rewarded at the 2017 GOGA

Joy FM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:12
Over thirty individuals and organizations were rewarded for their achievements within various stages of Ghana’s oil and gas industry.
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Angola goalkeeper Rui aims to impress new coach Srdjan Vasiljevic

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:52
Angola goalkeeper Rui Jorge says he hopes he can earn the confidence of new coach Srdjan Vasiljevic ahead of January's African Nations Championship.
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Ghana:Fresh German Assistance for Ghana

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 07:39
[Deutsche Welle] German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed a multi-million dollar partnership with Ghana on his first trip to Africa since taking office. Germany hopes the accord might help curb migration to Europe.
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Nigeria:UN Raises Alarm Over 350 Million Illegal Weapons in Nigeria

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:57
[Leadership] Abuja -The United Nations (UN) has raised the alarm over proliferation of illicit small arms and light weapons (SALW) in Nigeria, saying there are no less than over 350 million in circulation in the country.
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Nigeria:Buhari Can Stop Recurrent Fuel Crisis - Anenih

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:53
[Vanguard] Abuja -Former Chairman, Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, said yesterday that President Muhammadu Bubari has the capacity to put an end to the recurrent fuel crisis in the country, which always rears its head during Christmas period and other major festivities.
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Nigeria:Rallies For, Against Police Anti-Robbery Unit Rock Cities

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:52
[Vanguard] THOUSANDS of Nigerians in different parts of the country yesterday took to major streets to protest for and against calls to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad , SARs, in Nigerian Police.
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Nigeria:'We've Recovered Over U.S.$5 Million Stolen Funds in Rivers'

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:47
[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office, yesterday, disclosed that it has recovered over N2 billion stolen funds within 2017 in Rivers State.
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Nigeria:Relief As Doctors Rescue Nigerian Women From VVF Nightmare

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:41
[Vanguard] Is childbearing a curse or blessing to womanhood? This nagging question kept reechoing as reporters watched surgeons at work in the operating theatre of the Usmanu Danfodiyo Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.
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Nigeria:Court Sends Senate Boss Back to Code of Conduct Tribunal

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 04:59
[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the decision of the Appeal Court sending him back to the Code of Conduct Tribunal to answer to three charges on false asset declarations.
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Nigeria:FIFA Sanctions Nigeria Over Use of Ineligible Player

Allafrica.com - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 04:54
[This Day] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the match between Algeria and Nigeria on November 10, 2017. In addition, Nigeria is to pay a fine of 6,000 Swiss Francs (about N2.2million)
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Gov't urged to set up skills development fund

Joy FM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:12
Madam Efua Otuwaa Goode-Obeng Kyei, Director of EKGS Culinary Institute, has appealed to government to set up a skill development fund to cater for young people who want to learn employable skills but are financially handicapped.
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Zuma lexicon

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:41
From "Zupta" to "Mantash", how Jacob Zuma's presidency has shaped the way South Africans speak.
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'Just like the sport, the hijab is a part of me'

BBC Africa - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:28
Maty Niang believes that practising her faith as a Muslim, and practising her hobby as a circus performer have no reason to clash.
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Ghana needs $600m for 100% electricity coverage - Veep

Joy FM News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 23:12
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday said Ghana needed 600 million dollars to achieve 100 percent electricity coverage across the country from the current 85 percent.
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DR Congo crisis: On Kasai's hunger road

BBC Africa - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:26
Fergal Keane reveals the crisis in DR Congo's Kasai region, where millions face starvation.
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Committee set up to probe Starbow accident

Joy FM News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:12
A five-member committee has been set to investigate last month’s accident involving Starbow Airline Flight S9 104 bound for Kumasi from Accra.
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African champions Wydad finish sixth at Club World Cup

BBC Africa - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:38
African champions Wydad Casablanca of Morocco lose 3-2 to Japan's Asian Champions Urawa Red Diamonds to finish sixth at the Club World Cup.
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Egypt singer jailed for 'inciting debauchery' in music video

BBC Africa - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:23
Shyma, who was filmed eating a banana while in her underwear, is convicted of inciting debauchery.
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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool & Egypt striker 'becoming a boss' - Didier Drogba

BBC Africa - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:11
Former Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba says newly crowned BBC African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah is growing into a leader.
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