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  1. Central African Republic: Will UN Deployment Make a Difference in CAR?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Its medals gleaming under the baking Bangui sunshine, the African Union International Support Mission to the Central African Republic has just said its official au revoir to CAR, as the new UN mission takes over the national security mandate. On Saturday 13 September, almost nine months to the day since MISCA was launched with 6,000 troops from seven regional African nations, its closing ceremony was a military parade attended by national bigwigs, a handful of international VIPs, and CAR President Catherine Samba-Panza.

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  2. Bafana to play Congo in PolokwaneRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane will host South Africa's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo Brazzaville, the SA Football Association announced on Tuesday. The all-important clash will take place on Wednesday, October 15, just five days after the two teams clash in the Congolese coastal city of Point Noire on 10 October.

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  3. Central African Republic: Civilians in Danger - New UN Mission Should Urgently Improve ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    The new United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic should urgently improve protection for civilians in eastern and central parts of the country where sectarian violence is increasing, Human Rights Watch and Stichting Vluchteling, a Netherlands refugee foundation, said today. During two research missions to the country, in July and September, one conducted jointly with Stichting Vluchteling, Human Rights Watch documented the killing of at least 146 people since June in and around the towns of Bambari and Bakala in Ouaka prefecture, Mbres in Nana-Gribizi prefecture, and Dekoa in Kmo prefecture.

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  4. Central African Republic: Civilians in DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Humans Rights Watch

    Civilians are being killed by all sides at an alarming rate and people are desperate for protection. There is no time to lose.

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  5. In-form Martins hopes for Nigeria recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | BBC News

    Martins again struck in Sounders's 3-2 home victory over Real Salt Lake on Friday night for his 13th goal of the season, and also boasts an impressive nine assists. The 29-year-old wants to help the club to the MLS title and is hopeful a successful campaign can earn him a Super Eagles recall.

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  6. NFF will decide Keshi's fate - Sports MinisterRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | Vanguard

    Following public outcry about coach Stephen Keshi's handling of the two African Nations Cup qualifiers, Sports Minister Tammy Danagogo has left the Nigeria Football Federation to decide who will handle the Super Eagles for their remaining matches. The Eagles' qualification for the Morocco 2015 Nations Cup is in jeopardy, after they lost 2-3 to Congo Brazzaville in Calabar and drew goalless with South Africa in Cape Town.

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  7. Armed men attack journalist in Brazzaville, CongoRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in the Congo to apprehend the perpetrators of an attack on Wednesday against a journalist in his home in Brazzaville. Elie Smith was threatened and held at gunpoint by unidentified men who he said also attacked his sister, according to news reports.

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  8. Petrovic worried of his goal keepersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Umupira

    REIGNING CHAMPIONS APR will kick off the 2014/15 football league with a major worry in their goalkeeping department according to head coach Dr. LjupkoPetrovic. In the new fixtures released yesterday by Ferwafa, APR will kick off the 2014/15 season with a tricky encounter against Musanze at Stade de Kigali.

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  9. AFCON 2015:CONGO: Eagles can't catch us againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Vanguard

    After romping to two consecutive wins in the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign, Congo have boasted that African champions, the Super Eagles cannot catch them again in the race to secure a place in the tournament, slated to hold in Morocco. Nigeria's forward Peter Odemwingie celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Group F football match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Hercegovina at the Pantanal Arena in Cuiaba during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 21, 2014.

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  10. Chukwu: It 'll be difficult for Eagles to qualifyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Vanguard

    Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has said that it was going to be difficult for the Super Eagles to qualify for next year's AFCON in Morocco. While expressing disappointment with Nigeria's 0-0 draw against South Africa in Wednesday's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, Chukwu said that the Eagles have put themselves in a tight corner in their bid to defend their trophy.

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  11. Eagles' woes not Keshi's fault - BabangidaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | In-depth Africa

    Ex-International Tijani Babangida has thrown his weight behind caretaker Super Eagles boss, Stephen Keshi after he came under heavy criticisms for the poor outing of the team so far in the AFCON qualifiers. The Super Eagles lost to Congo Brazzaville at home and struggled to a stalemate against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa and while angry words were aimed at the Delta State born coach but Babangida thinks the problem is the NFF's inability to settle Keshi's contract.

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  12. Congo Republic Sentences Ex-intel Official to Life in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Big News Network.com

    A Republic of Congo court convicted former deputy intelligence chief Colonel Marcel Ntsourou to life in prison with forced labor on Thursday for his involvement in a gunbattle that exposed political rifts in the oil-producing nation last year. At least 22 people were killed during heavy fighting in Brazzaville last December between state security forces and gunmen loyal to Ntsourou, a former ally-turned-critic of President Denis Sassou Nguesso.

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  13. Congo Republic jails ex-intel official for life over gunbattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Baltimore Sun

    A Republic of Congo court convicted former deputy intelligence chief Colonel Marcel Ntsourou to life in prison with forced labor on Thursday for his involvement in a gunbattle that exposed political rifts in the oil-producing nation last year. At least 22 people were killed during heavy fighting in Brazzaville last December between state security forces and gunmen loyal to Ntsourou, a former ally-turned-critic of President Denis Sassou Nguesso.

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  14. Former No. 2 at Republic of Congo's intelligence services convicted for plotting coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Star Tribune

    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - A court in Republic of Congo has convicted the former deputy chief of the intelligence services of plotting a coup and sentenced him to hard labor for life. Col. Marcel Ntsourou, once considered an ally of the president, fell from grace in 2012 after a massive explosion at an arsenal in the capital.

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  15. Cameroon thrash Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Iol.co.za

    A new look Cameroon team continued a great start to 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying by thrashing star-stacked Ivory Coast 4-1 in Yaounde Wednesday. Clinton N'Jie and Vincent Aboubakar scored twice each for the Indomitable Lions with reigning African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure on target for the Elephants.

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  16. Nigeria held by brave BafanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Iol.co.za

    Bafana Bafana continued their solid start to their 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign when they held defending champions Nigeria to a goalless draw in Cape Town on Wednesday night. On the back of their perfect 3-0 start against Sudan just five days earlier, South Africa looked the better side and would consider themselves unlucky not to have grabbed maximum points.

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  17. SA face Nigeria and history booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Umukino

    BafanaBafana will look to kick Nigeria's stronghold over the national team to the curb when they meet in Wednesday's eagerly-anticipated 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group A qualifier in Cape Town. Following an emphatic 3-0 win over Sudan in Khartoum on Friday, South Africa will set out to make history against the Super Eagles at Cape Town Stadium.

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  18. Uganda, Guinea go head to headRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Umukino

    But it is Group E that East Africans will be mainly focused on as their only representatives, Uganda, bid to assume pool leadership should they upstage Guinea at Namboole and Ghana fails to beat Togo in Lome. Michael Dussuyer's Guinea top the standings with three points following their opening 2-1 victory over Togo while Uganda and Ghana, who played out a 1-1 draw in Kumasi last Saturday, share a point each.

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  19. Bafana can clip Super Eagles' wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Iol.co.za

    The spirit in the camp is fantastic and there is a good feeling surrounding the national team going into tonight's highly anticipated Africa Cup of Nations clash against Nigeria in the Mother City . The side even had a bit of a walkabout at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre yesterday morning to meet their fans, and to spend a bit of their allowance.

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  20. Home doesn't guarantee victory - MichoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Umupira

    Uganda coach Micho Sredojevic is happy the Cranes go into Wednesday's 2015 Nations Cup qualifier against Guinea at Namboole with a home record to protect but does not believe records protect anything. The Cranes last lost at Namboole in 2004, then a Benni McCarthy penalty sealing South Africa's 1-0 victory in the 2006 World Cup qualifiers.

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