Africa

Al Ahly thrash Etoile du Sahel to reach Champions League final

Egyptians Al Ahly will play Moroccans Wydad Casablanca in next month's African Champions League final after thrashing Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel 7-4 on aggregate.

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World body Fifa considers changes to nationality rules

Football's world governing body Fifa is considering changing the rules that govern a player's eligibility to represent a national team.

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What Chad has to do with Trump and Niger

Just how was it left to Nigerian troops, French helicopters and some contract aircraft to find and fetch the bodies of our heroic service members killed in Niger?

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Mali beat Ghana to reach U-17 World Cup semi-final

Mali are through to the semi-finals of the Under-17 World Cup in India after a 2-1 victory over Ghana amidst heavy rain in their quarter-final on Saturday.

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Nikki Haley: Why Trump is sending me to Africa

President Trump wants to see what can be done about the violence, refugee and famine crisis in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nikki Haley writes.

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Egyptian club El Qanah mourn death of player

Egyptian club El Qanah announce that one of their players, Ibrahim Konsha, died at the hands of Islamist militants whilst on national service.

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TP Mazembe look to keep Confederation Cup defence alive

Holders TP Mazembe take a 1-0 lead to FUS Rabat in the second leg of their Confederation Cup semi-final as they continue the defence of their title.

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Waldrum to replace Omagbemi as Nigeria women's boss

American Randy Waldrum is appointed as the Technical Adviser of the Nigeria women's team, replacing Florence Omagbemi.

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At least 30 Egyptian police officers killed in desert shootout

Islamist insurgents were also killed during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in the western desertArmed militants killed at least 30 police officers in a shootout during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in Egypt’s western desert, securi

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Klopp doubtful about Senegal's Mane claims

Liverpool manager plays down claims by Senegal manager Aliou Cisse that Sadio Mane will be "100% fit" for next month's World Cup qualifiers against South Africa.

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Wydad relying on home form in African Champions League semis

Wydad Casablanca hope their superb home form can take them to a first African Champions League final since 2011 as they host USM Alger on Saturday.

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Mali twist: the photography of Malick Sidibé - in pictures

Known as the Eye of Bamako, Malick Sidibé took photos in dance halls, soirees and his studio. The largest ever exhibition of his work, on display at the Fondation Cartier in Paris until the end of February, includes images taken in the years after Mali

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At the scene of the Mogadishu truck bombing

The BBC's Alastair Leithead sees what is left at the spot where a truck bomb exploded, killing hundreds.

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Malawi mobs kill two more people accused of being vampires

Wave of attacks which had already killed six people spreads to country’s second city, Blantyre, where epileptic man is ‘torched’A wave of attacks in Malawi against people accused of vampirism has spread to its second-biggest city of Bl

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Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha cannot keep us up on his own - Roy Hodgson

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says it would be "unfair" to expect Wilfried Zaha to single-handedly save the club from relegation.

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Tunisia put Ben Yedder snub behind them

The Tunisia Football Federation gives up on trying to lure Sevilla star Wissam Ben Yedder to play for the Carthage Eagles.

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Monitoring DR Congo's deadly Nyiragongo volcano

Celestin Mahinda's eruption predictions are so good that locals panic if his family leaves town.

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