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  1. AAG: Team Nigeria departsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Nigeria's 573 -man contingent to the 11th All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo departed Nigeria from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday. At the airport to see the contingent off were the Director General, National Sports Commission, Mallam Alhassan Saleh Yakmut, some federation presidents and NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi.

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  2. DISGRACE: Ghana athletes stranded at All African Games, Sports Ministry blunders againRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Dr. Mustapha Ahmed's disastrous reign as Ghana's sports minister took a calamitous twist on Monday when the country's athletes participating in the All African Games in Congo were left stranded on the streets of Brazzaville for NINE HOURS when they landed for the competition because of unpaid accommodation fees. The over 200 athletes and officials arrived in Brazzaville at dawn on Monday but the blundering sports ministry had not paid the money for the delegation to be given their accommodation for the competition.

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  3. Six soldiers killed in DR Congo ambushRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Vision

    Six Congolese soldiers were killed on Monday in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, a region where Rwandan Hutu rebels have been blamed for many massacres, military sources said. The attack took place in Rugari, some 50 kilometres north of Goma, the capital of North Kivu.

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  4. AAG: No accomodation for 'Team Ghana'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Ghana's 350-member contingent are facing problems with their accommodation in Congo ahead of the start of this year's All Africa Games. Team Ghana departed Accra for Brazzaville, capital of Congo, on Sunday with the aim of bettering their previous performances which start on Friday.

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  5. AAG: Ghanaian athletes financially motivatedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The departed Ghanaian contingent for the upcoming All African Games has been remunerated ahead of the continental sporting festival. The multi faceted sporting team left the shores of the country for Congo Brazzaville with the hope of defending a number of medals won in the last edition.

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  6. Bill Clinton got invitations to speak in North Korea, Congo in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | UPI

    Former President Bill Clinton sought State Department consent to accept speech invitations from North Korea and the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to government emails recently made public after a conservative group sued the State Department. The emails dating to 2012, sent during Hillary Clinton 's term as secretary of state, were from the Clinton Foundation to the State Department chief of staff, ABC News reported.

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  7. 2017 AFCON: Ghana open camp in BrazzavilleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Ghana have opened their training camp in the Congolese capital of Brazzaville ahead of Saturday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda. The Black Stars first delegation arrived in Congo on Sunday night ahead of the crucial match against the Wasps in Kigali.

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  8. 2017 AFCON: Ghana's Europe-based players start journey to Congo ahead of Rwanda qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Ghana's Europe-based players started their journey on Monday to Brazzaville for camping ahead of Saturday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda in Kigali. Key players Christian Atsu, Baba Rahman, Bernard Mensah and David Accam arrived in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam on Monday morning to catch the flight to Congo.

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  9. Africa: Busy Being Born and Busy Dying - Taking the Pulse of Recent...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... in the hope that it will succeed. It is in discussion with Orange about selling its low cards: Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo-Brazzaville and Sierra Leone. In July it felt it had to issue a denial that it was exiting the continent but its stock hit a ...

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  10. Reporting: WashingtonAS G.O.P. Railed at Democrats, it Hid Flawed Finance ReportsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... displaced people have sought refuge from insurgents and other armed groups. "She said the United States is offering Congo $17 million to fight sexual violence, including about $10 million to train doctors to treat victims of sexual attacks," ...

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  11. Canaccord Genuity Upgrades Oryx Petroleum Co. to "Speculative Buy"Read the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... areas are located in West Africa in Nigeria, the AGC administrative area offshore Senegal and Guinea Bissau, and Congo (Brazzaville). It holds a 65% participating and working interest in the Hawler license area (Hawler) and a 45% interest in the ...

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  12. The Clintons Continue To ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... asking for (and not getting) State Department permission to deliver a paid speech in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? Women are terrorized in the Congo, routinely raped and worse. Why on Earth would anyone, let alone a former president, wish to ...

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  13. Justin Wren hopes to parlay a future Bellator title run into more aid for the CongoRead the original story

    Sunday | MMAFighting.com

    ... to 0-6 in his stint with the promotion. Wren spent much of the time away from MMA in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, working to provide clean water for his adopted family, a community of oppressed Pygmies. An ethnic group indigenous to Africa, ...

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  14. Remembering Thurgood Marshall and fighting to ensure the future of the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    ... on July 2, 1908. He was the great-grandson of a slave who was born in the modern-day Democratic Republic of the Congo; his grandfather was also a slave. His original name was Thoroughgood, but he shortened it to Thurgood in second grade because he ...

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  15. Kenya: All the Best, Team KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    The African Games get under way in Brazzaville, Congo, next Friday, just days after the conclusion of the World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China. Kenya was still perched at the top of the medal standings on Friday in Beijing with six gold, three silver and two bronze medals.

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  16. Shoulder injury rules Donsah out of Rwanda clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | GhanaWeb

    ... 1-0 at home to Sassuolo. The 19-year-old will stay out for ten days and that sidelines him for the matches against Congo, a friendly in Brazzaville on 02 October and then the trip to Kigali to face Rwanda in the Group H qualifier. Donsah, who earned ...

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  17. Bill Clinton leaves Bill Murray starstruck at Rock the Kasbah New York film premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daily Mail

    Bill Clinton leaves Bill Murray starstruck as it's revealed Hillary blocked him from giving speeches in North Korea and the Congo Bill Clinton was attending the premiere and after party for Murray's new film Rock the Kasbah in New York He mingled with Murray and co-star Bruce Willis as well as musicians Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Jimmy Buffet ABC News revealed the Clinton Foundation sought approval for invitations requesting the former president to speak in North Korea and the Congo His speaking engagements had to be approved by State Department during wife's tenure as Secretary of State to protect from conflict of interest Hillary Clinton later said during a press conference that the State Department vetted 'all' requests 'no matter where it was coming from' Bill Murray may have been the main attraction at a film premiere in New York on Friday, but it was Bill Clinton that ... (more)

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  18. Ghana's opponent Rwanda beat Ethiopia 3-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | GhanaWeb

    ... reach of the Ethiopians with another fine header as the game ended 3-1. Ghana will also engage in a friendly game with Congo Brazzaville on September 1 before emplaning to Rwanda for the biggest clash in Group H in the 2017 Afcon Qualifiers.

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  19. Afriyie Acquah brushes aside claims of rift with Jordan AyewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | GhanaWeb

    ... even though the duo are close friends. The two players are part of Avram Grant's 24-man squad for the friendly against Congo and qualifier in Rwanda. Former Ghana internationals Augustine Ahinful and Osei Kofi have called for the two players to be ...

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  20. Big Kenya contingent seeks to dominate in Africa GamesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Xinhuanet

    With over 300 athletes and a budget of 4 million U.S. dollars, Kenya will be one of the countries with the biggest contingent at the Africa Games, which starts in Brazzaville, Congo on Sept.4. Volleyball was the first discipline to jet out on Friday night to Brazzaville, and the rest of the Kenyan contingent will follow suit on Monday as focus shifts from the World Championships in Beijing to the continental games. The games, managed by the Africa Union, are meant to enhance peace and cohesion among the states by use of sports.

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