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  1. Committee for All Africa Games set upRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... the Director of Finance. The 11th edition of the African Games are scheduled for September 4-19, 2015 in Brazzaville, Congo. This year's edition marks the 50th anniversary of the Games, as well as their return to Brazzaville, which hosted the ...

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  2. Boxers locked outof African Games.Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | IPPMEDIA

    Participation of Tanzania amateur boxing at the forthcoming All Africa Games and other events organised by African Boxing Confederation hangs in balance as the local federation has an outstanding of $1,800 annual subscription fees. BFT secretary general Makore Mashaga confirmed the development saying the money accumulated from unpaid annual fees of several years ago.

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  3. Vodafone M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money Agree to Interconnect Mobile Money ServicesRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone Group and MTN Group to interconnect their mobile money services. This interconnect collaboration between the region's two biggest mobile money operators will enable convenient and affordable international remittances between M-Pesa customers in Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique, and MTN Mobile Money customers in Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia.

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  4. Kenya: IMF Upbeat on Kenya, Projects 6.9 Percent GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    THE International Monetary Fund has maintained Kenya's economic growth forecast for this year at 6.9 per cent despite unresolved insecurity challenges, naming it as the fifth fastest growing economy in Africa. In the IMF's April World Economic Outlook 2005 published last week, Kenya's national wealth as measured by gross domestic product is set to increase faster than Rwanda's for the first time in many years and surpass resource-endowed Tanzania next year.

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  5. International super star Stromae to thrill KigaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Tukabyine

    The Formidable hit maker disclosed his Africa music tour through his social media accounts and he will perform in Kigali on 20th June at Kigali Serena hotel. Stromae music tour will kick off in countries like Senegal, Congo Brazzaville, Gabon, and DRC and finally be sealed in Rwanda.

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  6. Ghana to boycott All African GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, April 17, GNA - Ghana could boycott the All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville, scheduled for September, as a result of funding. The various sporting associations have called on government to release funds for their preparations for the multi-discipline competition or forget about Ghana's participation.

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  7. 'Son of the Congo': Oklahoma City Thunder star Serge Ibaka returns home to helpRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Zap2it.com

    "Son of the Congo" is not only the story of NBA star Serge Ibaka's return to his West African village but also the tale of a young man's maturation. The hourlong documentary, which airs Friday , on ESPN , follows the Oklahoma City Thunder power forward as he makes his annual offseason visit to his hometown of Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo, a village so impoverished that it's not uncommon to see people living outdoors or children playing basketball in bare feet or tatters of sneakers.

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  8. Mozambique Federation to report Burkinabe referee to CAF over defeat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Mozambique Football Federation says they will report Burkina Faso referee Tiame Seydou to CAF for allegedly helping Ghana's U23 to eliminate them in the 2015 All Africa Games qualifier. Mozambique lost 2-0 to the Black Meteors who advanced 2-1 on aggregate to qualify for the games in Brazzaville, Congo this September.

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  9. National Federations threaten to withdraw from 2015 All Africa Games?Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana might for the first time in its history not have national teams to represent it in sports disciplines other than football at the 2015 All African Games in Congo-Brazzaville in September. Addressing a press conference in Accra today, National Federations , apart from football, set a 15th May deadline for the Ministry of Youth and Sports to release funds for their preparation towards the 2015 All Africa Games or risk the inevitable.

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  10. Rare monkey photographed in Congo's newest national park, Ntokou-PikoundaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    Two primatologists working in the forests of the Republic of Congo have returned from the field with a noteworthy prize: the first-ever photograph of the Bouvier's red colobus monkey, a rare primate not seen for more than half a century and suspected to be extinct by some, according to WCS . The first photograph ever taken of Bouvier's red colobus .

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  11. Critically Endangered Monkey Photographed in Congo's Newest National Park, Ntokou-PikoundaRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Newswise

    Two primatologists working in the forests of the Republic of Congo have returned from the field with a noteworthy prize: the first-ever photograph of the Bouvier's red colobus monkey, a rare primate not seen for more than half a century and suspected to be extinct by some, according to WCS . The elusive primate was recently photographed by independent researchers Lieven Devreese and Gael Elie Gnondo Gobolo within Ntokou-Pikounda National Park, a 4,572-square-kilometer protected area created on advice from WCS in 2013 to safeguard gorillas, chimpanzees, elephants, and other species.

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  12. We need more coaches - DodooRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The President of the Ghana Athletics Association , Professor Francis Dodoo has admitted that more coaches are needed to shape athletes ahead of the 11th edition of the All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville in September. Dodoo told GNA Sports that "Apart from funding and infrastructure, another bigger challenge is coaching.

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  13. Nigerians among seeded players in ITTF World ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Some top Nigerian players for this month's International Table Tennis Federation World Championships holding in China made the list of players mainly in the doubles event of the tournament. A statement released by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation in Lagos on Wednesday noted that in men's singles seeding, Nigeria's Aruna Quadri was the only African listed among the 64 players for the championship.

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  14. Nothing but Pictures: Alex Majoli and Paolo Pellegrin's "Congo"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The New Yorker

    There are a lot of great pictures in the colossal new book " Congo ," by the photographers Alex Majoli and Paolo Pellegrin: pictures of immense panoramic scope and texture, pictures of deep, elaborate landscapes and of the human dramas that play out across them, scenes of labor, scenes of commerce, scenes of festivity, and scenes of tranquility, crowd scenes and portraits, interiors and exteriors, urban, rural, and wilderness, day and night, life and death. The best of these compositions are presented on a cinematic scale-printed full bleed across double-page spreads, thirty inches wide-and contain a Brueghel-like vastness and intricacy.

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  15. Gov't appoints new envoys to embassies and High CommissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | News of Rwanda

    Government has appointed new envoys to its embassies, in a move that is seen as the country's efforts to continue strengthening its relations with other countries. The appointed include Counselors and first secretaries.

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  16. PA Resources AB: The presentation to the creditors meeting available on PA Resources websiteRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Business Wire

    The presentation material to be presented by the administrator of the reorganisation at the Creditors meeting at the Stockholm District court today is now available at www.paresources.se PA Resources AB is an international oil and gas group which conducts exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets. The Group operates in Tunisia, Republic of Congo , Equatorial Guinea, United Kingdom, Denmark, Netherlands and Germany.

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  17. PA Resourcesa Board of Directors Decides to Continue with the ReorganisationRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Business Wire

    In light of Gunvor Group's decision to withdraw its petition for bankruptcy of PA Resources AB and, together with the bondholders, lend its support to the reorganisation process the board of directors has decided to continue with the corporate reorganisation. The preliminary plan for reorganisation will be presented by the administrator to the creditor's meeting at the Stockholm District Court this afternoon.

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  18. NOC welcomes D'Tigers, Dream Team, Falcons aboard All Africa Games flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Vanguard

    PRESIDENT of Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, Engr Habu Gumel has hailed the qualification of three national teams to the 11th All Africa Games holding in Congo-Brazzaville from September 4th to September 19th, describing it as a positive sign for Team Nigeria in its quest for medals in the Games coming up in Congo Brazzaville, later in the year. Nigeria's national men Basketball team, D'Tigers started the qualification bliss after dumping Burkina-Faso's national Basketball team.

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  19. McKinstry wary of Mozambican threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Umupira

    The national football team head coach Jonathan McKinstry is calling upon his youthful Amavubi troops to be aware of the serious threat which will be posed by Mozambique when they start their maiden campaign of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in June. Rwanda facesMozambique in their opening game of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on the weekend of June 5-7 in Maputo.

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  20. Ghana U23 face tough test to defend All Africa Games gold medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghana's U23 will compete with tough opponents Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Burkina Faso to defend their men's All Africa Games football gold medal in Brazzaville, Congo this September. The Black Stars overturned a 1-0 deficit after beating Mozambique 2-1 in Tamale on Sunday to reach the finals of the tournament.

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