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#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...

#Worldcupfinal:Croatia fans optimistic on settling scores with France

Croatian soccer fans started streaming into Moscow for Sunday’s World Cup final between Croatia and France and are hoping their team can settle an...

Nigerian world cup fans stranded in Russia

Fraudsters have tricked scores of Nigerians by selling them football World Cup fan passes to travel to Russia, leaving many stranded and penniless, victims...

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...

South African Kevin Anderson’s historic comeback knocks Federer out of Wimbledon

South African tennis star Kevin Anderson completed a remarkable comeback in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon against top seed Roger Federer, to book his place...

Moroccan youngster Hakimi completes loan move to Borussia Dortmund

Moroccan international Achraf Hakimi has completed a switch from Real Madrid to Borussia Dortmund on a two-year loan deal. The Bundesliga club announced the acquisition...

Nigeria facing potential FIFA sanctions over 2014 NFF elections

Nigeria on Tuesday edged closer to a possible showdown with FIFA after a judge adjourned a long-running court case over the disputed leadership of...

Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus from Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has moved to Italian giants Juventus from Real Madrid, where he spent nine years. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has taken center stage...

Federer next obstacle for South Africa’s Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson is now the first South African to reach the quarterfinals of Wimbledon  following his win against Frenchman Gael Monfils. In doing so he...

CAF bans Kenyan referee Aden Marwa for life

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has banned for life the Kenyan referee who was caught on camera by Ghanaian undercover journalist, Anas Aremayaw...

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At least 21 Nepalese girls ‘rescued’ from Kenya strip clubs

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Police in Kenya rescued 21 young Nepalese women during a raid on two strip clubs in an upmarket suburb of the capital Nairobi, detectives...

Xi supports deeper cooperation with Senegal

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President Xi Jinping said China and Senegal should deepen pragmatic cooperation under frameworks of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Forum on China-Africa...

Tanzania and Kenya row over delay to wildebeest migration

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Tanzania has denied claims by Kenyan tour operators that it started fires to delay the migration of wildebeest - a key element of the...

Springbok Sevens to meet Scotland in Rugby World Cup Sevens quarterfinals

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The Springbok Sevens team will meet Scotland in the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco on Sunday morning (SA time)...

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