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Women’s Football in Nigeria Struggles for Funds

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigeria's women's football [soccer] team, the Super Falcons, has dominated the African Women's Championship, winning nine titles since 1991. But the players have complained of low salaries, delayed paychecks, and being treated as second-...
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Uganda Dangles Asylum for Sudan’s Deposed Bashir

KAMPALA, UGANDA Uganda says it will consider giving asylum to Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir, who was deposed by his country's military last week."If President Omar Bashir applies for asylum in Uganda, that is a matter that can be considered b...
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Factbox: Leading Sudanese Security Figures

KHARTOUM Officers who ousted President Omar al-Bashir from three decades in power have announced that a military council will run Sudan for a transitional period lasting up to two years, followed by elections.But the man who announced Bashir's ouster s...
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Italy, France Spar Over Escalating Conflict in Libya

TRIPOLI/ROME France and Italy wrangled on Thursday over how best to tackle renewed conflict in Libya as a bid by eastern forces under Khalifa Haftar to seize Tripoli stalled in the face of strong resistance on the capital's southern outskirts.The Unite...
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