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- Egypt U23 coach Shawky Gharib 'to decide on Salah for Olympics'
Egypt's under-23 coach Shawky Gharib says it is too early to say if he will pick Liverpool's Mohamed Salah for next year's Olympics in Tokyo.
- A third of tropical African plants face extinction
An assessment shows rapid loss of trees, shrubs and herbs in countries such as Ethiopia and Tanzania.
- Nigeria federation boss Pinnick blames investigations for failures
Football federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick says corruption investigations are behind Nigeria's international failures at various levels.
- Ethiopia referendum: Sidama poll could test Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
A referendum on the creation of a new region will see if ethnic rivalries can be solved at the ballot box.
- Letter from Africa: Zimbabwe, the land where cash barons thrive
The authorities are battling to cap inflation as the Zimbabwean dollar is reintroduced.
- How a lion was removed from house in Lagos
A lion, which was reportedly being used to guard a house in Lagos, has been removed by a task force.