Posts Tagged Africa

Pistorius brother out of ICU after car crash

In this Tuesday May 20, 2014 file photo brother of murder accused, Oscar Pistorius, left, Carl Pistorius, right, speaks with his brother in court in Pretoria, South Africa. Aug. 1, 2014. Carl Pistorius has been discharged from an intensive care unit in the hospital after suffering internal injuries and going into respiratory failure following a car crash Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Siphiwe Sibeko, Pool, File)

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — A family spokeswoman says Oscar Pistorius’ brother has been discharged from a hospital intensive care unit after suffering internal injuries and going into respiratory failure following a car crash.

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Rwanda disqualified for player with 2 identities

CAIRO (AP) — Rwanda has been thrown out of the African Cup qualifying competition for using a player with “two identities.”

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Youth Olympics opening in China amid Ebola worries

In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, performers tied to wires rehearse for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games which opens Aug. 16, 2014 in Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu province. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

NANJING, China (AP) — Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday’s opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of infection.

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