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  1. Amavubi kicks off preps; Kodo, Mugenzi nurse calf injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Umukino

    Skipper Ismael Nshutiyamagara and new kid BienvenueMugenzi didn't train with the squad as they cooled off calf injuries sustained in their clubs during the previous league matches but according to Team Doctors, they pair will be given the needed treatment to ensure that they return to fitness ahead of the Saturday's trick encounter against the Buundians. The encounter is part of preparations for the first round qualification game of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, against Somalia, in March next year with the winner taking on Uganda.

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  2. Cooperation with Africa must occur at earliest signs of crisis, Ban tells Security CouncilRead the original story

    Tuesday | United Nations

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Security Council on cooperation between the African Union and the United Nations. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard 16 December 2014 – Cooperation between the African Union and the United Nations on peace and security is crucial and should occur systematically at the earliest signs of crisis said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this morning as he the Security Council to work more effectively to prevent, manage and resolve conflicts on the African continent.

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  3. Olympic team camp set to shift residential campRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Umupira

    The Rwanda national Olympic Football team camp may shift camp from La Palisse Hotel Nyandugu which had been earmarked to host the Junior Wasps. The head coach Stephen Constantine named a 25-man provisional squad ahead of the friendly match against Burundi on December 20 at the Amahoro stadium in Kigali.

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  4. ABIS Projects Bags A 1m ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marine News

    ABIS Projects has won a clutch of contracts worth around 1million over the next 15 months. The oil and gas project services consultancy has secured frame agreements and call-off contracts with ADTI, Hunting, Talisman Sinopec and North Sea newcomer, MOL.

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  5. Report: Growth Anticipated in the OSV MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Marine News

    New report covers market trends to 2019 for global offshore support vessel The global offshore support vessel market is expected to grow owing to the need to satisfy rising marine logistics demand. The lucrative and high-investment areas of offshore regions such as North Sea, U.S Gulf of Mexico and new discoveries in West Africa are the key driving factors for the high growth of offshore support vessel market.

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  6. Denmark Claims Slice of Arctic Continental ShelfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Marine News

    Denmark has claimed ownership of around 900,000 square kilometers of the continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean by filing documents to United Nations. "The submission of our claim to the continental shelf north of Greenland is a historic and important milestone for the Kingdom of Denmark," minister of foreign affairs Martin Lidegaard said in a statement.

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  7. Partnership Promotes Seawater LubricationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Marine News

    Scott Groves , Business Development Manager at Thordon Bearings, and Leslaw Hnat , Chairman of the Board of MSR Gryfia, sign an agreement that affirms the companies' efforts to convert ships to seawater lubricated propeller shaft lines from oil. Thordon Bearings Inc. signed a letter of intent under which it will cooperate with MSR Gryfia of Poland to promote the conversion of ships to an open seawater lubricated propeller shaft Thordon bearing system from a sealed oil lubricated propeller shaft bearing system.

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  8. UPI Wins Engineering Contract from Dominion ResourcesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Marine News

    Huntington Ingalls Industries subsidiary UniversalPegasus International was awarded the engineering services contract for the Pleasant Valley Compressor Station Project in Virginia by Dominion Resources. The value of the transaction was not disclosed.

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  9. Rwanda: Constantine Names Squad for Burundi TieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AllAfrica.com

    Rwanda national football team head coach Stephen Constantine has named a 25-man provisional squad ahead of the friendly match against Burundi on December 20 at the Amahoro stadium in Kigali. According to Constantine, the encounter is part of preparations for the first round qualification game of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, against Somalia, in March next year with the winner taking on Uganda.

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  10. Congo call-up opens eyes of Dominique MalongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Scotsman.com

    LIFE has been more of an education than usual for Hibernian striker Dominique Malonga. Stewing on the sidelines as his side struggled to find the net and ultimately gave up all three points against Falkirk last weekend, he learned a valuable lesson.

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  11. The Aftermath of AFCON 2015 drawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | GhanaWeb

    Moments like these are dreaded especially after all the fallouts from Brazil 2014. I recall my conversation with Assistant coach Maxwell Konadu forty-eight hours before the draw in which he categorically stated that his charges were all up for it with regards to who ended up in Ghana's Group.

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  12. UBA, Airtel partner on mobile financial services across AfricaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lafferty

    United Bank for Africa is partnering with Bharti Airtel to expand affordable, mobile-based financial services across Africa through the latter's mobile commerce brand, Airtel Money. Under the partnership agreement, the two companies plan to jointly launch a number of innovative mobile-based financial products and services in the 12 countries where they are both present within Africa: Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo-Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

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  13. African Cup of Nations draw: Algeria, Ghana and South Africa drawn against each other in tough groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Mirror.co.uk

    Algeria were one of the surprise packages at the summer's World Cup and will likely come into the competition as favourites due to their FIFA ranking Four of Africa's football giants have been drawn together in the in the African Cup of Nations next year. Ghana, Senegal, South Africa and Algeria have been pitted against each other in what is undoubtedly the stand-out group in the 2015 competition draw.

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  14. Bafana hoping for kind Afcon drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Iol.co.za

    Bafana Bafana could find themselves in a group from hell along with Ghana, Algeria and Senegal when the Africa Cup of Nations draw is conducted. Photo by Carl Fourie/Gallo Images Bafana Bafana could find themselves in a group from hell along with Ghana, Algeria and Senegal when the Africa Cup of Nations draw is conducted in Equatorial Guinea tonight.

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  15. Mugabe gearing up for All Africa GamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Daily Monitor

    Mugabe claimed bronze at the 2011 All Africa Games in Maputo and having secured the Rio 2016 Olympic Solidarity training Scholarship from Uganda Olympic Committee earlier this month, his goal looks realistic That Duncan Mugabe is the best Ugandan tennis player of his generation is not in doubt. Times haven't been good for the player, though.

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  16. Uganda a better tourist destination than Spain: Next step is marketingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Daily Monitor

    Burundi is among the biggest consumers of beans globally per capita. Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, the entire West Africa, and others are still virgin.

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  17. UBA, Airtel to launch mobile financial services across AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | GhanaWeb

    United Bank for Africa is partnering with telecoms firm, Bharti Airtel to provide mobile-based financial services across Africa through Airtel Money. Airtel Money is Bharti Airtel's mobile commerce brand that enables subscribers to carry out financial transactions directly from their mobile phones.

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  18. Congo-Brazzaville: VIP Treatment for Warlord Sends Wrong Message in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | AllAfrica.com

    In Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo, last week, the lesson for those accused of atrocities seems to be: rather than face criminal investigation, you can be treated as a VIP. That, at least, is what happened to Abdoulaye Miskine, also known as Martin Koumtamadji, a mercenary leader accused of involvement with many crimes during the past decade.

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  19. Glo-CAF awards: Gyan makes top fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Ghanamma.com

    Asamoah Gyan of Ghana and Al-Ain in the United Arab Emirates has been named in CAF's five-man shortlist for the 2014 African Footballer of the Year. The Black Stars top scorer faces stiff competition from reigning king Yaya Toure, in-form Borrusia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon and also on the list are Super Eagles captain Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa.

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  20. Kim Jong Il Remembered by Foreign MediaRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Korean News

    Newspapers of Congo, DR Congo and Nigeria each devoted their whole pages to special write-ups illustrated with the portrait of smiling leader Kim Jong Il from Nov. 19 to 21 to commemorate the third anniversary of his demise. The Congolese paper Brazzaville Depeche carried articles under the titles "Great exploits of leader Kim Jong Il," "Efforts made for reunification of the country," "Tender-hearted father of people" and "Supreme leader of the Korean people Kim Jong Un".

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