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  • newReligious Leaders Must Unite To defeat Barbarity – Pope
    Leaders of all faiths should unite in renouncing religious extremism and counter the “barbarity of those who foment hatred and violence,” Pope Francis said on Friday at the start of a two-day visit to Cairo. “Let us say once more a firm and cle…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 5:06pm -
  • newSouth African Alleged Coup Plotter Appears In Court
    A thirty three year old South African man accused of planning a series of assassinations has appeared at the Johannesburg magistrate’s today, on a provisional charge of conspiracy to commit murder. Elvis Ramosebudi, who lives near Pretoria was arre…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 5:06pm -
  • newReps To Probe Loss Of 11 Billion Naira NNPC Petroleum Product
    The House of Representatives has directed its Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to investigate the disappearance of 11 billion Naira worth of petroleum products said to belong to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from a p…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 5:00pm -
  • newMourinho Jokes He Might Have To Play For Manchester United
    Coach Jose Mourinho says he might have to pick himself at centre-back when Manchester United play Swansea City over the weekend. United may be forced to play 19-year-old academy graduate Axel Tuanzebe, with Eric Bailly or Daley Blind, the only fit ce…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:59pm -
  • newFrance, Germany Want New Turkey Ties, Avoids EU membership
    France and Germany sought a new deal with Turkey on Friday to repair relations with President Tayyip Erdogan but would not say whether the Turkish leader’s new powers and his crackdown on opponents had ended the country’s EU ambitions. Worried by…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:56pm -
  • newCalabar Tragedy: Ita-Giwa Leads Procession In Honour Of Victims
    Women under the aegis of Mothers of Efik Kingdom have held a candlelight procession for the football fans who were electrocuted at a viewing centre in Calabar last week. The procession was led by a former Special Adviser to ex-President Olusegun Obas…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:53pm -
  • newAkwa Ibom Govt. Commissions 100 Hectares Of Cassava Plantation
    Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has Commissioned 100 hectares improved Cassava Stem Plantation at Okobo Local Government Area, with a call on the people to support his administration’s drive at ensuring food sufficiency in the state. The…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:31pm -
  • newBill On Free Maternal Care Passes Second Reading
    A bill which seeks to make antenatal, prenatal and post-natal care free and mandatory for every Nigerian woman has passed second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill, which is sponsored by Rep. Tony Nwoye, seeks to ensure that these wome…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:30pm -
  • newBREAKING: U.S. Announces Additional $30m Aid For North East
     The United States has announced an additional $30m as humanitarian aid for the people of the North East. The US Embassy said in statement on Friday that the additional funding would bring the total U.S. humanitarian contribution in Nigeria to more…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:10pm -
  • newPolice Arrest Boko Haram Supplier, Fake Solider In Borno
    The Borno State Command has uncovered a syndicate supplying terrorists with daily needs from Maiduguri. The Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu said in a news conference that two men have so far been banned for supplying fuel and good items to the…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:08pm -



Mail & Guardian Africa

The East African

Africa IT and tech

  • newWhy Software Development is an Extension of the Future-Proof Enterprise
    Within every business and across every sector worldwide, innovation and disruption are now the primary challenges that leaders face. New technology trends and digital platforms emerge every year, and only the agile and responsive are able to truly th…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 11:26am -
  • newWest Africa Mobile Awards Finalists Announced
      The West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS), the West African technology awards which looks to recognise the region’s leading mobile and tech companies, today announced the 2017 shortlisted finalists. With over 150 submissions coming in from across 14…
    - 8 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 10:48am -
  • newNigerian Banks urged to undergo digital transformation
    Nigerian banks were recently met with Signal Alliance and Cisco. In the meeting the two companies showcased just how the banks can improve their operations and security to be  more efficient without spending above their budget. Speaking at the Signa…
    - 8 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 10:25am -
  • newNCC warns Nigerian telecoms over illegal spectrum usage
    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given telecoms companies who are illegally using a certain frequency spectrum 14 days to stop or risk facing sanctions. The Commission highlighted that the use of any spectrum by telecoms companies who…
    - 9 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 9:53am -
  • newHealthcare companies to improve care plan delivery to patients
    Med-e-Mass, a developer of management applications for the healthcare industry, has partnered with Datos Health, developer of a Patient-Generated Health Data (PGHD) management solution, to link care plan incentives to a patient’s remote health prog…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 9:05am -
  • newOrganisations must review critical security controls
    Recent incidents have highlighted the need for all companies and organisations to review the safety and security of their data and their IT systems, as standard approaches no longer protect against myriad vulnerabilities, an expert says. “Even the…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 8:59am -
  • newPartnering for end-to-end, high tech WiFi as a Service
    WiFi is no longer just a conduit to connect to the internet. If used properly, it is a connection to the world, and all of the opportunities it holds. As the South African business IT landscape moves away from outdated 20th century tech, the increase…
    - 11 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 8:06am -
  • NMB bank launches online interactive support centre
    NMB Bank has launched an interactive support centre, while also launching itself onto social media, providing customers with several means of interacting with the bank and obtaining information and assistance online. The bank now has a presence on Fa…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 2:12pm -
  • The Demanding Marketing Profession - How It Can Led To Build-Up Of Stress
    The core of a successful business depends on efficient marketing. The marketing process includes public relations, advertising, promotions and sales. In this process, your brand gets introduced and promoted to potential consumers. Even if your produc…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 2:09pm -
  • South Africa: Over 1 million township residents to get Wifi
    VAST Networks, a leading open access Wi-Fi provider, is set to give 1.5 million Gauteng township residents an affordable alternative to access the Internet. Currently in over 2,000 high-density locations in transport hubs, malls, office parks and to…
    - 2 days ago 26 Apr 17, 12:33pm -
  • Business Intelligence landscape perception and reality
    Organisations need to embrace the digital revolution in order to remain relevant and get the opportunities that come with digital transformation. An effective Business Intelligence systems help place the organisation's processes in perspective while…
    - 2 days ago 26 Apr 17, 12:14pm -

  • newIs the Habre verdict a turning point for African justice?
    Dakar (AFP) - Chadian lawyer Jacqueline Moudeina has fought for close to two decades to deliver justice for the victims of former president Hissene Habre, who terrorised his people for eight years, leaving tens of thousands dead. Moudeina represented…
    - 23 hours ago 27 Apr 17, 8:10pm -
  • newGhana to roll out free senior high school programme
    Accra (AFP) - Ghana is planning to make senior high school free for all teenagers, whatever their background, in a move experts say could transform the lives of millions of youngsters, particularly girls. President Nana Akufo-Addo has promised to int…
    - 23 hours ago 27 Apr 17, 7:20pm -
  • Chad's Habre: desert warlord turned brutal tyrant
    Dakar (AFP) - A desert warfare specialist, Chad's Hissene Habre seized power in 1982 and quickly embraced the role of ruthless dictator, with brutal atrocities the hallmark of his eight-year reign of terror. Often dressed in combat fatigues that comp…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 5:00pm -
  • Court upholds life sentence for Chad's Habre on appeal
    Dakar (AFP) - A special court in Dakar on Thursday upheld a life sentence on appeal for Chad's former president Hissene Habre for war crimes and crimes against humanity, but acquitted him of rape. The Extraordinary African Chambers, a body created by…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 2:30pm -
  • Jail terms over gruesome death of Moroccan fishmonger
    Rabat (AFP) - A Moroccan court has sentenced seven people to between five and eight months in prison over the death of a fish seller crushed in a rubbish truck. Mouhcine Fikri, 31, was killed on October 28 as he protested against the authorities' sei…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 2:00pm -
  • US issues warning after Ethiopia grenade attacks
    Addis Ababa (AFP) - The United States issued a warning Thursday to its citizens about travelling to a popular tourist region in Ethiopia after a string of grenade attacks targeting hotels and homes. The US embassy in Addis Ababa said there had been f…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 1:30pm -
  • Adesina Commends Germany’s Support To Africa’s Development And Reiterates The Importance Of The Bank’s High 5s
    Berlin, Germany, April 27, 2017 ndash; In a speech delivered at a meeting with the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development of the German Parliament in Berlin on Wednesday, the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwum…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 12:49pm -
  • Tunisian coastguard tackles high-speed smugglers
    Bizerte (Tunisia) (AFP) - Dimming the lights on their patrol boat, Tunisian coastguards stand in silence scanning the sea for speedboats on clandestine missions to and from Italy. Smuggling gangs are using high-performance vessels to ferry people, dr…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 12:21pm -
  • Two police wounded by 'Islamist' on France's Reunion island
    Saint-Denis de la Reunion (AFP) - A man suspected of being a radicalised Islamist shot and wounded two policemen on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion as they tried to arrest him on Thursday, authorities said. The man refused to be arrested an…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 11:20am -
  • All Blacks count injury toll ahead of Lions Test
    Wellington (AFP) - Auckland Blues hardman Jerome Kaino has joined a growing list of All Blacks sidelined by injury as the Super Rugby competition takes its toll ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour. Kaino is to undergo surgery on an injured knee…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 8:10am -
  • Final verdict for Chad's Habre on war crimes appeal
    Dakar (AFP) - Chad's former president Hissene Habre will learn Thursday if his lawyers' appeal against sentences for war crimes, crimes against humanity and rape have been successful, following his landmark conviction by a special court last year. Th…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 7:50am -

  • newKidnappers Of 75-Year-Old Woman Apprehended At Epe, Lagos State (Photo)
    As shared by Nationonline… .The Ogun State Police Command have arrested 4 suspects who are the masterminds of the kidnapping of a 75-year- old woman, Wuraola Shittu at Ibiade farm settlement in Ijebu Waterside area of Ogun State. .The woman was kid…
    - 12 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:56pm -
  • newEfe Arrives Jos, Plateau State For His Home Coming (Photos)
    Efe Ejeba, Winner of 2017 reality TV Show, Big Brother Naija has arrived Jos the Plateau State Capital in grand style, received by the commissioner for tourism and members of TeamEFE at the airport, Today Friday 28th April, 2017. See more photos aft…
    - 10 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:54pm -
  • newFunke Akindele Plays Host To CNN At Her Home (Photos)
    Nigerian actress Funke Akindele welcomed the crew of CNN Nigeria into her home at Amen estate for a brief chat.The movie star has been facing public scrutiny ever since she lost one of her main character in her trending tv series, Jenifa's Diary. Wit…
    - 6 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:50pm -
  • newFFK Reveals More About The Muslim/Muslim APC Ticket That Disqualified Tinubu As VP
    Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed more about the Muslim-Muslim ticket that got Tinubu disqualified as Buhari's VP as alleged here:Tinubu stated that Saraki, El-Rufai and other stalwarts of the Peoples Democratic Party, who defected to the APC in the buil…
    - 1 min ago 28 Apr 17, 6:44pm -
  • newOoni Of Ife Chills With Oba Of Elegushi (Photos)
    The Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi appears to have moved on after he was snubbed and humiliated by the Oba of Lagos Rilwan Akiolu who refused his handshake and passively greeted him at public event. The revered Osun monarch (Ooni of Ife) was…
    - 4 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:40pm -
  • newWhat Is Your Best Perfume?
    When you go out, you perceive all types of odour oozing out of different bodies. Some are pleasant while others are malodorous. I even heard some people wear perfs for embalment. For me, my perf is voyager. What is your best perfume?
    - 6 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:38pm -
  • newMountain Of Fire Members Pray To Quench Fire In A Burning Building (Pics, Video)
    Nigerians really believe in Prayers. This video shows some Mountain of Fire (MFM) Church members trying to use serious prayers to quench fire burning an LG Showroom at Lekki yesterday.The prayer warriors are seen in the video speaking in tongues and…
    - 8 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:36pm -
  • newWatch Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jets Destroy Boko Haram Artillery
    - 12 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:32pm -
  • newA Prophetess Shares Shocking Revelation About Apostle Suleman, Wife & Otobo (Video)
    A prophetess identified as Princess has shared some revelations she received for men of God, especially Apostle Suleman, the general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries in a live video on Youtube.The lady who says she received some revelations about Ap…
    - 16 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:28pm -
  • new4 Best Cars To Use For Uber Business
    Uber is one business that is worth investing in if you’d like to earn ₦140,000 monthly on a ₦2,000,000 investment. The 2 most important factors to succeed in the business are getting a practical car that is in good working condition.. as well a…
    - 35 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:09pm -
  • newCheck Out This Real-Life Iron Man With His Own Flying Suit British inventor, who built an Iron Man-style flight suit, has flown it at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver.Richard Browning's short flight took place outside the Vanc…
    - 52 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 5:52pm -
  • newNCC Releases Short Codes To Stop Unsolicited SMS
    THE Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, has released a new short code, 2442, for stopping unsolicited SMS, as the commission reiterated that it remains committed to availing telecom consumers with valuable information on their right to quality s…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Apr 17, 5:34pm -

Reuters AFRICA Top News

  • newMystery deaths in Liberia linked to funeral - WHO
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Nine people have died and eight are sick in Liberia after attending the funeral of a religious leader, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday.
    - 5 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 1:18pm -
  • newPope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Pope Francis arrives in Cairo on Friday hoping to mend ties with Islamic religious leaders just as Egypt's ancient Christian community faces unprecedented pressure from Islamic State militants who have threatened to wipe it out.
    - 8 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 10:54am -
  • newEgypt issues law allowing president to appoint judges
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified legal amendments that allow the president to make judicial appointments to its top courts, a move judges said would erode the independence of the judicial system.
    - 8 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 10:44am -
  • newCrop-eating armyworm marches on, UN says Angola now hit
    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The fall armyworm - which decimates fields as it marches ever forward - has spread to Angola as the caterpillar eats its way through southern Africa, a U.N. agency said.
    - 8 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 10:37am -
  • newWho are Egypt's Coptic Christians?
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Pope Francis arrives in Cairo on Friday hoping to mend ties with Islamic religious leaders but his message of peace comes as Egypt's Coptic Christian community faces unprecedented pressure from Islamic State militants who have threa…
    - 9 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 9:17am -
  • newThousands trapped by fighting in South Sudan as aid agencies pull out
    NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have fled their homes and are now trapped under intense sun without food, water or medical care, aid agencies said on Thursday after fierce fighting forced them to pull out of…
    - 11 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 7:24am -
  • Kenya's opposition alliance picks Odinga as presidential candidate
    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's main opposition alliance said on Thursday it had chosen veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga as its candidate for a presidential election scheduled for August 8.
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 3:16pm -
  • Court upholds life sentence for former Chad ruler Habre
    DAKAR (Reuters) - A special tribunal upheld the life sentence for Chad's former President Hissene Habre for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the final decision of a landmark case, a judge presiding over the court in Senegal said on Thursday.…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 3:06pm -

BBC Africa

  • new'I saw my sister drown'
    Most Nigerians are not fleeing conflict but are economic migrants in search of jobs and opportunities.
    - 19 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 12:04am -
  • Dickens Olewe: What Kenya's chaotic primaries tell us about August poll
    There has been violence, allegations of vote-rigging and organisational problems.
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 6:30pm -
  • Raila Odinga chosen to challenge president in Kenya vote
    This will be the fourth time that veteran politician Raila Odinga runs for president.
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 5:34pm -
  • The island where pregnant girls were sent to die
    When Mauda Kyitaragabirwe got pregnant in pre-independence Uganda, her parents sent her to Punishment Island, with the expectation she would die there.
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 3:27pm -
  • Former Gabon defender Moise Brou Apanga collapses and dies
    Former Gabon international defender Moise Brou Apanga dies after collapsing during a training session with his club FC 105 Libreville.
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 2:52pm -
  • State of anxiety
    One of the region's oldest Christian communities is living in fear after attacks.
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 1:59pm -
  • Why Oba of Lagos 'snubbing' Ooni of Ife shocked Nigeria
    In a country where greetings are all-important, it's rare for traditional leaders to rebuff each other in public.
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 11:37am -
  • Cheap and accessible drug tackles death in childbirth
    New research shows promising results for cutting the risk of women bleeding to death in childbirth.
    - 2 days ago 27 Apr 17, 1:57am -
  • Punishment Island
    Mauda Kyitaragabirwe was abandoned on Uganda's 'Punishment Island' for getting pregnant out of wedlock. The BBC's Patience Atuhaire went to meet her.
    - 2 days ago 27 Apr 17, 1:24am -
  • Welcome online
    Ethnographer and photographer Laura de Reynal has been documenting the work of organisations, such as Mozilla and One Laptop per Child who are helping communities to get online for the first time.
    - 2 days ago 27 Apr 17, 1:12am -
  • Mamelodi Sundowns handed a tricky Champions League draw
    South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns are handed a tricky group as they bid to defend their African Champions League title.
    - 2 days ago 26 Apr 17, 2:40pm -
  • Jonathan Shapiro: Why I sketched South Africa being raped
    Prominent South African cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro defends his controversial sketch of President Jacob Zuma and a businessman raping 'Lady South Africa'.
    - 2 days ago 26 Apr 17, 1:15pm -
  • Alastair Leithead: Zuma is down but never out
    South Africa is in for a rough ride as the ruling ANC prepares to choose President Jacob Zuma's successor.
    - 3 days ago 26 Apr 17, 1:06am -
  • Tradesmen of Kumasi
    Documenting the workplaces of a generation of Ghanaians.
    - 3 days ago 25 Apr 17, 11:14am -
  • Ill-gotten gains?
    In our series of letters from African journalists, writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at the discovery of mystery cash piles in Nigeria.
    - 3 days ago 25 Apr 17, 8:10am -
  • Catherine Byaruhanga: DR Congo's voodoo rebels
    Mass graves, child soldiers and police decapitations are all features of a little known Congolese conflict, as the BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports.
    - 5 days ago 24 Apr 17, 1:10am -
  • Culture clash
    In our series of letters from African journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at how Sudanese are using social media to celebrate and express their African identity.
    - 10 days ago 18 Apr 17, 10:32am -
  • Smartphone pitfalls
    Are smartphones empowering poor Kenyans or simply causing more problems than they solve?
    - 12 days ago 17 Apr 17, 12:40am -
  • Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Price of sinning
    In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks into the culture of blind belief in destiny.
    - 17 days ago 12 Apr 17, 12:14am -
  • Elizabeth Ohene: Remembering Kathy
    Elizabeth Ohene reminisces about meeting the late South African anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada.
    - 23 days ago 6 Apr 17, 12:27am -
  • River of life
    Solving the water crisis for South Sudanese refugees.
    - 26 days ago 3 Apr 17, 1:11am -
  • Yousra Elbagir: Sudan's 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.
    - 38 days ago 22 Mar 17, 2:14am -
  • Living with volcanoes
    The archipelago where the landscape is idyllic but life tough.
    - 45 days ago 15 Mar 17, 1:17am -
  • 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.
    - 52 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.
    - 56 days ago 4 Mar 17, 2:11am -
  • Saving Zanzibar
    A group of local artisans is trying to preserve their island's buildings.
    - 58 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.
    - 61 days ago 27 Feb 17, 1:21am -
  • Drought battle
    Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
    - 69 days ago 19 Feb 17, 2:27am -
  • Africa's 2016 in pictures
    A selection of the most striking news images from the African continent this year.
    - 31 Dec 16, 1:24am -

Google News Africa

African football

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Tribal football

  • new​Beckham welcomes another investor on board for proposed Miami MLS franchise
    David Beckham has secured another investor for his proposed Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Miami, according to multiple reports, reports, Miami Herald reports that Todd Boehly, an American investment banker and par…
    - 8 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 2:19am -
  • new​Credit Liverpool with continued MBNA deal
    Liverpool have renewed their sponsorship deal with MBNA, reports, company will continue to issue the official credit card of the 18-time English champions, after extending a partnership dating back 19 years, and will now e…
    - 8 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 2:15am -
  • new​Sakho injury not as serious as first feared reveals Liverpool boss Klopp
    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that defender Mamadou Sakho, who is on loan at Crystal Palace, has not suffered a ligament injury but is likely to miss the rest of the season."First of all, I think you saw the pictures with Mamadou, it look…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 2:10am -
  • new​Liverpool almost back to full strength
    Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge have returned to Liverpool training to enhance manager Jurgen Klopp's options for the Premier League run-in.Jordan Henderson's foot injury means he remains out but Lallana and Sturridge could be included in the Reds'…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 2:06am -
  • new​Howe concentrating on Bournemouth before considering struggling Sunderland
    Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says he cannot afford to have any sympathy for Sunderland counterpart David Moyes, due to his own team's need for points.Sunderland could be relegated on Saturday, if they fail to beat Howe's side and other results go agai…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 2:02am -
  • new​Mourinho considers picking himself for injury hit Man Utd!
    Jose Mourinho has joked that he might have to pick himself at centre-back when Manchester United play Swansea this weekend, reports Sky Sports.United may be forced to play 19-year-old academy graduate Axel Tuanzebe, with Eric Bailly or Daley Blind th…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 1:58am -
  • new​Wenger admits Arsenal are probably underdogs in Tottenham clash
    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has conceded some people will make Tottenham favourites to beat the Gunners at White Hart Lane on Sunday.Victory for Spurs on Sunday would guarantee they finish above their rivals for the first time since 1995 and although…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 1:50am -
  • new​Pochettino: Tottenham will not relax despite knowing Chelsea result
    Tottenham will start the game against Arsenal knowing the result of Chelsea's earlier tie with Everton and therefore know if they could close the gap with the leaders to one point this weekend.But boss Mauricio Pochettino is certain his players will…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 1:44am -
  • new​Chelsea poised for Champions League qualification
    A draw or a win for Chelsea against Everton on Sunday guarantees Champions League football next season."When we started this season, our first target was to play in the Champions League next season" said boss Antonio Conte.Read more on Tribal Footbal…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 1:38am -
  • new​Moyes not giving up on Sunderland survival
    Bottom of the table Sunderland look doomed but boss David Moyes is not throwing the towel in just yet."While we still have a chance we will keep fighting. We want a winning momentum and we want to rediscover that winning feeling," says Moyes.Read mor…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 1:35am -

Ghana news agency

Africa review


  • newVettel leads Ferrari one-two in Sochi practice
    Formula One frontrunner Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari one-two in Russian Grand Prix practice on Friday with the resurgent Italian team appearing to have a clear edge over champions Mercedes.
    - 2 mins ago 28 Apr 17, 6:42pm -
  • newReal Madrid rotation vital - Zidane
    Zinedine Zidane said he had no A or B side and needed to call on every member of his squad to cope with a gruelling fixture list, as a debate about his team selections was played out in the Spanish media.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Apr 17, 5:20pm -
  • newSunrisers blast 207
    David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan blasted the Kings XI Punjab bowlers in a century stand as the visiting Sunrisers Hyderabad smashed 207 for three in their IPL match in Mohali on Friday night.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Apr 17, 5:18pm -
  • newJoshua heavier than rival Klitschko
    Anthony Joshua weighed in at a career-heaviest for his eagerly anticipated showdown against Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:57pm -
  • newMurray, Thiem to meet in Barca semis
    Andy Murray gained revenge on Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas but was pushed all the way in a gruelling three-hour encounter 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) to make the Barcelona Open semifinals on Friday.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:50pm -
  • newHighlanders pile agony onto Stormers
    The Highlanders taught the DHL Stormers some invaluable lessons about the realities of what is needed against New Zealand teams as they rollicked to a massive 57-14 win in a one-sided match.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:37pm -
  • newConte out to contain Lukaku threat
    Antonio Conte has confirmed he was paying close attention to Everton striker Romelu Lukaku this week but with a view to stopping him scoring against the Blues on Sunday rather than signing him in the summer.
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 4:15pm -
  • newWhere do Absa Prem contenders stand?
    As we hit the closing stages of the PSL season with so many teams still in title race, this promises to be one of the most interesting run-ins in Absa Premiership history.
    - 8 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 11:12am -
  • newKings promise a good show
    Southern Kings coach Deon Davids has promised that Port Elizabeth fans that venture to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium for the Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Rebels will be entertained.
    - 10 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 8:44am -
  • SA's Ngoepe makes US MLB debut
    Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe became the first African-born player to appear in a Major League Baseball game on Wednesday and marked his debut by getting a hit in his first at-bat.
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 12:01pm -

SABC Africa

VOA Africa

  • newCongo's Ethnic Violence Displaces More Than 1M People
    The United Nations has issued a flash appeal of $64.5 million to provide emergency assistance over the next six months to hundreds of thousands of people uprooted by ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's southern Kasai, Lomami and San…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 5:09pm -
  • new11 Dead of Mystery Illness in Liberia as Ebola Is Ruled Out
    United Nations officials say at least 11 people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia, and tests have been negative for the Ebola virus.The World Health Organization said Friday that authorities are looking into whether the people were si…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 5:05pm -
  • newPope Visits Cairo During Tumultuous Times for Egypt's Christians
    Pope Francis is making a two-day visit to Egypt intended to strengthen inter-faith efforts in a region boiling with religious turmoil. Security was tight surrounding the visit Friday, but some locals say they are still nervous after Islamic State at…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 2:55pm -
  • newPope Francis in Egypt for Historic 2-Day Visit
    Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic two-day visit aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name. The Catholic pontiff is holding a series of deeply symbolic meetings in Cairo wi…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Apr 17, 1:22pm -
  • newNo Confirmation of Reported Changes to US Immigration Policies for Somalis
    Somalia's ambassador to the U.S., Ahmed Isse Awad, says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has informed his embassy the agency will no longer arrest illegal Somali immigrants in their homes or at their workplaces. However, federal authori…
    - 20 hours ago 27 Apr 17, 10:36pm -
  • newInvestors Have High Hopes for Ghana, Says Finance Minister
    Ghana's finance minister says investors were optimistic in meetings with senior government officials who accompanied Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia to the World Bank spring meetings in Washington.In an interview with VOA, Ken Ofori-Atta said inve…
    - 21 hours ago 27 Apr 17, 9:43pm -
  • newFamily of Jailed Eritrean Journalist Renews Calls for His Release
    When people from across the globe gather on May 3 to recognize World Press Freedom Day in Jakarta, Indonesia, the recipient of the top prize won’t be there.  He will be spending his 16th year in a secret prison in Eritrea.The awardee, Dawit Isa…
    - 24 hours ago 27 Apr 17, 6:45pm -
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  • Trial Delayed for Burkina Faso's Former President
    A Burkina Faso court has postponed the start of the trial of ex-president Blaise Compaoré and his former Cabinet. The accused are being tried for their alleged role in the violent crackdown on the 2014 uprising that ultimately ended Compaoré’s ne…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 5:18pm -
  • S. African Anti-Zuma Alliance Demands President's Resignation
    South Africans gathered Thursday to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the country's first post-apartheid elections, but the annual Freedom Day celebrations were mixed with demonstrations calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down.Zuma addressed…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 5:13pm -
  • Report: Kenya, Ethiopia Using Excessive Force Against Somali Civilians
    Kenya and Ethiopia have used excessive force against Somali civilians amid efforts to halt cross-border attacks by al-Shabab, according to an internal report by aid agencies working in Somalia.The report, obtained by VOA's Somali Service, says Ken…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 3:41pm -
  • Rwandan LGBT Community Steps Out of Shadows
    Members of the LGBT community in Rwanda are coming out of the shadows after dark days of attacks and harassment early this year. In February, a Rwandan TV journalist proposed marriage to her same-sex partner and they publicly prepared for a wedding a…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 2:33pm -
  • Court Rejects Former Chad President's Appeal
    An African Union tribunal in Senegal has rejected the appeal of former-Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was convicted last year of war crimes and crimes against humanity.Malian Supreme Court Judge Ougadeye Wafi delivered the verdict on the app…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 1:25pm -
  • Militants Kill Somali Intelligence Officer Outside His Home
    Somalia’s al Shabaab gunmen shot and killed a senior national intelligence officer in front of his house in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police and militants said, in the latest such incident by the group.The security officer, who was invo…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 10:48am -
  • South African Baseball Player Makes Major League History, Adds a Hit
    South African Gift Ngoepe became the first person born on the African continent to appear in a Major League Baseball game. He made his debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday night.The 27-year-old infielder also got his first Major League hit w…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 8:55am -
  • Low-cost Drug Could Save Thousands of Mothers' Lives Across Developing World
    A low-cost and widely available drug could save the lives of 1 in 3 mothers who would otherwise bleed to death after childbirth, according to a new study.Severe bleeding, known as postpartum hemorrhage, or PPH, is the leading cause of maternal dea…
    - 1 day ago 27 Apr 17, 7:06am -
  • New South Sudan Fighting Displaces 25,000 People
    At least 25,000 people were displaced after fighting in the town of Kodok, according to a spokesman for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders, one day after the top United Nations official in South Sudan warned of a government offensive on t…
    - 2 days ago 27 Apr 17, 12:44am -
  • Somali Pirate Gets Life in Prison for Attack on US Naval Ship
    A Somali pirate will be spending the rest of his life in a U.S. federal prison for attacking an American Navy ship in 2010.Mohamed Farah, 31, was sentenced Wednesday for piracy and other acts in connection with the armed attack on the USS Ashland…
    - 2 days ago 27 Apr 17, 12:20am -
  • Zambian Opposition Leader Remains in Jail
    Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been behind bars for two weeks.He will remain there as a judge in Magistrate's Court said Wednesday he did not have the power to rule on a defense motion to drop the charge of treason. Zambia does…
    - 2 days ago 26 Apr 17, 10:35pm -
  • Tensions Deepen Over Chinese Traders in Uganda
    This month saw hundreds of Ugandan shop owners march in Kampala against Chinese traders.  Local merchants and some city officials want foreigners barred from petty commerce.  The government has promised to address the long standing tensions.Inex…
    - 2 days ago 26 Apr 17, 10:00pm -

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