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  • newRooney To Remain At Manchester United

    - 3 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 11:14pm -
  • newXenophobia: Nigeria Asks South Africa To Protect Foreigners
    Nigeria has appealed to the South African Government to take every step necessary to protect its citizens in the face of renewed wave of xenophobic attacks in the country. The call was made by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mrs Khadijat B…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 10:24pm -
  • newU.S. Africa Command Pledges Support For Nigeria
    The United States Africa Command has announced a strong commitment to Nigeria in its battle against insurgency, as well as other countries of the Lake Chad basin. The Commander of U.S. AFRICOM, General Thomas Waldhauser, noted that information sharin…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 10:21pm -
  • newAli Modu Sheriff Moves Into PDP Secretariat
    The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has moved into the national secretariat of the party, nine months after it was sealed by the Police in May 2016. Senator Sheriff said the reopening of the party’…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:59pm -
  • newPolice Warn Against Wilful Destruction Of Property In FCT
    The Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has warned individuals and groups against indulging in acts that would result in the destruction of property and cause a breakdown of law and order. This was contained in a statement…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:03pm -
  • newSenate C’mtte Orders Evacuation Of Beggars, Hawkers From Abuja
    The Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory has directed security agencies in Abuja to clear the city of beggars, hawkers and commercial sex workers. Briefing journalists at the National Assembly, the Chairman of the committee, Senator Dino…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 8:51pm -
  • newSouth Africa To Inspect Workplaces For Illegal Immigrants
    Officials from the South African Ministry of Home Affairs say they would be conducting random searches at workplaces, to fish out illegal immigrants in the country. Addressing parliament earlier on Thursday, the Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba,…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 8:42pm -
  • newINEC Fixes Nov 16 For Anambra Governorship Election
    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 16, 2017 for the governorship elections in Anambra State. The INEC National Commissioner, Mr Solomon Soyebi, made the announcement on Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Mr S…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 8:30pm -
  • newITF Raises Alarm Over Increase In Unemployment Rate
    The Industrial Training Fund (ITF), has raised an alarm over the increasing rate of unemployment in Nigeria. By the year 2050, the country’s population is projected to have hit five hundred million, a projection that has become a cause for concern…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 8:02pm -
  • new2017 Budget: Dalung Solicits Additional 23bn Naira For Ministry
    The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung, has appealed to the National Assembly to include about 23 billion Naira to the ministry’s 2017 budget. He explained that the addition is for the shortfall of over 100,000 prospective corps member…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 8:02pm -



  • newThe 9 Most Enchanting Islands In Africa
    You can explore miles of sandbars and stunning coral reefs on the postage-stamp-size Medjumbe Island in Mozambique's Quirimbas archipelago. There is one resort on the island, Anantara Medjumbe, and it has just 12 rooms. It's a two-minute walk from th…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 2:02pm -
  • newBrown Ideye Joins John Obi Mikel At Chinese Super League Club Tianjin Teda
    The allure of lucrative contracts continues to attract numerous African players to the Chinese Super League, with Nigerian striker Brown Ideye becoming the latest addition to the list of professionals swapping Europe for China. The Super Eagles attac…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 11:41am -
  • South African Court Blocks Government’s ICC Withdrawal Efforts As Unconstitutional
    Those who want to leave the ICC will have to take their case to parliament, which is dominated by the ANC. The ANC has been strongly in favor or leaving, and is expected to fight to withdraw. The opposition will fight back. The issue will come down t…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 9:28pm -
  • Opinion: World Needs 1M New African Ph.D. Researchers To Help Solve Global Challenges
    It’s not just Africa that needs research and researchers for its own use. The world needs African researchers -- 1 million of them in the next 10 years -- and a leading U.K. university hopes to help bridge the gap. The world needs the unique knowle…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 7:02pm -
  • Importing African Innovation To Silicon Valley: 5 DEMO Africa Startups Compete On Their Own Terms
    Five winning African tech startups are in Silicon Valley competing with others from around the world and hopefully attracting venture capital. A lot of them are self-taught and lack formal training in venture creation and digital entrepreneurship, an…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 5:27pm -
  • The Fighting Bulls Of Western Kenya
    Bullfighting in Kakamega County, Kenya, isn't like bullfighting in Spain. Instead of matadors fighting bulls, bulls fight each other. Before the fight, the bulls are fed busaa – a local homemade beer – believed to make them feistier. Chanting tra…
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 2:01pm -
  • 12 Things You Should Know About South Africa’s 2017 Budget Speech
    The rich will pay more tax. That's one of the most riveting things to come out of South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's 2017 budget speech. Income tax increases across the board did not materialise, but wealthy South Africans will be taxed…
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 1:40pm -
  • Superstar Lionel Messi Visited Egypt This Week In Support Of Health Campaign
    Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi was in Egypt this week as part of an initiative to raise awareness and bring attention to a specific health campaign in the North African country. The incredibly talented attacking player travelled to Egypt o…
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 1:28pm -
  • 23 African Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
    South Africa is invariably cited in discussions about jobless rates in Africa, but two thirds of African countries have higher unemployment. Africa is witnessing its best growth performance in decades, yet the world’s youngest continent, demographi…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 8:43pm -
  • Increased African Mining Deals Show Normalization, 2017 Outlook Positive
    The surprisingly strong bull market in commodity prices in 2016 contributed to increased activity in mining and metals deals in Africa, says Quintin Hobbs, Africa mining and metals transactions leader at Ernst & Young. Organizations ran leaner and mo…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 3:52pm -

Mail & Guardian Africa

The East African

Africa IT and tech

  • newSouth Africa's first alternative exchange- ZAR X
    On Monday the 50-year long monopoly enjoyed by the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) ended as South Africa’s first alternative exchange- ZAR X made its debut with the listing of agri-business Senwes and its holding company Senwes Beleggings (Senwe…
    - 11 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 3:19pm -
  • newEnterprise IoT to grow steadily in 2017
    The January 2017 Red Hat survey conducted around Internet of Things (IoT) shows that while interest in IoT is picking up, actual roll-outs are being approached with the common enterprise IT theme of “steady deliberation”.The study carried out by…
    - 11 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 3:17pm -
  • newThe rise of the remote workforce
    With the rise of broadband technology and a global move towards the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance, the number of employees working remotely has increased exponentially over the past couple of decades. Studies have conclusively shown that thi…
    - 11 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 3:17pm -
  • newOvum publishes research note on Arbor Networks SP Insight big data analytics solution
    Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), has announced that global industry analyst firm, Ovum, has published a research note on Arbor SP Insight, a new software-based extension to its Arbor Networks SP platform (Arbor S…
    - 11 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 3:17pm -
  • newTelkom and Business Connexion launch BCX, Africa’s end-to-end ICT solutions provider
    Telkom and Business Connexion have announced the launch of BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider. This new brand, built from a strategic partnership between Telkom Business and Business Conne…
    - 11 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 3:16pm -
  • newSA Budget- R1.9bn allocated for widespread internet access
    In a bid to increase internet penetration in South Africa,  Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced in the 2017 Budget Speech, that the Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services is set to receive R1.9bn over the medium term to invest…
    - 11 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 3:12pm -
  • newSouth Africa: MTN customer wins R100 000
    MTN has made one of its customers R100 000 ($7700) richer through its music sponsorship prize. Misiwe Maki of Beacon Bay, East London won the life-changing prize money  after downloading ‘Blou’ by Laurika Rauch which was one of the caller tunez…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:50am -
  • new8 ways to use Twitter for your business
    Social media platform Twitter is a place for people to connect, share opinions and keep abreast of happenings around the world. This however is not the only use for this site. Twitter has also become a powerful tool for businesses to market themselve…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:50am -
  • newSA healthcare braces to take on risk
    The security risks facing the healthcare sector have never before been so broad or so complex, reports Fortinet. “Thanks to digitisation across the sector, the advent of Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables, and the increasing sophistication of c…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:42am -
  • newSAS MD Desan Naidoo appointed VP for Africa
    SAS, an analytics software and services company, has appointed Desan Naidoo as vice president of the Africa region, effective January 2017. Naidoo has been managing director of Southern Africa since April 2013 and was most recently regional director…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:41am -
  • newPravin Gordhan’s Budget pulls off a balancing act
    Budget Speech 2017/18 cushions the blows of a weak economy for the poor and asks the wealthy to pay more. With the South African government facing a R28 billion shortfall in tax revenue collection, Budget Speech 2017/18 was never going to have much g…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:41am -

  • new'Terrorist attack' kills 15 soldiers in Niger: army
    Niamey (AFP) - Fifteen soldiers were killed and 19 wounded in a attack by terrorist elements in western Niger, authorities said Thursday. A Niger army patrol was attacked by terrorist elements at 1500 GMT north of Tilwa (on Wednesday). We have…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 10:04pm -
  • newAmerican Peterson fires 62 in rain to lead Joburg Open
    Johannesburg (AFP) - American Paul Peterson defied torrential rain to fire a first-round 62 in the Joburg Open Thursday before the weather forced play to be suspended for the day. The 28-year-old held a three-stroke clubhouse lead over Anton Rai a…
    - 8 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 6:03pm -
  • newNew Somali prime minister named
    Mogadishu (AFP) - Hassan Ali Kheyre, a former aid worker and oil executive, was named prime minister of Somalia on Thursday by the country's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Mohamed, popularly known as Farmajo, made the announcement on Twi…
    - 9 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 5:28pm -
  • newThe Lake Chad region: 'Africa's most acute crisis'
    Lagos (AFP) - An international conference in Oslo on Friday aims to raise $1.5 billion (1.4 billion euros) to help people affected by Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency in the Lake Chad region. Here are five things to know about the area, which is h…
    - 9 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 5:28pm -
  • newSurf king Kelly Slater calls for Reunion shark cull
    Paris (AFP) - One of the greatest surfers of all time, Kelly Slater, has sparked controversy by calling for a shark cull around the Indian Ocean island of Reunion after a bodyboarder was killed there. Honestly, I won't be popular for saying this…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 1:52pm -
  • newSciences Po First Continental European University to Join The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
    PARIS, France, 23 February 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The MasterCard Foundation has announced a six-year, USD$8.2 million (around euro;7.6 million) partnership with Sciences Po in Paris, France, to provide 120 bright, next-generation Africa…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 10:00am -
  • newFirst drug-resistant malaria parasite detected in Africa
    Miami (AFP) - For the first time in Africa, researchers said Wednesday they have detected a malaria parasite that is partially resistant to the top anti-malaria drug, artemisinin, raising concern about efforts to fight a disease that sickens hundreds…
    - 19 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 7:36am -

  • Solar Eclipse To Occur On Sunday – NASRDA
    The National Space Research and Development Agency has said that there would be a partial Solar eclipse across the country on Feb . 26 .The Head of Media and Corporate Communications , Dr Felix Ale , in a statement on Thursday said , “ A partial so…
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  • Black Soot Takes Over Port Harcourt As Navy Burns Illegal Bunkering Site (Pics)
    According to Comrade Dickson David who shared the photos,massive black soot has taken over Port Harcourt again as navy/military officers burn illegal bunkering sites in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area. He said the sites have been burning for the pas…
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Reuters AFRICA Top News

  • At inauguration, Somali president calls on al Shabaab to surrender
    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's new president was inaugurated on Wednesday, promising his people that the era of al Shabaab and other Islamist militant groups was over.
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 6:34pm -
  • South African court blocks govt's ICC withdrawal bid
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's High Court blocked the government's attempt to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday, the latest blow to scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma from an assertive post-apartheid judicia…
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 1:35pm -

BBC Africa

  • Poachers kill two rhinos at South Africa's Thula Thula orphanage
    The gang broke into the South African reserve on Monday, taking staff hostage.
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 5:44pm -
  • The Gambia: Jammeh's spy master Yankuba Badjie arrested
    Mr Badjie is said to have personally presided over torture sessions under ex-President Yahya Jammeh.
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 3:32pm -
  • Why is UAE building a military base in Somaliland?
    The United Arab Emirates is building a military base in Berbera in Somalia's self-declared republic of Somaliland.
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 2:35pm -
  • South Africa's decision to leave ICC ruled 'invalid'
    A South African court says the government had no right to leave the ICC without consulting parliament.
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 2:31pm -
  • 'One is enough'
    Polygamy is widely accepted all over Nigeria but one of the country's most prominent Muslim leaders is trying to ban the practice - in some cases.
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 2:40am -
  • Ravaged by war, now famine hits South Sudan
    A state of famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first globally since 2011. Alastair Leithead reports.
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 2:18pm -
  • Inexcusable inaction
    More than 600 black South Africans drowned in WW1 when their ship was struck by a Royal Mail vessel. But why did the captain blamed for the tragedy do nothing to help?
    - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 1:41pm -
  • 'An aircraft knows no sex' - female fighter pilot
    A 24-year-old second lieutenant tells the BBC how she became Zambia's first female fighter pilot.
    - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 12:15pm -
  • 'Wanted for my body parts'
    An albino hunted for her body parts tells the BBC she lives in fear after surviving a kidnap attempt in Malawi.
    - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 1:09am -
  • Drought battle
    Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
    - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 2:27am -
  • Africa's top shots: 10-16 February 2017
    A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
    - 6 days ago 17 Feb 17, 6:24pm -
  • 'I only had basic painkillers'
    A patient and a doctor in Kenya tell their stories of the dispute that is now into its 10th week.
    - 7 days ago 17 Feb 17, 11:45am -
  • Dickens Olewe: How Africa is struggling to cope with fake news
    Are African media dealing with fake news effectively?
    - 8 days ago 16 Feb 17, 2:05am -
  • Fergal Keane: Refereeing warlords in the age of Trump
    A change of attitude towards peace missions under President Trump could spell disaster for places like CAR.
    - 9 days ago 15 Feb 17, 1:22am -
  • 'Hungry caterpillars'
    A new hungry caterpillar is threatening African crops already badly hit by record droughts.
    - 9 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:39pm -
  • Yousra Elbagir: Global pariah
    In our series of letters from African journalists, Sudanese columnist Yousra Elbagir explains what it is like to live in a country subject to US sanctions.
    - 10 days ago 14 Feb 17, 1:52am -
  • Mobile money
    How mobile technology is profoundly changing access to money in the developing world.
    - 11 days ago 13 Feb 17, 1:35am -
  • Pumza Fihlani: The mentally ill patients killed in care homes
    The silent deaths of 94 mentally ill patients in South Africa is symptomatic of their place in society, but their families want explanations, writes the BBC's Pumza Fihlani.
    - 12 days ago 12 Feb 17, 1:40am -
  • Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria's art of flowery language
    In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers the art of Nigerian verbosity.
    - 19 days ago 5 Feb 17, 1:45am -
  • Elizabeth Ohene: 'Honourable for life'
    Life as an MP in Ghana is a tough and short-lived stint, but the privilege of being called "Honourable" is worth the trouble, writes Elizabeth Ohene.
    - 35 days ago 19 Jan 17, 5:41pm -
  • Joseph Warungu: Striking a pose in 2017
    In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu identifies key people, places and events to watch out for in Africa in 2017.
    - 53 days ago 2 Jan 17, 1:11am -
  • Africa's 2016 in pictures
    A selection of the most striking news images from the African continent this year.
    - 55 days ago 31 Dec 16, 1:24am -
  • Preserving rural Mali
    Photographer Boukary Konate is documenting scenes from rural life in his native Mali for the "internet generation", and before this way of life disappears entirely.
    - 63 days ago 23 Dec 16, 2:00am -
  • Ebrima Sillah: Home sweet home
    After 12 years, Ebrima Sillah, who was forced to flee The Gambia for being too critical of Yahya Jammeh, hopes to return home.
    - 73 days ago 13 Dec 16, 11:04am -
  • Mannir Dan Ali: 'Limping giant'
    In our series of letters from African journalists, Mannir Dan Ali considers why the Nigerian president is finding it hard to please anyone.
    - 78 days ago 8 Dec 16, 1:43am -
  • 'Extravagant grannies...'
    This year's Lagos Photo Festival in Nigeria brings together well-known photographers and their take on identity in Africa.
    - 2 Nov 16, 2:19am -
  • Concrete canvas
    After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
    - 25 Oct 16, 1:31am -
  • Octopus hunters of Zanzibar
    The white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.
    - 19 Oct 16, 1:18am -
  • Behind the hawker hustle
    Photos of street vendors from across Africa who it is thought account for more than half of the continent's work force.
    - 30 Sep 16, 1:25pm -
  • Spectacular Botswana
    Spectacular landscape and wildlife provide some stunning images from Botswana.
    - 8 Sep 16, 8:15am -
  • Vaccine sprint
    Africa's worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years prompts a race to protect millions of people from the disease, complicated by a shortage of vaccines.
    - 28 Aug 16, 10:47am -

Google News Africa

  • newAkeredolu: New dawn, new challenges - Nigeria Today
    VanguardAkeredolu: New dawn, new challengesNigeria TodayA chapter closes in the annals of Ondo State today as Governor Olusegun Mimiko bows out of office. But, a new chapter opens as his successor, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), takes the oath of office. Gr…
    - 37 mins ago 24 Feb 17, 1:37am -
  • newUS Government Delegation Visits Ethiopia - Ezega
    EzegaUS Government Delegation Visits EthiopiaEzegaUS-delegation-visits-Ethiopia February 23, 2017 - U.S. delegation led by Senator James Inhofe visited Ethiopia on Wednesday. Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn expressed Ethiopia`s desire to further st…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Feb 17, 1:04am -
  • newBrian Molefe sworn in as MP - South African Broadcasting Corporation
    South African Broadcasting CorporationBrian Molefe sworn in as MPSouth African Broadcasting CorporationBrian Molefe resigned as Eskom CEO last year after he was implicated in the State of Capture Report.(SABC). Tags: Brian Molefe · Eskom · State of…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 11:18pm -
  • newCommand Agric to cover wheat, soya - The Herald
    The HeraldCommand Agric to cover wheat, soyaThe HeraldCommand Agriculture programme will be spread to cover other crops as the country moves towards attaining food self-sufficiency, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. VP Mnangagwa is on a tou…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 11:18pm -
  • newKenyatta promises Gideon Moi Cabinet slots - The Star, Kenya
    The Star, KenyaKenyatta promises Gideon Moi Cabinet slotsThe Star, KenyaKanu chairman Gideon Moi has struck a deal with President Uhuru Kenyatta who will appoint him to the Cabinet if Kenyatta wins reelection. Uhuru has been anxious that Kanu not sid…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 10:38pm -
  • newRaila laughs off Jubilee classification of swing counties - Daily Nation
    Daily NationRaila laughs off Jubilee classification of swing countiesDaily NationOrange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga with Pokot leaders at the party's headquarters Orange House in Nairobi on February 23, 2017. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:56pm -
  • newXenophobia: What it says about South Africa - New
    New Zimbabwe.comXenophobia: What it says about South AfricaNew Zimbabwe.comVIOLENCE has again flared up between ethnic communities in our political capital, Tshwane. These so-called xenophobic attacks are reminiscent of the 2008-2009 national shame w…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 9:16pm -

African football

90min premier league

Tribal football

  • newPochettino disappointed yet proud of Spurs
    Mauricio Pochettino admitted both disappointment and pride following Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League exit tonight.Spurs drew 2-2 with Gent at Wembley to miss out on the Round of 16 by losing 2-3 on aggregate to the Belgians.Read more on Tribal Foot…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:32am -
  • newPetit: Griezmann to Man Utd? DEFINITELY!
    Emmanuel Petit believes Antoine Griezmann WILL join Manchester United.The Atletico Madrid striker continues to be heavily linked with a summer move to Old Trafford and his fellow Frenchman Petit is confident the move will occur. Read more on Tribal F…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:27am -
  • newReal Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo raps: I scored a goal, what did you do?
    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo lost his rag at the end of defeat to Valencia.AS reports Ronaldo was angry after the loss - so much so that cameras caught him venting his fury at an unidentified individual.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:23am -
  • newReal Madrid defender Varane faces several weeks on sidelines
    Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane faces several weeks on the sidelines due to injury.AS says Varane could be set for weeks on the sideline after he injured his thigh muscle against Valencia on Wednesday night. Read more on Tribal Football
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:22am -
  • newSergio Escudero pens new deal with Sevilla
    Sergio Escudero has signed a new deal with Sevilla.Fullback Escudero was rewarded for his fine form this season with a new four-year contract, the Spanish club confirmed on Thursday.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:21am -
  • newReal Madrid boss Zidane unhappy with Isco moans
    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is unhappy with Isco.Marca says behind closed doors there are growing frustrations with the midfielder's agitation.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:20am -
  • newDeportivo La Coruna fullback Juanfran: Barcelona situation difficult
    Deportivo La Coruna right-back Juanfran Moreno admits interest from Barcelona has him in a difficult situation.Barca want Juanfran as an emergency signing.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:20am -
  • newVillarreal striker Santos Borre: What James told me about Real Madrid
    Villarreal striker Rafael Santos Borre says James Rodriguez is happy at Real Madrid.Santos Borre, on loan at the Yellow Submarine from Atletico Madrid, has claimed that his friend is now much happier in the Spanish capital.Read more on Tribal Footbal…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:20am -
  • newEuropean Wembley curse continues for Spurs
    Tottenham Hotspur's Wembley curse in European competitions this season continued tonight. Spurs had previously lost to Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League before beating CSKA Moscow 3-1 in their final group stage game. Read more on Tr…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:17am -
  • newMarc-André Ter Stegen: Nothing better than Barcelona
    Marc-Andr Ter Stegen has pledged his commitment to Barcelona.The German goalkeeper told fans in a Q&A that he's happy at the Nou Camp.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:17am -

Ghana news agency

Africa review


  • newMercedes shrug off talk of Australia protest
    Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has shrugged off fears of a potential protest against his cars at next month's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 12:21am -
  • newSpurs stunned; Roma, Ajax, advance
    Unheralded Gent stunned Tottenham at Wembley as their more illustrious fellow Belgians Anderlecht, Ajax and Lyon also progressed to the Europa League last 16 on Thursday.
    - 2 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 11:56pm -
  • newLeicester sack manager Ranieri
    Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as manager of Leicester City just months after leading the club to a remarkable Premier League title triumph, the Midlands side announced on Thursday.
    - 3 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 10:59pm -
  • newRooney says he's staying at United
    Wayne Rooney said on Thursday he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.
    - 3 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 10:53pm -
  • newMapoe to start at wing for Lions
    Lionel Mapoe will start on the wing as coach Johan Ackermann went with a largely tried and tested team to open their Vodacom Super Rugby season against the Toyota Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
    - 5 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 8:50pm -
  • newKerber into Dubai semis
    Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay in contention for a return to the top WTA ranking at the Dubai Tennis Championships.
    - 6 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 8:17pm -
  • newHonours even on turning track
    Australia's Matt Renshaw admitted he feared he had let his teammates down by leaving the fray with an upset stomach before returning to hit a gritty half-century in the first test against India
    - 7 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 6:58pm -
  • newIoane runs riot for Blues
    Reiko Ioane marked himself as a possible super-star in Vodacom Super Rugby as he scored a hat-trick of tries to inspire an impressive 53-18 win for the Blues over the Rebels in the opening match...
    - 7 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 6:56pm -
  • newJunior Afcon live on SuperSport
    SuperSport will broadcast live all 16 matches of the 2017 U20 Africa Cup of Nations kicking off in Zambia this weekend.
    - 10 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 4:41pm -
  • newPeterson lifts gloom at wet Joburg Open
    As rain continued to fall over the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Course American Paul Peterson had little trouble as he carded a bogey-free 62 to take the early lead.....
    - 10 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 4:23pm -

SABC Africa

VOA Africa

  • new13 Migrants Found Suffocated in Libyan Shipping Container
    Bodies of 13 African migrants have been found inside a shipping container in western Libya.Officials of the Red Crescent in Libya said the victims appeared to have been locked inside the container for several days while being transported to a coas…
    - 29 mins ago 24 Feb 17, 1:45am -
  • newUS Sees a Role for Russia in Trying to Restore Peace in Libya
    The commander of U.S. forces in Africa has told VOA the only way to restore peace in Libya is to bring rival factions together, and that will require cooperative efforts by many parties, including Russia.General Thomas Waldhauser, who heads the U.…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Feb 17, 1:00am -
  • newGambia Arrests Former Spy Chief, Eight Others
    Authorities in Gambia have arrested the former head of the National Intelligence Agency, which has been accused of systemic human rights abuses while it was under the control of ousted former President Yahya Jammeh.Officials said Yankuba Badjie an…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 12:20am -
  • newAttacks on South African Immigrants Have Widespread Effects
    Xenophobic violence has returned to South Africa, with recent attacks on foreign-owned shops in the capital, Pretoria. But as VOA’s Anita Powell learned when she visited the destroyed businesses, the roots of this anger are deep and complex, and t…
    - 10 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 4:42pm -
  • newCameroon's English-speaking Regions Boycott AFCON Trophy
    Cameroon is still basking in the glory of this month’s upset victory at the Africa Cup of Nations. The trophy has been touring major cities in a government bid to bolster national unity. But that plan appears to be backfiring in English-speaking re…
    - 10 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 4:32pm -
  • newNigerian Protesters Vandalize MTN Head Office in Abuja
    Nigerian protesters vandalized the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday in apparent retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South Africa, a witness and an MTN spokesman said.The attack came after a Nigerian yo…
    - 10 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 3:54pm -
  • newOil Executive Chosen as Somalia's New Prime Minister
    Somalia's new president has picked an oil executive and former aid agency director to be the country's next prime minister.Hassan Ali Khaire will face the task of strengthening Somalia's shaky central government and stabilizing a country strugglin…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 2:11pm -
  • new16 Rebels Killed in Fighting with Army in Congo's East
    A Congo military spokesman says the army has killed at least 16 former members of a rebel group who re-entered the country's east. Maj. Ndjike Kaiko said Thursday that in fighting near Rutshuru the army captured 68 former M23 rebels and 39 other…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 2:10pm -
  • newHead of US Africa Command: Rival Libyan Factions Must Work Together
    The commander of the United States Africa Command — which oversees military operations across Africa — has told VOA that the only way to peace in Libya is by bringing together rival governments. General Thomas Waldhauser made the remarks at the…
    - 19 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 6:46am -
  • South Africans Battle to Save Ancient Brew from Extinction
    Traditional South African beer, brewed for centuries by peoples such as the Xhosa, is in danger of disappearing, according to Slow Food International, an organization trying to revive local food cultures.Slow Food International says growing number…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 11:20pm -
  • UN: 20 Million People on Brink of Famine
    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that 20 million people in four countries face famine unless the international community steps in to prevent it."The situation is dire," Guterres told reporters. "Millions of people…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 11:18pm -
  • Head of US Africa Command: Rival Libyan Factions Must Work Together
    The commander of the United States Africa Command, which oversees U.S. military operations across the continent, tells VOA the only route to peace in Libya is to bring together rival governments. General Thomas Waldhauser made the remarks at the Mun…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 10:54pm -
  • South Sudan Accused of Blocking Aid, Despite Famine
    The head of the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says the government there should make sure that aid agencies can reach people who are starving.On Monday, three U.N. aid agencies declared famine exists in two counties of South Sudan. UNMISS ch…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 10:50pm -
  • Malawi President Fires Cabinet Minister Over Maize Deal Scandal
    Malawi’s president has fired his minister of agriculture after investigators found cash worth nearly $200,000 in the minister’s home. The raid was part of ongoing investigations into what has been deemed a suspicious maize procurement process fro…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 6:02pm -
  • Conflict, Growing Authoritarianism, Threaten Human Rights in Africa
    During the Nairobi launch of Amnesty International’s annual global report, Muthoni Wanyeki, the group’s regional director for East Africa, the Horn, and the Great Lakes, said there has been a “backtracking” in global human rights, giving exam…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 5:06pm -
  • New Somali President Pledges to Tackle Issues of Insecurity, Corruption
    Somalia's new president was formally inaugurated Wednesday, in a ceremony where he pledged to begin stabilizing the war-ravaged country but warned the task will take many years.Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, better known as “Farmajo," took the oath…
    - 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 2:54pm -
  • South African Court Blocks Government's ICC Withdrawal Push
    South Africa’s High Court ruled Wednesday that the government cannot withdraw from of the International Criminal Court without parliamentary approval.Constitutional activists briefly celebrated the legal victory Wednesday, and in the next breat…
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 9:22am -
  • Amnesty International Decries Global Indifference to Human Rights
    The human rights group Amnesty International says political leaders around the world, including U.S. President Donald Trump, are creating a more divided and dangerous world with “toxic rhetoric.” In the London-based organization’s annual report…
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 4:01am -
  • Famine Declared in South Sudan, Looming in Nigeria, Somalia, Yemen
    After more than 3 years of war, which has displaced about 3 million people, South Sudan now faces famine. Those facing extreme hunger in South Sudan are among millions of people going hungry across the Horn of Africa due to a devastating drought. The…
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 3:44am -
  • South Sudan Promises Free Access for All Aid Workers
    Responding to the U.N. declaration that famine in South Sudan has been aggravated by the conflict there between government and rebel forces, President Salva Kiir pledged Tuesday that aid workers would have free access to civilians throughout the coun…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:59pm -

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