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AFCON: Guinea’s strength lies in unity – Paul Put

Guinea coach Paul Put has spoken about his team’s chances in Group B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) and also stressed on why his team needs to play in a collective way in Egypt.
Kanu Nwankwo

Nwankwo Kanu gets appointment for AFCON, six others

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed former Nigeria internationals Kanu Nwankwo in the class special envoy for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has named two separate starting for the friendly game against Ghana on Saturday.

Stuart Baxter names two Bafana Bafana starting line-ups for friendly against Ghana

Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has named two separate starting for the friendly game against Ghana on Saturday.
The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) has announced the expansion of its Financial Journalism Training (FJT) programme to Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Ghana and Zambia.

Bloomberg expands training to five African countries

The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) has announced the expansion of its Financial Journalism Training (FJT) programme to Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Ghana and Zambia.
AfDB President Akinwunmi Adesina

African leaders urged to bring down the walls to integrate Africa

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has urged African governments to work towards the elimination of non-tariff barriers in the region.
Henri Konan Bédié

Ivorian government condemns remarks against foreigners by Ex-President

The Ivorian government on Saturday condemned a remark considered as extreme by its former President, calling for hostility towards foreigners.

African trade unions converge in Kigali to discuss improved migration governance for Africa

Trade Unionists from 18 African countries and Global Union Federations (GUFs), as well as some Regional Economic Communities (RECs) will on Monday converge in Kigali, the Rwanda capital, to discuss how to attain fair recruitment and secure the rights of African migrants.
Kanu Nwankwo

CAF appoint Nwankwo Kanu, Daniel Amokachi, others as AFCON ambassadors

Confederation of African Football has appointed Nwankwo Kanu, Daniel Amokachi and other former African superstars as Ambassadors for the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday (12.00 midnight) join about 53 world leaders in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the opening of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).1

OIC to help fight terrorism, organised crime in Nigeria

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, commended the decision of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to support the Inter-Basin Water Transfer project, aimed at recharging the Lake Chad.

Terrorism: OIC to support Nigeria, others

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.
Olivier Niyungeko

AFCON: Burundi to go as far as possible – coach

Burundi would like to go as far as possible when they make their African Nations Cup (AFCON) debut in Egypt, according to their chief coach, Olivier Niyungeko.
Jose Mourinho believes Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech would have chosen to bow out in a game against Chelsea and will be determined to beat his old club in the Europa League final, despite being linked with a return to Stamford Bridge.

Didier Drogba consoles Petr Cech after Europa League loss to Chelsea

Didier Drogba has sent a message of consolation to his former teammate Petr Cech after Arsenal’s 4-1 defeat to Chelsea in the final of the Uefa Europa League on Wednesday.
Chelsea

Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o congratulate Chelsea after Europa League triumph

Chelsea's African legends Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o have lauded the Blues after winning the Uefa Europa League title on Wednesday.
Muhammad Ali Pate

Ex-minister Ali Pate gets World Bank, Harvard appointments

Nigeria’s former Minister of State for Health, Muhammad Ali Pate, has received two appointments from the World Bank Group and the public health graduate school of Harvard University: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.

Thomas Dennerby: Uchenna Kanu took Ini Umotong’s Nigeria’s Women’s World Cup spot

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.

Kunle Afolayan decries segregation in filmmaking in Africa

Kunle Afolanya, veteran Nigerian filmmaker says there is so much segregation in filmmaking between the Francophone and Anglophone countries in Africa.
Nigeria swept to glory in the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan on Sunday as the Super Falcons edged host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after penalty shootout in an interesting final match at the Stade Robert Champroux.

NFSC: Super Falcons will shock the world in France

Rev. Sam Ikpea, Chairman, Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), says the Super Falcons need to extend their winning runs to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup scheduled to hold in France next month.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons for putting up a superlative performance that saw them emerging as 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup Champions, with an unbeaten record throughout the tournament. 3

Thomas Dennerby: Nigeria had the best strategy defensively and offensively

Thomas Dennerby has praised Nigeria after they defeated hosts Cote d'Ivoire 5-4 on penalties to clinch the 2019 WAFU Women's Cup title.

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President Buhari charges governors to pay attention to security, education

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, UNILAG branch says it received with anguish, the reports of harassment, intimidation and detention of a Nigerian Professor, Austin Nwagbara who is currently on sabbatical at the University of Education, Winneba, Ghana.

ASUU kicks as Ghanaian University dismisses, detains Nigerian professor

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, UNILAG branch says it received with anguish, the reports of harassment, intimidation and detention of a Nigerian Professor, Austin Nwagbara, who is currently on sabbatical at the University of Education, Winneba, Ghana.
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Court affirms judgment restraining LADOL from interfering in Samsung’s operations

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere has dismissed an application by Global Resources Management Limited and LADOL Free Zone seeking to stay the judgment of the court delivered five months ago in a suit between it and Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited (SHIN) and its subsidiary SHI-MCI FZE.
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Jim Ovia advocates for disruptive technology to scale businesses in Africa

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Prophet kills, buries 25-year-old housewife after meeting on Facebook

The long arm of the Oyo state Police Command has apprehended a prophet of Cherubim and Seraphim who allegedly lured and slaughtered a 25-year-old house wife, Bosede Oguntade for money rituals, following their friendship on Facebook.