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Portugal and Mozambique signed a new military cooperation accord on Monday to help the poor African nation confront a growing jihadist threat by beefing up training, notably of special forces.
As the UEFA Champions League finalists Chelsea and Manchester United, both from the English Premier League, continue their preparations ahead of the third meeting in their season-long trilogy at home and in Europe, plans are afoot to decide on the venue for the final as Istanbul, which was scheduled to host this year’s UCL last match, comes under COVID-19 scrutiny.
At present, the final is set to be played in Turkey’s capital Istanbul, at Ataturk Olympic Stadium, the arena having already missed out on hosting the showpiece last season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the last phase of the knockout stage having been moved to Portugal.
Travellers entering the United Kingdom from Nigeria are still expected to observe 10 days self quarantine and take two post-arrival tests.
The European Union is sceptical about the usefulness of waiving patent rights to COVID-19 vaccines as a way to fight the pandemic, but is ready to discuss a concrete proposal, the chairman of EU leaders Charles Michel said on Saturday.
Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala can’t wait to see the team participate in the 2021 Summer Series in the United States of America.
The Spaniard has enjoyed three spells in English football to date, first, establishing himself as a firm fan favourite during his time at Liverpool, steering the club to Champions League glory on that night in Istanbul.
Barcelona star Leo Messi has overtaken Romario in the goalscoring charts with 741 official goals, putting him in fourth place, behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Bican and Pele.
Portugal said on Saturday it was extending until May 16 flight restrictions that stop non-essential travel from countries with high coronavirus incidence rates, including Brazil and India -- a new addition to the list.
Jose Mourinho will not be rushing back into management, with the Portuguese claiming that a return to the dugout in 2021-22 may be "premature" as he continues to mull over his options.
A year after Angolan authorities cracked down on her multibillion-dollar business empire, Africa’s once-richest woman is watching it crumble.
Italian outlet Gazzetta dello Sport and ESPN report that Juve would let the Portuguese legend go for a figure around the £25 million mark, while the player himself would settle for a £320,000 per week salary to rejoin the Red Devils.
South Africa will name a new national coach Saturday, with former Real Madrid manager and Manchester United assistant manager Carlos Queiroz favourite to return for a second spell in charge. Now 68, the Portuguese was in charge of Bafana Bafana for two years from 2000, taking the team to the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals and qualifying them for the 2002 World Cup.
Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is willing to lower his wage demands in order to secure a summer transfer to Man Utd, according to reports.
Cape Verde’s ruling party has maintained its majority following a parliamentary election despite criticism from the opposition over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economy, partial results showed on Monday,
The 20-year-old phenomenon has been breaking records and raced to 20 Champions League goals in only 14 games. But in an interview with Norwegian outlet, VG, he said there’s still seven centre-forwards he’d rate above himself (for now).
Mozambique is sending a medical team to identify the bodies of 12 people beheaded during an Islamic State attack last month on the northern gas exploration hub of Palma, an army spokesman said.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be out for at least two matches with a knee injury, just a month before the start of Euro 2020, AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli said on Tuesday.
The African Action Congress, AAC, has stated that the Department of State Services, DSS, should now and cannot intimidate Nigerians into “forced patriotism” in a society where social justice is absent.
Popular Israeli actress and model, Gal Gadot, has alleged that Hollywood filmmaker, Joss Whedon, threatened her career on the set of “Justice League.”
The ruling People’s Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress, have traded over words of the worsening security situation in Akwa Ibom State.
Ọmọ Eko Pataki, an association of Lagos indigenes, has called on Lagos State’s Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ensure that the vacant position of Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) went to an indigene.
The Anambra Government has pledged its commitment to prompt, effective and efficient emergency medical services and care to residents.
Don’t asphyxiate us, let us breathe. Remove your knees from the neck of Nigeria, and let the country be. What do we owe you, that you make it seem we must never have peace?
Workers’ umbrella body, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Wednesday condemned reported moves by the Federal Government to adjust payrolls as part of measures to tame the expenses of running the country.
YouTube announced a new slate of original series today that includes some huge stars at the top of the lineup. Will Smith will star in a six-part reality series about fitness and “returning his body into the best shape of his life,” and a four-part series will go behind the scenes with Alicia Keys as she records a new album.
Recuperating Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze remains upbeat he will be fit in time for the UEFA Europa League final clash against Man United after he cropped an injury in the semi-final return leg at Arsenal.