07-Sep-2014 to 10:20

President Mahama joins thousands in Fetu Afahye festival

APA-Cape Coast (Ghana) — Ghanaian President John Mahama on Saturday joined thousands of people from all walks of life to celebrate the 50thanniversary of the Fetu Afahye in grand style as traditional African culture was highly displayed during the durbar of chiefs.

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07-Sep-2014 to 05:38

Congo stun Nigeria 3-2 in AFCON qualifier

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Super Eagles have for the first time lost 2-3 to Congo in the first leg of the African Cup of Nations qualifier played at the U.J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar in south-eastern Nigeria on Saturday.

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07-Sep-2014 to 02:58

Uganda holds Ghana to 1-1 draw in Kumasi

APA-Kumasi (Ghana) — Ghana Black Stars were on Saturday held to a 1-1 draw by the Cranes of Uganda in the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier played at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Saturday.

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06-Sep-2014 to 17:07

Zambian civil society lauds resumption of constitution talks

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and other stakeholder groups pushing for a new constitution for the country have commended moves by new Justice Minister Edgar Lungu to begin a process of consultation on new constitution.

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06-Sep-2014 to 16:26

Cameroon inflation rises to 1.1 percent

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroon's consumer inflation rose to 1.1 percent in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, the statistics bureau said on Saturday.

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06-Sep-2014 to 12:29

Nigeria deploys warplanes to recapture Bama from insurgents

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian warplanes have started carrying out air strikes against insurgents in order to recapture Bama, a border town allegedly captured by Boko Haram.

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06-Sep-2014 to 12:01

Former Nigerian army boss denies aiding Boko Haram

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen Azubuike Ihejirika, has described as frivolous and baseless accusations that he was aiding the cause of Boko Haram.

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