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Enyeama wants Nations Cup cancelled Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama says he hopes the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations is cancelled to help prevent the spread of Ebola.
BBC News | 2 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tunisia Forces Kill 6 After Standoff with Militants Outside Tunis Tunisian security forces on Friday killed six people, including five women, after a standoff with an Islamist militant group on the outskirts of Tunis two days before a parliamentary election, authorities said. The raid on the house in Oued Ellil, west of
Voice of America | 3 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Botswana Votes in Poll Set to Test Ruling Party Dynasty Botswanans went to the polls on Friday in an election that is expected to see President Ian Khama's ruling party win a reduced majority as young and middle-class voters send out a warning to a political dynasty which has ruled for nearly five decades. Kha
Voice of America | 3 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Erdogan: Free Syrian Army to Join Kurds in Kobani Battle Turkey's president says Syrian Kurds and Free Syrian Army fighters are joining forces to defend the city of Kobani from Islamic State militants. Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Friday that Kurdish militia forces are finalizing how the Western-backe
Voice of America | 3 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tunisia's rival revolutionaries Tunisia's Islamists and secularists battle for votes
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WHO Sending Ebola Experts to Mali, 43 People Monitored for Virus The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it was sending more experts to help Mali fight Ebola, a day after the first case of the disease was confirmed there. Malian authorities said on Thursday a two-year-old girl who had traveled to neighboring
Voice of America | 4 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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China Beefs Up Ebola Screening at Trade Expo China is stepping up efforts to detect possible cases of Ebola in the southern province of Guangdong, which has the countrys largest African population and where health officials earlier this week announced monitoring of some 43 suspected cases of infecti
Voice of America | 4 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
African women battle age-old opponents Women's football may be the fastest growing sport in the world but in Africa it is fighting to overcome prejudice and stigma.
BBC News | 4 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Botswana votes in tight election Voters are going to the polls in Botswana in what is expected to be the closest general elections in the world's largest diamond producer.
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Japan favored in Super Rugby expansion in 2016 WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Japan will take the 18th spot in an expanded Super Rugby competition from 2016.
Yahoo! News | 5 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend