Africa News

VIDEO: Tunisia voters proud to cast ballots

Posted December 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Voters in Tunisia are choosing their first freely elected president in a run-off election seen as a landmark in the country's move to democracy.

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Tunisia rivals in poll dispute

Posted December 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Former Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi's camp claims victory in Tunisia's presidential election, but his rival says its too early to call.

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Bangoura rejects Guinea for Nantes

Posted December 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Guinea striker Ismael Bangoura rules himself out of the Nations Cup to concentrate on club football with French side Nantes.

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Draws for U-20 and U-17 finals are made

Posted December 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The draws for the 2015 African U-20 and U-17 finals are made by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) in Cairo.

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Tunisia holds landmark election

Posted December 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Tunisia, whose 2011 uprising inspired the Arab Spring, holds a presidential run-off with the winner becoming the country's first freely elected leader.

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Sierra Leone football hit by internal row

Posted December 21st, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Sierra Leone football is rocked by internal rows following a decision by SLFA members to dissolve the Isha Johansen-led executive committee.

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VIDEO: Fixing bones with a household drill

Posted December 20th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A Canadian team has come up with an ingenious solution for using an ordinary power drill safely in surgery - wrapping it in a sterile bag

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Manchester City 3-0 Crystal Palace

Posted December 20th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Goals from David Silva and Ivorian Yaya Toure move Manchester City level with leaders Chelsea after victory over Crystal Palace.

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Accam signs for Chicago Fire

Posted December 20th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Ghanaian striker David Accam signs for MLS side Chicago Fire on a long-term contract, subject to international clearance.

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Teaching winter to new US refugees

Posted December 19th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

How Somali refugees in the northern US learn to walk on ice

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