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  • July 19, 2024

Sports:Moroccan rider makes history as first Arab woman to compete in Eventing

Twenty-nine-year old equestrian, Noor Slaoui, is gearing up for the Olympic Games which get underway in Paris next Friday. She is about to become the first Moroccan female rider ever to …

UK pledges £84m to Africa, Mideast in bid to stop illegal migration

The newly elected British Prime Minister seeks to reset the UK’s approach to illegal migration. Keir Starmer announced Thursday £84m (or about USD 108m) in funding to tackle illegal migration. He …

Kenya Court suspends police ban on protests in Nairobi

A Kenyan court on Thursday (Jul. 18) halted a police ban on protests in the capital. The Milimani law courts ruled the ban remains suspended pending the hearing and determination of …

Sports:Brazil wins bid to host 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Brazil will host the 2027 Women’s World Cup after a vote of FIFA’s full membership chose the South American bid over a joint proposal from Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. The FIFA …

Sports:Messi wins record-extending 8th Ballon d’Or, Bonmati takes women’s award

Lionel Messi and Aitana Bonmati were crowned the men’s and women’s 2023 Ballon d’Or winners at a ceremony in Paris on Tuesday. Both players played pivotal roles in their respective countries …

Sports:Bayern Munich suspend its Senegalese star Sadio Mane for punching team-mate

Bayern striker Sadio Mané will be absent from the Munich squad for the Bundesliga match against Hoffenheim on Saturday (3:30 p.m.), due to a heated argument with Leroy Sané on Tuesday …

Sports:Morocco threatens to boycott African Nations Championship in Algeria

Fresh from a sensational performance in the World Cup, Morocco’s national football team is now threatening to boycott the African Nations Championship next month in Algeria. In a letter written to …

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 …

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: Man United thrash Liverpool 4-0

Manchester United’s new coach Erik Ten Hag’s first game in charge was a resounding 4-0 win over Liverpool on Tuesday in Bangkok, which made up for the absence of superstar Cristiano …

African football associations await FIFA decisions World Cup qualifiers

Following the second leg matches of the World Cup qualifiers, Algerian and Egyptian football federations had referred their case to FIFA. The Algerian Football Federation (FAF) said Tuesday, the appeal it …

AFCON: Tunisia clashes with Mali

Gambian players held their final drills on Tuesday ahead of their encounter with Mauritania. Gambia are playing their first-ever AFCON finals and will be looking for a bright start. After a …