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  • Boko Haram leader says ruling Nigerian town by Islamic law

    ABUJA (Reuters) - The leader of Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram said his fighters were now ruling the captured northeastern town of Gwoza "by Islamic law", in the first video to state a territorial claim in more than five years of violent...
  • Cameroon coach overhauls squad, no place for Eto'o

    YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Cameroon have made a major overhaul to their squad, dropping 13 players from the party who went to the World Cup including captain Samuel Eto'o. German-born coach Volker Finke announced a new-look 25-man squad on Saturday for the...
  • Cameroon says closes borders with Nigeria in bid to halt Ebola

    YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Cameroon has closed all its borders with Nigeria in a bid to halt the spread of the Ebola virus, state radio said on Tuesday. The virus has killed more than 1,200 people in four West African countries, four of whom have died in...
  • In Africa, haircare becomes a multi-billion dollar industry

    In Africa, haircare becomes a multi-billion dollar industry
    With all the skill of a master weaver at a loom, Esther Ogble stands under a parasol in the sprawling Wuse market in Nigeria's capital and spins synthetic fibre into women's hair. Nearby, three customers - one in a hijab - wait for a turn to spend...
  • Mobile money grows in Africa but hurdles remain

    DAKAR (Reuters) - IT technician Mansour Diagne is one of the lucky few in Senegal to have a bank account, but when he needs to pay some bills or transfer cash to his sisters on the other side of the crowded capital Dakar, he reaches for his mobile phone....
  • After the first round, time for group therapy in Brazil

    After the first round, time for group therapy in Brazil
    The first round of a World Cup is a lot like a circus: There are clowns and high-wire acts, wild animals and magicians. And with 48 games in 14 days, it's hard to watch everything. So as the tournament paused Friday to bid arrivederci to Italy and the...
  • Cameroon accused of throwing World Cup games; investigation opened

    An official investigation began Monday into the Cameroon men’s national soccer team and allegations that it threw all of its matches in the World Cup. The Cameroon Football Assn. is investigating seven “bad apples” accused of fraud...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • World Cup round-up: How can the U.S. advance?

    World Cup round-up: How can the U.S. advance?
    The Silvestre Varela header silenced celebrations, but it has not extinguished the U.S. hopes to advance in the World Cup. The Americans still sit in good position to move on to the knockout stages, with some statistics saying the probability is as high...
  • World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown

    World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown
    The easy adage is scoreless draws are a boring indictment of the beautiful game. Mexico and Brazil proved otherwise in an up-and-down, back-and-forth game on Tuesday. While neither team could find the net -- Mexico has goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa to...
  • World Cup round-up: Brazil wins opener, Spain-Netherlands 2010 rematch on tap

    World Cup round-up: Brazil wins opener, Spain-Netherlands 2010 rematch on tap
    The result was as expected. The path to victory...not so much. Brazil needed the aid of a controversial penalty kick to overcome Croatia, 3-1, in the World Cup opener on Thursday. After falling behind, 1-0, on Marcelo's own goal, it was Neymar who...
  • World Cup: Mexico shrugs off questionable calls to beat Cameroon

    World Cup: Mexico shrugs off questionable calls to beat Cameroon
    NATAL, Brazil -- Mexico overcame the setback of having two early goals harshly disallowed to beat Cameroon 1-0 with a second-half strike by Oribe Peralta and join Brazil at the top of World Cup Group A with three points on Friday. Mexico, on top...