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Criticism aimed at Raheem Sterling has an undertone of racism, according to Ledley King, who says the Manchester City forward has been made a scapegoat.

Ledley King: Raheem Sterling has been made a scapegoat

Criticism aimed at Raheem Sterling has "an undertone of racism", according to Ledley King, who says the Manchester City forward has been "made a scapegoat".

African filmmakers to market films at 2019 Cannes Film Festival

African filmmakers, artistes and distributors will get a section to market their films at the 2019 edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) in France.
Jakaya Kikwete

Ex-Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete leads Commonwealth observers for Nigeria election

The Commonwealth has deployed a 20-member Observer Group, led by former President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, for the February 16 Nigerian presidential election.
Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris emerges as frontrunner to oust Donald Trump as rivals circle

Early 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced herself to American voters Monday by drawing a sharp contrast with Donald Trump, offering a robust defence of her progressive positions a day after formally declaring her White House bid.
Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido performs at sold-out concert

20, 000 music lovers were thrilled by the eccentric performance of musician David Adeleke aka Davido at his first sold-out show at O2 Arena, London.

Usain Bolt signals professional football dream is over

Jamaican sprint great Usain Bolt has signalled that his hopes of a professional football career are over, saying: "It was fun while it lasted."

Patrice Evra expresses dismay over Raheem Sterling’s alleged racial abuse at Stamford Bridge

Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra expresses dismay at the alleged racial abuse suffered by Manchester City's Raheem Sterling at Chelsea
Asisat Oshoala – Super Falcons star

France 2019: Super Falcons in tough group

Super Falcons have been handed a tough section at next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup after the draws were held b at a Seine Musicale in Paris
Tochukwu Oluehi

2019 WWC Draw: Tochukwu Oluehi prays for favourable draw

Ahead of today’s 2019 FIFA Women World Cup draw in France, Super Falcons goalkeeper Tochukwu Oluehi says Nigeria must avoid a difficult group if they are to go far in the competition but insists early preparation can get the team over the line.
Reggae Music

UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list

Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasures.
Jamaican dancehall artiste, singer and songwriter, Andre Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has visited Nigerian award-winning singer Davido in his Lagos home.

Davido hosts Jamaican dancehall artiste Popcaan

Jamaican dancehall artiste, singer and songwriter, Andre Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has visited Nigerian award-winning singer Davido in his Lagos home.
Bayer Leverkusen Leon Bailey

Leon Bailey will leave Leverkusen but not in January – director

Bayer Leverkusen have admitted they expect Leon Bailey to leave but following a meeting with the player's agent he will not depart in the January transfer window.
Xi Jinping

China’s Xi Jinping promises lower tariffs, market access at Shanghai Expo

China will lower import tariffs and continue to broaden market access, President Xi Jinping pledged on Monday at the opening of a symbolic week-long trade expo in Shanghai.
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.

Usain Bolt not giving up hope on football career

Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt is adamant he can become a professional footballer despite his trial with an Australian club ending, insisting Saturday: "I still have it".
Usain Bolt

Australian FA to fund Usain Bolt deal with Central Coast Mariners

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt could still sign for Central Coast Mariners after the Australian football association said it was working with the club "in regards to funding".
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt rejects Maltese club move

Usain Bolt has rejected a two-year deal with Maltese champions Valletta, the eight-time Olympic champion’s agent has confirmed.
U.S. earns spot in Women's World Cup with dominating 6-0 win over Jamaica

US to defend Women’s World Cup title after securing qualification

The World champions, the U.S. will have a chance to defend their title at the 2019 Women’s World Cup after a 6-0 win over Jamaica in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Championship on Sunday sealed their qualification.
Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage slams show promoters over ‘shabby’ treatment in Kenya

Tiwa Savage has criticised show promoters and organisers for allegedly abandoning her after performing at an event in Kenya.

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Imane Fadil

Foul play suspected in death of witness in ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi’s sex trial

Italian authorities are treating the death of Imane Fadil, a Moroccan model who was a witness in former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” trial, as a potential murder case.

Nasarawa Assembly minority leader defects to APC

The minority leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Peter Mbucho (PDP-Akwanga North) on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Callum Hudson-Odoi

UEFA investigates alleged racial abuse of Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi

UEFA is investigating alleged racial abuse of Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi in Chelsea's Europa League tie at Dynamo Kiev on Thursday.

Governor Obiano threatens to sack nonperforming political appointees

The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, has challenged his political appointees to brace up for better performance or risk being sack.
Apple is bringing back the iPad Air today with a bigger model. Alongside a new iPad mini, Apple is launching a 10.5-inch version of the iPad Air with support for the original Apple Pencil

Apple brings back the iPad Air with new 10.5-inch display and Apple Pencil support

Apple originally replaced its iPad Air 2 with a device simply called the iPad nearly two years ago, but the company has bumped the screen size from 9.7 inches to 10.5 inches for this new model.