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FIFA Crisis: SA admits paying $10M to host world cup

South Africa's football assosciation has admitted to making a $10m payout to host the world cup. However it has denied that the payment was...

Who will vote for Blatter in the FIFA elections?

The election will consist of votes from 209 FIFA members and the winner will require a majority of 105 votes. Let's look at  how...

FIFA Corruption Purge South Africa Denies Bribery Claims

The government of South Africa has vehemently refuted and dismissed claims that it paid ten million dollars to former FIFA Vice President Jack warner...

South African Football Boss Elected Mayor

Danny Jordaan, president of the South African Football Association, has been elected Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the Eastern Cape. Danny Jordaan...

”I will not quit” says FIFA president Sepp Blatter

  FIFA president  Sepp Blatter has refused to resign as Fifa president following a request from Uefa chief Michel Platini according to media reports. Blatter is...

FIFA at risk of losing millions in sponsorship

  Soccer's governing body is also at risk of losing millions in sponsorship deals Corporate sponsors are scrambling to distance themselves from the sprawling corruption dragnet...

These are the FIFA executives arrested for alleged corruption

US Attorney-General Loretta Lynch has alleged that FIFA officials took bribes totaling hundreds of millions of dollars over more than 20 years to allocate...

Nigerian Oshoala wins women’s footballer of the year poll

Liverpool Ladies star Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year for 2015. Following a poll held online, as well...

FIFA Executives Arrested in Zurich Over Corruption allegations

#‎FIFA‬ presidential election will go ahead as planned on Friday despite corruption arrests. The candidates vying for the top job are Prince Ali Bin Al...

EFC Heavyweight Champion Van Zyl Balances MMA and Teaching

Mixed Martial Arts continues to enjoy a steady growth on the African Continent and the Extreme Fighting Championship provides fighters like Andrew van Zyl...

Recent

At least 25 killed in Cameroon in clashes between army and separatists

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Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in new fighting in a restive English-speaking region of majority French-speaking Cameroon, security officials said. The conflict between Anglophone...

IGAD urges East African nations to reinforce anti-graft efforts

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Policymakers and experts who have gathered for a 4-day anti-graft training organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) are urging East African countries...

Ethiopia arrests ex-head of army firm as crackdown targets security services

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Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a...

Burundi grounds new direct flight between Nairobi and Bujumbura

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A new flight between Bujumbura, Burundi and Nairobi, Kenya has been canceled by the Burundi government because there is no business class on board...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

6 days ago
by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

7 days ago
  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

1 week ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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