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Roma suffered a 2-1 road loss to SPAL, and new manager Claudio Ranieri reacted strongly to the possibility that the club will miss out on Champions League qualification next season.

Claudio Ranieri’s Champions League ambitions dented by SPAL

Claudio Ranieri’s Roma fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at struggling SPAL on Saturday, missing a golden opportunity to close the gap on Champions League rivals Inter Milan and AC Milan.
Rangers International Team- face elimination in CAF Confederation Cup along with defending champions Raja Casablanca

Raja Casablanca, Enugu Rangers face elimination in CAF Confed Cup

CAF Confederation Cup defending champions Raja Casablanca are facing elimination unless they win a tricky match in Congo Brazzaville and get help from fellow Moroccans Renaissance Berkane.
Algeria PM Noureddine Bedoui

Algerian prime minister promises new government in days

Algeria's new prime minister is promising to create a government within days as the country faces mass protests calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.
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Nigeria climbs to third position in mobile Malware attacks in 2018

Four African countries made the list in terms of top 10 countries by share of users attacked by mobile malware; Nigeria climbs from fifth place in 2017 to third in 2018.
Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerian teachers, students protest against President Bouteflika

Hundreds of school teachers and students protested in the Algerian capital on Wednesday amid fears that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika plans to extend his two-decade rule.

ITTF Championships: Segun Toriola to make 21st appearance in Budapest

Seven-time Olympian and Africa’s most successful table tennis player, Segun Toriola, has been acknowledged for his longevity by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) as the former African champion will be making his 21st appearance at the 2019 World Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary on April 21 to 29.
This video grab from footage taken and released on November 14, 2018 by French television channel TF1 shows French President Emmanuel Macron speaking during a televised interview with the channel aboard the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, off the coast of Toulon, southern France. (Photo by Handout / TF1 / AFP) /

Emmanuel Macron calls for ‘reasonable’ transition period in Algeria

France’s Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to abandon his quest for a fifth term in power opened a new chapter in the country’s history.
FILE PHOTO - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen in Algiers, Algeria April 9, 2018. REUTERS-Ramzi Boudina-File Photo

The medical woes of Algeria’s Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who withdrew Monday from a bid to win a fifth term in office, has had persistent health woes leading to several periods in hospital over more than a decade.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algeria’s Abdelaziz Bouteflika drops fifth term bid

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Algeria’s longest-serving president

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who on Monday announced he is pulling out of a bid for a fifth term, is Algeria's longest-serving president and a veteran of the independence struggle who held on to power during years of ill health.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algeria judges refuse to oversee vote if Bouteflika participates

More than 1,000 Algerian judges said they would refuse to oversee the country’s election in April if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika contests it.
Algerians shout slogans and raise signs and national flags as they protest outside the city hall in the northern coastal city of Oran, about 410 kilometres west of the capital Algiers, on March 1, 2019, during a rally against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in power. The demonstrations came a week after tens of thousands of people rallied in the North African state against 82-year-old Bouteflika’s decision to stand in the April 18 election.AFP

Algiers prepares for massive protest against President Bouteflika

Large crowds are gathering in the Algerian capital, Algiers, for yet another protest against four-term President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
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Thousands of Algerians protest, demand President Bouteflika’s exit

Thousands of Algerians took part in renewed protests in the capital and other cities on Tuesday, calling on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down and rejecting his offer to not serve a full term after elections in April.
FILE PHOTO - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen in Algiers, Algeria April 9, 2018. REUTERS-Ramzi Boudina-File Photo

Algeria leader vows to quit early if re-elected

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika pledged Sunday not to serve a full term if re-elected at April polls after huge protests against the bid to extend his 20 years in power.
Algerians shout slogans and raise signs and national flags as they protest outside the city hall in the northern coastal city of Oran, about 410 kilometres west of the capital Algiers, on March 1, 2019, during a rally against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in power. The demonstrations came a week after tens of thousands of people rallied in the North African state against 82-year-old Bouteflika’s decision to stand in the April 18 election.AFP

Algerians protest Bouteflika bid for fifth term as deadline looms

New protests broke out in the Algerian capital on Sunday against a fifth term for ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who faced a midnight deadline to register for April elections.
Algerian students take part in a protest against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term at Place d'Armes in the city of Oran on February 26, 2019. (AFP)

Algerian students protest fifth term for President Bouteflika

Dozens of students protested in the Algerian capital on Sunday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika seeking a fifth term, as a deadline loomed for the leader to formally submit his candidacy.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algeria’s President Bouteflika sacks campaign manager

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika sacked his veteran campaign manager Saturday, state media reported, following mass protests against the ailing leader's decision to stand for a fifth term in office.
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Protester dies in anti-government march in Algerian capital

An Algerian protester died in a mass march against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in office, a government official and a family member said on Saturday.

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DSO: Federal government resolves conflict over implementation

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Super Eagles skipper, Ahmed Musa has stated that the poor pitch of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba contributed to the team’s uninspiring display against the Pirates of Seychelles Friday.

Ahmed Musa: Asaba Stadium not good for Super Eagles

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has stated that the poor pitch of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, contributed to the team’s uninspiring display against the Pirates of Seychelles Friday.
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Asiwaju Tinubu: Why I’m able to influence elections

Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, says his moral authority plays a role in his ability to influence elections.
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Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder’s teams have responsibility to deliver fight

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The Pirates of Seychelles head coach, Gavin Jeanne has stressed that they were thrilled with their performance against the Super Eagles even though they were beaten 3-1 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba in the final game of the AFCON qualifiers.

AFCONQ: We knew we won’t qualify – Seychelles coach

The Pirates of Seychelles head coach Gavin Jeanne has stressed that they were thrilled with their performance against the Super Eagles even though they were beaten 3-1 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba in the final game of the AFCON qualifiers.