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Nigeria beats Iceland to throw Group D wide open

Nigeria has today beaten Iceland 2-0 in their second 2018 FIFA World Cup game, putting their quest for progression well in their hands. The Super...

Egypt to lodge formal complaint against referee after Russia loss

Egypt will formally lodge a complaint with world’s football governing body FIFA about the performance of Paraguayan referee Enrique Caceres, whose decisions they feel...

Egypt to file complaint against referee after Russia defeat

Egypt will formally protest to FIFA about the performance of Paraguay referee Enrique Caceres whose decisions they feel prejudiced the outcome of their World...

Senegal, Japan fans praised for helping clean up stadium after match

Normally after a team wins a game, there are celebrations with the fans flocking streets with songs and dances, but not for these fans...

Britain’s Lord Sugar apologizes for tweet about Senegal football team

Lord Sugar has been criticised for an "unhelpful and ignorant" tweet comparing Senegal's World Cup team to sellers on the "beach in Marbella". A picture...

Ronaldo becomes Europe’s all-time top scorer with goal against Morocco

Cristiano Ronaldo has become Europe's all-time leading scorer with 85 goals after he found the back of the net once again in the Portuguese's...

Africa showing few signs of making World Cup breakthrough

Africa’s much-awaited and coveted tilt at World Cup glory looks as far off as ever after a dismal round of opening fixtures for the...

Senegal beat Poland to become first African side to win at...

Senegal has beaten Poland 2-1 to record the first win by an African team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Teranga Lions went ahead...

Carlos Sanchez gets first 2018 World Cup red card

Colombia’s midfielder Carlos Sanchez has become the first player to be sent off in the FIFA World Cup 2018 after he was shown a...

Tunisia gets first African goal at 2018 World Cup but loses...

England captain Harry Kane declared his arrival on soccer’s biggest stage when he scored twice, including a stoppage-time winner, in a dramatic 2-1 victory...

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Former tennis champion Becker says diplomatic passport is real

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Former tennis champion Boris Becker said on Sunday he has a genuine diplomatic passport from the Central African Republic after the country’s foreign minister...

32 Fula civilians killed in Mali attack: Group

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Traditional hunters known as "Dozo" killed 32 civilians after surrounding an isolated village in the centre of Mali, local officials told AFP on Sunday. "They...

Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday’s blast at president’s rally

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Zimbabwe police said on Sunday 49 people were injured in the explosion at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s a political rally on Saturday, with the number...

Egypt raises military pensions amid austerity measures

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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15% amid a wave of price hikes linked...

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
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