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Jorge Sampaoli loses job as Argentina coach after disappointing World Cup...

Argentina’s football manager Jorge Sampaoli has been sacked from his position following a disappointing FIFA World Cup campaign. La Albiceleste managed only one win in...

#Worldcup2018:Russia Donga girls spreading African culture through dance

African teams might have been edged out of the FIFA world cup but their culture continues to live on through music.One all-girls group in...

#Worldcupfinal:Uganda beefs up security ahead of World Cup final match

Ugandan police and military have enhanced security ahead of the Sunday World Cup final match to avoid the repeat of the July 2010 twin...

FIFA chief says VAR use in World Cup is a success

World football governing body FIFA’s president Gianni Infantino has praised the use of the Video Assistant Technology (VAR) in the 2018 World Cup as...

Tunisia open to pursuing joint North Africa bid for 2030 World...

Tunisia would be open to the idea of a North African bid for the 2030 World Cup along with Algeria and Morocco. The president of...

FIFA World Cup 2018: A tournament of records

32 teams from around the world gathered in Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, all seeking to be crowned the best of the...

FIFA boss ‘sad’ Africa is out of 2018 World Cup

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino has told the BBC that he is sad no African team made it to the knock-out stages of the World...

Senegal ask FIFA to revise fair play ruling after exit

Senegal’s football federation (FSF) has asked FIFA to reconsider its fair play ruling after their accumulation of more yellow cards than World Cup group...

2018 FIFA World Cup: The thrill of Russia

  The 2018 FIFA World Cup has provided football lovers with very exciting games so far, as teams battle out for honors in Russia. Already halfway...

FIFA fines Morocco for World Cup misconduct

World football governing body FIFA has fined Morocco US$65,650 and warned winger Noureddine Amrabat for misconduct after the Atlas Lions conceded a late goal...

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Ex-UN chief Kofi Annan begins three day stakeholder meeting in Zimbabwe

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United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan along with a team from ‘The Elders’ Thursday begin a three-day trip to Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders ahead...

Ethiopia moves to privatize certain state-owned firms

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Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely, as part of a major economic reform drive designed...

Solai dam owner: ‘We were victims too’

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The owner of the ill-fated Solai dam, which collapsed on May 9, killing 47 people and injuring hundreds of others, yesterday sought to absolve...

Second edition of BRICS Games kicks off in Johannesburg

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On the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in the South African city of Johannesburg, the 2018 BRICS Games are also taking place. Teams from the...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
CGTN Africa