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UN hails Ghana’s Muntari for walking out of game after racist...

A top United Nations human rights official hailed Pescara's Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari for walking out of the club’s game against Cagliari amid racists...

Uganda’s Denis Onyango ranked among world’s best goalkeepers in 2016

Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango has been ranked among the top 10 goalkeepers in the world in the year 2016.The Cranes shot-stopper is ranked...

Somalia wants to be allowed to host international football matches

Somalia has expressed interest in hosting international football matches, saying the government was able to guarantee peace and security for visiting teams and officials. The...

Somalia says ready to host international football matches

Somalia football authorities say the country is ready to host international matches once again, thanks to improved security. President of the Somali Football Federation (SFF)...

AFCON 2017: Cameroon players that rejected call-ups could regret decision

Cameroon beat all odds against them to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final after dispatching Ghana 2-0 in the tournament’s second semi-final...

FIFA says South Africa’s World Cup qualifying win over Senegal was...

South African soccer was embroiled in another scandal on Monday when FIFA said the national team's World Cup qualifying win over Senegal last year...

Football: Boycott nations demand FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup...

The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world football's governing body FIFA to demand...

AFCON 2017: Football legend Samuel Eto’o arrives in Gabon to back...

Cameroonian football legend Samuel Eto’o is in Gabon for the Africa Cup of Nations final that will see his country face seven-time champions Egypt. Eto’o...

Africa’s richest man confident of buying Arsenal, will sack Arsene Wenger...

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote – who has been plotting to buy English Premier League side Arsenal for years now – says his first...

Manchester United fans celebrate Cote d’Ivoire’s elimination from AFCON 2017

Manchester United fans on Twitter have been celebrating the elimination of Cote d’Ivoire from the Africa Cup of Nations showpiece taking place in Gabon. The...

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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...

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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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