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Senegal proved to be Africa’s saving grace at the World Cup on Tuesday. Take away their win over Poland and it is five defeats in five for the continent’s representatives in Russia.
The UN envoy for Western Sahara is planning a new round of talks in Morocco and Algeria beginning next week to push for a return to negotiations on ending the conflict, diplomats said on Tuesday.
A joint military force to fight jihadists and organised crime in the Sahel has chalked up successes but promised funding is slow to materialise, the foreign minister of Niger said on Monday.
Germany forward Thomas Muller said his team are under significant pressure following their 1-0 loss to Mexico on Sunday.
Germany's media reacted with concern and worry to the World Cup holder's shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico on Sunday.
Victor Moses, Kelechi Iheanacho and John Obi Mikel are Nigeria’s most important players at the World Cup, former international defender Taribo West says.
Brazilian referee, Sandro Ricci, will alongside two compatriots and two Spaniards handle Nigeria’s opening Group D game against Croatia at Kaliningrad on Saturday in World Cup in Russia.
Cristiano Ronaldo will launch his latest and probably last attempt to crown his career with a World Cup winners medal when European champions Portugal face neighbours Spain in their opening World Cup game here on Friday.
After months of sharp oil price rises there is now considerable uncertainty as to the market’s direction for the rest of the year, OPEC said on Tuesday as a key meeting of oil producers looms.
Nigeria’s senior national women’s team, the Super Falcons, have secured qualification for the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations.
Morocco and Nigeria have agreed a cooperation plan to press on with a proposed pipeline transporting gas to the North African kingdom along the Atlantic coast.
With talisman Cristiano Ronaldo back in the side, Portugal strolled to a 3-0 win over Algeria in a World Cup warm-up match in Lisbon on Thursday.
John Ogu has said he will be happy to fight and work hard at any position he is played for the Super Eagles to win at the World Cup.
Football fans in Ebonyi have raised alarm over the performances of Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, and the entire backline as the team prepares for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
The new excise duty for alcoholic beverages and tobacco earlier approved by President Muhammadu Buhari will take effect from Monday, June 4, says the federal government.
The 22-year-old has made 31 appearances for the Blues since making his debut in December 2014, 19 coming as a substitute, and the lack of opportunities led to him spending last season on loan at Crystal Palace.
Mexico have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (£7,600) after their supporters were found guilty of making "discriminatory and insulting chants" during the first half of their 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday.
Celebrating a first win just one week into the job, Spain's new boss Fernando Hierro said he was happy with the narrow 1-0 defeat of Iran, while adding that people had better get used to him being in charge.
A manuscript written almost ten years ago has been selected as the winner of the Dusty Manuscript Contest; a Prize organized for budding Nigerian writers.
A yet to be identified Nigerian was among five persons who entered Finland illegally with the help of World Cup identity papers.
It is alleged that the victim, from Mbekwana village outside Tzaneen, met the suspect, who introduced himself as Brian Mabasa, through the social media platform.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona has absolved Lionel Messi of blame after the Albiceleste captain missed a penalty in the country’s 1-1 draw against Iceland in their Group D encounter in Moscow on Saturday, at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Children in UK have consumed more than a year’s worth of sugar in less than six months, public health figures showed.
The United States urged Kenya on Wednesday to investigate properties and assets owned by elite families from South Sudan, including its president and his rival, who have enriched themselves in their country's civil war raging since 2013.
Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu is confident the Super Eagles can still bounce back despite their 2-0 defeat to the Croatia in their Russia 2018 World Cup Group D opening game on Saturday.