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  • newNigerian Envoy Allays Fear Over U.S. Immigration Ban
    For some Nigerians with plans to travel to the United States, but are worried over what awaits them in view of the clampdown on immigrants, Nigeria’s Charge d’ Affairs in the U.S., Ambassador Hakeem Balogun, has dismissed such fears. Speaking wit…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 10:35pm -
  • newHigh Level Of Insecurity Scares Calabar Residents
    Residents of Calabar have appealed to the Cross River State Government and security operatives in the state to tighten security network in the metropolis. Some of the residents told Channels Television that in the past two weeks, they have been livin…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 10:14pm -
  • newAtletico Beat NPFL Team To Win Gauteng Tournament
    Atletico Madrid Youth Team on Saturday beat the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) U-17 All-Stars 2-1 to emerge winners of the 2017 edition of Gauteng Future Champions tournament. Alberto Salido opened scoring for the Spanish side in the 22n…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 10:07pm -
  • newPolice Arrest Man Over Ogoja Food Poisoning
    Police have arrested and begun interrogating a man suspected to have masterminded the food poisoning that led to the death of a couple in Ogoja, Cross River State. The suspect, identified as Paul Amon and said to be a food vendor, is believed to hav…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 9:26pm -
  • newControversy Trails Benue Anti-Grazing Bill
    A major controversy appears to be brewing in Benue State over the change in the content and title of the Open Grazing Prohibition Bill recently sent to the legislative by the executive in the state. The revelation was made by the State House of Assem…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 9:00pm -
  • newNDDC Projects: Contractors To Face Prosecution After 30 Days Ultimatum
    The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has given contractors handling its projects 30 days to return to site and complete the projects or face prosecution. The Managing Director of NDDC, Mr Nsima Ekere, stated this following an Inter-Minister…
    - 17 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 7:21pm -
  • newFG To Set New Policy Direction In Universities
    The Federal Government says that the incessant face-off between the governing councils of universities and the institutions’ authorities over the running of the day-to-day activities in the universities will no longer be tolerated. The warning was…
    - 17 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 6:57pm -
  • newTrump Suffers Setback, As U.S. House Healthcare Bill Collapses
    President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the presiden…
    - 19 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 5:12pm -
  • newThousands Demonstrate In London Against Leaving EU
    Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain leaving the European Union, just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the bloc it joined 44 years ago. The…
    - 19 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 5:07pm -
  • newElectricity Supply: FG Promises Six LGs In Ondo
    The Federal Government says it will ensure that electricity is restored to nine local government areas in Ondo state, which have been experiencing total power outage for almost five years now. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fa…
    - 20 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 4:10pm -



Mail & Guardian Africa

The East African

Africa IT and tech

  • How to Buy Bitcoins in Africa
    With bitcoin gaining popularity, value and legitimacy around the world, many believe it could change the game in Africa. Two thirds of the population remain ‘unbanked’ and many more are interested in trading speculatively in bitcoin. Regardless o…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 3:21pm -
  • BI Today - Powerful and Accessible, Backed by Control
    Over the years, business intelligence (BI) has helped tens of thousands of enterprises gain a better understanding of the gaps and opportunities in their markets and organisational make-up. Nevertheless, it has been slow to permeate throughout organi…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 2:28pm -
  • Painless cancer treatment available in South Africa
    The Life Healthcare Group, one of South Africa’s leading hospital groups, brings sophisticated radiation cancer technology to cancer patients in the Gauteng region, with the opening of the Oncology Centre at Life Eugene Marais Hospital, extending L…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 12:14pm -
  • African hospitals embrace Artificial Intelligence
    Sophia Genetics a health technology company unveiled the list of African hospitals that have started integrating SOPHiA Artificial Intelligence into their workflow at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (A…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 11:46am -
  • The AB de Villiers Fan Engagment App
    AB de Villiers, the current South African ODI captain, has spent the last decade dominating for the Proteas on the field, with a style and flair which has earned him the title as the world number one ODI batsman. AB's on the field success has catapul…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 11:41am -
    BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a recent increasing trend towards employee-owned devices within a business. However, this recent trend of IT consumerization, regardless of its advantages, increasingly poses a security risk to organizations when these…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 11:06am -
  • TECNO Mobile smartphone launch set to shake up African market
    Premium mobile phone brand, TECNO Mobile, had unveiled its latest handset, Camon CX,  to hit the African market at an event in the Kenyan capital. Designed specifically for young, independent smartphone users, the latest handset will be the “Selfi…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 10:52am -
  • 6 Infrastructure Trends Shaping The Data Centre Ecosystem In 2017
    Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, today released their list of the six data centre infrastructure trends to watch in 2017. “In 2016, global macro trends significantly impacted the industry, with new cloud innovations and social responsibility…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 9:54am -
  • Poor Digital Hygiene Puts Your Device at Risk
    Increasing levels of information stored on smartphones, tablets and computers put at risk modern digital devices because of users’ poor digital hygiene. New global research by Kaspersky Lab reveals that user attitudes towards app care and maintenan…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 9:00am -
  • Before and after Robotic Process Automation
    We love “before and after” pictures. A house that’s fallen into disrepair can be renovated into a design showpiece. An abandoned, malnourished puppy can be nursed back to health. A closet or garage can be organised from a complete mess into a s…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:50am -

  • newBrazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports
    Brasà lia (AFP) - Brazil won a major victory Saturday in the fight to restore credibility amid a tainted meat scandal, with key markets China, Egypt and Chile lifting their bans on its products. The announcement of the reopening of the Chinese marke…
    - 16 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 8:00pm -
  • newTeen Bosch stars as Sharks carry on winning
    Bloemfontein (South Africa) (AFP) - Teenager Curwin Bosch continued Saturday to be an outstanding deputy for injured Coastal Sharks skipper Patrick Lambie, kicking 18 points in a 38-30 Super Rugby victory at Central Cheetahs. The 19-year-old fly-half…
    - 16 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 7:40pm -
  • newBenin eyes return of colonial treasures from France
    Cotonou (AFP) - Benin is asking for the return of treasures that were taken during French colonial rule from the end of the 19th century, re-opening a thorny diplomatic issue that resonates across Africa. Lawmakers and civil society groups from both…
    - 19 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 5:30pm -
  • Mo Abudu Outlines The Growth And Influence Of Media Across The Continent On CNN’s ‘African Voices’
    This week, CNN rsquo;s lsquo;African Voices rsquo; features Mo Abudu, one of Africa rsquo;s most prominent media figures, who has operated across both television and film in her career. Reporting from Lagos, Nigeria, the programme joins Abudu in her…
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 10:45am -
  • Operations against Kony's LRA 'coming to an end': US general
    Washington (AFP) - The US military is wrapping up operations against the Lord's Resistance Army in central Africa, even though its leader Joseph Kony is still at large, a top US general said Friday. This thing is coming to an end, said General Thomas…
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 12:20am -

  • "Apostle Suleman Not Funding My Luxury Lifestyle" - Sultry Actress, Daniella Okeke
    Nollywood actress, Daniella Okeke alleged to be one of the actresses involved in sexcapades with controversial pastor, Apostle Johnson Suleman has denied that any man is responsible for her luxury lifestyle.In a brief chat with Inside Nollywood, Dani…
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  • Mothers’ Day: A Poem Dedicated To All Mothers
    MOTHERS’ DAYBy Jeremiah Onoriode AtomreWaking up that morning was just like every other dayOoh! Ooh! Were the responses of my other siblingsTime for morning devotionAs she led the wayAfter some extra restDecided to take my batheWao! Today really is…
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  • Nigerian Woman Who Was Pregnant For '3 Years' Finally Gives Birth (Photos)
    A Facebook user, Iwuafor Juliet just shared this testimony of how her aunty gave birth after 21 years of marriage. According to her, her aunt got married in 1996 and had not conceived since then due to several mishaps. The woman reportedly gave birth…
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  • Mothering Sunday Or Mothers' Sunday?
    History has it that 'Mother Sunday' was originally a day set aside for people to go back to their local churches to worship there with their families. Over time this changed to a day to recognize the process of taking care of children as a mother wou…
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  • DELSU Staff With 14 Children Murdered In His Farm By Fulani Herdsmen In Delta (Pics)
    As shared by Hon. Evance.......'TRAGEDY AGAIN!Another of my Constituent, Mr. Sunday Idama, a Senior Staff of the Delta State University, Abraka- Library Department, 50 years with 14 children was brutally murdered by the ravaging Fulani Herdsmen on Fr…
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  • Photos Of Apostle Suleman & Wife Playing Table Tennis. Also Shows His Football Skills
    Apostle Suleman and his wife Lizzy can not stop shaming their haters.In the spirit of celebration of his birthday,they were pictured slogging it out on table tennis. Apostle Suleman was pictured playing football.See photos belowSource:…
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  • "How Vulcanizers In Nigeria Are Killing People"
    IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ALL VEHICLE USERS!Good Evening sirs. Many people have been wondering what could be the cause of the incessant tyre burst accidents on Nigerian roads. The major cause is that we put too much pressure in our tyres. How did I kn…
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  • Is It Right To Say 'Thank Ma' To Your Mother-In-Law After Eating?
    House, just needed candid advise, my mother Inlaw is in my place for omugo/visit. Just this evening my wife served me my dinner and after finish eating I left the parlour to the bed room, my wife came in and said why didn't I even say thank ma to her…
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  • Is Water Baptism Really Important?
    I'm not a bible scholar or know much bible verse and i may make bible reference without verses..The question is 'is water baptism really necessary to fufil all righteousness?'..There are great men in the bible that are righteous and didnt do baptism(…
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  • What's Your Best Or Favourite Name For God?
    God has many names to describe His qualities and capabilities. Which one is your favourate? I heard one in church this morning that is still ringing in my spirit: AROGUNJO meaning He that continues to dance despite the noise and clamour of War! Wao!!
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  • "Like Stephanie Otobo, Like Stella Elmars: Nigerians Owe Apostle Suleman"
    On March 17, 2017, I did write a piece suggesting that Stephanie Otobo may be suffering from Schizophrenia (Read, which causes her amongst all things to be delusional in asserting…
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  • Exposing The Marine Kingdom, Water Spirit
    MARINE SPIRITS...WHAT ARE THEY?HOW TO IDENTIFY THEM AND DEFEAT THEM.When you hear marine, the first thing that comes to your mind is water or river. You are not wrong, marine spirits are water spirits or spirits that comes and dwells in the river. Be…
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Reuters AFRICA Top News

  • newMoroccan PM says he has agreed coalition with five other parties
    RABAT (Reuters) - Moroccan Prime Minster Saad Eddine El Othmani said on Saturday he had agreed to form a coalition government with five other parties, breaking nearly six months of post-election deadlock.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 8:58am -
  • newNigerian lawmakers summon officials, firms over immigration deals
    ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian lawmakers on Saturday summoned the attorney general, accountant general, minister of interior and four companies to appear before a committee of parliamentarians over allegations that revenues were withheld from the immigra…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 8:55am -
  • newTuareg rebels say to boycott Mali peace conference
    BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's main Tuareg separatist factions said on Saturday they would boycott talks with the government next week on implementing a nearly 2-year-old peace accord that has been riven by quarrelling.
    - 21 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 3:20pm -
  • newCentral Congo militia decapitates 40 police officers in ambush
    KINSHASA (Reuters) - Militia fighters in central Democratic Republic of Congo decapitated about 40 police officers in an ambush, local officials said on Saturday, the deadliest attack on security forces since an insurrection in the region began last…
    - 21 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 2:49pm -
  • newEgyptian court suspends jail sentence against journalists
    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian appeals court suspended a jail sentence on Saturday against the former head of the journalists' union for harbouring colleagues wanted by authorities and for spreading false news, judicial sources and a lawyer said.
    - 23 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 12:59pm -
  • Egypt says resumes Brazilian meat imports
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has resumed imports of Brazilian meat, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday, two days after it said it was suspending them until the meat was confirmed safe for consumption.
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 11:38am -
  • Niger frees 15 accused of complicity in coup attempt
    NIAMEY (Reuters) - A court in Niger has freed fifteen civilians accused of complicity in an attempted putsch against President Mahamadou Issoufou, their lawyer said on Saturday.
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 11:25am -
  • More authority to act in Somalia would be "very helpful" -U.S. general
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of U.S. forces in Africa told reporters on Friday that greater authority to fight al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants in Somalia would lead to more flexibility and quicker targeting, but that a decision had not yet be…
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 9:09am -

BBC Africa

  • Zimbabwe's cash-strapped tobacco farms
    Small-scale tobacco farmers in Zimbabwe have little to invest due to poor profit margins and a weak economy.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 1:34pm -
  • Gambia to set up truth commission to probe Jammeh's rule
    The commission will investigate abuses committed during ex-President Jammeh's rule, minister says.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 12:29pm -
  • Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed after six years in detention
    It is the first time Egypt's ex-president is allowed to go home since his 2011 overthrow.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 11:36am -
  • More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean
    An aid group finds two capsized boats capable of carrying 100 migrants each, and only five bodies.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 11:29am -
  • How cricket is helping to heal Rwanda
    Audifax Byiringiro, a Rwandan cricketer, tells his harrowing story of escaping the 1994 genocide and how cricket has helped play a part in the healing process.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:11am -
  • British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough
    British scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 6:14am -
  • Africa's top shots: 17-24 March 2017
    A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 1:50am -
  • The man opening Ethiopia's first botanic garden
    Professor Sebsebe Demissew wants to open the country's first botanic garden.
    - 3 days ago 23 Mar 17, 7:10pm -
  • South Africa police warn of taxi rape gang in Johannesburg
    The latest victim appears to be a mother assaulted for four hours in front of her son.
    - 3 days ago 23 Mar 17, 1:43pm -
  • Ijeoma Ndukwe: Is Nigerian Fanta and Sprite safe to drink?
    A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.
    - 3 days ago 23 Mar 17, 2:17am -
  • ‘Vegetable ivory’
    A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.
    - 3 days ago 23 Mar 17, 1:22am -
  • The face of hunger
    Family portraits from the heart of the hunger crisis in Somaliland.
    - 4 days ago 22 Mar 17, 2:56am -
  • Uncensored poets
    In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.
    - 4 days ago 22 Mar 17, 2:14am -
  • 'Made in Morocco'
    We track a single item of clothing to see just where it goes before it ends up in the shop.
    - 4 days ago 22 Mar 17, 1:01am -
  • Reality Check
    Kenya's civil servants receive more tax revenue than those in other sub-Saharan African countries.
    - 6 days ago 20 Mar 17, 5:28pm -
  • Piers Edwards: Africa's new footballing king
    Madagascar's Ahmad holds the future of African football in his hands, but who exactly is he and what does he hope to achieve as president of Caf?
    - 8 days ago 18 Mar 17, 4:15pm -
  • Living with volcanoes
    The archipelago where the landscape is idyllic but life tough.
    - 11 days ago 15 Mar 17, 1:17am -
  • Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: US state of mind
    How Nigerians obsess about life in the US
    - 12 days ago 14 Mar 17, 5:36pm -
  • Sola Odunfa: Do Nigerians go on holiday?
    In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.
    - 19 days ago 7 Mar 17, 2:43pm -
  • Nigeria's soot city
    A mysterious case of pollution has turned Port Harcourt, known as "The Garden City", into a city covered in soot.
    - 22 days ago 4 Mar 17, 2:11am -
  • Saving Zanzibar
    A group of local artisans is trying to preserve their island's buildings.
    - 24 days ago 2 Mar 17, 1:45am -
  • World's vainest people?
    How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
    - 27 days ago 27 Feb 17, 1:21am -
  • Elizabeth Ohene: 'Joining the desperadoes'
    Elizabeth Ohene considers Ghanaians' wanderlust as her compatriots join those taking risks to claim asylum abroad.
    - 30 days ago 24 Feb 17, 3:06am -
  • Drought battle
    Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
    - 35 days ago 19 Feb 17, 2:27am -
  • 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.
    - 40 days ago 14 Feb 17, 1:52am -
  • Africa's 2016 in pictures
    A selection of the most striking news images from the African continent this year.
    - 85 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.
    - 93 days ago 23 Dec 16, 2:00am -

Google News Africa

African football

  • newTanzania lead Botswana at half-time
    Tanzania are leading 1-0 against Botswana during the half-time break in an international friendly match at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.
    - 20 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 3:55pm -
  • newErasmus puts South Africa into lead
    South Africa are leading 1-0 against Guinea-Bissau during the half-time break in an international friendly match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.
    - 20 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 3:54pm -
  • newSouth Africa out to avoid upset against Guinea-Bissau
    South Africa will square off with Guinea-Bissau in an international friendly match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday.
    - 23 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Tanzania eye Botswana scalp in Dar es Salaam
    Tanzania will take on Botswana in an international friendly match at the National Stadium in Dar-es-Salaam on Saturday.
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 11:30am -
  • People compare me to Dolly, says SA legend Buckley
    Former South Africa international and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Delron Buckley believes that Montpellier winger Keagan Dolly is destined to succeed in Europe.
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 11:00am -
  • Morocco brush aside Burkina Faso
    Morocco brushed aside Burkina Faso 2-0 in an international friendly match at the Stade de Marrakech in Marrakech on Friday night.
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 9:01am -
  • Guinea and Gabon share spoils in four-goal thriller
    Guinea and Gabon played to a 2-2 stalemate in an international friendly match at the Stade Océane in Havre, France on Friday night.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 10:31pm -
  • Aboubakar fires Cameroon past Tunisia
    Cameroon edged out Tunisia 1-0 in an international friendly match at the Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet in Monastir on Friday night.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 9:20pm -
  • Elephants trounce Russia
    Cote d’Ivoire was extremely impressive on Friday night as they beat Russia 2-0 in an international friendly at the Stadion FK Krasnodar.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:32pm -
  • Comoros take two goal advantage from first leg Afcon qualifier
    Comoros ran out 2-0 winners over Mauritius in the first leg of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Stade International Saïd Mohamed Cheikh in Mitsamiouli on Friday afternoon.
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:25pm -

90min premier league

Tribal football

  • newMan Utd boss Mourinho hands Shaw confidence boost
    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho insists he's counting on Luke Shaw.Mourinho has now given Shaw hope that he can still become United's first choice in his position.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 11 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:36pm -
  • newEverton rival Chelsea for Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij
    Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij is a target for Chelsea and Everton.The Daily Star says the defender, 25, turned down a new contract earlier this month and the 30m-rated Dutchman looks certain to leave Serie A at the end of the season.Read more on Trib…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:35pm -
  • newEx-Man Utd defender Brown: Pogba will match expectations
    Blackburn Rovers veteran Wes Brown says Paul Pogba will live up to his world record price-tag at Manchester United.Pogba returned to Manchester United last summer, joining from Juventus for a record-breaking 89million.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 11 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:34pm -
  • newWest Ham will go to £150,000-a-week for Rooney
    West Ham are chasing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.The Sunday Express says the former England captain has been the subject of huge offers from the Chinese Super League after Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho told him he can go.Read more o…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:33pm -
  • newMan Utd directors convinced Griezmann is theirs...
    Manchester United directors are convinced they have a deal for Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann.The Independent says sources at the club have told them about the deal.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 10 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:31pm -
  • newArsenal boss Wenger under consideration at PSG, but...
    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is under consideration at PSG.The French giants, who have failed to lure Wenger to Paris on three previous occasions, no longer view him as a first-choice target, says the Daily Star.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 10 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:30pm -
  • newSouthampton left-back Ryan Bertrand inspired by Eddie Jones
    Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand admits he's been inspired by England rugby coach Eddie Jones.Jones spent time with England's footballers last week.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 10 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:29pm -
  • newLiverpool hero McAllister convinced Klopp right man in charge
    Liverpool hero Gary McAllister is convinced Jurgen Klopp is the right man in charge.McAllister's sad farewell as Liverpool first-team coach came in 2015 after the sacking of Brendan Rodgers.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 10 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:28pm -
  • newArsenal striker Giroud willing to play for Conte or Mourinho
    Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admits he could move within the Premier League.The 30-year-old has netted 12 goals in all competitions this season and he hasn't ruled out working under someone other than Arsene Wenger in the future.Read more on Tribal…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:27pm -
  • newMan City paying £20M for Torino to take Hart
    Manchester City are paying a staggering amount for Torino to keep Joe Hart on-loan this season.The Daily Star says City's money men agreed to cough up 90 per cent of Hart's Etihad salary for his Pep Guardiola-sanctioned loan deal to the Italian side…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:26pm -

Ghana news agency

Africa review


  • newFerrari throw down gauntlet
    Sebastian Vettel's accomplished victory for Ferrari in Australia on Sunday has the reigning champions Mercedes bracing for a season-long battle.
    - 36 mins ago 26 Mar 17, 11:26am -
  • newJordaan lauds Bafana Bafana
    President of the South African Football Association Dr Danny Jordaan has praised Bafana Bafana on a fine performance in their 3-1 win over Guinea-Bissau in an international friendly match played on Saturday.
    - 1 hour ago 26 Mar 17, 10:49am -
  • newRahul, Pujara peg away for India
    Lokesh Rahul threw away his wicket after scoring his fifth 50 of the series but Cheteshwar Pujara batted with characteristic calmness to steer India to 153 for two at tea.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:07am -
  • newJohnson to face Tanihara in WGC semis
    Top-ranked Dustin Johnson won twice in impressive fashion on Saturday to advance into the WGC semfinals...
    - 2 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 9:57am -
  • newVettel wins Australian Grand Prix
    Sebastian Vettel outmanoeuvred Lewis Hamilton and the world champion Mercedes team with a stunning victory in the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 9:49am -
  • newDe Kock ignites gloomy Sunday
    Quinton de Kock produced another half century to power South Africa to a competitive 314 as he ignited another gloomy rain-interrupted day in the third test against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 9:34am -
  • newFederer, Wawrinka advance in Miami
    Roger Federer survived a brave challenge from American qualifier Frances Tiafoe before emerging with a 7-6 (7/2) 6-3 victory as he got his Miami Open title bid underway on Saturday.
    - 4 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 7:51am -
  • newMoyano keeps Jaguares on winning trail
    Ramiro Moyano scored a superb try as the Jaguares continued a great start to the Super Rugby season by defeating the Reds 22-8 on Saturday.
    - 4 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 7:39am -
  • newSharks surge to convincing win
    The Cell C Sharks emphatically answered coach Robert du Preez’s call for an improvement on the previous week’s mediocrity by surging to a convincing 38-30 win over the Toyota Cheetahs.
    - 15 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 8:34pm -
  • newSA's Impey wins stage six in Catalonia
    South African rider Daryl Impey claimed stage six of the Tour of Catalonia on Saturday as Alejandro Valverde extended his overall lead to 53 seconds over Alberto Contador.
    - 17 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 7:16pm -

SABC Africa

VOA Africa

  • newSix Months After Election, Moroccan Government Forms
    Moroccan Prime Minster Saad Eddine El Othmani said Saturday he had agreed to form a coalition government with five other parties, breaking nearly six months of post-election deadlock.Othmani, from the Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD),…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 2:43am -
  • newNigerian Officials, Companies Summoned to Discuss Immigration Revenues
    Nigerian lawmakers on Saturday summoned the attorney general, accountant general, minister of interior and representatives of four companies to appear next month before a committee of parliamentarians over allegations that revenues were withheld from…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 2:15am -
  • newCameroon Journalist Testifies He Is Not a Boko Haram Accomplice
    A court in Cameroon has again adjourned a trial for a foreign reporter accused nearly two years ago of "complicity" with the Boko Haram terrorist group.Ahmed Abba of Radio France International's Hausa language service says he has done nothing wron…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 8:52pm -
  • newSomalia Asks IGAD Leaders To Help Tackle Refugee Crisis
    Somalia's president on Saturday asked leaders of an African trade bloc to help his country find a durable solution to the Somali refugee crisis, including reintegration of returnees inside the Horn of Africa nation, where a civil conflict is now in i…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 8:38pm -
  • newCongo Militia Decapitates More Than 40 Police Officers in Ambush
    A Congolese militia decapitated 42 policemen in an ambush near the central Democratic Republic of Congo city of Kananga, a local official said Saturday.Francois Kalamba, speaker of the Kasai provincial assembly, said the Kamuina Nsapu militant gro…
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  • newRights Group: Congo Must Help Search for Missing UN Staff
    Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.Uruguayan peacekeepers and Tanzanian special forces who deploy…
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  • Ivory Coast Infant Separated From Parasitic Twin
    Doctors at a Chicago-area hospital have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with a parasitic twin and having four legs and two spines. VOA’s Bronwyn Benito reports the girl, known only as "Dominique" from Ivory Coast, is recovering wel…
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 5:19am -
  • UN Secretary-General Chastises South Sudan's Leaders for Humanitarian Crisis
    United Nations Security Council members have unanimously called on South Sudan's leaders to prioritize the needs of the South Sudanese people, but disagree over the main causes of the famine in parts of the country.At a Thursday briefing in New Yo…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 10:56pm -
  • ICRC Improves Facilities for Mentally Ill Inmates in Zimbabwe
    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has started rehabilitating some of the dilapidated Zimbabwe prisons, most built during the colonial era. The first one to be refurbished — Mlondolozi Prison, about 500 kilometers southwest of Hara…
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  • Kenya Releases Results of National TB Prevalence Survey
    Kenya on Friday recognized World Tuberculosis Day by releasing results of a TB study by the country's ministry of health  — the first of its kind since Kenya's independence. TB remains high in Kenya, and experts say the country lags in the fight a…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 10:33pm -
  • War Crimes Court Orders Former Congo Militia Leader to Pay Victims
    The International Criminal Court on Friday found Congolese former militia leader Germain Katanga liable for $1 million in damages to his victims, in a landmark ruling for the permanent war crimes tribunal.Judges specified that Katanga, convicted o…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 8:01pm -
  • Sudan's New Post in Chemical Weapons Organization Draws Criticism
    Sudan has been elected to the deputy chairmanship of the executive council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.The move concerns some analysts, who point to a September report released by Amnesty International that accuses…
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  • Former South Sudan Official Sues Woman for Slander
    Pagan Amum, a well-known South Sudanese politician who lives in the United States, is suing a member of his country's diaspora for slander.Amum says a South Sudanese woman who goes by the name of Amira Ali posted videos on Facebook where she accus…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 3:46pm -
  • UN's South Sudan Inquiry Gets Wider Powers to Pursue Abuses
    The United Nations commission of inquiry for South Sudan now has broader powers to pursue human rights abuses in the country's civil war.The U.N. Human Rights Council on Thursday gave the commission the ability to collect and preserve evidence and…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 3:44pm -
  • Geologist for Shell Says Company Hid Nigeria Spill Dangers
    Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African nation's history, a…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 3:31pm -
  • Police: Somali Pirates Take Over Somali Vessel to Use as Floating Base
    Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday, a week after Somali pirates hijacked their first commercial vessel since 2012.Ten Yemeni crew aboard the boat were dump…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 2:46pm -
  • Official Says 80 Percent of Livestock Dead in Somaliland
    Authorities in the breakaway republic of Somaliland say at least 80 percent of the region's livestock have died due to the crippling drought that has also killed dozens of people and forced thousands into displaced persons camps.“The situation i…
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  • Ousted Egyptian Leader Mubarak Freed from Jail
    Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is a free man after being detained in prisons and hospitals for six years, following the Arab Spring uprising in 2011.He left a military hospital Friday.Mubarak was the first leader to face trial after th…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 12:37pm -
  • On World Tuberculosis Day, Doctors Warn Of New Drug-Resistant Bacteria
    Friday marks the United Nations’ World Tuberculosis Day, aimed at raising awareness of a disease that kills an estimated 1.8 million people every year. Six countries account for nearly two-thirds of the cases: India, Indonesia, China, Nigeria, Paki…
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