All-Africa Games

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The All-Africa Games (or Pan-African Games) is a multi-sport event organised by the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), the governing body of all sports in Africa. It was first held in 1965 in Brazzaville (Congo) and occurs every four years, although, it was cancelled in 1969 and 1982.

Previous locations for the games include: 1973 Lagos (Nigeria), 1978 Algiers (Algeria), 1987 Nairobi (Kenya), 1991 Cairo (Egypt), 1995 Harare (Zimbabwe), 1999 Johannesburg (South Africa), 2003 Abuja (Nigeria) and 2007 Algiers. In 2011 the event is due to be held in Lusaka (Zambia).