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In Goma, provincial capital of North Kivu in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 3rd edition of the national championship of wheelchair basketball was held on Sunday, November 28, at the Paralympic Stadium omnisports by the provincial authorities.

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The suspension of all flights coming into Morocco comes in response to the new Omicron variant and lasts for two weeks

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The amnesty issued by Chad's military leader meets a key demand of opposition groups ahead of discussions about the future of the country

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Thirty white rhinos were transported in a Boeing 747 in what was the largest single transfer ever undertaken

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People queue in their cars to get vaccinated against Covid-19 at a drive-thu vaccination centre in Cape Town. This comes after dozens of nations from Europe to Asia have imposed travel restrictions on South Africa and its neighbors since its scientists flagged Omicron last week.

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The LGBTQ community in Botswana celebrates after the government lost its bid to overturn a landmark 2019 ruling that decriminalised homosexuality in the country, calling the High Court ruling "awe-inspiring.

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China's president pledged to offer Africa one billion Covid vaccine doses on Monday, with the continent struggling to acquire enough jabs to immunise against the disease.

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Hundreds of revelers from several Senegalese ethnic groups paraded through the streets of the capital on the occasion of the return of the Great Carnival of Dakar.

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The 12th edition of the International Exhibition of Crafts for Women (SAFEM) was officially launched Monday the 29th November in Niger’s capital Niamey.

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A main street transformed into a ravine, gutted houses, a schoolyard on the edge of a precipice: in Ngansele, residents are helplessly watching the expansion of a landslide that is engulfing everything in its path in this neighbourhood in the south of Kinshasa.

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Guinea's government has announced intensions to try those responsible for the 2009 Conakry stadium massacre that left at least 157 people dead and 109 women raped by soldiers on September 28.

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Motorsport is fast growing in Uganda. The government waives taxes on vehicles imported by drivers.

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Former Paris Saint-Germain star Raimundo Souza Vieira de Oliveira, also known as Raí, inaugurates the first PSG academy in Rwanda. The footballer meets 172 young Rwandan talents that are part of the first academy in Huye District.

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Interviewed ahead of the Africa-China Summit in Dakar, former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo speaks of a shared future

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In its third edition, the objective of the Musika na Kipaji programme is to fight against gender-based violence

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed disappointment at the European Union over what he describes as unjustified travel bans linked to the discovery of the new highly-mutated coronavirus variant, Omicron.

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Former Olympic champion, Haile Gebrselassie, says he is ready to fight and wants to join Ethiopian prime-minister Abiy Ahmed in the frontline

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During the opening of the Summit, Senegal's foreign minister appealed to China for help in the Sahel region

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Star Black designer Virgil Abloh has died from cancer which he had been fighting privately for several years, French fashion conglomerate LVMH (LVMH.PA) said on Sunday.

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Six African teams and 10 from the Middle East will fight for the top spot in FIFA's Arab World Cup in Qatar

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Many students in South Africa are urging their colleagues to get vaccinated as the mumber of infections rise in the country

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According to the Algerian electoral commission voter turnout for local and regional elections reached around 35%

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Uganda contracted a loan from China in 2015 to expand the country's only international airport; according to the Daily Monitor newspaper in case of default the airport could be taken over by the Chinese lender

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Moroccan film director Fatima Boubakdi won first prize, the Golden Screen, at the Ecrans Noirs film festival held in Cameroon

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