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Tecno tasks device manufacturers on impacting Nigerians

Phone manufacturer Tecno has called on device makers to help impact the lives of Nigerians. The company said that Original Equipment Manufacrurers, OEMs, should not just be about manufacturing devices but making a positive difference in the lives of the average Nigerian.
Dina Meshref

Table Tennis: Egyptian duo win Africa Cup in Lagos

Egyptian duo Omar Assar and Dina Meshref have emerged as champions of the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup held in Lagos.
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Drone strike kills dozens at wedding in Libya – reports

At least 40 people have been reported killed and dozens injured after an air strike hit a wedding ceremony in southwestern Libya, according to media reports.
At least 19 people were killed and 30 others injured in an explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early on Monday.

Car crash, explosion claims 19 lives in Cairo

At least 19 people have been killed when a speeding car driving against traffic crashed into three others causing a huge explosion in Cairo, the Egyptian health ministry said Monday.

Prisoners go on a hunger strike in Egypt

Amnesty International says 130 detainees in a notorious Egyptian prison have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks to protest what it calls “cruel and inhumane detention conditions.”
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Amnesty: 130 detainees on hunger strike in Egypt’s high-security prison

About 130 detainees have been on a mass hunger strike for more than six weeks in a high-security prison in Egypt, rights group Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
Azubuike Okechukwu struck a perfect friendship with Brazilian superstar Robinho following his move to Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a season-long loan from Egyptian club Pyramids FC and it was all because of Nigeria football legend Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha

Azubuike Okechukwu: Robinho became my best friend because of Jay Jay Okocha

Azubuike Okechukwu struck a perfect friendship with Brazilian superstar Robinho following his move to Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a season-long loan from Egyptian club Pyramids FC and it was all because of Nigeria football legend Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha.

Junior Ajayi targets Super Eagles return after dashed Afcon hopes

Al Ahly of Egypt forward Junior Ajayi hopes he will get the chance to make a return to the Super Eagles after he was omitted from the squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airways resumes Cairo flights

British Airways says it will resume flights to Cairo following a week-long suspension, having reviewed its security measures.

Egypt Air to increase flight frequency to 21 by 2020

According to him, One of the Egypt Air’s main components was improving the touristic sector in Cairo, “and Christian pilgrims is one of the touristic streams, so we offering affordable packages to agents and we remain resolute to make traveling experiences worthwhile.”
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo

British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt's capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, giving no details about what may have prompted the move.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Afcon: Fans urge Super Eagles to compensate them with bronze

Football fans have urged the Super Eagles to compensate them by defeating Tunisia in the third-place match of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt on Wednesday (today).
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

Report: CAF president pays self for same days in different countries

The decision to appoint Senegalese Fatma Samoura as a General Delegate to CAF is unprecedented in the 115-year history of FIFA, which has never had recourse before to help guide the administration of a confederation.
Azubuike Okechukwu has joined Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a season-long loan from Egyptian club Pyramids FC.

Nigeria’s Azubuike Okechukwu joins Istanbul Basaksehir on loan

Azubuike Okechukwu has joined Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a season-long loan from Egyptian club Pyramids FC.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Super Eagles lost to a better team – stakeholders

Some football stakeholders on Monday rued Sunday’s loss by the Super Eagles to Algeria in Cairo as undeserved, even though they admitted the better team won during the match.
Harambee Stars midfielder Denis Odhiambo believes Algeria are the strongest side left at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Algeria will see this game as payback time – Victor Agali

Algeria will be motivated by revenge when they face Nigeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final in Cairo, according to Victor Agali.
A woman has been killed in a high-speed car crash in southern France, while shops were looted in central Paris in what the government slammed as "unacceptable" unrest following Algeria's quarter-final win over Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Woman killed, shops looted in France after Algeria’s football win

A woman has been killed in a high-speed car crash in southern France, while shops were looted in central Paris in what the government slammed as "unacceptable" unrest following Algeria's quarter-final win over Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations.
Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Ahmed Musa has failed to make the top 10 nominees for the 2018 CAF Player of the Year, but Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi is still in the race.

Afcon: Ahmed Musa sends message to Egyptian fans ahead of semi-final

Super Eagles vice-captain Ahmed Musa has appealed to Egyptian fans to come out in mass and support Nigeria when they tackle Algeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, semi-final at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday night.

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Lagos government scales up fish production

Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.