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  • February 20, 2024

Nigerians protest over high cost of living

With placards reading ‘end bad government now’ and ‘end hunger’, residents of one of Nigeria’s largest cities took to the streets on Monday (Feb.19). Large crowds marched through the centre of …

Lion kills zookeeper at Nigeria’s Obafemi Awolowo University

A zookeeper at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Nigeria has lost his life in a fatal encounter with one of the lions under his care. Olabode Olawuyi, who had been …

Business:Nigeria Naira drops further on official and unofficial markets to hit record lows

Nigeria’s currency naira on Monday fell to record lows on both the official and unofficial markets on while stocks posted their biggest one-day fall in more than a year. The latest …

Sports:Mbappe to stay at PSG “for now”

French football star, Kylian Mbappe, announced his only option would be to stay at PSG for now. Previously, the French striker had announced that he would not be extending his contract …

Sports:Morocco beats Brazil 2-1 in Saturday’s friendly

World Cup semi-finalist Morocco stunned Brazil 2-1 in Saturday’s friendly in Tangiers. Sofiane Boufal gave Morocco the lead before Brazil skipper Casemiro levelled in the 67th minute. Brazil’s fate was sealed …

Sports:Morocco’s squad to play Brazil 25 years after

The Brazilian squad arrived in Tangier, Morocco, Monday (Mar.20). The prestigiousSeleção will play a friendly match on Saturday (Mar. 25) against the Atlas Lions who finished 4th in the last world …

Sports:Ivorian football club’s player dies after collapsing during match

The Ivorian club’s defender, Moustapha Sylla, died on Sunday after collapsing in the middle of a match, his club said. “Our defender Moustapha Sylla died this evening after feeling unwell on …

Sports: Morocco ready to host Club World Cup

Less than two months after Morocco’s World Cup triumph in Qatar all eyes are once again on the Kingdom as it prepares to host the Club World Cup in early February. …

Sports:FIFA lifts suspension of Kenya Football Association

FIFA has lifted the suspension on the Kenya Football Federation (FKF) following the local government’s decision to reinstate the body after it was dissolved over suspicions of corruption, the sports minister …

Sports:Qatar loses 3-1 to Senegal as host nearing World Cup exit

Senegal sent host Qatar to another loss at the World Cup on Friday, winning 3-1 after a defensive error gifted the African champion the lead. Striker Boulaye Dia drilled in that …

Sports:World Cup trophy unveiled as teams join base camps in Qatar

On Wednesday (Nov 16) FIFA unveiled the 18-carat-solid-gold trophy that will be awarded to the winner of the 2022 World Cup tournament held in Qatar. Defending Champions France arrived in Doha …

Sports: meet the African nominees for Women’s and Men’s World Athlete of the Year awards

World Athletics published on Thursday (Oct 13) the list of nominees for Women’s and Men’s World Athlete of the Year. 4 African athletes appear on the lists. 10 athletes were selected …

Sports:AFCON qualifiers postponed to March 2023

Qualifying matches for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations which were scheduled for September have been pushed back to March next year to help the continent’s teams prepare for the World …