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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 2021: Benin refuse to play Sierra Leone amid COVID-19 controversy
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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 2021: Benin refuse to play Sierra Leone amid COVID-19 controversy

The match referee collapsed in the tie between Ivory Coast and Ethiopia with game being abandoned 10 minutes from time.

Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 2021: Everton's Alex Iwobi quits Nigeria camp after positive COVID-19 test
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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 2021: Everton's Alex Iwobi quits Nigeria camp after positive COVID-19 test

Everton forward Iwobi tested positive before Saturday's 1-0 away win over Benin, and travelled back to Nigeria with the rest of the squad on Sunday.

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wants 'winning mentality' back after barren 2020
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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wants 'winning mentality' back after barren 2020

The Super Eagles, the three-time champions of Africa, failed to win a match in a coronavirus-disrupted 2020.

President Ram Nath Kovind departs for official seven-day visit to Africa; MoS Pratap Chandra Sarangi, MP Dilip Ghosh accompany
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President Ram Nath Kovind departs for official seven-day visit to Africa; MoS Pratap Chandra Sarangi, MP Dilip Ghosh accompany

President Ram Nath Kovind departed for an official seven-day visit to the African countries of Benin, The Gambia and Guinea. This will be the highest-level visit from India ever to the three West African countries. President will be accompanied by Minister of State for MSME, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Pratap Chandra Sarangi, and MP Dilip Ghosh.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Guinea, Namibia, teams with low returns from tournament go about firing coaches for poor performance
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Guinea, Namibia, teams with low returns from tournament go about firing coaches for poor performance

Many football associations in Africa have gone about firing their coaches after a dismal performance and early exit at the Africa Cup of Nations

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash

While Senegal have a relatively easy course to the finals, Algeria must beat Ivory Coast before they meet the winner of South Africa vs Nigeria

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal forward Sadio Mane says he won't take penalties for remainder of tournament
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal forward Sadio Mane says he won't take penalties for remainder of tournament

Sadio Mane has stepped down as the one who'll take the spot-kick for his side, saying that others deserve a chance after he missed two chances

African Cup of Nations 2019: Hakim Ziyech's missed penalty in stoppage time proves costly as Benin stun Morocco to reach quarter-finals
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African Cup of Nations 2019: Hakim Ziyech's missed penalty in stoppage time proves costly as Benin stun Morocco to reach quarter-finals

Hakim Ziyech's missed stoppage-time spot-kick proved extremely costly as 10-man Benin stunned Africa Cup of Nations title contenders Morocco in a penalty shootout on Friday to reach the quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw in Cairo.

Oil tanker hijacked by pirates near West Africa rescued after four days; all 22 Indian crew members safe
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Oil tanker hijacked by pirates near West Africa rescued after four days; all 22 Indian crew members safe

An oil tanker with 22 Indians on board that went missing off the coast of Benin in West Africa on 1 February has been found, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.

Indian mission in Nigeria monitoring case of missing merchant vessel carrying 22 Indians, says MEA
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Indian mission in Nigeria monitoring case of missing merchant vessel carrying 22 Indians, says MEA

Indian mission in Abuja is in touch with authorities in Nigeria and Benin about a ship carrying 22 Indians believed to have gone missing in Gulf of Guinea

Africa-India relations: Arun Jaitley praises growth in trade at AFDB meet, pushes for solar power cooperation
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Africa-India relations: Arun Jaitley praises growth in trade at AFDB meet, pushes for solar power cooperation

Arun Jaitley says that the India-Africa partnership could provide limitless opportunities and that the two sides were engaging on a scale not witnessed before

United, they stand: Donors at African Union summit promise $250 million to fight Boko Haram
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United, they stand: Donors at African Union summit promise $250 million to fight Boko Haram

Boko Haram, facing the heat of a military onslaught in Nigeria, has in the past year stepped up cross-border attacks in Niger, Chad and Cameroon

Five African Nations to deploy 8,700 troops to fight Boko Haram
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Five African Nations to deploy 8,700 troops to fight Boko Haram

Five African nations have pledged to deploy 8,700 troops, police and civilians as part of a regional effort to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram militants.

Ebola threat: All traditional morgues to be shut in Benin
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Ebola threat: All traditional morgues to be shut in Benin

Benin has had a long tradition of preserving dead bodies using palm wine or coal dust.

Boko Haram is no longer a local terror group: Goodluck Jonathan
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Boko Haram is no longer a local terror group: Goodluck Jonathan

Boko Haram is no longer a local terror group. It is clearly operating as an al Qaeda operation" in central Africa, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said while speaking at a summit hosted by French President Hollande in Paris yesterday.