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Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), organisers announced on Sunday.The Confederation of African Football (Caf) unanimously decided to give Morocco the tournament ahead of Equatorial Guinea.They replace Kenya, who had their rights to host withdrawn by Caf due to a lack of...
 More than 200 people were killed by twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, officials said on Sunday, marking the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and called for donations...
The President of Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), His Excellency Alassane Dramane Ouattara will on Monday 16th October, 2017 pay a two day working visit to the country. This is the first time the two presidents are meeting after the landmark International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) ruling...
Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man. They have also detained the Nigerian, whom some residents accused of theft. The video shows four or five men using sticks to beat a man...
Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils. State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to score 75% or higher on assessments given to pupils. He said 25,000 new...
More than 150 people are missing in wildfires that have ravaged northern California's wine region, police say. At least 15 people are confirmed dead and more than 1,500 homes have been destroyed by the fires which broke out on Sunday. Nine of the deaths have been in Sonoma County. One of the...
Boris Becker is believed to have borrowed £2 million from a British telecoms billionaire amid claims he may sell his Wimbledon trophies to help pay off an alleged £54 million debt. Becker’s costly divorce from his first wife, and a series of failed business ventures has seen his assets dwindle...
Germany and England booked places at the World Cup in Russia next year, while Poland was made to wait for qualification in Europe despite thrashing Armenia 6-1 on Thursday. Defending champion Germany never looked like missing out as early goals helped it to beat Northern Ireland 3-1 in Belfast, maintaining...
The ‘biggest bank heist in the world’ was foiled after police after arrested a gang who spent four months tunnelling into the Bank of Brazil’s vault to steal £240 million. Sixteen men have been arrested after officers discovered the 500 metre-long tunnel running beneath the streets in southern Sao Paulo. Police...
A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 200 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their...