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  1. Full list: 23 athletes to rep Ghana Paralympics at AAGRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The 2015 All Africa Games are slated for September 4-19 in Congo Brazzaville and Ghana is expected to be there to battle for glory in various sports. Below are the list of athletes selected by the National Paralympic Committee for the Games.

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  2. Nigeria: New Women's 100m National Champion EmergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Gloria Asumnu yesterday won the women's 100m final at the ongoing All-Nigeria Athletics Championships currently taking place in Delta State in 11.43 seconds to replace sprint queen Blessing Okagbare as the country's new national champion. The win was the former 200m African champion's first national title in which she edged Stephanie Kalu who clocked 11.47 seconds and Deborah Odeyemi who came third in 11.66 seconds to the coveted feat.

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  3. Africa: Airtel to Cut African Workforce By 20 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    BHARTI Airtel is reportedly set to reduce its headcount in Africa by between 15 per cent and 20 per cent this year, including the departure of 20 senior executives in the region. The company is reported to be shaking up its operations in Africa in a bid to turnaround its fortunes in the continent, where it has struggled to turn a profit since entering the region in 2010, according to Economic Times of India .

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  4. Okagbare eyes World Championship, All Africa Games ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Vanguard

    By John Egbokhan Olympic and World Championships medalist, Blessing Okagbare is on course to cruise into the 15th World Championships in Athletics and the 11th All Africa Games both scheduled to hold this year. The World Championships in Athletics, football's equivalent of the World Cup, is expected to hold between August 22-30 in Beijing, China, while the All Africa Games, Africa's mini-version of the Olympics, holds between September 4-19 in Brazzaville, Congo.

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  5. All Africa Games: Our ultimatum is to win laurels for Nigeria - Tennis coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Vanguard

    National Tennis Coach, Rotimi Akinloye, on Thursday in Abuja, said Nigeria's tennis team to upcoming All Africa Games in Congo was determined to win laurels for the country. Akinloye said that though the team had only six weeks to prepare for the games, it had mapped out plans to ensure adequate fitness of players, assuring that the team would not disappoint Nigerians.

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  6. We are coming to attack, Siasia warns Congo, Le RoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Vanguard

    Nigeria have vowed to attack Congo Brazzaville in their Pointe-Noire fortress this weekend and move closer to a seventh Olympic Games football tournament appearance. The west Africans take a fragile 2-1 lead into the second leg of a third-round qualifier for the 2016 Rio Games and coach Samson Siasia has revealed his game plan.

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  7. Congo opposition plans resistance to Sassou's third-term ambitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Republic of Congo opposition parties on Wednesday called on the population to resist attempts at constitutional reform that could pave the way for President Denis Sassou Nguesso to seek a third term in next year's presidential election. Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso speaks during a news conference after his meeting with Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi at Carthage Palace in Tunis January 22, 2015.

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  8. Government's delay in release of cash affecting Black Queens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... Black Queens and the national U23 men's team Black Meteors will be playing in the 3-18 September Games in Brazzaville, Congo. Meteors are in a difficult Group comprising Nigeria, Senegal and Egypt while the Queens Cameroon, South Africa and and ...

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  9. Buhari releases N2.9b for Sports, insists on accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Director General of the National Sports Commission, Mallam Alhassan Yakmut has warned that any coach who fails in the forthcoming All Africa Games in Congo will be sanctioned. President Muhammadu Buhari chairs the meeting of the Peace and Security Council at the 25th AU Summit in Johannesburg on Saturday The Director General said the President's approval came with a clause that a full audit report of the financial details must be given after the 2015 Games.

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  10. Black Stars yet to receive winning bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Vincent Oppong Asamoah has revealed that the government has still not paid the Black Stars winning bonus, allowance and per diem for the Mauritius game. There was lot of speculation that the government has fulfilled its obligation but speaking to Asempa Sports Nite , Vincent Oppong Asamoah said the government is on the verge of paying the money.

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  11. PA Resources AB: Announcement from PA Resourcesa Annual General Meeting on 28 July 2015Read the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Business Wire

    PA Resources AB held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 28 July 2015 in Stockholm. This is a summary of the most important decisions made by the Annual General Meeting.

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  12. PA Resources Submits Zarat Field Plan of DevelopmentRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Business Wire

    PA Resources is pleased to announce that it has submitted an updated Zarat Field Plan of Development to the Tunisian authorities. This Plan of Development is a technically and commercially robust plan which has been constructed by the Zarat Field joint development team; an integrated team comprising of staff from both PA Resources and the state oil company, ETAP .

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  13. .com | Congo opposition resists third-term pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | News24

    Congo Republic's opposition parties have convened an Alternative National Forum in rejection of a government-sponsored conference that opens the door to President Denis Sassou Nguesso seeking a third term next year. The government-backed talks this month, boycotted by the main opposition alliance FROCAD, recommended changing the constitution to remove a two-term limit on the president and to scrap an age cap of 70, both of which would have disqualified the 71-year-old Sassou Nguesso from running again.

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  14. Congo Opposition Holds Talks to Resist 3rd-Term PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Voice of America

    Congo Republic's opposition parties have convened an Alternative National Forum in rejection of a government-sponsored conference that opens the door to President Denis Sassou Nguesso seeking a third term next year. The government-backed talks this month, boycotted by the main opposition alliance FROCAD, recommended changing the constitution to remove a two-term limit on the president and to scrap an age cap of 70, both of which would have disqualified the 71-year-old Sassou Nguesso from running again.

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  15. Congo opposition holds talks to resist third-term pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BRAZZAVILLE: Congo Republic's opposition parties have convened an Alternative National Forum in rejection of a government-sponsored conference that opens the door to President Denis Sassou Nguesso seeking a third term next year. The government-backed talks this month, boycotted by the main opposition alliance FROCAD, recommended changing the constitution to remove a two-term limit on the president and to scrap an age cap of 70, both of which would have disqualified the 71-year-old Sassou Nguesso from running again.

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  16. Paying fees all important hurdle to Brazzaville GamesRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | IPPMEDIA

    The Ministry of Information, Culture and Sports has announced that all local sports organisations sending players to the All Africa Games slated for Brazzaville, Congo Republic in September are supposed to pay their respective fees before July 30. The Director of Sports, Leonard Thadeo, said in Dar es Salaam that the five national teams selected to represent the country in the Games should have their fees paid early on to the African federation and world federations respectively for their eligibility for the Games to be honoured. The five sports sending squads under the sponsorship of the government are boxing, netball, swimming, judo and athletics.

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  17. Bharti Airtel to sell four African unitsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala- Bharti Airtel, which has operations in 17 African countries, including Uganda, said it was in exclusive talks with Orange of France to sell its business units in Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Brazzaville and Sierra Leone in a deal estimated at a combined cost of $870m . Bharti, the world's third largest telecom by subscribers, is the market leader in three of the four markets that it is looking at exiting.

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  18. Congo-Brazzaville: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    On July 17, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation with the Republic of Congo on a lapse-of-time basis, and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.1 2 Growth was strong and inflation moderated in 2014 but the Republic of Congo has been hit hard by the oil price shock. Growth rose to 6.8 percent in 2014, driven by a rebound in oil production.

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  19. My aim is to make T/tennis team for AAG, says OnaolapoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Vanguard

    Ojo Onaolapo, a bronze medalist in the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday said making the team for the 11th All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville was his priority. The Games are scheduled to run from Sept 4 to Sept.

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  20. Amavubi to face South Africa's U23 on July 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Umupira

    Rwanda's team made up of domestic league players will face South Africa's U-23 football side, commonly known as Amaglug-glug in a friendly match on July 28 in Johannesburg. The locally based Amavubi players, who commenced residential training on Monday morning at the Amahoro Stadium in Kigali, will take on Amaglug-glug as part of their preparations for Chan 2016.

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