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"I think a lot of players want to leave, I don't think they want to be at this tournament any more because they have seen their death already. Most of the players want to go back to their family. No-one can sleep after what they have seen today. They have seen one of their team-mates have a bullet in his body, who is crying, who is losing consciousness and everything."

Emmanuel Adebayor speaks after his Togo is ambushed by gunmen in Angola.


African Specials

Creating a Powerful Movement - Ten Lessons from the Obama Campaign

Obama’s inauguration into the White House has inspired millions of people around the world, with many also looking for change in their own country. We have highlighted ten lessons they can take from the Obama campaign to start their own grassroots movement.

Obama on the Campaign Trail

Open Letter to Nigerians

An open letter to Nigerians from the Alliance for a New and Better Nigeria on how to move the country forward.

Most Nigerians have yet to benefit from the country's riches since it gained its independence 49 years ago.

African In The News

Goodluck Jonathan sworn in a President

After the death of President Umaru Yar'Adua yesterday, Goodluck Jonathan was today sworn in as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Goodluck Jonathan sworn in as President

Nigeria's President Umaru Yar'Adua is dead

The death of Nigeria's President Umaru Yar'Adua has been confirmed by the Presidency. He was 58 years old. Al Jazeera reports.

President Yar'Adua's death confirmed

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African News

Justice Bill makes allowance for minors - Tuesday, November 25, 2008
outh Africa's National Assembly has passed the long-awaited Child Justice Bill, which deals with minors - children under the age of 18 years - who are in conflict with the law. The Bill has been sent to President Kgalema Motlanthe for ... more

Secure power supply for 2009, 2010 - Tuesday, November 25, 2008
outh Africa has allocated R136-million to improve electricity infrastructure around stadiums to ensure an uninterrupted power supply during the 2009 Confederations Cup and the 2010 World Cup, while all stadiums will also be able to run on backup ... more

Team SA a 'fighting fifth' in Malaysia - Tuesday, November 25, 2008
eam South Africa, with Adrian Zaugg at the wheel of Vulindlela, bounced back from a disappointing showing in qualifying to finish a fighting fifth in the feature race in the third round of the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport in ... more

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