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Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has thanked Tottenham fullback, Serge Aurier, for his support over his Gambian airport frustrations.

Mikel Arteta talks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after Gambia airport incident

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has told Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to take sleeping in a Gambian airport as an experience.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

TSA: Nigeria saves N45 billion monthly, signs MoU with Gambia

The implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA), has been of immense benefit to the country as the Federal Government now saves an average of N45 billion monthly in interest payments.
Gabon players were held at a Gambia airport for six hours before their game in the nation

CAF wades into Banjul airport incident involving Gabonese team

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Monday called an emergency video conference meeting with representatives of the Gabonese and Gambian football federations.
Super Eagles forward and Napoli new signing Victor Osimhen admitted on Wednesday he was skeptical of joining the Serie A club because of the racist reputation of some fans in Italy.

Victor Osimhen grabs winning goal for Napoli

The Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen, got the only goal of the game as his Serie A side, Napoli battled to a lone goal victory away to Bologna on Sunday.
COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 million

Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the COVID-19 pandemic.
A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday (Dec 8).

Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.

Gambian leader declares state of emergency

Gambian President Adama Barrow has declared a state of emergency and introduced nationwide night curfew for 21 days as coronavirus cases keep rising.

U.S. seeks recovery of $3.5. million ‘looted’ by ex-Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh

U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil forfeiture complaint seeking the forfeiture of a Maryland property acquired with approximately $3,500,000 in corruption proceeds by the ex-president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, through a trust set up by his wife, Zineb Jammeh.
Leke James continued his fine scoring run for Molde as they recorded a 3-0 victory over FK Haugesund on Saturday.

Leke James stars as Molde defeat FK Haugesund

Leke James continued his fine scoring run for Molde as they recorded a 3-0 victory over FK Haugesund on Saturday.g
Bologna's Musa Juwara celebrates after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo

Gambian pair give Bologna unlikely win at Inter

Bologna’s Gambian duo Musa Juwara and Musa Barrow scored in the last 20 minutes to give the 10-man visitors an unlikely 2-1 win over Inter Milan who once again threw away a match that seemed to be theirs for the taking in Serie A on Sunday.
The country’s health minister Amadou Samateh said 70-year-old Bangladeshi tested positive for COVID-19 after he passed away.

Gambia confirms first coronavirus death

The Gambia has confirmed its first death related to COVID-19. It was a Bangladeshi Islamic preacher, who died in an ambulance as he was being rushed to hospital at the weekend.
Kenyan health workers dressed in protective suits prepare to disinfect the residence where Kenya's first confirmed coronavirus patient was staying, in the town of Rongai near Nairobi, Kenya March 14, 2020. REUTERS-Baz Ratner

Coronavirus spreads further across Africa, first death recorded in Burkina Faso

The coronavirus spread further across Africa on Wednesday, with Burkina Faso reporting its first death and new cases found in at least three more countries.
Italian Serie A club Sampdoria on Friday said four of its players have tested positive for coronavirus, one day after forward Manolo Gabbiadini was also confirmed to have caught the virus.

Four more Sampdoria players test positive for coronavirus

Italian Serie A club Sampdoria on Friday said four of its players have tested positive for coronavirus, one day after forward Manolo Gabbiadini was also confirmed to have caught the virus.
The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Gambia's capital Banjul on Monday demanding that President Adama Barrow respect his pledge to quit after three years in office.

Gambians protest, demand President Adama Barrow step down

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Gambia's capital Banjul on Monday demanding that President Adama Barrow respect his pledge to quit after three years in office.

UN: Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania

At least 58 migrants drowned as their boat sank near the Mauritanian coast after a week at sea, the International Organization for Migration said Thursday.

Nigerian borders closure throws ECOWAS Parliament into rowdy session

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, today went in rowdy session over the closure of Nigeria’ borders.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope hosts meal for 1,500 poor, homeless

Pope Francis on Sunday hosted around 1,500 poor and homeless people for lunch at the Vatican, decrying indifference to poverty as the Catholic Church marked its World Day of the Poor.

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Cesar Azpilicueta claims Chelsea deserved more from their trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Sunday, but feels the team will come back stronger after the defeat.

Cesar Azpilicueta: Chelsea ready to beat Tottenham to fight for number one spot

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta says they are ready to prove why they are London’s number one side against Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.
Fred has insisted that Manchester United will look to win the Champions League next season ahead of their final day showdown against Leicester.

Manchester United’s Fred expects PSG to attack at Old Trafford

Manchester United midfielder Fred admits they expect PSG to come to Old Trafford to attack in next week's Champions League clash.
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Ladan Bosso names 20 players for WAFU U-20 Cup

Head Coach Isa Ladan Bosso has picked his 20 -man squad that will contest for the WAFU B Cup of Nations title at the tournament taking place in Porto Novo, Benin Republic next month.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa says he’s excited staging a return to the national team after missing out recent games due to injury.

Ahmed Musa: My ambition is to play at the top level in Europe

Ahmed Musa has debunked reports of his potential transfer to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday, revealing his ambition to play in the top-flight.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has urged officers and men of the Force to use their firearms for self-defence, not to kill.

Police chief urges officers to use firearms for self-defence, not to kill

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has urged officers and men of the Force to use their firearms for self-defence, not to kill.