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  • newKonduga Explosion: Survivors Receive Treatment In Maiduguri
    Survivors of the bomb explosion in Konduga, a town in Borno State are receiving treatment in hospitals in Maiduguri. Aid workers evacuated 83 persons to Maiduguri on Tuesday night after two girls and their male accomplice carried out a suicide attack…
    - 39 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 7:33pm -
  • newBayern Munich CEO Optimistic About Upcoming Season
    Bayern Munich’s CEO on Wednesday said he was optimistic about the club’s upcoming season as injured players start making their return. Speaking on the sidelines of an event to present new club sponsors Karl Heinz-Rummenigge said he expected to se…
    - 1 hour ago 16 Aug 17, 7:04pm -
  • newAttack On ‘Resume Or Resign’ Protesters Undemocratic, Says Fayose
    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has condemned the attack on ‘Resume Or Resign’ protesters in Abuja as undemocratic. The governor said the attack on the protesters, led by Charles Oputa who is popularly known as Charlie Boy, was not in the bes…
    - 1 hour ago 16 Aug 17, 7:03pm -
  • newBuhari Rebuked Official For Shunning Acting President – Garba Shehu
    The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has given an insight into the power challenges happening at the presidency. Mr. Shehu while speaking as a guest on Sunrise Daily emphasised that the Presiden,t Muhammad…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 5:20pm -
  • newWe Didn’t Fulfil Promises Made To ASUU, Education Minister Admits
    The Minister of Education Adamu Adamu has admitted that the Federal Government failed to fulfil some of the promises made to the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Adamu said this while speaking with State House Correspondents after the weekly Fed…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 5:14pm -
  • newGroup Asks Nass To Speed Up Passage Of Anti-Corruption Bill
    A group known as Alternative to Corruption and Mis-Governance has called on the National Assembly to urgently pass the various anti-corruption bills pending before it. The group is also asking Nigerians to join the President Muhammadu Buhari led fede…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 5:12pm -
  • newSenate Committee Begs ASUU To Call Off Strike
    Two days after the Academic Staff Union of Universities started an indefinite nationwide strike, the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions has appealed to the union to shelve the industrial action and return to the negotiating table. The Chairman…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 4:53pm -
  • newTuface Releases ‘Gaga Shuffle’ Music Video
    Singer and songwriter Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as Tuface Idibia or 2Baba has released a brand-new music video titled ‘Gaga shuffle’. The video which featured cameo appearances from P-Square, Tiwa Savage, Timaya, Dj Spinall, among othe…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 4:24pm -
  • newObaseki Inaugurates Task Force On Anti-Human Trafficking
    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated the state task force on anti-human trafficking in a bid to proffer home grown solutions to the menace which according to him has bedeviled the society. Inaugurating the members of the task f…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 2:55pm -
  • newGunmen Attack EFCC Headquarters, Leave Death Threat
    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its headquarters in Abuja was attacked early today by gunmen, who threatened to kill one of the agency’s top investigators. “A major security breach was recorded at the headquarters of the Economi…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 2:47pm -



  • newVodacom Completes Largest Initial Public Offering On The Tanzanian Stock Exchange
    This week Vodacom Tanzania completed the largest initial public offering ever seen on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) in its 19 years of existence. Vodacom raised $219 million for the listing, becoming the first to comply with new regulatory c…
    - 9 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 10:45am -
  • Rwanda Is East Africa’s New Tech Development Star, Kenya Falling Behind
    While both Kenya and Rwanda admit to the importance of tech development in spurring economic success, the countries have two different approaches. Kenya’s tech development has stalled, mostly on President Kenyatta’s watch, and the government need…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 3:49pm -
  • WorldRemit And Bank Of Kenya Join Forces To Expand Remittance Options For Kenyans
    WorldRemit, an international digital money transfer business, and the National Bank of Kenya have joined forces to the benefit of the Kenyan people, expanding remittance options for locals and those sending money to the country. The partnership enabl…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 1:05pm -
  • 10 Innovative Startups Selected To Participate In The 2017 Barclays Accelerator Program
    The Barclays Accelerator Program, powered by small and medium business empowerment organization Techstars, is a startup program of networking, mentoring and development at Rise, Barclays Africa Group’s fintech innovation hub. Selected from a large…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 9:38am -
  • World’s Largest Mobile Virtual Network Operator Chooses South Africa As Regional Launchpad
    British mobile virtual network operator Lycamobile is expanding into Africa, and has chosen South Africa as their first sub-Saharan African market. As the biggest mobile virtual network operators in the world, Lycamobile's expansion to South Africa w…
    - 2 days ago 14 Aug 17, 11:47am -
  • African Fintech Startups Become More Attractive For Investors
    If you follow the right accounts for young African tech entrepreneurs on Twitter, it can feel like there’s a never ending debate about who gets funding or not in Africa. While many of those debates have grown, founders from one sector of the startu…
    - 3 days ago 13 Aug 17, 4:48pm -
  • Construction Starts On $818M New International Airport In Rwanda
    Rwandan President Paul Kagame has broken ground to begin construction on the $818m Bugesera International Airport in Rwanda. The airport is being built to handle the rising air traffic in the country, as well as bolster intraAfrican travel, investmen…
    - 3 days ago 13 Aug 17, 4:19pm -
  • Nigeria Announces Smart Cities Project Plan
    The Federal Government says it is embarking on Smart City project in order to leverage on technology solutions to improve efficiency of cities across the country. The minister of communication Adebayo Shittu disclosed this at the opening ceremony of…
    - 4 days ago 12 Aug 17, 1:29pm -
  • A Look At Five South African Women Commanding The Tech Space
    There are many women doing great things in tech in South Africa, making their mark with cool initiatives and strong leadership roles. Gender diversity in technology is an ongoing challenge, and women have to constantly prove their capabilities and st…
    - 4 days ago 12 Aug 17, 1:02pm -
  • Africa’s Space Technology Moves Ahead
    African space programs are nothing new. In 1964 Edward Mukuka Nkoloso, self-appointed director of Zambia's national space program, wanted to beat the USA and the Soviet Union in the space race, and landing a Zambian on the Moon. Using unconventiona…
    - 4 days ago 12 Aug 17, 12:45pm -

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  • newTwitter Reacts: 300 Dead, 600 Missing After Sierra Leone Mudslide
    In the early hours of Monday morning, heavy rain struck Sierra Leone's capital city of Freetown. Although the country is prone to flooding, no one could have predicted the devastation that these particular floods would bring. As heavy flooding…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 3:44pm -
  • newNigeria: 9Mobile to escape full repayment of $1.2 billion debt
    In the latest development of the ever changing story of 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria, the consortium of 12 banks involved in the $1.2 billion 9Mobile loan - a loan the firm took out four years ago; however, failed to repay due to a curre…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 3:20pm -
  • newWomen catching up to men on eWallet usage via FNB App
    The latest data published by FNB eWallet Solutions has revealed that women are catching up to men when it comes to cashing in on the convenience of sending and receiving money via eWallet on the FNB App. The data shows that in the six months to…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 3:00pm -
  • newWe should be preparing for Jobs that don’t exist yet
    With the development of IT technologies, the job market is being transformed, across all industry sectors. Automation of manual tasks is the most obvious change, but big data, blockchains and crowd funding may be the real game changers, enablin…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 2:45pm -
  • newTaking a closer look at the BlackBerry KEYone
    BlackBerry, part of TCL Communication, in partnership with Vodacom has revealed the latest BlackBerry device to hit retail stores across South Africa, the BlackBerry KEYone. The BlackBerry KEYone is focused on strength, speed and security and…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 2:04pm -
  • newGartner: Global Information Security Spending Will Reach $86.4 Billion in 2017
    Gartner has predicted that the worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017. The company has highlighted that this is an increase of 7 per cent over 2016 and spending is expected to grow even…
    - 7 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 1:38pm -
  • newCloud Scope Grows but Reluctance Still Dominates
    If Gartner is to be believed and only a mere 38% of enterprise IT organisations are using cloud services, there is undoubtedly continued concern regarding cloud usage. Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a vendor neutral cloud hosting pla…
    - 7 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 1:18pm -
  • newShocking Research Reveals Your Browsing Habits Are Never Anonymous
    The internet is a wonderful tool and has truly paved the way for the information age we currently find ourselves immersed in. In this age, we find ourselves constantly craving to be in the loop and we want that information at the speed of a cli…
    - 7 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 12:52pm -
  • newTurrito Networks Extends SME Portfolio With Redstor Partnership
    Turrito Networks is extending its cloud services portfolio for SMEs, by becoming a strategic partner for global enterprise cloud backup provider, Redstor. The partnership, according to both firms, comes at a time when SMEs are becoming increasi…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 12:22pm -
  • newTop 3 Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business
    The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report, which is Gartner's longest-running annual report, identified Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms as the trends that will provide unr…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • newIT News Africa CEO Joins Accenture Innovation Index Panel
    IT News Africa CEO, Abe Wakama will sit on the Accenture Innovation Index Panel on the 21st of August 2017. The Accenture Innovation Index creates a national benchmark for innovation in South Africa. It provides businesses and policymakers wit…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 9:17am -

  • newMali appeals at UN for aid in setting up joint Sahel force
    United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Hit by several attacks on UN camps, Mali on Tuesday called on the international community to provide military material and financial aid from a new joint force being set up by five countries of the Sahel region.…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Aug 17, 10:10pm -
  • Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods
    Freetown (AFP) - Sierra Leone's president appealed Tuesday for urgent help for the flood-hit capital of Freetown where more than 300 people have died, as rescue workers resumed the grim search for bodies. The Red Cross says it is struggling to excava…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 3:34pm -
  • Senegal court confirms ruling coalition parliament vote win
    Dakar (AFP) - Senegal's constitutional council has confirmed a widely expected landslide for the coalition of President Macky Sall in legislative elections, bolstering his image ahead of a 2019 re-election bid. The constitutional council confirmed th…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 1:31pm -
  • Rescuers resume grim search for dead in flooded Freetown
    Freetown (AFP) - Rescue workers resumed the grim task Tuesday of pulling bodies from destroyed houses and muddy pools in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, where more than 300 people have died in flooding and mudslides. The government has promised reli…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 12:14pm -
  • Migrants' fall in Italy has experts seeking answers
    Rome (AFP) - Italy has seen a sharp fall in the number of migrants arriving on its shores, a decline that has left experts scrambling for an explanation. Summer is traditionally the peak season for migrants attempting the hazardous crossing of the Me…
    - 2 days ago 15 Aug 17, 4:40am -
  • Nine dead as UN bases come under twin attack in Mali
    Bamako (AFP) - Gunmen attacked two United Nations bases in Mali on Monday, killing a peacekeeper, a contractor and seven Malians, the UN said, in the latest attacks on its presence in the country. The peacekeeper and a Malian soldier were killed in a…
    - 2 days ago 15 Aug 17, 12:36am -

  • new10 Things Nigerians No Longer Talk About
    Some things Nigerians No longer Talk About ....1.No one talks about where our President is ( we've all accepted our fate of being ruled by a president residing in London. Maybe, Arsenal FC would sign him incase Laccazete fails).2. No one talks about…
    - 37 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 8:49pm -
  • newLagos Police Arrest Man With Woman’s Head
    The police in Lagos have arrested a man found with a decomposing woman human head at Imota, near Ikorodu, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.Sources at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, told NAN in Lagos that the suspec…
    - 35 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 8:47pm -
  • newAkanu Ibiam Federal Poly Students Protest Over "No Fees, No Exam" Policy (Pics)
    The students of akanu ibiam federal polytechnic Unwana on 16th of August 2017, protested against the no school fees no exam policy of the school management which has led to most students not sitting for the 2nd semester examination.The management of…
    - 34 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 8:46pm -
  • newKwara Assembly Bans Strip Clubs In Hotels
    The Kwara State House of Assembly on Wednesday announced the prohibition of strip clubs or nude parties in all government and privately-owned hotels operating in the state.The assembly gave the order in its resolution after adopting a motion entitled…
    - 22 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 8:34pm -
  • newSee How Much PMB's Aides Are Paid In Dollars For Staying In London - Sahara Reporters
    FLASH: 12 of @NGRPresident Buhari's aides staying with him in London are paid at least $1000 nightly estacode, they've stayed for 100 days
    - 13 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 8:25pm -
  • newPlus-Sized Ladies Go Topless For Photoshoot
    These big, bold and beautiful ladies posed topless with pairs of denim and headgear for a raunchy photoshoot. What message do you think they are trying to pass?Source:
    - 6 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 8:18pm -
  • newBarack Obama's Tweet On Charlottesville Becomes Most Popular Tweet Ever (Photo)
    A tweet quoting Nelson Mandella posted by Barack Obamain response to the situation in Charlottesville has become the most popular Twitter message of all time.Obama's tweet has been liked 2.9 million times while 1.2 million people have retweeted it.He…
    - 20 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 7:52pm -
  • newSee Mid Poll Results On President Buhari's Health By
    It will be recalled that we launched an online poll on July the 30th on our platform (, to gauge the feelings and opinions of Nigerians on the absence of President Mohammadu Buhari as a result of an extended medical vacation…
    - 22 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 7:50pm -
  • newNigeria Seeks To Diversify From Oil With $41bn Of Rail
    Abuja - Nigeria has started a $41bn railway expansion to reduce dependence on oil and diversify its struggling economy by improving transport links to allow the movement of goods around the country and to ports.“The plan we have now will go to ever…
    - 26 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 7:46pm -
  • new"Sickness Not A Crime": Niger Delta Youths Support President Buhari (Pics)
    A coalition of Niger Delta youth have converged on Abuja for a peaceful protest in support of the president Muhammadu Buhari Administration. The youths says, the constitution does punish anyone for being sick and that there is no provision in the con…
    - 32 mins ago 16 Aug 17, 7:40pm -

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  • newNigeria violence: Suicide bombers kill 27 near Maiduguri
    Scores more are injured when three women detonate explosives outside a refugee camp in Borno state.
    - 20 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 12:18am -
  • Corpses 'piling up' in Sierra Leone
    Corpses are "piled up" at the main mortuary in the capital Freetown, reports the BBC's Umaru Fofana.
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 7:34pm -
  • Fifa tells Sierra Leone Sports Ministry to 'abstain' from congress decisions
    Fifa tells Sierra Leone's Sports Ministry to "abstain from taking decisions" related to the timing of the Sierra Leone FA's next ordinary congress.
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 3:28pm -
  • Rescue operation after mudslides
    A rescue and recovery operation continues in Sierra Leone’s capital after mudslides kill more than 300.
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 1:21pm -
  • Kenya elections: Women and young people break new ground
    Kenya's historic elections saw the country elect its first female governors and its youngest MP.
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 12:39pm -
  • Piers Edwards: How Nigeria trips up its own athletes
    Triple jumper Tosin Oke outlines his frustrations as an athlete battling the Nigerian and international federations that govern the sport.
    - 2 days ago 15 Aug 17, 1:20am -
  • Burkina Faso attack: 18 killed in 'terrorist attack'
    At least 18 people have been killed and eight wounded in a "terrorist attack" in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, the government says.
    - 2 days ago 14 Aug 17, 10:09am -
  • 'Eighteen dead' in Burkina Faso attack
    Gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a hotel and restaurant in the capital, Ouagadougou.
    - 2 days ago 14 Aug 17, 9:26am -
  • Mission impossible
    In our series of letters from African journalists, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on her lack of passion for dogs.
    - 3 days ago 14 Aug 17, 12:32am -
  • Damian Zane: Africa's 'medical tourist' presidents
    The impact on the health service at home of the presidents who go overseas for medical treatment.
    - 4 days ago 13 Aug 17, 12:15am -
  • Against the clock
    A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.
    - 5 days ago 11 Aug 17, 10:03am -
  • Converted in captivity
    Stephen McGown and Johan Gustafsson were captured in Mali in November 2011, and released this year.
    - 6 days ago 10 Aug 17, 6:55pm -
  • Kenyans love #GitheriMan
    Kenyan social media digests the results of the election while saluting a voter queuing with a bag of beans.
    - 6 days ago 10 Aug 17, 1:57pm -
  • Milton Nkosi: Zuma 'on his ninth life'
    President Zuma is relishing winning his eighth no-confidence vote. But the celebrations could be short-lived, says the BBC's Milton Nkosi.
    - 7 days ago 9 Aug 17, 12:28pm -
  • No more mining
    Thousands of Ugandans have in recent years sought their fortune in the country's gold fields, but authorities have now clamped down hard on the unregistered miners.
    - 8 days ago 9 Aug 17, 1:04am -
  • Toxic ties
    President Jacob Zuma wins another confidence vote, even with fellow ANC members condemning him and the Gupta family.
    - 8 days ago 8 Aug 17, 6:22pm -
  • A vote for peace
    Ten years after a contested election led to 1,500 deaths in Kenya, two perpetrators of that violence are trying to prevent a repetition.
    - 11 days ago 6 Aug 17, 12:18am -
  • Soap, milk and sugar
    Many Kenyans fear that Tuesday's fiercely contested general election will trigger ethnic violence between supporters of rival parties, writes the BBC's Dickens Olewe.
    - 12 days ago 5 Aug 17, 2:05am -
  • Dickens Olewe: Kenya's mixed couples feel election strain
    The BBC's Dickens Olewe reports on how election tensions can make life difficult for couples from different ethnic backgrounds.
    - 13 days ago 4 Aug 17, 12:31am -
  • Martin Bashir: Unity and division as Welby visits East Africa
    The archbishop's visit aims to recognise the plight of refugees and hold together the Church of England.
    - 13 days ago 3 Aug 17, 2:09pm -
  • Hunger in first 1,000 days
    How child malnutrition affects communities across Ghana.
    - 20 days ago 27 Jul 17, 8:58am -
  • Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Boko Haram love
    In our series of letters from African journalists, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers why women abducted by Boko Haram and then released would choose to return to their captors.
    - 22 days ago 26 Jul 17, 12:25am -
  • Yousra Elbagir: Big and beautiful in Sudan
    In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.
    - 28 days ago 20 Jul 17, 12:32am -
  • Elizabeth Ohene: Satellites and science
    In our series of letters from African journalists, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on whether people are being inspired by science.
    - 30 days ago 17 Jul 17, 6:08pm -
  • Joseph Warungu: Free in Freetown
    In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan Joseph Warungu makes his maiden visit to Sierra Leone.
    - 37 days ago 10 Jul 17, 4:29pm -
  • Eritrea capital Asmara makes World Heritage list
    Architecture from the colonial era left an "exceptional example" of modernism, judges say.
    - 39 days ago 8 Jul 17, 5:08pm -
  • Portraits of a migrant
    Portraits of Libyan migrants taken on board the vessel that rescued them.
    - 42 days ago 6 Jul 17, 12:23am -
  • Style in the slum
    His neighbours, in what is probably the world's most famous slum, stare but he doesn't care.
    - 61 days ago 16 Jun 17, 10:32pm -
  • New faces of Africa
    The photographers trying to change perceptions of Africa.
    - 74 days ago 4 Jun 17, 12:49am -
  • Rumble in the jungle
    Visiting the boxers of Kinshasa, 43 years after Ali and Foreman fought in the Rumble in the Jungle.
    - 75 days ago 3 Jun 17, 12:32am -
  • Nairobi's new railway
    A peek at Africa's newest railway, running from Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to the port city of Mombasa.
    - 77 days ago 31 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • The gospel train
    For 20 years, a Christian group has held prayers on a train carriage during their one hour commute.
    - 81 days ago 28 May 17, 12:04am -
  • Tradesmen of Kumasi
    Documenting the workplaces of a generation of Ghanaians.
    - 25 Apr 17, 11:14am -

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  • newReal Madrid lose appeal as Ronaldo FIVE match ban upheld
    Cristiano Ronaldo will serve a five-match ban after Real Madrid failed in a bid to overturn the red card he received in the 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first-leg win over Barcelona, reports Sky Sports.The Portugal forward was given his marching orders at t…
    - 7 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 3:13am -
  • newWestern Sydney Wanderers continue with Nike
    Western Sydney Wanderers have agreed a three-year apparel deal with Nike, reports, US sportswear giant will remain as the Wanderers' official kit supplier until the end of the 2019/20 A-League season.Read more on Tribal Fo…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 2:27am -
  • new​Bournemouth renew with stadium naming rights partner Vitality
    Bournemouth have renewed their stadium naming rights agreement with health insurance company Vitality for a further three seasons, reports, extension will see the Premier League outfit's home ground continue to formally be…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 2:23am -
  • new​Man Utd players create a graffiti mural at Old Trafford!
    A unique mural depicting scenes from Old Trafford sprayed by Paul Pogba, Victor Lindelof, Jesse Lingard, Michael Carrick and Chris Smalling and created by American graffiti artist Alec Monopoly will remain on display at the stadium, reports www.fcbus…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 2:18am -
  • new​Veteran Carrick relaxed over lack of Man Utd playing time
    Michael Carrick accepts he will have to be patient to make his first competitive appearance as Manchester United's new skipper.The midfielder watched the 4-0 win over West Ham at Old Trafford from the directors' box and admitted: "We've got a great s…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 2:10am -
  • new​Wenger keen for Oxlade-Chamberlain to stay with Arsenal
    Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal will spend the remainder of this summer's transfer window largely focusing on outgoings, but confirmed he intends to keep hold of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, reports Sky Sports.The Frenchman hailed Oxlade-Chamberlain's…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 2:03am -
  • new​Everton target Sigurdsson passes medical ahead of transfer
    Everton are set to announce the signing of Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for a fee believed to be about 45m.The 27-year old passed a medical at the club earlier on Wednesday, manager Ronald Koeman told a news conference.Read more on Tribal…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 1:58am -
  • new​DONE DEAL: Fulham complete loan signing of Liverpool youngster Ojo
    Championship Fulham have signed 20 year old Liverpool forward Sheyi Ojo on a season-long loan.Fulham chairman Tony Khan told the club's official website: "I'm delighted to welcome Sheyi Ojo to the Fulham Football Club.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 6 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 1:54am -
  • new​DONE DEAL: Brighton obtain work permit for Colombian international Izquierdo
    Brighton have broken their transfer record for the third time this summer after signing Colombian international Jose Izquierdo from Club Brugge.The Premier League newcomers announced the reported 13.5m deal for the 25 year old winger last week and ha…
    - 5 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 1:38am -
  • new​DONE DEAL: Green leaves Bournemouth for Yeovil
    League Two club Yeovil Town have signed versatile forward Jordan Green on a free transfer from Bournemouth.The 22-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the Huish Park outfit.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 5 hours ago 17 Aug 17, 1:31am -

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  • newFloyd, Conor to wear lighter gloves
    Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will be allowed to wear lighter gloves when they clash in their Las Vegas superfight this month, it was confirmed on Wednesday.
    - 1 hour ago 16 Aug 17, 7:05pm -
  • newRonaldo appeal against ban rejected
    Cristiano Ronaldo blasted his treatment by the Spanish Football Federation as "persecution" after his appeal against a five-game ban was rejected on Wednesday.
    - 1 hour ago 16 Aug 17, 7:01pm -
  • newDStv creates a pop-up channel for The Money Fight
    DStv customers are in for a massive treat as SuperSport launches a pop-up channel ahead of the “Money Fight” between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.
    - 4 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 4:28pm -
  • newBrighton get work permit for Izquierdo
    Brighton are ready to complete the club record signing of Club Brugge winger Jose Izquierdo after the Colombian was granted a work permit on Wednesday.
    - 4 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 3:55pm -
  • newBloem City Blazers appoint Peterson
    Former South African left-arm spinner, Robin Peterson, has been appointed as assistant coach for the Bloem City Blazers ahead of Cricket South Africa’s Global T20 League.
    - 5 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 2:59pm -
  • newPauwels leads DiData at Vuelta
    Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka have put together a strong team of climbers for the Vuelta a Espana, on Saturday.
    - 7 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 12:45pm -
  • newLions Boks have moved on
    Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has written off any possibility of the national team suffering a hangover from the Lions’ defeat in the recent Super Rugby final.
    - 12 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 8:06am -
  • newRonaldo, Messi, Buffon on Uefa shortlist
    Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gianluigi Buffon have been nominated for the Uefa's Player of the Year award, the sport's European governing body said on Tuesday.
    - 12 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 7:44am -
  • newMTN8 semis dates, venues confirmed
    The Premier Soccer League has announced the MTN8 semi-final first and second leg fixtures dates, venues, ticket-prices and kick-off times.
    - 13 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 7:39am -
  • newSerena aims for 'outrageous' comeback
    Serena Williams, feeling "new power" from her pregnancy, is already preparing for an Australian Open title defense in January.
    - 15 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 5:24am -

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VOA Africa

  • newNigerians Demand Absent President 'Resume or Resign'
    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more time outside of the country than in it this year.Buhari returned from London in March after being away for nearly two months, seeking treatment for an undisclosed illness. He left again on May 7.…
    - 1 hour ago 16 Aug 17, 6:49pm -
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    - 3 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 5:30pm -
  • newEast Libyan Elite Forces Snub ICC Over Warrant for Commander
    An elite forces unit linked to the army that controls much of eastern Libya has snubbed international efforts to bring to justice one of its senior officers for allegedly executing dozens of prisoners.The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 5:26pm -
  • new5 Yrs After Mine Strike Killings, S. Africa Activists Say Little Has Changed
    Five years after South African police shot dead 34 striking miners in the worst show of brutality since apartheid, South Africans are looking back on the Marikana Massacre and how it sparked frustration over unchanging conditions for the nation's poo…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 3:26pm -
  • newBodies Were 'Just Being Washed' Away, Aid Worker Says of Horror of Sierra Leone Mudslide
    When aid worker Idalia Amaya arrived at the scene of the mudslide that devastated Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, she was horrified to find homes washed away, entire villages engulfed by mud, and corpses floating down the streets."Bodies were jus…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 2:33pm -
  • newZambian Opposition Leader Calls on Government to Free Detained Party Members
    Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema called on the government to free several members of his party who are still being detained over various charges hours after he was released from prison on Wednesday.The state prosecutor dropped charges…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 2:01pm -
  • newKenyan Election Official Delayed, Allowed to Fly to US
    Kenyan officials say a top electoral official, among those who oversaw Kenya’s disputed presidential election, was delayed while on her way to the U.S.The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission said via Twitter Wednesday that commissio…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 8:52am -
  • newBoko Haram Bombers Kill 20 at Village in Northeast Nigeria
    Suicide bombers attacked a camp for internally displaced people and a nearby market in a northeastern Nigeria village Tuesday, killing at least 20 people, a local official said Tuesday.Village chief Lawan Kalli said Tuesday at least three suicide…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Aug 17, 1:07am -
  • newClimate Extremes, Policy Confuse Crop Choices for Malawi Farmers
    Elias Kanyangale is ecstatic about his maize harvest. Balancing on a homemade ladder, the farmer retrieves cobs from a full granary, the bounty of this year's good rains, which broke three years of drought in Malawi.Kanyangale, 44, from Kalumbu vi…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Aug 17, 10:02pm -
  • newNigerian Military to Boost Security Amid Surge in Boko Haram Attacks
    Since April, Boko Haram has carried out more than 100 attacks in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri. Efforts are underway to secure the city, including the relocation of military chiefs to Maiduguri, and to tighten security at the university af…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Aug 17, 9:45pm -
  • newKale Power: Water for Crops Gives Women in Kenya's Drylands a Voice
    On a blistering hot afternoon, Zainab Omar Ali methodically sorts through freshly picked bunches of kale on her farm in Alimao village in northeast Kenya."I managed to sell most of my batch at the market this morning," she said with satisfaction.…
    - 24 hours ago 15 Aug 17, 8:32pm -
  • Death Toll Passes 300 in Flood-Stricken Sierra Leone Capital
    At least 300 people are confirmed dead a day after mudslides and heavy flooding struck Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.Authorities say they expect the death toll to rise as search teams, military personnel and distraught relatives continue d…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 7:00pm -
  • Kenyans Await Word on Election Challenge From Odinga
    Kenyans continue to wait in suspense for a statement by opposition leader Raila Odinga, who has rejected the results of the presidential contest, announced Friday.  He claims the election was rigged.Odinga and his NASA coalition were scheduled to…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 6:58pm -
  • Shaka: Extra Time
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  • Doctor: Baby Girl 'Tear Gassed, Beaten by Kenyan Police' Dies
    A six-month-old girl has died in Kenya, her doctor told Reuters on Tuesday, after her parents said she was tear gassed and clubbed by police in a security crackdown after last week's disputed election.Samantha Pendo was asleep in her mother's arms…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 6:17pm -
  • Africa 54
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  • Oxfam: 700,000 at Risk of Starvation in Ethiopia
    Food insecurity in the Somali region of Ethiopia has worsened, putting 700,000 people on the verge of starvation, according to Oxfam International.The humanitarian organization says that about 8.5 million people across the country face a high risk…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 5:08pm -
  • Thousands Left Homeless, Prey to Diseases, After Sierra Leone Mudslide
    Thousands of people in Sierra Leone left homeless by a mudslide which killed at least 270 people urgently need food, shelter and healthcare, aid agencies said on Tuesday, as they raced to prevent outbreaks of fatal diseases such as cholera and typhoi…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 3:05pm -
  • Former Al-Shabab No. 2 Quits Militant Group
    The former number-two leader of al-Shabab says he has quit the Somalia-based militant group.Mukhtar Robow, also known as Abu Mansour, made the announcement to journalists at a Mogadishu hotel on Tuesday.“I would like to state to the Somali pe…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 2:05pm -
  • Talks With Police Underway for Surrender of Zimbabwean President's Wife
    The whereabouts of Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe are unknown as South African police and her lawyers negotiate terms to turn herself in to face charges of assaulting a young woman at a luxury Johannesburg hotel.South African authorities said…
    - 1 day ago 15 Aug 17, 1:54pm -

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