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FIFA extends suspension of Ghanaian football official Kwesi Nyantakyi

World football governing body FIFA has extended the ban against former Ghanaian football boss for an additional 45 days, the authority announced on Wednesday. Kwesi...

Manchester United manager Mourinho makes plea deal in tax evasion case

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reached a deal with the Spanish tax authorities to serve one year in prison in a tax evasion...

Salah nominated for FIFA Best Player award, Messi misses out

Egyptian football star Mohamed Salah has made it into the final three-man shortlist for the Best FIFA Men's Player award for 2018. The Liverpool star...

Yaya Toure rejoins Olimpiacos

Ivorian football star Yaya Toure has rejoined Greek Super League side Olympiakos, the star announced on Sunday, saying he rejected a lot of other...

Wilfried Zaha omitted from Cote d’Ivoire squad

Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha has been omitted from Cote d’Ivoire’s squad lined up ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Rwanda...

Kenya’s former athletics body vice president banned for life

A former vice president and secretary-general of Athletics Kenya (AK) has been banned from the sport for life and fined $50,000 after he was...

FIFA lifts threat to suspend Ghana

FIFA has lifted a threat to suspend the Ghana Football Association after the government decided not to shut down the scandal-hit national soccer body. Instead,...

Salah dispute with Egyptian Football far from over

Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has revived a dispute with his country’s football association and accused them of ignoring his complaints over image...

Nigeria’s Under-19 team qualifies for 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup

Nigeria's Under-19 cricket team, Junior Yellow Greens on Sunday, defeated Tanzania by 35 runs to qualify for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in...

President George Weah honours Arsène Wenger in Monrovia

Liberian President George Weah on Friday awarded Arsenal’s former long serving manager Arsene Wenger with his country's highest honour at a ceremony in the...

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Congo confirms Ebola case at Ugandan border

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Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola on its border with Uganda, a country so far clear of the deadly virus,...

South Africa sees decrease in rhino poaching

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South Africa has seen a decrease in the number of rhinos poached since the beginning of this year, thanks to enhanced anti-poaching efforts, authorities...

Number of dead from Tanzania’s ferry accident disaster hits 136

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The number of people dead from Tanzania’s ferry accident disaster has risen to at least 136, the country’s top police official said on Friday. The...

Burkina Faso issues overnight ban on motorcycles in restive east region

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Growing attacks by motorbike-riding extremists who flee into the forest have led Burkina Faso’s government to ban the use of motorbikes and bike carts...

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