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Ivory Coast’s Former First lady sentenced to 20 years in jail

Cote d’ Ivories’ former first lady, Simone Gbagbo has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for her role in the violence that followed...

Somalia’s Youth ministry uses football for peace and development

Recently, Somalia's then-rulers the Al-Shabaab militant group had outlawed all sport and used the capital city Mogadishu's main sports arena to stage executions. Fast forward...

Senegal fans welcome Cisse’s appointment

Senegal appointed former international player Aliou Cisse as head coach of the Teranga Lions on Thursday last week. The former Birmingham City and Portsmouth...

Julius Arile: from warrior to elite athlete

Kenyan runners often recount how the sport helped them escape poverty. For one athlete, the marathon saved him from a life of crime and...

CAF president inducted into Hall of Fame

The President of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou will receive the trophy for his induction into the African Football Hall of...

Egypt eyeing $60 billion in foreign direct investment

Egypt's much-talked about investment conference in Sharm el-Sheik is taking place later this week - and the country is targeting $60 billion in foreign...

Rafah border re-opens for two days

After 50 days of closure, Egypt opened the Rafah-Gaza border today. The terminal was shut after the bombing in the Sinai Peninsula in October...

Why Boko Haram is pledging allegiance to IS

The leader of the Nigeria-based group Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Abubakar Shekahu who is...

Zambia’s president in hospital after collapsing

The Zambia government says President Edgar Lungu who collapsed on Sunday during a function to mark the international women's day is receiving treatment for...

Popular south African rapper stabbed to death

South African Hip hop artist Nkululeko Habedi has died. Nkululeko was popularly known as Flabba, and was a member of popular group rap Skwatta...
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