• January 31, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

Sports: Moroccan fans stranded in Qatar without promised tickets

The Moroccan national airline cancelled Wednesday flights scheduled between Casablanca and Doha for fans wishing to attend the World Cup semi-final between Morocco and France after others who had already arrived …

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:Disappointing start for Cameroon as they lose first match to Switzerland

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have lost their first match against Switzerland in the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Karl Toko Ekambi and his team mates fell short to a lone goal …

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 …