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2012-02-20 12:32:25 Mamba, Platinum Clash [Zimbabwe Standard] After weeks of preparations, it's down to serious business Sunday afternoon as FC Platinum face Green Mamba in a CAF Champions League preliminary round, first leg match at Somhlolo Stadium in Mbabane, Swaziland.

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Friday, 05-22-15, 16:32UNSRSG - Security Transition Plan 'Depends On Many Things'[FrontPageAfrica] The head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia, Karin Landgren says in order for Liberia to enjoy a successful Security Transition in the eventual departure of UNMIL, a lot of things will have to be put in motion. Addressing journalists at a news conference Thursday, the UNSRSG said the police will need to be effective in all counties and earn the trust and cooperation of the various communities.
Friday, 05-22-15, 15:37Patrol Team Kills Three Poachers[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -A Botswana Defence Force (BDF) patrol team deployed in the Kwando area shot and killed three poachers who were in possession of elephant tusks on May 15.
Friday, 05-22-15, 14:31African Liberation Day[Daily Observer] The Gambia on Monday will join the rest of the African continent to commemorate another African Liberation Day. The day initially emerged on April 15, 1958, in Accra in Ghana, when African leaders and political activists gathered at the first Conference of Independent African States. It was later changed to May 25th after leaders of 32 independent African States met on that date, in 1963, to form the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Friday, 05-22-15, 14:2216 Players Arrive in Super Eagles Camp for 2017 Afcon Qualifier Against Chad[Guardian] Super EaglesNo fewer than 16 Super Eagles players on Thursday arrived camp in preparation for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match against Chad.
Friday, 05-22-15, 14:21ECOWAS Heads of State Approve Abidjan Declaration On Eradication of Statelessness[Daily Observer] The government and Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Wednesday, May 20th approved and endorsed the 'Abidjan Ministerial Declaration' on the eradication of statelessness. The declaration was endorsed at the 47th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State held in Accra, Ghana.

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