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  • newGermany’s Merkel Wins Fourth Term
    Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany’s general election on Sunday, but her victory was clouded by the hard-right AfD party winning its first seats in parliament. Merkel, who after 12 years in power held a double-digit lead for…
    - 44 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 5:35pm -
  • newZimbabwean Pastor Arrested During Church Service
    Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire was on Sunday arrested during a church service after he posted a video bemoaning the country’s worsening economic troubles, his lawyer said. The charismatic pastor who has been arrested several times for his…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 5:18pm -
  • newAnalysts Expect MPC To Retain Rates
    Ahead of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on Tuesday, some financial experts have predicted that the apex bank would retain the monetary policy rate at 14 percent. Analysts at the United Capital expects that the MPC will still remain fixe…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 4:46pm -
  • newSoil Creep: Ekiti Govt Urges Residents To Stay Away From Affected Area
    The State Government has advised residents around Oke Agboona in Okemesi Ekiti to stay at least 300 meters away from the hill due to the likelihood of a re-occurrence of a natural disaster known as soil creep in the area. This was made known by the E…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 4:39pm -
  • newStevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams Perform At Global Citizen Festival
    Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival on Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world’s worst poverty. On a balmy late summer night, thousands converged on Cent…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 3:55pm -
  • new Three UN Peacekeepers Killed In Mali Attack
    At least three United Nations peacekeepers were killed on Sunday during an attack on their convoy in Mali, the UN mission to the conflict-torn country said, without specifying their nationality. In a separate statement, the Bangladeshi armed forces s…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 3:35pm -
  • newAmbode Approves Upgrade Of Onikan Stadium
    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the rehabilitation of the 5,000-capacity Onikan Stadium on Lagos Island. This is aimed at ensuring that the stadium, which was built in 1930 meets the expectations of a 21st Century Sports facilit…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 3:33pm -
  • newFG To Start Trial Of Boko Haram Suspects Next Month
    The Federal Government will begin the trial of Boko Haram suspects detained in military camps from next month and the cases will be speedily handled, the Federal Ministry of Justice said on Sunday. “All is now set to begin the arraignment of suspec…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 3:13pm -
  • newAPDA Commends CJN For Establishing Special Courts For Corruption Cases
    The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA) has commended the judiciary and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, for establishing special courts for corruption cases. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Tos…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 3:07pm -
  • newTrump Urges Fans To Boycott Football League Over Anthem Protests
    US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged fans to boycott National Football League (NFL) games to pressure the league to fire or suspend players who show disrespect for “Flag and Country.” Trump’s latest Twitter salvo was the latest blow in an…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 2:54pm -


  • newNigeria: Ethnic Pride and Prejudice in Nigeria
    [This Day] Riddle: name the Nigerian ethnic group known for being "arrogant" and "clannish". I will give you one or two clues to make things easier. They are perceived by others as thinking and acting like they are God's greatest gift to Nigeria. The…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:29pm -
  • newZimbabwe: 'Perform a David Goliath Act Against Mugabe,' Youth Urged
    [News24Wire] Zimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire has urged young people to "to perform a 'David Goliath act' against President Robert Mugabe's oppressive rule", a report says.
    - 6 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:10pm -
  • newNigeria: Huge NPLS, Fragile Economic Growth to Top Agenda At MPC Meeting Monday
    [This Day] When the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) meets tomorrow and Tuesday, issues bordering on huge non-performing loans in banks and weak economic growth would top the agenda for discussion, analysts have suggeste…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:07pm -
  • newTanzania: President Magufuli Gives 24-Month Dodoma Relocation Ultimatum
    [Daily News] Arusha -CENTRAL government employees who are supposed to relocate to Dodoma, but will still be in Dar es Salaam come 2019 should consider themselves jobless, because even the State House will pack its bags in two years.
    - 6 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 11:51am -
  • newSouth Africa: Don't Let Economic Exclusion Be the Heritage of Our Children Too
    [DA] The following speech was delivered today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at the old Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) building in Newtown, Johannesburg. Maimane was joined by DA Gauteng Leader, John Moodey, DA Regional Chairperson, Khume Ramulifho,…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 11:48am -
  • newNigeria: No Hope We Will Survive
    [Vanguard] Decades ago, cancer was among rare diseases in Nigeria. Today the story has changed. The situation is so bad that almost every day there are new cases in various hospitals across the country. It is almost becoming like malaria.
    - 7 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:58am -
  • newNigeria: The Phenomenon of Biafra (IX)
    [Vanguard] One thing is certain: the killing of Ndigbo in 1966 left very deep physical and psychological wounds on the Igbo, making them to begin considering seriously the desirability of creating an independent nation for themselves since their belo…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:57am -
  • newNigeria: What Is in a Name? Ask Donald Trump
    [Vanguard] When last week the President of the United States of America created a new "Nambia" country in the African continent, we all laughed and questioned his intelligence.
    - 7 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:55am -
  • newNigeria: Nnamdi Kanu Missed the Target - Bishop Mike Okonkwo
    [Vanguard] Bishop Mike Okonkwo of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission, TREM, was born on September 6, 1945 into the family of Pa Okonkwo of Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. He started his primary education at Salvation Army Primar…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:53am -
  • newNigeria: Those Seeking to Scrap NGOs Are Democracy's Enemies - Group
    [Vanguard] The Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants, a justice reform and human rights organisation, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to shun the proposed Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, regulation bill in the works at the Nation…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:37am -
  • newNigeria: Entertainment, Media Revenue to Hit U.S.$6.4 Billion in 2021 - PwC
    [This Day] A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers has said the Nigerian entertainment and media market revenue, which rose to $3.6 billion in 2016 would increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2 per cent to $6.4 billion in 2021.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:36am -
  • newTanzania: UK Lawyers Say Independent Probe Needed in Lissu Attack
    [East African] Lawyers in the UK want Tanzania to allow an independent inquiry into the gun attack on Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) president and Singida East Member of Parliament Tundu Lissu.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:31am -
  • newNigeria: Where is Biafran Leader Nnamdi Kanu?
    [This Day] The sudden disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and members of his immediate family since the invasion of his home by soldiers has become a major talking point in the South-east of Nigeria.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:30am -
  • newUganda: Echoes of 1966 As Guns Return to Parliament Over Constitution
    [East African] The Uganda government's decision to surround Parliament with security forces ahead of debate over a planned motion to propose amendments to the Constitution to remove presidential age limits not only recalls unpleasant episodes from th…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:23am -
  • newUganda: MP Breaks Ranks, Seeks Return of Term Limit
    [East African] In a new twist on the controversy surrounding machinations to change the Constitution to remove age limits -- a move seen as designed to benefit long serving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni -- another member of his National Resistanc…
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:22am -
  • newUganda: A Peek at Ruling Party's Plan to Keep Museveni in Office After 2021
    [East African] The National Resistance Movement is working on a ten-point justification for revising the Constitution to remove the 75-year age cap and open the door for the leader, President Yoweri Museveni, to stay on after 2021.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:17am -
  • newNigeria: Controversy Trails Uber Drivers' Operations At Abuja Airport
    [Premium Times] The operations of Uber drivers have come under attack at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja, following resistance from the resident car hire service providers.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:16am -
  • newKenya: Coalition Prepares Case Against 60 Electoral Staff for Malpractice
    [East African] Kenya's opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) coalition has prepared cases against 60 staff of the electoral commission over the August 8 presidential election whose result was annulled by the Supreme Court.
    - 9 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 9:32am -
  • newUganda: Police Seek Army Intervention in Wakiso Women Murders
    [Monitor] Kampala -After failing to stop women murders in Wakiso District, police have sought the intervention of the army to hunt killers in Katabi Town Council in Entebbe and Nansana Municipality.
    - 9 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 9:25am -
  • newKenya: Election Petition - What the Reasoned Judgments Mean
    [East African] When the justices of the Supreme Court of Kenya first delivered the lean decision on September 1 -- with a majority of four judges against two in dissent -- in which they declared that the presidential election held on August 8, 2017 h…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 9:21am -


  • newNew Program Aimed At Boosting Egyptian Women In Tech
    An Egyptian tech school is shattering stereotyping in tech by enabling more women to learn programming, coding, and elements of building websites. AlMakinah initiated a program for women, “The Women in Tech Track,” with the aim of addressing th…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:32pm -
  • newA Look At The Future Of Online Shopping In South Africa
    Mastercard released its first South African SpendingPulse report. The report, published worldwide, is based on transactions across every payment medium – including cash, wire transfers, and credit cards. This equates to over 80 billion transactions…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:02pm -
  • newNew Report Looks At African Tech Ecosystems
    Silicon Valley based African Technology Foundation and Managing Partner of the Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations partnership, announced the launch of the State of Play report. The report provides a continental, regional, and industry l…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:50pm -
  • newHow Technology Can Help Predict Floods In Nigeria
    Two weeks after the deadly floods that ravaged Benue State, the number of displaced people is still on the rise. An estimated 110,000 people were displaced by the floods. Relief materials have poured in since the floods abated. But maybe there is one…
    - 22 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 8:04pm -
  • newSouth Africa’s Real Estate Sector ‘Slow To Embrace Technology’
    SA property companies should use tough economic times to strengthen themselves for the future, says research and advisory group, Grant Thornton.Real estate firms are no strangers to cyclical disruption, especially the likes of which the local market…
    - 23 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 7:46pm -
  • Luanda Celebrates Its Advances In Technology
    Angola is taking the world by surprise. With the recent explosion of advancements in healthcare, technology, and transportation the continent is seeing a major shift in the way of life. Luanda even now takes the number one spot for the most expensive…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 1:59pm -
  • 10 Tech Startup Finalists In The Seedstars Lagos Competition
    The Seedstars Lagos Competition served as the Nigerian leg of the global early-stage startups competition for emerging markets took place at the end of August, with 10 of the best startups vying to be the representative from Nigeria for the global fi…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 8:49am -
  • Aliko Dangote Wants Oil Price To Remain Low For The Sake Of Oil-Rich Nigeria
    It may seem counter-intuitive, but Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote has been quoted as saying that he wishes for the oil price to remain low, with his oil-rich Nigerian homeland in mind. Speaking at the United Nations general assembly in New York,…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 17, 12:13am -
  • Business Opportunity: Backing Oil And Gas Pipelines In East Africa And Beyond
    Betting on oil and gas prices these days is part-art and part-fun for bankers and investors, but major oil giants Total seem to be backing East Africa. Numerous pipelines for oil and gas are under construction across the African continent, and may be…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 9:31pm -
  • 10 Popular Instant Messaging Apps That Connect Users In Africa
    Instant messaging apps have become indispensable for most modern smartphone users, and Africa is no different, with a number of popular mobile applications being used around the continent. Engaging with friends and family has never been easier, with…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 10:50am -

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Africa IT and tech

  • IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week
    This week in tech has been a busy one at that. Not only did we cover the 2017 Gartner Symposium in Cape Town, South Africa - which was held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre - but we also saw a plethora of news from the African c…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 4:05pm -
  • Increased focus on pricing needed in the telco sector in Africa
    Moves to ensure fair competition and to examine pricing in the telecommunications sector is increasing in key mobile phone jurisdictions on the African continent. The issue of high data costs has recently been under the spotlight in South Afri…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 12:22pm -
  • Destiny 2 Review
    Developed by Bungie and published by Activision, Destiny 2 has officially launched on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For PC players, Destiny 2 will be launched on 24 October 2017. While Destiny 2 features many single-player elements, the game…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 11:21am -
  • Gartner Symposium 2017: Keith Fenner talks IoT in Africa
    IT News Africa caught up with Keith Fenner, Vice-President: Sage Enterprise Africa and Middle East, at the 2017 Gartner Symposium held at the Cape Town International Conference Center in South Africa. Fenner, at the Symposium, delivered a prese…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 9:49am -
  • How digital transformation will impact the future of insurance
    The insurance industry is facing its very own Kodak moment. 40 years after the once heart-warming 1970s ad slogan became part of popular culture, it now reminds one more of the company's spectacular failure to act in the face of massive industr…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 8:05am -
  • Mobile Trojans steal users' money through WAP-billing services
    Mobile Trojan clickers that are stealing money from Android users through WAP-billing have been discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers. The trend is becoming common with thousands of affected users in different countries across the globe. Wire…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 7:41am -
  • Discussing smarter solutions for real-world efficiency
    Fixed wireless broadband has for years been chosen for being the most cost-effective alternative network access technology, especially in the days when there was plenty of spectrum available. Companies started to emerge offering their customers…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 7:37am -
  • South African companies should view data governance regulations as an opportunity
    When Tim Berners-Lee declared data to be the “new raw material of the 21st century” back in 2011, he was perfectly describing the direction many economies were heading in - from industry to insights and intelligence. But in the six years si…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 7:20am -
  • How analytics can unlock the true value of IoT
    With analysts estimating that up to 80 billion devices and sensors will be in the market by 2020, the need for real-time processing and analytics has escalated as companies work to realise the up to $8.9 trillion in additional revenue predicted…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 7:11am -
  • South Africa: Biometrics firm aims to curb identity theft
    Ideco, a South African biometrics company, has unveiled its identity assurance ecosystem - which according to the company - aims to deliver fraud-proof trusted identity authentication, confirmed with a digital certificate of authenticity in sec…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 7:04am -
  • Dutch eLearning specialist aNewSpring launches in South Africa
    ANewSpring, a dutch-based learning technology company announced on Thursday 21 September 2017 that the company has opened a Johannesburg-based office with exclusive distributor, New Leaf Technologies. The announcement was made at the E-learning…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 12:22pm -

  • newTullow Oil to restart drilling in Ghana after ruling
    Accra (AFP) - Tullow Oil said Saturday it would restart drilling by the end of the year after a ruling in a maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea found that Ghana did not violate th…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 9:40pm -
  • BBC News Pidgin Gains Exclusive Interview With Bill Gates
    BBC Pidgin gained exclusive access to Bill Gates where he responded to questions from three key figures in Nigeria. Hadiza Bala Usman of the Bring Back Our Girls Campaign asked Bill Gates what he was doing to help Internally Displaced Persons in the…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 4:58pm -
  • Third Industrial Development Decade For Africa: From Political Commitment To Actions On The Ground
    Abidjan, C ocirc;te d rsquo;Ivoire, September 22, 2017 ndash; African leaders, UN officials, and representatives of international finance institutions and of the private sector met on Thursday, September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters to reaff…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 2:54pm -
  • Wallabies look to surmount their fear of heights against Springboks
    Sydney (AFP) - Coach Michael Cheika says he is working on the mental obstacles as the Wallabies chase a rare win over the Springboks on South Africa's Highveld in the Rugby Championship. The Wallabies left for the republic on Saturday with Cheika aim…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 8:20am -
  • Taxi! Transport gets an overhaul in Benin's commercial hub
    Cotonou (AFP) - Getting around most towns and cities in West Africa often means an uncomfortable ride on public transport or haggling hard with a taxi driver. Benin's economic capital, Cotonou, is no different and is famous for its thousands of zemid…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 17, 5:30am -

  • newWe Have Spent N50bn Taking Care Of Benue Flood Victims – Governor Ortom
    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has claimed that the state government has spent no fewer than N50bn taking care of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the state.Ortom was reacting to rumour about diversion of relief materials and misappropr…
    - 41 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 7:00pm -
  • newWoman Drowns 2 Children Of Co-Wife In Well In Nasarawa (Photo)
    From NGOZI UWUJAREA woman in Nasarawa State, Aisha Isa, 20, who is the second wife of her husband, has shown herself to be an incarnate of the devil. She is alleged to have killed the two daughters of her husband’s first wife.The two girls, four-ye…
    - 25 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:44pm -
  • newUrhobo-PANDEF Wants New Delta State
    AGBARHO— MEMBERS of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, from the Urhobo ethnic nationality in Delta and Bayelsa states, have called for the creation of New Delta State , covering the present Delta Central and Delta South senatorial districts, as rec…
    - 21 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:40pm -
  • newNigerian Man Laments After A Parrot Destroyed His Maize Farm (Photos)
    A Facebook user took to the social media platform to mourn his fate after parrots destroyed his maize farm.He wrote:He wrote:The Parrot is a very wicked bird!See the level of devastation it has done to my maize plantation...At 6:30pm this evening, I…
    - 17 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:36pm -
  • newWoman Who Wants To Marry Her Son's Friend & Age-mate In Gombe Sent To Prison
    By Haruna Gimba Yaya, Gombe A female teacher with the Gombe Local Education Authority has been remanded in prison custody over her planned marriage to the friend of her first son.Hussaina Abba, who teaches Arabic at a primary school in Gombe, earlier…
    - 16 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:35pm -
  • newBetween Helen Paul And Fan Who Thinks It's Wrong To Address Her Husband Formally
    Helen Paul shared a photo with her husband on her IG page and captioned it;"I celebrate the man that allows all my nonsense… i love you deeply Sir and God bless you. #securedman#strongguy #nocomplex #sundaylook#beyoueveninlove"Sounding like she was…
    - 11 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:30pm -
  • newDo You Have Any Weird Food Combination?
    I used to have a weird food combination when I was small, but not anymore. I used to eat eba and beans! Isn't that weird?The eba would be cold but the beans must be hot for the combination to make sense. This combination was one of the best things th…
    - 5 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:24pm -
  • newWorld's Richest Man, Bill Gates Answers Questions In Pidgin English (Video)
    The World's richest man, Bill Gates in a recent Interview with the BBC spoke pidgin English for the first time. Gates, who was speaking on efforts to address Africa's numerous developmental issues, started the segment with greetings in Pidgin.Politi…
    - 7 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:12pm -
  • newMan Commits Suicide By Hanging In Ondo (Disturbing Photo)
    The body of a middle aged man was seen dangling from a rope tied to a tree branch at a cemetery in Ondo town. The body of the man was discovered yesterday Saturday (23/09/17) by a passer who wish to ease himself inside the bushy cemetery, the iden…
    - 10 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:09pm -
  • new'Orange September': Nigerians React Over This Lady's Hot Outfit To An Event (Photos)
    Nigerian online users have reacted sharply to trending photos of a lady and her revealing attire during a red carpet event few days ago ahead of the Orange September event in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital. After photos of the lady were shared on Faceb…
    - 11 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 6:08pm -

Reuters AFRICA Top News

  • Kenyan president says Supreme Court election ruling was "coup"
    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday the country's Supreme Court staged a "coup" against the will of the people when it annulled his win in last month's presidential election, his toughest rhetoric yet in the wake of…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 11:26am -
  • Guinea rioters burn down police buildings in mining town, 17 wounded
    CONAKRY (Reuters) - Hundreds of rioters in the Guinean bauxite mining town of Boke burned down a police and a gendarmerie building on Thursday and clashed with security forces wielding batons, leaving 17 people injured, the local Red Cross said.
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 7:51am -

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African football

  • newSiwelele secure a point against Chippa United
    Despite their push to get a win, Bloemfontein Celtic drew their fifth Absa Premiership match 0-0 against Chippa United at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 5:13pm -
  • newNiger claim bronze medal at 2017 WAFU
    A goal in each half from Idrissa Halidou and Victorien Adebayor handed Niger the bronze medal at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Benin 2-1 in a third/fourth place play-off match at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 4:57pm -
  • newAl-Hilal Al-Ubayyid lose 5-0 and exit CAF Confed Cup
    Al-Hilal Al-Ubayyid lost 5-0 to TP Mazembe and exited the CAF Confederation Cup tournament on Sunday at at Stade du TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 4:52pm -
  • newWydad stun Sundowns to advance
    Wydad Casablanca beat Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 in the 2017 CAF Champions League quarter-final second-leg match at the Stade Prince Moulay Abdallah on Saturday night.
    - 19 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 11:31pm -
  • newAl Ahly qualify for Champs League semis
    Al Ahly overcame Esperance de Tunis 2-1 in the 2017 CAF Champions League encounter quarter-final second-leg match at the Stade Olympique de Radès on Saturday night.
    - 19 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 11:03pm -
  • newGolden Arrows hold Kaizer Chiefs
    Kaizer Chiefs and Golden Arrows drew 0-0 in an Absa Premiership match at the FNB Stadium Stadium on Saturday night.
    - 19 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 10:53pm -
  • newPlatinum Stars hold AmaZulu
    AmaZulu and Platinum Stars drew 1-1 draw in an Absa Premiership match at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday night.
    - 20 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 10:39pm -
  • newUSM Alger book Champs League semi-final spot
    USM Alger and Ferroviário Beira drew 0-0 in the 2017 CAF Champions League quarter-final second-leg match at the Stade du 5 Juillet on Saturday night.
    - 20 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 10:17pm -
  • newWits beat Pirates to claim first league win
    Orlando Pirates suffered their first 2017/18 Absa premiership defeat when they lost 1-0 to Bidvest Wits on Saturday evening at Bidvest Stadium.
    - 22 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 8:14pm -
  • Zesco draw at home and exit CAF Confederation Cup
    Two goals from John Ching’andu and David Owino were not enough as Zesco United exited the CAF Confederation Cup as they drew 2-2 against SuperSport United on Saturday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 5:40pm -

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  • newSagan wins third straight world title
    Slovakia's Peter Sagan pipped Norway's Alexander Kristoff in a photo-finish to win a historic third straight world title in Bergen on Sunday.
    - 26 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 5:53pm -
  • newD'Ambrosio saves Inter, Milan crash
    Danilo D'Ambrosio scored the only goal as Inter Milan left it late to squeeze past Genoa 1-0 in Serie A action Sunday and keep in touch with the leaders, as AC Milan fell 2-0 at Sampdoria.
    - 45 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 5:34pm -
  • newPandya leads India to series win
    Allrounder Hardik Pandya celebrated his promotion in the batting order with a breezy 78 to help secure India's series-clinching five-wicket victory.
    - 46 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 5:33pm -
  • newArrows top, Wits claims first win
    The weekend round of Absa Premiership results saw the leading trio of Arrows, Baroka FC and Pirates all fail to claim victories, while reigning champions Bidvest Wits finally had something to smile about.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 4:51pm -
  • newMoeen powers England to 369
    Moeen Ali's blazing century powered England to an imposing total of 369 for nine in the third one-day international against West Indies at Bristol on Sunday.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 4:43pm -
  • newBanyana wins Cosafa Championship title
    Leandra Smeda scored a 90th minute winner as South Africa claimed the 2017 Cosafa Women’s Championship crown with a 2-1 victory over Zimbabwe at the Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Sunday.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 4:40pm -
  • newMarquez pulls clear after Aragon win
    Marc Marquez has opened up a 16-point lead in the World Championship battle after securing back-to-back victories with a win at Aragon.
    - 4 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 2:39pm -
  • newKipchoge wins Berlin Marathon
    Eliud Kipchoge underlined his status as the world's best current long-distance runner by winning the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, but missed the world record.
    - 6 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:44pm -
  • newOstapenko wins Korea Open
    Top seed Jelena Ostapenko clinched victory at the Korea Open on Sunday, defeating Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia in a closely contested three-set final.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:25am -
  • newAlvarez-Golovkin 2 in the works
    Talks for a rematch between undefeated middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Mexican boxing hero Canelo Alvarez are expected to begin in the coming days, the US media reported on Saturday.
    - 11 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 6:50am -

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VOA Africa

  • newUS Kills 17 IS Militants in Libya
    Seventeen Islamic State militants were killed during precision strikes carried out by the United States in Libya, officials said Sunday."In coordination with Libya’s Government of National Accord and aligned forces, U.S. forces conducted six pre…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 4:40pm -
  • new3 Peacekeepers Killed in Mali
    At least three U.N. peacekeepers were killed in Mali's troubled north, the U.N. mission to the country said Sunday.MINUSMA said its vehicle hit an explosive device on the road between the city of Gao and the village of Anefis. The attack wounded a…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 4:25pm -
  • newZimbabwe Police Arrests Pastor Calling for Anti-government Protests
    Zimbabwe police have arrested activist and pastor Evan Mawarire for broadcasting a message on social media calling for Zimbabweans to demonstrate against the current shortage of fuel and the sudden price hikes of commodities in shops.As he was lea…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 3:23pm -
  • newAfrican Refugee School in Cairo Struggles to Educate Children
    Teachers and volunteers in Egypt are using a mixture of patience and kindness to educate refugee children from nearly a dozen African countries. International organizations like the UNHCR, local and international NGOs, and church groups also contribu…
    - 16 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 2:08am -
  • newAfrican Refugee School in Cairo Struggles to Educate Children
    Teachers and volunteers in Egypt are using patience and kindness in the bid to educate some of the children of the many refugee families from nearly a dozen African countries. International organizations like the UNHCR, church groups and other local…
    - 16 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:50am -
  • newAfrican Hope School
    The school, in a suburb of Cairo, Egypt, educates and nurtures refugee children, many of whom have lost both of their parents.
    - 17 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:43am -
  • newCourt Ruling Favors Ghana in Ocean Border Dispute With Ivory Coast
    The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary favoring Ghana in a dispute with its neighbor Ivory Coast, opening the way for development drilling to resume on Ghana's multibillion-dollar TEN deepwater oil and ga…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 10:45pm -
  • newLeaders Air Grievances at United Nations Gathering
    There were some verbal fireworks at the U.N. General Assembly Saturday as the foreign minister of North Korea responded to President Donald Trump and a senior Indian official lashed out at Pakistan.One of the most anticipated speeches of the week…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 9:30pm -
  • newDRC's Kabila Paints Violence in Kasai as War on Terror
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo's president told the U.N. General Assembly annual gathering Saturday that his military was fighting terrorists in the center and east of the country.The fighting in the central Kasai province has displaced more…
    - 22 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 8:21pm -
  • Authorities in Somalia's Puntland Region Tout Capture of Weapons-laden Boat
    Authorities in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland said on Saturday they have seized a boat loaded with weapons, officials told VOA.“We have captured the boat, named Al Faruq, loaded with different weapons, including anti-aircraft mac…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 5:10pm -
  • Lesotho Prime Minister Aims to Reduce Hunger, Crime 
    Lesotho’s new prime minister, Thomas Thabane, told VOA that his government will focus on ending hunger and reducing crime, especially against women.He also said the country’s political space is open to all, though he made clear he wouldn’t t…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 10:45am -
  • Thousands Fleeing Congo Soldiers Enter Zambia
    Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government forces have been killing civilians in an insurgency-hit region, prompting the latest influx of refugees into northern Zambia, a senior U.N. official said, citing accounts of asylum seekers.Zambia fears…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 10:02am -
  • Ultraconservative Islam, King of Pop Meet in Egyptian Film
    An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car. The news of the passing of the King of Pop is th…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 8:35am -
  • Somalia Seeks Easing of Arms Embargo in Effort to Defeat al-Shabab
    The Somali government has repeated its plea for world leaders to lift an international arms embargo, as the aid-dependent Horn of Africa nation continues to struggle with security threats from al-Shabab terrorist group.Delivering his speech to the…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 17, 5:30am -
  • Cameroon's French-English Divide Flares Up
    Anti-government protests broke out Friday in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions. The demonstrators echoed calls from separatist groups for Cameroon's southwest and northwest to break away from French-speaking regions and form their own state.…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 6:57pm -
  • Kenya Opposition Questions Electoral Commission's Role in October Elections
    The same institution responsible for the failures in Kenya's August's presidential poll is expected to organize a fresh vote in fewer than five weeks. Briefing reporters Friday, the attorney general sought to stave off fears of an impending constitut…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 6:19pm -
  • Up to 1,700 Burundi Refugees in Tanzania Return Home Voluntarily
    The International Organization for Migration said it has voluntarily repatriated 1,666 Burundian refugees in Tanzania over the past two weeks.More than 400,000 Burundian refugees have fled to eight neighboring countries since violence surged in Bu…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 6:09pm -
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  • La Nina Could Cause Further Drought in Horn of Africa
    Scientists are warning that the Horn of Africa may have to endure another dry season and more food insecurity because of weather patterns in the Pacific Ocean.In mid-August, water temperatures in the east central Pacific began to dip below averag…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 4:07pm -
  • Tunisian Navy Rescues Dozens of Migrants in Leaking Boat
    Tunisia’s navy rescued 78 migrants including two girls after their vessel en route to Europe took on water off the coast of Chebba and was stranded for three days, the defense ministry said Friday.Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 10:36am -

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