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CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Imama Amapakabo: AFCON U23 Group B still open

Olympic Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo has said that the second game results in Group B of the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations have thrown the group open with all the four teams still in contention for semi-final tickets.
South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases on Thursday said they have not confirmed any Ebola cases in the country or neighbouring countries.

South Africa dismisses reported Ebola outbreak

South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases on Thursday said they have not confirmed any Ebola cases in the country or neighbouring countries.
Employees at South African Airways (SAA) will go on strike on Friday over the airline’s plan to cut more than 900 jobs, the workers’ union has said.

South African Airways workers to begin strike Friday

Employees at South African Airways (SAA) will go on strike on Friday over the airline’s plan to cut more than 900 jobs, the workers’ union has said.

Eight South African police officers on trial over death of Nigerian national

Eight South African police officers have appeared before the Pretoria High Court for the alleged killing of a Nigerian.

Governor Ayade: I’ll make Cross River window to Africa

As part of his vision to make the state a window to Africa, Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, is ramping up activities through the establishment of additional tourism facilities in the state.
Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of South Africa the agriculture ministry said on Friday.

Zimbabwe bans meat, livestock imports from South Africa

Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of South Africa the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
The second edition of the Africa Investment Forum, organised by the African Development Bank, began today in Johannesburg, South Africa. It will end on 13 November.

Africa Investment Forum opens in Johannesburg today

The second edition of the Africa Investment Forum, organised by the African Development Bank, began today in Johannesburg, South Africa. It will end on 13 November.
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

CafCC: Enyimba beat TS Galaxy, advance to group stage

Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.
Enugu Rangers forward Godwin Aguda has stated that there is no time to brood over the Flying Antelopes 3-0 defeat to Rivers United in their final outstanding game hence the swift shift in focus to the next game away to Enyimba on Sunday.

CafCC: Rangers edge out KARA, join Enyimba in group stage

Enugu Rangers have qualified for the group stage of the 2019/20 CAF Confederation Cup following a slim 1-0 win against Togolese champions ASC KARA in their second leg, playoff round tie at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu on Sunday.
TS Galaxy face an uphill battle against Nigeria’s Enyimba in the return leg of the Playoff of the Total CAF Confederation Cup.

CafCC: TS Galaxy declare war on Enyimba ahead of return leg

TS Galaxy face an uphill battle against Nigeria’s Enyimba in the return leg of the Playoff of the Total CAF Confederation Cup.
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Rugby: South Africa blitz England to win third World Cup

South Africa stunned pre-match favourites England 32-12 with a brutally effective forward display to win their third World Cup in Yokohama on Saturday.
Nigeria’s Oyesade Olatoye will be stripped of her Gold & Bronze medals from the African Games in Morocco following her non-clearance by IAAF’s Nationality Review Panel to switch allegiance, thereby annulling all her results.

African Games: IAAF to strip Oyesade Olatoye of medals

Nigeria’s Oyesade Olatoye will be stripped of her Gold & Bronze medals from the African Games in Morocco following her non-clearance by IAAF’s Nationality Review Panel to switch allegiance, thereby annulling all her results.

Police arrest 100 in protest against xenophobia

The South African police on Wednesday arrested 100 people as part of an operation to disperse a group of refugees and asylum seekers, who had staged a prolonged sit-in near the UN refugee agency in Cape Town.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.

Enyimba hit out at critics over supporters ‘abandonment’ reports

The hierarchy of Enyimba, a Nigeria Professional Football League side, has reacted over media report that the two-time African champions ‘have finally been abandoned by their fans’.

Consulate confirms murder of Nigerian in South Africa

The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, has confirmed the murder of another Nigerian, Mr Chikamso Ufordi, in South Africa.
South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has denied bribing journalists to withhold a story about his sex life, TimesLive reports.

South African minister denies bribing journalists to make story about sex life disappear

South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has denied bribing journalists to withhold a story about his sex life, TimesLive reports.
Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

CAFCC: Enyimba beat TS Galaxy 2-0 in Aba

Enyimba International of Aba on Sunday secured a 2-0 win over TS Galaxy of South Africa in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup playoffs in Aba.
South African top rapper, AKA has said that Nigerian singer, Burna Boy must apologise for threatening to beat him up, whenever he comes to South Africa.

Xenophobia: Burna Boy must apologise – South African rapper

At the height of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa, Burna Boy had condemned the act, threatened not to step a foot in the country, however, issues escalated to a personality clash between him and the South African rapper on Twitter.

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CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Imama Amapakabo: AFCON U23 Group B still open

Olympic Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo has said that the second game results in Group B of the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations have thrown the group open with all the four teams still in contention for semi-final tickets.
An Air Peace flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos experienced a hard landing which caused a tyre burst and damage to the aircraft’s nose wheel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos. The aircraft with 133 passengers and six crew members after making emergency landing reportedly veered off the runway on 18R. Photo: Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos 23/7/19

Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
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Timo Werner: Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing at Robert Lewandowski’s level

Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.