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10 killed in clashes at Libya’s main international airport

Fighting at the Libyan capital’s only working international airport killed at least 10 people Monday, officials said, after militiamen attacked it in an attempt to free colleagues held at a jail there.

Egyptian activist Mahienour el-Masry acquitted of illegal protest

An appeals court in the Egyptian city of Alexandria has acquitted a prominent activist and rights lawyer of charges of taking part in an illegal demonstration.

Liverpool’s Mohammed Salah wins African Player of the Year award

Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah was named African Player of the Year in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday, the first Egyptian to win the award since Mahmoud al-Khatib in 1983.

Egypt executes 4 Islamic militants over 2015 attack

Egypt has executed four Islamic militants following their conviction by a military tribunal of killing three military academy students in a 2015 bomb attack.

Two killed in New Year attack on Egypt liquor store

A gunman killed two Copts celebrating the New Year in an Egyptian alcohol shop early on Monday, judicial and security sources said, the latest deadly violence against the Christian minority.

NIMASA offers best graduating cadets automatic employment

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has granted 20 seafarer cadets who graduated with distinction from various foreign universities automatic employment in the agency.

Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca crowned African champions

Wydad Casablanca of Morocco became African champions for a second time when they defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 1-0 Saturday in the second leg of the CAF Champions League final.

PMB: Just like the mills of the gods

There is a saying bequeathed to mankind by the Greek physician/philosopher, Sextus Empiricus, who lived in Alexandria and Athens in the 3rd Century. It goes thus: “The mills of the gods grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly fine.”

Etoile Du Sahel sack coach Hubert Velud

Despite leading the Tunisian giants Etoile Sportive du Sahel to the CAF Champions League semifinals, coach Hubert Velud has been sacked by the club.

Al Ahly want more fans at CAF Champions League final

Al Ahly have asked Egypt's interior ministry to allow 70,000 fans to attend this weekend's African Champions League final against Wydad Casablanca.

Al Ahly thrash Etoile du Sahel to reach Champions League final

Egyptians Al Ahly will play Moroccans Wydad Casablanca in next month's African Champions League final after thrashing Etoile du Sahel 6-2 to win through 7-4 on aggregate.

Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco set for Russia 2018 World Cup

Tunisia, Senegal and Morocco are well placed to complete in November the five-nation African line-up for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah fires Egypt to World Cup

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah converted a stoppage-time penalty as Egypt sealed a dramatic 2-1 win over Congo to reach the World Cup finals.

Three African countries on brink of qualification for World Cup

Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book their spots at next year’s World Cup in the penultimate round of African qualifiers at the weekend, but the other two slots will only be decided next month.

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Manchester United see off Stoke to shrink City lead to 12 points

Manchester United gained ground on Manchester City after comfortably seeing off Stoke 3-0 at Old Trafford on Monday night.

Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez could be worth £100 million in summer – Claude Puel

Riyad Mahrez could be worth £100 million in the summer, according to Leicester boss Claude Puel.

Jose Mourinho admits doubt over Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s future

Jose Mourinho has admitted Henrikh Mkhitaryan's absence from the Manchester United squad against Stoke is because the Armenian's future is up in the air, amid speculation he could be part of the deal to bring Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford.

Kogi govt begs doctors to end strike

The Kogi Government has appealed to striking medical doctors in the state to end their industrial action in the interest of patients and their relatives.

Central bank injects $210 million into foreign exchange market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected another 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to meet customers’ requests in various segments.

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We won’t prohibit cattle rearing – Ondo govt

The Ondo State government, yesterday, said it would not prohibit cattle rearing in the state but said plans are underway to regulate the activities of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle to ensure peaceful co-existence of farmers and the herdsmen in the state.

Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky not dead – Femi Falana

The detained leader of a Nigerian Shiites group, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, is alive but seriously ill, his lawyer has said.

Governor Lalong donates N5million to Plateau United, Flamingoes

Governor Simon Lalong has donated two million Naira to NPFL champions Plateau United and three million Naira to the women’s U17 team, the Flamingoes.

Sol Campbell reveals plan to get into management

Campbell retired from football in 2011 after a glittering career which saw him play for Tottenham and Arsenal, and earn 73 caps for England.

Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa not going to Turkey – agent

Nigeria and Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa’s agent has rubbished claims that the Super Eagles international is heading to Turkey.