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Uganda head coach Johnathan McKinstry has named a squad of 20 foreign-based players for preparations ahead of their 2021 Afcon qualifier against South Sudan set for the 28th of March.

Uganda coach names squad for Afcon qualifier vs South Sudan

Uganda head coach Johnathan McKinstry has named a squad of 20 foreign-based players for preparations ahead of their 2021 Afcon qualifier against South Sudan set for the 28th of March.
Khagendra Thapa Magar, who measured 67.08 centimetres (2 feet 2.41 inches), died of pneumonia at a hospital in Pokhara, 200 kilometres from Kathmandu, where he lived with his parents.

World’s shortest man passes on at 27

The world’s shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died Friday at a hospital in Nepal, his family said.
Ajax star Daley Blind has posted a video message to fans via his official Twitter account after being diagnosed with a heart condition.

Former Manchester United star Daley Blind diagnosed with heart condition

Ex-Manchester United star Daley Blind has been diagnosed with a heart condition after feeling dizzy against Valencia earlier this month.
Riot police try to disperse people as they protest on a highway against increased gas prices in Tehran ( Reuters )

Over 304 protesters killed in Iran

Amnesty International says Iranian security forces have killed at least 304 protesters between November 15 and 18, using “lethal weapons” to suppress dissent.

Boy chained, starved to death by own father in Kano

A seven-year-old boy from the Madubi Local Government Area of Kano State has lost his life after spending about three years in chains and starvation.

Foundation, Czech embassy rehabilitate 30 drug addicts

The Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace (COFP) on Monday said it had rehabilitated 30 youths in Abuja who were subjected to treatment in 2018 for drug addiction.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC: Beware of the ‘Ponmo’ you buy

The Management of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public, especially consumers of animal hides, popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ in local parlance on the activities of some unscrupulous business men and traders who are selling industrial animal hides as food article.
Samuel Kalu (right) and Jamilu Collins celebrate Eagles goal in Uyo PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Gernot Rohr: Samuel Kalu now okay, may feature against Guinea

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr said that striker Samuel Kalu is now okay and may feature in Nigeria’s crunch match Wednesday against Guinea in Group B.
Experienced Burundi international Papy Faty died after collapsing during an eSwatini league match (formerly Swaziland) this week, the Burundi football federation said on Friday.

Burundi’s Papy Faty dies aged 28 in league match

Experienced Burundi international Papy Faty died after collapsing during an eSwatini league match (formerly Swaziland) this week, the Burundi football federation said on Friday.
Pep Guardiola has rubbished reports suggesting that Riyad Mahrez could be moved on just 12 months after making a club-record £60 million ($78m) switch to Manchester City.

Thiago: Bayern Munich still using Pep Guardiola’s philosophies

Thiago has revealed that Bayern Munich still use the same philosophies that Pep Guardiola imprinted on the club, three years after the Spaniard left the German champions.
Carlo Ancelotti expects his Napoli side to be brilliant against Arsenal on Thursday as the Italians look to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Carlo Ancelotti: Napoli will be brilliant against Arsenal in Europa League

Carlo Ancelotti expects his Napoli side to be brilliant against Arsenal on Thursday as the Italians look to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.
Israeli professor Tal Dvir presents a 3D print of heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv on April 15, 2019. – Scientists in Israel on Monday unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)

Scientists unveil ‘first’ 3D print of heart with human tissue, vessels

Scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels on Monday, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants.

De-radicalised ex-Boko Haram members beg for forgiveness

Some repentant members of the ‘Boko Haram’ sect on Wednesday pleaded with Nigerians for forgiveness over their past unwholesome activities.
Daniel Forestier's body was found with five bullet wounds to the head and heart in a remote car park on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Ex-spy linked to Congo assassination plot found dead

A former French intelligence officer linked to a plot to kill an opponent of the Congo-Brazzaville's president has been found shot dead.
Ivan Strinic insists he never considered retiring from football despite a heart problem which has delayed his debut at Milan.

Croatia’s Ivan Strinic ‘never thought about retiring’ despite heart problem

Croatia's Ivan Strinic insists he never considered retiring from football despite a heart problem which has delayed his debut at Milan.
local gin

NMA calls for ban on local gin

Chairman of Plateau chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Titus Dajel, has called on Plateau government to ban the production and consumption of ‘Goskolo’ , a local gin brewed in some parts of the state.

Expert: Stress can be good also

Dr Gregory Mowete, a medical officer in Abuja, says stress is not necessarily a bad health challenge as it has its positive side.
Ayogu Eze

Ayogu Eze: APC’ll take over Enugu in 2019

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, said he has all it takes to defeat the incumbent, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, in the 2019 election.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.