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Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has appeared in court for a rescheduled hearing where he is expected to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife.

Lesotho premier under pressure to resign over probe of estranged wife’s murder

Pressure mounted on Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to step down Monday as he appeared in court over the murder of his estranged wife after failing to turn up for a hearing last week.
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has appeared in court for a rescheduled hearing where he is expected to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife.

Lesotho premier in court over murder of estranged wife

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane appeared in court on Monday over the murder of his estranged wife after a weekend in which he was said to be receiving emergency medical care in South Africa.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier fails to appear in court to face murder charge

The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier to be charged with murder of estranged wife – police

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.
Maesaiah Thabane was detained this month accused of ordering the killing of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s estranged wife Lipolelo.

Lesotho First Lady’s murder trial set for March 17

The wife of Lesotho’s prime minister, who is charged with murdering her predecessor, will stand trial on March 17, a magistrate ruled yesterday when she appeared in court.
Sierra Leone head coach, Sellas Tetteh, has announced a provisional list of 43 players to commence preparations for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles, Leone Stars clash in Asaba

The 15,400-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced.
The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles, Leone Stars to clash at Stephen Keshi Stadium – NFF

The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
Lesotho’s prime minister, Thomas Thabane, and his wife, Maesiah, in Maseru in 2017. Photograph- Samson Motikoe-AFP

Lesotho’s First Lady charged with murdering husband’s first wife

Murder, mystery, suspense and political drama -- the cocktail of events playing out in Lesotho belong in a best-selling thriller.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s wealthiest person, Mike Adenuga, Abdulsamad Rabiu among top 20

For the ninth year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has been declared as the wealthiest person in Africa, with an estimated net worth of $10.1 billion.
Getafe Sporting Director, Angel Martin Gonzalez, has explained the reason the Laliga side signed Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo on loan from English Championship side Stoke City for the rest of the 2019-2020 season.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr may drop Paul Onuachu, Peter Etebo

Ahead of next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr may drop Europe-based duo Paul Onuachu and Oghenekaro Etebo from his squad for the double-header.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Gernot Rohr provides update over fitness of Super Eagles players

Super Eagles has provided updates on the injuries that have left several top players doubtful for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
Lesotho’s prime minister, Thomas Thabane, and his wife, Maesiah, in Maseru in 2017. Photograph- Samson Motikoe-AFP

Lesotho first lady granted bail over murder charge

Lesotho's first lady was released on bail on Wednesday after she was detained overnight and charged with murder over the killing of her husband's estranged wife.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr set to announce Super Eagles squad for Sierra Leone tie

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that the list of the players to prosecute the match day 23rd 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers will be released at the end of February.
Lesotho’s prime minister, Thomas Thabane, and his wife, Maesiah, in Maseru in 2017. Photograph- Samson Motikoe-AFP

Lesotho first lady remanded in prison for alleged murder of prime minister’s wife

The First Lady of Lesotho, Maesiah Thabane, on Tuesday, was charged with murder in connection with the 2017 killing of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s former wife, Lipolelo Thabane.
Four gold miners trapped underground after a tremor caused a rockfall in northeast South Africa have been found dead, their union said Sunday.

Nine illegal miners killed by rival workers in South Africa

Nine illegal miners from Lesotho were stoned to death by suspected rival workers in a western district of Johannesburg, South African police said on Saturday, denouncing the "barbaric act".
Most Senegalese farmers sell peanuts and vegetables, but in one hamlet lost in a mangrove swamp in the West African country's south, only one crop is commercially viable -- cannabis.

Senegal’s remote cannabis growers evade crackdown

Most Senegalese farmers sell peanuts and vegetables, but in one hamlet lost in a mangrove swamp in the West African country's south, only one crop is commercially viable -- cannabis.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF will focus hard on qualifiers, youth programs in 2020

The hard focus of the Nigeria Football Federation in the year 2020 will be on the various qualifying matches for major competitions as well as youth and grassroots development programs, according to President of the NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles retain 31st position in latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles retained their spot as the world’s 31st team in the World Football Ranking for the month of December.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.