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Bribery scandal: Abedi Pele to help run Ghana football

Former Ghana captain Abedi Pele has been appointed to help run football in the country in the wake of a corruption scandal that saw the government dissolve the sport’s governing body.

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan denies involvement on Ayew brothers exclusion

Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan has rubbished reports that he orchestrated the move to sideline the Ayew brothers for their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda.

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Guy Ikokwu: Federal government must guarantee freedom of speech, movement

Second Republic politician and a member of the Ime-Obi (inner caucus), of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Guy Ikokwu, has urged the Federal Government to ensure freedom of movement and speech, which he described as basic ingredients of democracy.
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Algeria hope to appoint a new manager in August

Algeria hope to appoint a new national team manager in early August, according to the country's Football Federation (FAF) president, Kheireddine Zetchi.

Osun NYSC appeals to graduates posted to state to declare health status

Mr Emmanuel Attah, the Osun Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has appealed to prospective graduates posted to the state for NYSC to declare their health status for better management.

Niger commissioner decries herdsmen, farmers’ clashes

The Niger State Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Danjuma Salau, has decried the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the country, saying that the situation has become a “nightmare for governments at all levels”.
The newly appointed Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed first initiated the peace overtures and restoration of relations in April. Earlier this week, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki visited Ethiopia and reopened his country's embassy there. Reuters

Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years

Eritrea has appointed its first ambassador to neighbouring Ethiopia in two decades, the government said, as the former foes pushed on with rapprochement.