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Africa News Tonight Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, huma
Voice of America | 1 hour, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
With Burkina Fasos president ousted, West Africa faces coup bloc Read full story for latest details.
Washington Post | 1 hour, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Football Matches at Cameroon Stadium Suspended After Deadly Crush The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has suspended matches of the Africa Football Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament at Yaounde's Olembe Stadium after eight people were killed and scores injured in a stampede. Confederation of African Football (CAF)
Voice of America | 2 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) - Day 13 Sunday, January 23, 2022 Burkina Faso vs Gabon | 1-1 ~ (7-6)Nigeria vs Tunisia | 0-1
Voice of America | 2 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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At least 8 dead, several hurt in Cameroon after stampede during Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament A rush of fans outside of the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament in Cameroon on Tuesday has killed at least eight people and sent several others to the hospital with serious injuries, officials said.
United Press International | 3 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Malawi Village Chiefs Take Lead in Boosting COVID Jab Rates In Malawi, nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, only 7% of the population has been vaccinated against the coronavirus, one of the lowest rates in Africa. Village chiefs are trying to change that by urging people to take the jab from mobile vaccina
Voice of America | 3 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Africa Cup of Nations: Football fans run towards Paul Biya stadium before crush At least eight people have been killed in a crush outside an Africa Cup of Nations football match in Cameroon.
BBC News | 4 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Finlands Hasan & Partners Names Ogilvy Africa Exec as New CEO Finnish creative agency Hasan & Partners has named Riku Vassinen as its new chief executive, moving from Ogilvy where he was in charge of operations in Africa as a managing partner. The Helsinki-based agency--which works with a number of national oper
MediaWeek | 6 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Afcon 2021: Fifa sends 'deepest condolences' after deaths at Olembe Stadium Fifa sends its "deepest condolences" to families and friends of the victims of a crush which killed eight people outside a stadium at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
BBC News | 7 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Eight fans killed in crush outside Africa Cup of Nations match in Cameroon Africas footballing governing body is investigating the incident
The Independent | 7 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend