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UN hails Ghana’s Muntari for walking out of game after racist...

A top United Nations human rights official hailed Pescara's Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari for walking out of the club’s game against Cagliari amid racists...

Uganda’s Denis Onyango ranked among world’s best goalkeepers in 2016

Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango has been ranked among the top 10 goalkeepers in the world in the year 2016.The Cranes shot-stopper is ranked...

Somalia wants to be allowed to host international football matches

Somalia has expressed interest in hosting international football matches, saying the government was able to guarantee peace and security for visiting teams and officials. The...

Somalia says ready to host international football matches

Somalia football authorities say the country is ready to host international matches once again, thanks to improved security. President of the Somali Football Federation (SFF)...

AFCON 2017: Cameroon players that rejected call-ups could regret decision

Cameroon beat all odds against them to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final after dispatching Ghana 2-0 in the tournament’s second semi-final...

AFCON 2017: Football legend Samuel Eto’o arrives in Gabon to back...

Cameroonian football legend Samuel Eto’o is in Gabon for the Africa Cup of Nations final that will see his country face seven-time champions Egypt. Eto’o...

FIFA says South Africa’s World Cup qualifying win over Senegal was...

South African soccer was embroiled in another scandal on Monday when FIFA said the national team's World Cup qualifying win over Senegal last year...

Best anthem in the world? Kenyan national anthem receives global praise...

With the 2016 Olympic Games coming to a close, Kenya grabbed the whole world’s attention as its national anthem went in the air courtesy...

Football: Boycott nations demand FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup...

The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world football's governing body FIFA to demand...

AFCON 2017: Closing ceremony to have women celebrities only

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will draw to a close on Sunday in a colourful event that will see five African female musicians...

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemns ethnic clashes in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned clashes in the western Taraba state that left scores dead. The clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups...

Sudan’s Al Bashir under spotlight after large sums of money found in home

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Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta expected in Beijing next week for BRI Forum

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to travel to China next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum, a Chinese government...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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

  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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