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Egypt and Tunisia qualify for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

North African giants Egypt and Tunisia have qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Eswatini and Niger respectively on Tuesday.
Mohamed Salah

Egypt’s Mo Salah ruled out of Tuesday’s AFCON qualifier

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) have announced that Mohamed Salah has been released from the Pharaohs camp.

Africa Nations Cup offers Mo Salah chance to regain scoring touch

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah gets a chance to rediscover his scoring touch when he plays for Egypt against eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) in the Africa Cup of Nations this week.

King Mswati III renames Swaziland as eSwatini

The King of Swaziland, one of the world's few absolute monarchs, announced on Thursday that his country had changed its name to eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule.

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Edo government announces bid for 2020 National Sports Festival

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ICPC set to arraign former OAU lecturer over sex-for-marks scandal

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.

Another 116 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).