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Liberia Releases last known Ebola Patient from Care

Liberia's last Ebola patient left hospital on Thursday to cheers of delight from friends and family, a year after the west African country reported...

Nigeria’s First Lady attacks the opposition

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO) on Thursday rose in defence of the First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, saying that she was...

Nigeria’s Football Organizers face Boko Haram Dilemma

With just one day to go until Nigeria's Premier League kicks off, anticipation has turned to dread among the country's football fans and organizers....

Afghan men march in burqas to campaign for women’s rights

A small group of Afghan men wearing sky-blue burqas marched through the capital Kabul on Thursday to draw attention to women’s rights in the...

Sepp Blatter wants autonomy in African football

  FIFA President Sepp Blatter is calling for autonomy in football, urging that national federations be allowed to operate without government interference. Speaking specifically about South...

Boston marathon bomber trial Day 2

The second day of the federal trial of Dzokhar Tsarnaev resumed on Thursday in Boston.  He is accused of setting bombs during the 2013...

Aliou Cisse appointed Senegal Coach

Former Senegal international midfielder Aliou Cisse  has been appointed as the new manager for the national side. The country's football federation made the announcement in a...

South Sudan peace talks adjourned

  Peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels adjourned on Friday without a date being set for the next meeting. East African intergovernmental body IGAD,...

Obama extends sanctions on Zimbabwe

United States president Barack Obama has extended sanctions against Robert Mugabe and Zimbabwe for another year. Zimbabwe's government has criticized the embargoes now in place...

Iran: Acid attacker’s eye gouged out

  Iran has removed the eye of a man found guilty of blinding another man in an acid attack,making it a literal case of an...
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