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AFCON: Lyon’s Jeremy Morel interested to represent Madagascar

Lyon defender Jeremy Morel has approached Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis, availing himself to represent the Indian Ocean Islanders.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad talks during an interview at his office in Cairo on April 22, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - KHALED DESOUKI

CAF President Ahmad lands in Ghana ahead of Women’s AFCON draw

Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad arrived in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, on Saturday night.
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Madagascar banned from using national stadium following stampede

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has punished Madagascar following a deadly stampede at the country's national stadium ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Senegal on 9 September.

Malagasy leader Hery Rajaonarimampianina warns of coup plot

Malagasy President Hery Rajaonarimampianina has said a weekend opposition protest rally in Antananarivo pointed to a coup plot.

US gives $1.2 million to Madagascar for elections

The United States has granted Madagascar $1.2 million to support the preparations for next year's elections.

CAF President Ahmad reassures Guinea over 2023 hosting

Confederation of African Football (Caf) president, Ahmad, says he wants to work with Guinea to ensure they can host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Madagascar’s ex-President Albert Zafy dies in Reunion Island

Madagascar’s former President Albert Zafy has died at the age of 90.

Five die of pneumonic plague in Madagascar

Pharmacies are running out of stock in Madagascar as the pneumonic plague has already claimed five in barely two weeks.

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Police vows to track down killers of DELSU student

The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".