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Kenya election board to announce poll results today

Kenya’s election commission said the result of a highly contentious presidential election will be announced on Monday afternoon, despite voting not taking place in 25 protest-hit constituencies.

France seeks UN funding to fight terror, smuggling in Africa’s Sahel

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will lead a UN Security Council meeting on Monday that will look at ways of shoring up the G5 Sahel force set up by Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger.

US Senators to press Rex Tillerson, Jim Mattis on new war authority

President Donald Trump's national security brain trust faces Congress on the need for a new war authorization as the deadly ambush in Niger is igniting a push among many lawmakers to update the legal parameters for combat operations overseas.

Professionals urge Africa to invest in dance industry

Professional dancers from Benin Republic have urged African countries to invest more in the industry to earn additional revenue and promote cultural integration and diplomacy.

Fashion industry is Africa’s best kept treasure – AfDB’s Sipho Moyo

Dr Sipho Moyo, the Director of Special Projects, African Development Bank (AfDB), said Africa’s fashion industry was best kept treasure capable of changing the continent’s economy.

Abdulrasheed Maina saga shouldn’t have occured – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ) has challenged the Federal Government to get serious with its fight against corruption, even as he berated the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration over the recent reinstatement of former chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina.

Burundians cheer court withdrawal with ‘bye bye ICC’

Thousands of Burundians on Saturday answered the government's call to celebrate the country's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, cheering the "historic" day using slogans such as "bye bye ICC".

On President Buhari’s second term bid

For some Nigerians, who expected so much from this administration at its inception, this isn’t the best time to talk of 2019 elections.

Brazil beat Mali 2-0 to claim U-17 World Cup Bronze

Brazil beat Mali 2-0 on Saturday to claim the Bronze medal at the 2017 Under-17 World Cup in India.

Ethiopia and Rwanda to meet in play-off for place at 2018 CHAN

Ethiopia and Rwanda will meet in a two-legged play-off for the right to replace Egypt at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.

Med-View Airline flies into Dakar, Conakry, Abidjan

The Managing Director of Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, has called for more integration among member countries of the Economic Community For West African States (ECOWAS).

French court orders forfeiture of Equatorial Guinea’s Teodorin Obiang’s assets

A French court on Friday ordered forfeiture of assets worth millions belonging to the son of Equatorial Guinea.

Anthony Joshua hopes Africa calls after Carlos Takam bout

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua hopes his long-held dream to fight in Africa will move a step closer with a successful defence of his IBF and WBA belts against Cameroon-born Carlos Takam on Saturday.

Nigeria accounts for 20% of Africa’s birth – UNICEF

Nigeria currently accounts for 20 per cent of all the births in Africa, the UN Children’s Fund has reported.

Algeria coach Rabah Madjer targets victory in dead rubber clash with Super Eagles

Algeria coach Rabah Madjer is targeting a win in the inconsequential matchday-6 game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup African qualifying Group B against Nigeria at the Mohammed Hamlaoui Stadium in Constantine on November 10.

Burundi becomes first country to leave International Criminal Court

Burundi is becoming the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Africa loses $50bn annually to illicit financial flows – AU’s Thomas Quartey

Thomas Quartey, deputy chairman of the African Union commission, on Thursday said African countries were losing an average of 50 billion dollars annually through Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs).

President Buhari‘ll not disappoint on anti-corruption war – EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu

The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, declared in Abuja on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari would not disappoint in the fight against corruption.

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Justin Fashanu will be inducted into the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame on Wednesday

Justin Fashanu to be inducted into football Hall of Fame

Justin Fashanu, Britain's first and only out gay male professional footballer, is to be posthumously inducted into the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame later this week.
Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew David Armstrong-Jones is set to divorce, a spokesman said Monday — the second marriage split in the British royal family announced within a week.

Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew in latest royal marriage split

Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew David Armstrong-Jones is set to divorce, a spokesman said Monday — the second marriage split in the British royal family announced within a week.
Tomato plants in France’s far-west Finistere region have been contaminated with a destructive virus that can lead to whole crops being wasted, the agriculture ministry said on Monday.

France confirms first case of ruinous tomato virus

Tomato plants in France’s far-west Finistere region have been contaminated with a destructive virus that can lead to whole crops being wasted, the agriculture ministry said on Monday.
Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.

Odion Ighalo makes Manchester United debut against Chelsea — video

Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.
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Jigawa bye-election: Musa Muhammadu wins APC Babura/Garki federal constituency primary

Musa Muhammadu has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the bye-election into the vacant Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa.