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Three men from Somaliland dreamed of someday building a helicopter, so they gathered some scrap metal and windshields and an engine from an old van and built one.
More silliness from that Africa Cup Of Nations soccer tournament: this is Mozambique's goalie, Joao Rafael Kapango, playing a routine roller into his little goalie area and then falling right on his head.
This post is for the kids out there, because I don't want to hear about how this site is a bad influence on our youth.
This cheerful penis surgery photo appeared on <a href="http://deadspin.com/5437105/at-least-the-lady-from-will--grace-held-my-hand-while-the-deranged-zimbabwean-doctor-took-my-foreskin" target="_blank">Deadspin</a> without any context, but if I had to wager a guess, it has something to do with <a href="http://debra-m.com/2009/12/emmy-award-winning-actress-debra-messing-visits-zimbabwe/" target="_blank">Debra Messing's trip to Zimbabwe</a>, where the actress/Population Services International Ambassador promoted stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS.
The first $99 laptop to go on sale didn't come from <a href="http://laptop.org/en/">One Laptop Per Child</a> after all.
South Africa is supposed to host next year's World Cup, and without getting too deep into metaphors, it's <a href="http://unprofessionalfoul.com/2009/01/world-cup-2010-countdown.html" target="_blank">gonna be the Africa of World Cups</a>.
This is the trailer for Pray the Devil Back to Hell, a documentary about a peace movement in Liberia which seems to suggest that Africa may not be the bastion of civility and tolerance I always assumed it to be.
I have long searched for an African sports story that had nothing to do with AIDS or violent deaths, and it seems we've finally got a nice <a href="http://www.zimdaily.com/news/zifa27.6466.html" target="_blank">European-style soccer sex scandal in Zimbabwe</a>, where the nation's head of soccer, Henrietta Rushwaya (right), allegedly overruled a standing team policy of a pre-match curfew for the players so that she could bed star striker Benjani Mwaruwaru (left).
An African soccer player died before a match on Sunday when he <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSTRE4967ZF20081007" target="_blank">drowned in a crocodile-infested river</a>.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/witchdoctor.jpg"></a>Well, this was predictable: a soccer game in Congo was interrupted when one team's goalie began practicing witchcraft on the field, yadda yadda, <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/feedarticle/7798808" target="_blank">eleven people died</a>.
I'm not sure if word of this has gotten around, but apparently Africa has a really bad AIDS problem.
Sunday's World Cup qualifier between host Liberia (motto: "Where descendants of freed slaves kill freely") and Gambia ("Come for our lions, stay because you're dead") turned ugly when overcrowding <a href="http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/06/01/sports/stadium1.php" target="_blank">caused at least eight deaths</a>.
The World Cup is still two years away, but South African hookers are already excited by the prospect of new business.
A South African beauty queen believed to be associated with a gang of women responsible for raping several soccer players was arrested for <a href="http://www.sabcnews.com/south_africa/crime1justice/0,2172,152626,00.html" target="_blank">allegedly raping a mental patient</a>.
I know how much everyone loves getting updates about African soccer -- specifically, the Ugandan Super League -- so I thought you might want to know that the Mbale Heroes are in danger of relegation after forfeiting a match against league powerhouse URA.
A post-match stampede in Zambia and a helicopter crash in Sierra Leone <a href="http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=436731&cc=5901" target="_blank">killed 35 soccer supporters in Africa</a> in the span of 24 hours, further dampening enthusiasm for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, which will be the first Cup held on the continent.