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[CAF] Bruce Mwape (Zambia head coach):
[CAF] Thomas Dennerby (Nigeria head coach):
[CAF] The 11th edition of the Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Ghana 2018 was opened with a colourful ceremony on Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium.
[CAF] Cameroon’s wait for a first-ever FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup win is now over after the Central African side defeated Germany 1-0 in Group C at Uruguay 2018.
Singer and albino activist Salif Keita has dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old abino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May.
[SNA] Addis Ababa -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher has commended the great efforts being exerted during the past period to reform the AU, affirming the efforts extende by the General Assembly of the Heads of States and African governments, in this regard.
[Shabelle] The 11th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) opened today at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Abortion is illegal in the country unless a mother’s health is in danger.
Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has put the fight against corruption at the heart of his bid for another four-year term, as official campaigning gets under way for elections next year.
Egypt is looking to use its vast, newly tapped undersea gas reserves to establish itself as a key energy exporter and revive its flagging economy.
Voters go to the polls on February 16, four years after Buhari’s landmark victory
[The Conversation Africa] About 23% of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t have access to toilets while 31% with toilets use ones that aren’t connected to a formal sanitation system. This means that more than half the people in sub-Saharan Africa live without proper sanitation – that’s about 570 million people.
[The Conversation Africa] Recently, researchers from the University of Cape Town in South Africa have “grown” a bio-brick using bacteria and urea found in human urine. The Conversation Africa’s Natasha Joseph asked Dyllon Garth Randall to explain the research and story behind the bio-bricks.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that the adoption of the African Union reforms does not necessarily mean an end to the process, calling for speedy implementation of the reforms by the AU Commission and Member States.
[African Union] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -18 November 2018 – The 11th Extraordinary Session of the African Union Summit, focusing on institutional reform of the African Union, was held in Addis Ababa from 5th to 18th November 2018. It started with a meeting of the Permanent Representatives Committee from 5-7 November, followed by the meeting of the Executive Council from 14th to 15th November....
[The Herald] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -President Mnangagwa yesterday said it is necessary for all African countries to fight corruption within their respective jurisdictions, as the recent launch of a Continental Free Trade Area has created a single African economy with a market of 1,2 billion people.
A soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo attacked a congregation of mourners, shooting dead five people and injuring ten others, police sources say.
In Madagascar, two former heads of state have qualified for the second round of the presidential election, to be held on December 19.