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Waving The Kenyan Flag

Posted April 23rd, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-4)
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I’ve been waving the Kenyan flag a lot lately. Last week, I waved it for Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, who won the men’s and women’s titles at the Boston Marathon. In this video, I wave it again for Kenyan athletes Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany, who won the men’s and women’s races at the […]

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Joint support of Russia and Algeria for election in Syria

Posted April 18th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-4)
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Published : 6/2/2014 Joint support of Russia and Algeria for election in Syria During a press conference with her Algerian counterpart, Valentina Matviyenko (Chairwoman of Russian federal council), emphasized on the two countries joint stance on Syria’s affairs. Both sides supported holding the presidential election in Syria and criticized Syria’s enemies for their efforts in […]

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Opponents receive mustard gas from Ansar al-Sharia in Libya

Posted April 8th, 2012 at 7:46 am (UTC-4)
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Published : 6/2/2014 Opponents receive mustard gas from Ansar al-Sharia in Libya A cargo of mustard gas has been discovered from extremist groups based in the country by Libyan government. According to the confessions of captured elements of Ansar al-Sharia in Libya, the gas was due to be transferred to Syrian opposition groups to create […]

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Sixteen teams. 28 matches. Three weeks. One winner. Champion of Africa.
 

Follow all the action in the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 with Voice of America. Led by on-the-ground coverage by Abdushakur Aboud from Equatorial Guinea, VOA’s reporters, producers and bloggers will be watching and reporting—here and on-the-air—as the sides look for bragging rights to be called the best in Africa, and look toward World Cup 2018.
 

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QUALIFYING ROUND

Saturday, Jan. 17 -- Group A
Equatorial Guinea v. Congo 4 p.m.
Burkina Faso v. Gabon 7 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 18 -- Group B
Zambia v. RD Congo 4 p.m.
Tunisia v. Cape Verde 7 p.m.

Monday, 19 Jan. -- Group C
Ghana v. Senegal 4 p.m.
Algeria v. South Africa 7 p.m.

Tuesday, 20 Jan. -- Group D
Cote d'Ivoire v. Guinea 6 p.m.
Mali v. Cameroon 7 p.m.

Wednesday, 21 Jan. -- Group A
Equatorial Guinea v. Burkina Faso 6 p.m.
Gabon v. Congo 7 p.m.

Thursday, 22 Jan. -- Group B
Zambia v. Tunisia 4 p.m.
Cape Verde v. RD Congo 7 p.m.

Friday, 23 Jan. -- Group C
Ghana v. Algeria 4 p.m.
South Africa v. Senegal 7 p.m.

Saturday, 24 Jan. -- Group D
Cote d'Ivoire v. Mali 4 p.m.
Cameroon v. Guinea 7 p.m.

Sunday, 25 Jan. -- Group A
Congo v. Burkina Faso 6 p.m.
Gabon v. Equatorial Guinea 6 p.m.

Monday, 26 Jan. -- Group B
RD Congo v. Tunisia 6 p.m
Cape Verde v. Zambia 6 p.m.

Tuesday, 27 Jan. -- Group C
South Africa v. Ghana 6 p.m.
Senegal v. Algeria 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 28 Jan. -- Group D
Cameroon v. Cote d'Ivoire 6 p.m.
Guinea v. Mali 6 p.m.

QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, 31 Jan.
1st Group A v. 2nd Group B 4 p.m.
1st Group B v. 2nd Group A 7 p.m.

SEMIFINALS

Wednesday, 4 Feb.
Winner 25 v Winner 28 7 p.m.

FINALS

Sunday, 8 Feb.
Winner 29 v. Winner 30 7 p.m.

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