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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on prior to the start of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, on October 24, 2018. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ - AFP)

State poll threatens second blow to weakened Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday faces a second regional election within a fortnight set to inflict more pain on her shaky coalition and strengthen centrifugal forces that could yet tear it apart.

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Libya kept their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign alive after thrashing the Seychelles 8-1, while Bafana Bafana's fate remains in their own hands.

Libya humiliate Seychelles to keep 2019 AFCON qualification hopes alive

Libya humiliated hosts Seychelles 8-1 on Saturday in Victoria in their final qualification round Group E fixture for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

2019: Atiku Abubakar to kick-start campaign on Monday

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is to kick-start his campaign for 2019 general election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Tanzania launches 300-man force to fight poaching, trafficking

Tanzanian Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Saturday presided over the inauguration of the paramilitary group tasked with combating poaching and illegal trafficking of wildlife organs and products.
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AFCON: Muhammadu Buhari hails Super Eagles for qualification

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following their 1-1 draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Adekunle Gold to perform for three straight nights at Terra Kulture

For three consecutive nights in December, urban highlife and alternative, Adekunle Gold, will hold sway at Terra Kulture.