• October 2, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

South Africa to host 2027 Women’s World Cup

South Africa, which hosted the men’s World Cup in 2010, intends to bid to host the 2027 women’s edition, the South African Football Association (SAFA) announced Tuesday. “We would love to …

Sports:Ivorian goalkeeper, Gbohouo faces 18-month ban over doping – FIFA

Ivorian goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo has been suspended until June 23, 2023, after testing positive for the banned drug trimetazidine, Fifa’s disciplinary committee announced on Monday. The Ivorian Football Federation revealed in …

Didier Drogba, Five others to run for Football Federation president in Ivory Coast

Ivorian soccer star, Didier Drogba and five others have filed their candidacy for the presidency of the Ivorian Football Federation. The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) has announced on Sunday. “The filing …

2022 Qatar World Cup: Second phase of ticket sales starts

  The second phase of ticket sales ahead of the Qatar World Cup (Nov. 21 to Dec. 18, 2022) began Tuesday. It will close on April 28 at 9 a.m. GMT …

Sports: FIFA boss launches school football project in Senegal

FIFA President Gianni Infantino joined hundreds of school children to celebrate the launch of a new football development project in Dakar, Senegal. The Lycee Lamine Gueye has a capacity of 3,000 …

WC Qualifiers: Super Eagles stunned by the Central African Republic

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are reeling after a shock 1-0 defeat by lowly-ranked Central African Republic in the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Despite having stars such as Osimhen, Iheanacho and Moses …

CAF Member Associations at Global Integrity Programme

Initiative to run from 30 September until 4 November; programme aimed at improving education and integrity capacity-building across FIFA’s member associations. Following the integrity workshops that brought together member associations from the AFC, CONMEBOL and …