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Souleiman Waberi: CAF clampdown has referees running scared

African referees are now scared of accepting bribes following the Confederation of African Football's clampdown on corruption among officials according to the chairman of CAF's refereeing committee.
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

Ethiopia and Eritrea set for first football match in 20 years

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) and its Eritrean counterpart have come to agreement to stage an historic friendly game in August.

Tottenham deny Kenya request for Victor Wanyama

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama will not be part of the Kenya team when they play two international friendlies against Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea, as his club feels he needs to rest.

Zimbabwe pull out of 2017 Cecafa Cup on ‘security’ grounds

Zimbabwe pulled out of the 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup which starts in Kenya on Sunday, citing "security" concerns.

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Senator Uba demands probe into rumours of his arrest over money laundering

Sen. Andy Uba, representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the Senate, has said that he was never arrested over any reason.
The African Union (AU) has proposed a global conference in July to try to resolve the Libya conflict with the aim of holding elections in October.

14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

Militiamen have kidnapped a group of Tunisian workers near the Libyan capital and are demanding the release of a comrade held in Tunisia, a rights activist said on Saturday.

Nokia to lay off around 350 employees

Nokia has revealed plans to lay off around 350 of its 6,000 employees in Finland this year as part of a cost-savings programme designed to shed €700 million from its operating and production expenditure by end-2020.
Alexis Sanchez's poor performances at Manchester United have been compared to Fernando Torres' struggles at Chelsea by former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher.

Alexis Sanchez: Atmosphere at Manchester United under Jose Mourinho ‘wasn’t healthy’

Alexis Sanchez said former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho created an unhealthy atmosphere at Old Trafford.
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Election: CUPP asks opposition parties to resume campaign

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday asked member parties to shun the directive by the Independent National Electoral Commission and resume campaigns ahead of the Saturday’s presidential election.