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Angola become the second Africa Cup of Nations-bound sides, with Madagascar, to withdraw from southern Africa's Cosafa Cup.

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PARIS (Reuters) - A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S.

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David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post.

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South Africa coach Stuart Baxter is waiting on passports for two players to join up with his 30-man provisional squad.

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Hosts Egypt recall Ahmed Ali to their provisional squad for the Africa Cup of Nations after an eight-year absence.

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Malawian President Peter Mutharika is seeking a second term as voters in the southern African nation cast ballots in Tuesday’s general election. About 6.8 million voters are choosing whether to allow the 78-year-old Mutharika to stay in office, or turn to either Deputy President Saulos Chilima or former preacher-turned-politician Lazarus Chakwera, who have both promised to tackle the endemic corruption plaguing Malawi.

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Caster Semenya will race in the 3,000m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic on 30 June without having to lower her testosterone levels.

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will raise electricity prices by an average of 14.9% in the 2019-2020 fiscal year beginning in July, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said on Tuesday.

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Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone, tell their stories.

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Debutants Mauritania name a 23-man squad and seven standby players for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.

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Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan retires from international football after being removed as captain of the national team.

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Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown tell their stories.

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements, court papers showed.

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LISBON (Reuters) - A Portuguese court has found eight police officers guilty of kidnapping and beating up six youths from a predominantly black neighbourhood in the outskirts of Lisbon.

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Malawi polls opened on Tuesday after a closely fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and economic development.

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HARARE (Reuters) - Oil companies in Zimbabwe will from Tuesday buy dollars to import fuel on the interbank market after the central bank ended the1:1 peg to the dollar that the firms were using, the bank said, a move that could see the price of fuel going up.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Credit Suisse Group AG banker pleaded guilty on Monday to a U.S. charge that she helped launder money from a kickback scheme involving $2 billion in loans to state-owned companies in Mozambique.

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Talks between Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups failed for the second day in a row to produce a breakthrough on the country's political transition, the council said early on Tuesday.

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BLANTYRE/LILONGWE, Malawi (Reuters) - Malawians headed to polling stations on Tuesday for presidential and legislative elections seen as a tough test for President Peter Mutharika, who is facing challenges from the deputy president and a former pastor who heads the opposition.

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Sudanese army rulers and protesters failed Tuesday to reach an agreement yet again on the make-up of a new ruling body as negotiations also became deadlocked over who should lead it - a civilian or soldier.

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Sudanese army rulers and protesters failed Tuesday to reach an agreement yet again on the make-up of a new ruling body as negotiations also became deadlocked over who should lead it - a civilian or soldier.

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Seven million Malawians are voting for a new president in one of the country's most unpredictable polls.

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Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown tell their stories.

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A California man has been arrested for illegally brokering the sale of military-grade weapons to the Nigerian government.  Ara Dolarian, 58, was arrested last week in the central California city of Fresno.

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Information technologies are changing the lives of many Cameroonian farmers, who previously were dependent on brokers, who charged fees to serve as middlemen to purchasers. Now they can use the Internet to find customers more easily and increase their income.

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