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Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has said his new team Tanzania are in high spirits ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.

AFCON: Emmanuel Amuneke unveils 23-man Tanzania squad

Tanzania head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has unveiled his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt.
Emmanuel Amunike Tanzania

AFCON: Winning against Senegal in the opener will boost Tanzania chances – Emmanuel Amunike

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amunike believes a win in their opening match at the Africa Cup of Nations finals will shape their destiny at the competition.
Out-of favour Stoke City striker, Saido Berahino has been named as captain of Burundi when the East African nation takes on Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Group B of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt this month.

AFCON: Saido Berahino reveals key to Burundi’s success

Saido Berahino believes that unity will be key to Burundi’s success at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Out-of favour Stoke City striker, Saido Berahino has been named as captain of Burundi when the East African nation takes on Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Group B of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt this month.

AFCON: Saido Berahino to captain Burundi against Nigeria in Egypt

Out-of favour Stoke City striker Saido Berahino has been named as captain of Burundi when the East African nation takes on Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Group B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt this month.

World Bank gives $750 million budgetary support to Kenya

The World Bank approved a $750 million loan to Kenya that focused mainly on support for agriculture and housing, the bank said in a statement.

Kenya seeks $750 million loan from World Bank

Kenya is negotiating with the World Bank for a $750 million loan for budgetary support, documents on the proposed funding posted on the lender’s website showed.
Fikadu Dawit

Bahraini wins 2019 Okpekpe 10km road race

In what points to a departure from East African domination of the annual Okpekpe 10km Road Race in Benin City, this year’s edition saw a Bahraini, Fikadu Dawit, winning the male category with a time of 29.03 minutes.

18 people killed as al-Shabaab attacks army base in Somalia

Eighteen people were killed when Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab attacked an army base in southern Somalia, a local official said on Monday.
Police on Monday said that 17 people are feared dead after heavy winds overturned a boat carrying local football players and their fans on a lake in Uganda, police said on Monday.

17 football players, fans feared dead in Uganda boat accident

Police on Monday said that 17 people are feared dead after heavy winds overturned a boat carrying local football players and their fans on a lake in Uganda, police said on Monday.
Bobi Wine

Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine freed on bail

The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine has been freed on bail after spending three nights in a maximum-security prison.
Subira Mgalu

Tanzania eyes 10,000 MW power generation capacity by 2025

Tanzania aims to have six times its current power generation capacity by 2025 through investment in thermal and renewable energy, deputy energy Minister Subira Mgalu told parliament on Tuesday.
Two-time champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria finished as winners of Group A of the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania after forcing Uganda to a 1-1 draw at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.

U17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets top group despite 1-1 draw with Uganda

Two-time champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria finished as winners of Group A of the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania after forcing Uganda to a 1-1 draw at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.
Nigeria’s U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets have qualified for the World Cup holding later in the year in Brazil.

U-17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets face tricky test against Uganda

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets are looking to secure a place in the semi-final of the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania when they take on Uganda today (Saturday) in their final Group A game at the Chamazi Stadium, Mbagala.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has disclosed that his charges are not afraid of playing any team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Emmanuel Amuneke not afraid of Senegal, Algeria; confident Tanzania will shine in Egypt

Tanzania head coach Emmanuel Amuneke remains upbeat about the chances of his side scaling through the Group C hurdles at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations despite been pitted against former winners, Algeria, Senegal and East African rivals Kenya.
Wallace Karia

Tanzania will host successful U-17 AFCON – TFF chief

Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) president Wallace Karia has expressed optimism that the East African nation will host Africa well when eight nations gather for the 2019 AFCON U-17 tournament.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2019. REUTERS-Arnd Wiegmann

Yoweri Museveni vows ‘Uganda is safe’ after tourist kidnap

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday insisted his country was safe for travellers, after the kidnapping of a US tourist, but vowed to further strengthen security in national parks.
Nearly one in 10 Rwandans lost their lives in the 100 days of violence in 1994 [Jean Bizimana-Reuters]

Rwanda mourns the dead, 25 years since genocide began

Rwanda on Sunday began 100 days of mourning for more than 800,000 people slaughtered in a genocide that shocked the world, a quarter of a century on from the day it began.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: 25 years after genocide, Rwanda emerging like a colossus

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday reflected on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda and declared that 25 years after the strife, the East African country is emerging like colossus.

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