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Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi focused on new season in China, World Cup glory

Nigeria skipper Mikel Obi has said he is focused on a second season in the Chinese Super League Tainjin Teda and leading the Super Eagles to glory at the World Cup in June.

President Buhari, other African leaders to grace George Weah’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari is among African leaders that have indicated interest to attend the inauguration of Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, on Monday.

US says Africa important but no apology for Trump

US Ambassador Nikki Haley told African envoys on Thursday that "Africa is very important for the United States", but she didn't apologise for President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent as they had demanded, the chair of the African Group said.

Zimbabwe ‘open for business’ – President Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe is “open for business” and foreign investment in the southern African country is safe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday at a function ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos.

Challenge in Uganda against removing presidential age limit

Uganda's government says it is preparing a response to the court challenge filed by a lawyers' association against a new law removing a presidential age limit from the constitution.

Zimbabwe elections to hold in 4 to 5 months time – Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, a newspaper on Thursday quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying.

We need AfDB to assist African nations mobilise resources – Kemi Adeosun

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has called for a strong and well capitalized African Development Bank that is capable of fulfilling its commitments to member-countries.

President Buhari to lead Nigerian delegation to AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari would lead Nigerian delegation to the 30th Ordinary Session of Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government summit in Addis Ababa next week.

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing "significant" funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement to be struck between Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May on Thursday, French sources told AFP.

Transformation in Africa driven by ambitious businessmen, women – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the transformation in Africa was driven by its ambitious businessmen and women stepping beyond national boundaries to global sphere.

World Cup: Super Eagles to begin camping May 22

The Nigeria Football Federation have reeled out the itinerary for the Super Eagles ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup.

VP Yemi Osinbajo speaks on Africa’s economic transformation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told American scholars and professionals that Africa’s impressive economic transformation was being driven by ambitious businessmen and women.

NFF confirm Serbia, Poland, Congo friendlies for Super Eagles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play five friendly matches ahead of their participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Ethiopian Airlines signs deal to revive Zambia’s national carrier

Ethiopian Airlines said on Tuesday it had signed an agreement with the Zambian government to relaunch the southern African country’s national carrier, which was shut down more than two decades ago.

Looters ‘have returned millions of externalised funds’ – Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said that his call last year for the return of externalised funds is "being heeded and substantial millions" have been returned.

US interested in strong relations with African countries – Rex Tillerson

The United States has strong relationship with the African countries and is interested in having such ties with them in future, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

I want immigrants to come in from everywhere – Donald Trump

Following a visit last week by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the US president allegedly told senators in a private meeting that the US should accept more people from Norway instead of “shithole countries” in Latin America and Africa.

Former US ambassadors write Donald Trump over ‘shithole’ slur

The ripples generated by President Donald Trump’s alleged disparaging comments continued on Tuesday with 78 former United States Ambassadors who served in Africa writing the president to remind him about the continent’s great exploits and potentials.

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