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TP Mazembe thrash Club Africain 8-0 to set CAF Champions League record

Democratic Republic of Congo outfit TP Mazembe crushed Tunisian visitors Club Africain 8-0 Saturday to achieve a record winning margin for a CAF Champions League group match.

Court dissolves 16-year-old marriage over threat to life

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved the 16-year-old marriage between one Shakirat Conde and her husband, Ibrahim.
Florentin Pogba

Guinea’s Florentin Pogba on trial at Spanish club Elche

Guinea international defender Florentin Pogba is on a week-long trial at Elche in the hope of securing a contract with the Spanish second division club.
Guinean police gather to disperse demonstrators during an opposition rally in Conakry, Guinea.

Guinea police use tear gas to break up opposition demo

Policemen fired tear gas and used batons on Thursday to break up an anti-government protest by hundreds of opposition supporters in the heart of the Guinean capital Conakry.
Eagles forward Samuel Kalu (right) battles Percy Tau of South Africa PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Bordeaux’s Samuel Kalu to miss Gijon clash after failing to return on time from...

Samuel Kalu will likely miss the next Bordeaux’s Ligue 1 encounter vs Gijon after he has failed to report back on time from international duty with Nigeria’s Super Eagles.
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Guinea soldiers shoot dead two after Conakry protests – witnesses

Guinean soldiers shot dead two men Wednesday night in a suburb of the capital city Conakry, where protesters and security forces clashed earlier in the day, sources told AFP.
Simon Falette

Eintracht Frankfurt’s Simon Falette interested to play for Guinea

The Federation of Guinean Federation (Feguifoot) are close to having Eintracht Frankfurt centre-back Simon Falette play for the Sylie Nationale.

Teen killed as Guinea police fire tear gas on banned demo

A teenager was killed Tuesday as Guinean police clashed with youths in the capital Conakry and the opposition leader claimed his car was shot at during a banned rally over disputed elections.
(From L, Front) Liverpool's Guinean midfielder Naby Keita, Liverpool's English defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpool's Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, Liverpool's English midfielder James Milner and Liverpool's Scottish defender Andrew Robertson and (From L, Rear) Liverpool's Senegalese forward Sadio Mane, Liverpool's Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino, Liverpool's English defender Joe Gomez, Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Liverpool's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson pose for a team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League group C football match between Napoli and Liverpool on October 3, 2018 at the San Paolo stadium in Naples. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Jurgen Klopp: We weren’t good enough against Napoli

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said his side could only blame themselves after the last year's Champions League runners-up were overrun by Napoli before Lorenzo Insigne's late winner gave the Italians a 1-0 win to go top of Group C on Wednesday.
Naby Keita of Liverpool

Injured Naby Keita sent to hospital for tests

Liverpool midfielder, Naby Keita was taken to hospital after sustaining a suspected back injury during his team’s 1-0 defeat by Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday, the Premier League club said.
Napoli's Amadou Diawara

AFCON: Guinea call-up Napoli’s Amadou Diawara for Rwanda match

Guinea have called-up uncapped Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with Rwanda.
Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry rejects Bordeaux coaching job

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has rebuffed the offer of a coaching job with French club Bordeaux, multiple sources said.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah

Liverpool lay down the gauntlet to Manchester City on opening weekend

Liverpool lived up to their billing as the biggest threat to Manchester City retaining the Premier League title as both sides shone on the opening weekend of the season.

Elderly Amnesty volunteer on trial in France for helping migrants

A 73-year-old Amnesty International volunteer appeared in court in France on Wednesday charged with helping two underage Africans illegally enter the country, the latest case involving activists assisting migrants on the move through Europe.

Calamity Karius shows work still to be done at Liverpool

A thrilling run to a first Champions League final for 11 years put Liverpool back among the European elite, but a painful 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in Kiev exposed frailties that still need eradicating — and top of the list in a new goalkeeper.

Luis Suarez scores as Barcelona beat Mamelodi Sundowns to win Mandela Centenary Cup

Luis Suarez was among the goalscorers as Barcelona beat South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns 3-1 to win the Mandela Centenary Cup.

Son of Guinea’s first president faces forced labor charges in Texas

The son of Guinea's first president and his wife face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty in Texas of holding a young woman as a domestic slave.

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea reopen border after four months

The Cameroon-Equatorial Guinea border has been officially re-opened, four months after it was closed following a foiled coup d’etat in the latter last December.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.