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Multichoice, the producer of popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, has announced that the much-anticipated reality show would kick off on Sunday, June 30.

Outrage over choice of diaspora Nigerians as BBNaija housemates

Some Nigerians have expressed shock over the choice of housemates in the ongoing fourth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show.
Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show. #BBNaija

BBNaija season four winner to smile home with N60 million worth of prizes

Organisers of the Big Brother Nigeria have announced that the winner of the upcoming fourth season will walk away with 60 million Naira worth of prizes.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr expects a tough battle against the Swallows of Burundi in his side’s first Group B match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt

Super Eagles, others assured tight security amid Mohammed Morsi’s death

Organisers of the Africa Cup of Nations which kicks off on Friday in Egypt have assured all the participating teams including the Super Eagles of maximum security in the wake of the death of former President, Mohammed Morsi.
South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya looks on after running the 1.500m senior women final at the ASA Senior Championships at Germiston Athletics stadium, in Germiston on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa on April 26, 2019. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Caster Semenya to run 800 million in Rabat after court victory

Caster Semenya will run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday, organisers said, after the South African two-time Olympic champion won the latest round of a bitter court battle over gender rules.

Nollywood producers, distributors advised to shun films that debase societal values

Industry stakeholders have called on producers and distributors in the Nigerian movie industry to eschew films and video works that erode values that define the African people.
Sudanese protesters gather near the military headquarters in Khartoum as they continue to rally demanding a civilian body to lead the transition to democracy one day after a military council took control of the country, on April 12, 2019. – Sudanese protesters angry that army commanders have taken control after removing veteran president Omar al-Bashir in a palace coup defied a night-time curfew to keep up four months of mass demonstrations today. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan protest leaders demand end of ‘deep state’

Organisers of mass protests in Sudan have told the BBC they want the full dismantling of the "deep state" left behind by ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, new chief of Sudan's ruling military council, vowed to uproot the regime of deposed leader Omar al-Bashir [Sudan TV-AFP]

Sudan’s military begins talks with protesters as curfew lifted

Sudan's ruling military council has begun talks with organisers of mass protests demanding a civilian-led transition to democracy after the overthrow of longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir.
Organisers behind anti-government demonstrations in Sudan said security forces have killed at least five protesters in the last 24 hours, a claim disputed by the government.

Five killed in protests against Sudan’s president – activists

Organisers behind anti-government demonstrations in Sudan said security forces have killed at least five protesters in the last 24 hours, a claim disputed by the government.
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Banned Togo referee denies agreeing to to manipulate match

Banned Togolese referee Kokou Hougnimon Fagla has admitted he was asked to manipulate a friendly match but denies agreeing to do so.
Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the famed flower season to begin in coming days.

Cherry Blossom torch for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the famed flower season to begin in coming days.
Some Nigerians have expressed diverse reactions as crowds gather to audition for the Big Brother Naija auditions across the country on Friday.

BBNaija: Nigerians react as auditions obstruct traffic, other activities

Some Nigerians have expressed diverse reactions as crowds gather to audition for the Big Brother Naija auditions across the country on Friday.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Emmerson Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has landed back in Harare, state television said on Tuesday, after cutting short a foreign tour over nationwide protests that were met with a brutal security crackdown.
The Asian Cup kicked off in the UAE on Saturday and will run until February 1 [Hassan Ammar-AP]

AFC vows legal action over pirate beoutQ broadcasting Asian Cup

Organisers of the 2019 football Asian Cup have vowed to take legal action against pirate company, beoutQ, for illegally broadcasting its matches in an ongoing piracy row in the Gulf region.
Joy. Revellers cheer up Bobi Wine during the Enkuuka show to usher the New Year at Lubiri in Mengo, Kampala yesterday. Photo by Abubaker Lubowa

Bobi Wine criticises Yoweri Museveni at Kabaka’s New Year fete

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly name by his stage name Bobi Wine, used Buganda’s Enkuuka fete on Monday at Buganda’s Lubiri Palace to call on the youth to rise up against bad leadership.
In this Thursday, December 20, 2018 handout photo provided by a Sudanese activist, protesters chant slogans during a demonstration in Khartoum, Sudan. (Sudanese Activist via AP)

Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace

Police used tear gas and fired in the air on Tuesday to disperse thousands of protesters attempting to march on the presidential palace to demand that Omar Bashir, Sudan's president of 29 years, step down, according to activists and video clips posted online.
Environmentalists dressed as a storm cloud (L) and a burning tree protest during a demonstration titled "End coal - Climate protection now" on December 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Christoph Soeder / dpa / AFP) / Germany OUT

Thousands march in Germany calling for end to coal power

Thousands of people marched in Berlin and Cologne on Saturday calling for Germany to abandon coal-powered electricity generation, on the eve of a major climate conference in Poland.
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Wheelchair user sues over ban from wine tasting event

A wheelchair user who was stopped from drinking alcohol at a wine tasting event over “safety” concerns is seeking compensation in a Japanese court.
China's President Xi Jinping is seen on a big screen in the media centre as he speaks at the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on November 5, 2018. - President Xi Jinping vowed on November 5 to open access to China's economy, while delivering a veiled rebuke to the Trump administration, as he kicked off an import fair amid growing foreign accusations that his government was backtracking on reform pledges. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)

Xi pledges to open China’s markets wider to an impatient world

President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged to widen access to China's economy, while delivering a veiled rebuke to Trumpism, as he kicked off an import expo amid foreign accusations that he has backtracked on promises to play fair on trade.

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Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

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Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.