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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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IGAD leaders say Riek Machar is not welcome in their countries

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East Africa’s leaders say South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar is not welcome in their countries except to join peace talks on his country’s...

UN: Ghana economy is booming but few are benefiting

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A United Nations report finds millions of people in Ghana are not benefiting from the country’s booming economy, but remain mired in poverty. The...

U.S. to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia bomb blast

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The United States will send experts from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to Ethiopia to investigate a bomb blast that took place during a...

EU has ‘frank talk’ but doesn’t have solution to migrant crisis

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The leaders of 16 countries survived the “frank talk” of an emergency meeting on immigration and emerged with a veneer of common purpose Sunday...

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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