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President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

No African country is silent on racism, xenophobia – UNGA chief

Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) says no African country is silent on racism and xenophobia, as all nations on the continent condemned such actions.

Guinea coach considers dropping Naby Keita from AFCON squad over injury

Coach of the Syli Stars of Guinea, Paul Put, has expressed concern about the fitness of star midfielder, Naby Keita ahead of the AFCON finals in Egypt and will take medical expert’s advice before making final decision.
Morocco coach Herve Renard

Morocco coach Herve Renard denies meeting with Lyon

Morocco coach Herve Renard has responded to reports about a potential move to Lyon.
Novak Djokovic on Friday continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal.-1

Novak Djokovic heads into clay season secure as world number one

The Serb is almost 2,500 points ahead of Rafael Nadal while third-placed Alexander Zverev will hope to pick up points at the Marrakech claycourt event this week when Britain’s Kyle Edmund will hope to make moves to regain his place in the top 20.

AU members states restates commitment to unity, stability

Member States of the African Union (AU), on Monday reaffirmed their unwavering commitment to a united, stable and prosperous Africa.
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UN‘s conditions for Africa’s transformation

The United Nations (UN) has said that promising Africa’s potential, growing working-age population, abundant arable land and other resources are what the African continent needs to attain rapid transformation.

Expert seeks protection of Africa economies from vulnerables

African countries need policies that can help build resilience, raise potential growth and enhance inclusiveness, if the continent is to achieve the sustainable development goals and aspirations of Africa’s Agenda 2063.

Africa’s development lies on good policies

Africa’s quest for sustainable development and aspirations of Agenda 2063, can be realized only with policies that can help build resilience, raise growth and enhance inclusiveness.
Maren Ueland was fond with her throat cut, according to reports (Facebook)

Morocco links suspect in tourists’ killing to armed group

A man arrested on suspicion of the killing of two female tourists from Norway and Denmark in Morocco's Atlas Mountains belongs to an armed group, a prosecutor has said.
Abubakar Malami

Abubakar Malami: Policies to enhance prison decongestion under way

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami says policies that will enhance decongestion of prisons across the country are under way.

Baba Garba: Muhammadu Buhari’s visit has enhanced Nigeria-Morocco ties

President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the Kingdom of Morcco in June has enhanced bilateral relations between the two African countries, says Nigeria’s Ambassador to the country, Amb. Baba Garba.
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164 UN member-states unanimously adopt Global Migration Compact

A total of 164 UN member-countries attending the two-day Intergovernmental Conference on Migration on Monday in Marrakech, Morocco, unanimously adopted the Global Compact for Migration (GCM).

UN: 466 billion migrants’ remittances triple global development aid in 2017

UN statistics indicate that migrants from developing countries sent home 466 billion dollars in 2017, tripling the amount sent globally for development aid

Visa restrictions, air connectivity bane of Intra-Africa tourism – operators

Nigerian and Moroccan travel and tourism operators have identified visa restrictions and poor air-connectivity among countries as some challenges facing intra–Africa tourism.

Morocco seeks collaboration with Nigeria to promote intra-Africa tourism

Mr Jalal Imani, Africa Director of the Moroccan National Tourism Office, has called for collaboration between the country and Nigeria to promote tourism within Africa.

Handball World Cup qualification: I feel great, fulfilled – coach

Fidelis Obi, Head coach of Nigeria’s junior male team, says he feels great and fulfilled that the country has qualified for the 2019 Male Youth/Junior World Cup billed for Spain.

Tottenham deny Kenya request for Victor Wanyama

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama will not be part of the Kenya team when they play two international friendlies against Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea, as his club feels he needs to rest.

FIFA returns to Morocco for more inspections amid World Cup bid

Fifa, the global football authority, is expected to travel to Morocco where they will carry out an unexpected second inspection of Morocco as part of the bidding process for the 2026 Fifa World Cup.

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Workers in the health sector have demanded that they should be included in the task force set up by both the federal and state governments in containing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Health workers demand inclusion of members in coronavirus task force

This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.

Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey linked with Everton

Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.