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18 die in road crash during virus curfew

Eighteen people were killed when a truck crashed into several cars south of the Egyptian capital during a night-time curfew put in place because of the coronavirus outbreak, state television reported on Thursday.
Egypt will impose a night-time curfew for two weeks from Wednesday to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced.

Egypt imposes night-time curfew

Egypt will impose a night-time curfew for two weeks from Wednesday to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced.
Major General Shafie Abdel Halim Dawoud “died while fighting the coronavirus”, state television said, without giving any details. State media announced on Sunday that Major General Khaled Shaltout had died for the same reason.

Second Egyptian military official dies of coronavirus

A senior Egyptian military official died on Monday from coronavirus, state newspaper Al-Ahram said, a day after state media announced the death of another senior military official.
Gernot Rohr

Former Super Eagles star urges support, respect for Gernot Rohr

Former Nigeria Super Eagles player Emmanuel Amunike has urged the football administrators in Nigeria to give maximum support and respect decisions made by the team’s handler, Gernot Rohr.
Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium, Douala will host the first ever single final-match format of the Champions League the Confederation of African Football has announced.

Douala to host CAF Champions League final

The newly-built Japoma Stadium in the Cameroon city of Douala will stage the final of this season’s African Champions League on May 29, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed on Monday.
Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (L) and Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (R) tap hands ahead of the UEFA Champions league Group E football match between Liverpool and Napoli at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on November 27, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Former Red claims Liverpool star only gets games because they win

Former Red Steve Nicol believes that the form of Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been poor this season.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke confirms new role at Egyptian side

Former Nigerian international Emmanuel Amuneke has confirmed that he is still with the Egyptian club side El Makassa after several reports on his dismissal as the head coach of the team.
Egyptian grandfather Ezzeldin Bahader took a big step towards becoming the world’s oldest professional soccer player by making his debut at the age of 75 over the weekend and celebrated the occasion by scoring a goal.

Egyptian grandfather scores on professional debut

Egyptian grandfather Ezzeldin Bahader took a big step towards becoming the world’s oldest professional soccer player by making his debut at the age of 75 over the weekend and celebrated the occasion by scoring a goal.

German tourist becomes first confirmed coronavirus death in Africa

A German tourist died on Sunday of the novel coronavirus in a Sinai resort of eastern Egypt, the health ministry announced, the first death from the epidemic recorded in Africa.
Taiwan's government said on Sunday that an elderly Taiwanese woman who was part of a tour group in Egypt was likely infected with the COVID-19 virus while there last month and unlikely the source of infection of 12 Egyptian crew on a Nile cruise.

Egypt ‘likely source’ of coronavirus in Taiwan patient – doctors

Taiwan's government said on Sunday that an elderly Taiwanese woman who was part of a tour group in Egypt was likely infected with the COVID-19 virus while there last month and unlikely the source of infection of 12 Egyptian crew on a Nile cruise.
Horoya AC of Guinea Nigerian striker Bolaji Sakin has stated that he will reveal his little knowledge of Enyimba to his Guinean teammates ahead of this Sunday’s CAF Confederation cup quarter final first leg between both side at the Enyimba stadium.

CAFCC: Bolaji Sakin scores as Horoya defeat Enyimba in Conakry

Bolaji Sakin and Boubacar Samassekou were on target as Horoya beat Nigerian outfit Enyimba 2-0 at the Stade 28 Septembre in Conakry on Sunday to progress to the semi-finals with a 3-1 aggregate victory.
Junior Ajayi returned to action for Al Ahly despite fears a knee injury in December could keep him out for the long haul.

CafCL: Junior Ajayi shines as Al Ahly ousts Sundowns

Al Ahly forward Junior Ajayi was impressive for the Egyptian side as they zoomed into the semifinals of the CAF Champions league on Saturday edging out Mamelodi Sundowns on 3-1 aggregate.
The country had until now diagnosed three people with the virus, one of whom it said had fully recovered after receiving treatment. (File-AFP)

Egypt detects 12 new Coronavirus cases on Nile cruise boat

Egypt detected 12 new cases Friday of the novel coronavirus among workers aboard a Nile cruise boat heading from Aswan to Luxor, a health ministry statement said.
English Championship side Wigan Athletics has congratulated defender Leon Balogun for over his invitation back into the Super Eagles.

Wigan Athletic congratulate Leon Balogun on Super Eagles recall

Wigan Athletic have issued a congratulatory message to Leon Balogun in the wake of the central defender earning a recall to Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles.

Egypt: Donald Trump tells Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi US to pursue efforts for deal on Ethiopia...

U.S. President Donald Trump told Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday that Washington will keep up efforts for a deal among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile, Egypt’s presidency said.
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has said his new team Tanzania are in high spirits ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.

Former Nigeria youth coach debunks Egyptian club sack rumour

Former Tanzania National team coach, Emmanuel Amunike, has debunked stories that he is parting ways with Egyptian club EL Makassa after just two games in charge.
Coronavirus - Self-isolation is nowhere near as dramatic as having to live in a Hazmat suit in a tent. Stefano Guidi-Getty Images

Egypt confirms second coronavirus case

Egypt on Monday reported its second case of novel coronavirus, more than two weeks after announcing the first confirmed infection in Africa.Cairo
Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah felt an efficient all-round performance saw Liverpool FC deservedly secure a spot in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup final.

Mo Salah warned not to make Real Madrid move

Liverpool striker, Mohamed Salah, has been advised he’d be making a huge mistake by ditching Anfield for a transfer to Real Madrid this summer.

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APC governors hail Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at 68

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) have congratulated their national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on the occasion of his 68th birthday.
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Oyo records new coronavirus case, to fumigate markets

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said the state has recorded another positive case, bringing to nine the total of positive cases in the state.
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The Flash actor Logan Williams passes on at 16

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Abia coronavirus lockdown taskforce impounds vehicles, tricycles

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Pink reveals coronavirus diagnosis, donates $1 million to relief funds

Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.