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Egypt plunge down FIFA rankings following disastrous World Cup

Following a disastrous FIFA World Cup campaign, Egypt has become Africa’s biggest loser in the latest FIFA rankings published on Thursday. The North African giants...

Comedian Trevor Noah defends his ‘Africa won the World Cup’ joke

US-based South African comedian Trevor Noah had a lot to say in response to a French diplomat who took offense to Noah saying "Africa...

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...

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One dead as two car bombs explode in Somali capital

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One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital on Saturday and the...

Eritrea – Ethiopia hailed by Nobel laureate on 2018 World Peace day

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Leymah Gbowee, a Nobel Peace laureate said on Friday that the 2018 edition of World Peace Day had to be dedicated to Ethiopia and...

Cholera outbreak persists in Nigeria Yobe state

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A cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria's Yobe State has claimed at least 61 lives, according to a governmnet official The local Commissioner for Health, Dr...

Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

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Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the death toll rose to...

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...
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