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ITTFAfrica Cup: Assar dethrones Aruna Quadri as African champion

Omar Assar of Egypt is the new champion of African table tennis, dethroning Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri, in a thrilling seven games at the ITTFAfrica Cup in Nairobi, Kenya.

Aruna Quadri one step to ITTF Africa’s final

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and female compatriot Offiong Edem are into the semi finals of the 2018 ITTF-Africa Top 16 Cup, being decided in Nairobi.

Didier Drogba club spring CAF Champions League surprise

Williamsville Athletic Club, whose board members include Ivory Coast football legend Didier Drogba, became the first surprise winners of the 2018 CAF Champions League on Tuesday.

ITTF confirms Team Nigeria for Top 16 Cup in Kenya

A four-man strong Nigeria team has been confirmed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for next month’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Nairobi, Kenya.

CHAN: Libya and Super Eagles reach quarter-finals

Libya scored three minutes into stoppage time to edge Rwanda 1-0 Tuesday and snatch an African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals place behind Group C winners Nigeria.

CHAN: Angola eliminate Cameroon

Cameroon's African Nations Championship hopes were ended after two matches on Saturday as Ricardo Job Estevao's first half penalty took Angola past them in a 1-0 victory.

CHAN: A lion never dies – Rigobert Song

The Indomitable Lions coach is confident that his CHAN side can do what Cameroon do best, and bounce back from adversity at the ongoing African Nations Championship.

CHAN: World Cup desire propels Super Eagles in Morocco

Ardent desire to gain places in Nigeria’s 23–man squad for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia will be the key incentive for Nigeria’s home–based professionals, who begin campaign for glory in the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco on Monday.

Ethiopian Airlines in plans to set up hubs across Africa

Ethiopian Airlines is seeking to set up hubs in southern Africa, Central Africa and the Horn that connect neighbouring countries leading to faster trade, investment and tourism within the continent.

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.

Minister Solomon Dalung scores Nigeria sports high in 2017

The Sports Minister, Solomon Dalong, on Thursday said Nigeria has achieved a lot in the area of sports over the last two years ago.

Mo Salah set to kick off Africa’s year with award

In a World Cup year, African football has plenty to look forward to, but it will open 2018 with a glance back at the achievements of one of its stars.

Egypt line up friendly fixtures against Portugal and Bulgaria

The Egyptian Football Association announced the national team will play two friendly fixtures against Portugal and Bulgaria, as preparation continues for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

CAF Champions League: Nigeria put faith in MFM FC, Plateau United

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club from Nigeria are unlikely to win the 2018 CAF Champions League, but they boast the most eye-catching name among the 58 contenders.


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Lagos govt reduces land use charge

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Kremlin rejects ‘unfounded accusations’, ultimatums over poisoning row

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NAFDAC operatives seize 33 containers of Tramadol

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control has said that its operatives intercepted and seized 33 containers of Tramadol which were being conveyed to a yet-to-be-ascertained location in the country.