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Kenyan athlete suspended for failing to submit to doping test

Kenya’s 800 metres athlete Kipyegon Bett has been suspended from the sport after failing to submit to sample collection for doping tests, the Athletics...

Ghana makes effort to avoid FIFA ban

FIFA says the government of Ghana says it will stop plans to dissolve the country's football association (GFA) over corruption allegations. The action could keep...

Egypt plunge down FIFA rankings following disastrous World Cup

Following a disastrous FIFA World Cup campaign, Egypt has become Africa’s biggest loser in the latest FIFA rankings published on Thursday. The North African giants...

Victor Moses announces international retirement from Nigeria Super Eagles

Chelsea winger Victor Moses  confirmed his intention to retire from international after earning his first cap in 2012 The 27-year-old steps down after playing all...

Ethiopia promises ‘hero’s welcome’ to Feyisa Lilesa if he returns home

Ethiopia has asked dissident marathoner and Olympics silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa to come home, promising a "hero's welcome", in an open letter published Tuesday. Lilesa...

Cameroon midfielder Mbia to sign for Toulouse

Cameroonian international Stephane Mbia announced on Tuesday that he will sign a deal to join French Ligue 1 club Toulouse. The 32-year-old midfielder had spent...

FIFA threatens Ghana and Nigeria with bans

Fifa issued ultimatums to Nigeria and Ghana that they both face bans from global football for "undue influence" in the affairs of their governing...

Morocco to host Spanish Super Cup pitting Barcelona against Sevilla

  Morocco will host Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup duel that pits Barcelona against Sevilla, the first time the match will be played at a neutral...

Fifa bans Kalusha Bwalya from all football for two years

Football's world governing body, Fifa, has banned Zambia's former African Footballer of the Year, Kalusha Bwalya, for two years. Its decision follows an investigation into...

Kenya’s former 400 meters champion Nicholas Bett dies in road accident

Kenya’s former 400 Meters Hurdles World Champ Nicholas Bett died in a car accident aged 28, the East African country’s sports ministry said on...

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Children at risk in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – UNICEF

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The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has lamented the effect that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has had on the...

Refugees should decide themselves whether they want to return home – UNHCR

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Refugees should be given an opportunity to make their own choices regarding whether they should return to their home countries, a senior United Nations...

South Africa bans honey from Zambia

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South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia after authorities detected American Foulbrood disease from samples of the product. The South African agriculture...

Niger president: Keeping Libya stable will end African migration to Europe

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If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou...

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