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Thomas Dennerby: Don’t expect too much from Falcons in France

Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby has advised Nigerians not to expect much from the Super Falcons when the FIFA Women’s World Cup gets underway in France as he is still rebuilding the team for future competitions at the world stage.
Staffan Tillander

Swedish government trains Nigerian women to increase Wikipedia presence

The Swedish Embassy has held a one-day training for Nigerian women to improve the representation of women on Wikipedia.
Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi has extended her contract with Chinese Women’s Premier League outfit Henan Huishang for another one year.

Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi extends contract with Chinese Club

Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi has extended her contract with Chinese Women’s Premier League outfit Henan Huishang for another one year.
North Korea said it would import 200,000 tonnes of food [Jacky Chen-Reuters]

North Korea warns of food crisis before Kim-Trump summit

North Korea has warned it is facing a food shortfall of some 1.4m tonnes this year and has been forced to almost halve rations, blaming high temperatures, drought, floods and United Nations sanctions, according to a memo by Pyongyang's mission to the world body.
MAURIZIO SARRI CHELSEA

Chelsea hold discussions over Maurizio Sarri’s future

Senior figures at Chelsea have held discussions over Maurizio Sarri's future as head coach, according to a report.
Sweden’s ambassador to China Anna Lindstedt returned to Stockholm on Wednesday to meet Swedish foreign ministry officials. Swedish embassy

Sweden recalls ambassador to China for ‘acting wrongly’

Sweden has recalled its ambassador to China, Anna Lindstedt, and placed her under investigation, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Switzerland seizes cars owned by Teodoro Obiang Nguema’s son

Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they were dropping charges of financial wrongdoing against Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son of Equatorial Guinea's authoritarian leader, but were confiscating luxury cars as part of the case.

NWPL Super 4: Chris Danjuma admits Nasarawa Amazons showed no cup final mentality

Christopher Danjuma has defended his team’s performance after they were shocked in the final of the NWPL Super 4 by Bayelsa Queens insisting they were not complacent, although he questioned their mentality.
Chidiebere Nwakali

Former Manchester City loanee Chidiebere Nwakali joins Swedish outfit Kalmar

Chidiebere Nwakali has sealed a four-year deal to Swedish top-flight outfit Kalmar on a free.
There is high security in and around the Swiss ski resort of Davos as many of the world's political and corporate leaders gather this week. AFP

WEF: China, Europe take centre stage on Davos day two

China and Europe take centre stage in front of the world’s business elite at Davos on Wednesday, a day after Brazil’s hard-right President Jair Bolsonaro promised reform and tried to win over sceptics about his environmental platform.
Ngozi Ebere

Super Falcons star Ngozi Ebere joins Norwegian club Arna Bjomar

Former PSG and Super Falcons star defender, Ngozi Ebere has penned a one-year deal with Norwegian outfit Arna Bjomar.
Ngozi Ebere

Falcons star Ngozi Ebere joins Norwegian side Arna Bjomar

Super Falcons star Ngozi Ebere has penned a one-year deal with Norwegian outfit Arna Bjomar.
The accident took place near the northern Swedish town of Kiruna. AFP

Six killed in road crash in Sweden

Six Swiss nationals were killed in a road accident in Sweden’s far north when the minibus they were in collided with a truck, Swedish police and Swiss officials said Sunday.
Mohamed Buya Turay

Mohamed Turay: I’ll never play in Belgium again

Sierra Leone striker Mohamed Buya Turay says he will never play again in Belgium after after Sint-Truidense loaned him to Swedish club Djurgadens.
Rita Chikwelu Kristianstad

Rita Chikwelu extends contract with Swedish side Kristianstad

Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu has signed a new contract with Swedish Damallsvenskan side Kristianstad, the club have confirmed.
Alhaji Gero (middle) in Iran

Alhaji Gero cancels contract with Iranian club Esteghal

Alhaji Gero has cancelled his three-year contract with top Iranian club Esteghal and said he hopes to return to play in Europe.
Nobel Peace Prize laureates Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad arrive at the Nobel outdoor concert in front of the Oslo Town hall on December 9, 2018 in Oslo on the eve of the Peace Prize ceremony. Heiko JUNGE / NTB Scanpix / AFP

Nobel peace prize ceremony shines light on rape in conflict

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad are to be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize today, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war
Super Falcons

NFF line up pre-world cup tourney in China and Cyprus for Falcons

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) lines up two tournaments in China and Cyprus to kickstart the Super Falcons‘ preparation for next year women’s World Cup in France

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Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Kazakhstan renames capital to honour ex-leader

Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video where a nude woman was humiliated.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.