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FIFA suspends Ghana’s football chief

The world football governing body FIFA’ethics committee has banned the head of Ghana's football association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, for 90 days after he was filmed...

English Premier League to introduce winter breaks from 2019/20 season

The English Premier League will introduce a winter break in February, beginning in the 2019/20 season. The break will be staggered across two weeks, with...

Host Russia goes into World Cup as lowest ranked team

The 2018 FIFA World Cup host Russia will go into the tournament as the lowest ranked side of all the 32 participating teams. In the...

Tunisia tops Africa in latest FIFA ranking released a week to...

World Cup bound Tunisia has lost ground in the latest FIFA rankings released just a week before the start of the world’s biggest football...

Egypt, Nigeria struggle in World Cup warm-ups

Egypt and Nigeria continued their recent poor form in World Cup warm-up games on Wednesday ahead of their bids to become the first African...

Tunisia targets progression from group stage

Tunisia has set its sights on reaching the knock-out stages of the FIFA World Cup for the first time in their history when the...

Egypt’s coach warns team against being too dependent on Salah

Egypt's football coach Hector Cuper has warned the World Cup bound Pharaohs against depending too much on star player Mohamed Salah. The sensational Liverpool forward...

Yaya Toure accuses Pep Guardiola of having “problems with Africans”

Cote d’Ivoire’s former Manchester City midfield powerhouse Yaya Toure has hit out at Pep Guardiola for the way he treated him at the Etihad. The...

Egypt’s shot-stopper set to become World Cup’s oldest ever player

Egypt’s veteran goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary is on the verge of making history. The shot-stopper has been included in Egypt’s squad to represent the North African...

Africa’s top referee returns to the FIFA World Cup

By Saddique Shaban The continent’s best referee Bakary Papa Gassama is set for his second World Cup duty in Russia. The Gambian is among six African...

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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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