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Tanzania demotes 54 police officers over indiscipline

At least 54 Tanzanian police officers were demoted between January and June 2019 over lack of discipline, the East African Nation Inspector General of Police (I-G), Simon Sirro, revealed on Monday.
Harambee Stars and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is set to be issued a British passport.

Victor Wanyama set to get a British passport after a six-year stay in the...

Harambee Stars and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is set to be issued a British passport.
Somali forces have brought to an end an all-night siege on a hotel in which at least 26 people were killed.

Somali forces end hotel siege that left at least 26 dead

At least four al-Shabab extremists attacked the Asasey Hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo on Friday evening.
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Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter

Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) previews the crunchy tie between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and North African giants Algeria.

Afcon: Can Super Eagles soar above high-flying Algeria?

As the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) reaches its semi-finals stage, there are already upsets and slip ups.
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

President Magufuli urges Tanzania’s women to ‘set ovaries free’, have more babies to boost...

President John Magufuli urged Tanzania’s women to “set your ovaries free” and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into a regional powerhouse, a step critics said would instead worsen inequality and poverty.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Afcon: Emmanuel Amuneke confirms termination of contract with Tanzania

Emmanuel Amuneke, ex-Super Eagles winger, says his two-year contract with the Tanzanian Football Federation (TFF) has been terminated.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s Magufuli dismisses concerns over dam in nature park

Tanzanian President John Magufuli downplayed fears Tuesday that a hydro-electric dam planned for a fabled nature reserve would affect the environment, despite Unesco expressing "grave concern" over the scheme.
Senegal defender Salif Sane said he is fully fit to play against Benin in their quarter-final game at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Afcon: I am fit to play against Benin – Senegal’s Salif Sane

Senegal defender Salif Sane said he is fully fit to play against Benin in their quarter-final game at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun appoints senior aides

The Senior Special Adviser on Political Affairs, Hon. Tunji Egbetokun was a former Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly between 2008 and 2011.
Harambee Stars midfielder Denis Odhiambo believes Algeria are the strongest side left at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Kenya’s Dennis Odhiambo tips Algeria to win the title

Harambee Stars midfielder Denis Odhiambo believes Algeria are the strongest side left at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke wants his side to avoid mistakes when they take on Kenya in their second Group C game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.

Emmanuel Amuneke reacts after being sacked by Tanzania

The 46-year-old 1996 Olympic Gold medalist winner became the third coach casualty of the in 32nd of the continent most prestigious competition after Egypt terminated the contract of Javier Aguirre, Uganda parts ways with Sebastien Desabre after they were eliminated from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke wants his side to avoid mistakes when they take on Kenya in their second Group C game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.

Emmanuel Amuneke quits Tanzania job on mutual agreement

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has been relieved of his post as head coach of the Tanzania national team.
Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama has admitted the team fell short of expectations during the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament in Egypt.

Afcon: Kenya prepared well but fell short – Victor Wanyama

Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama has admitted the team fell short of expectations during the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament in Egypt.
Tanzanian Bongo Flava recording artist and dancer, Diamond Platnumz has disclosed that he is expecting his 4th child with his girlfriend, Kenyan radio presenter, Tanasha Donna.

Diamond Platnumz expecting fourth child with Kenyan girlfriend

Tanzanian Bongo Flava recording artist and dancer, Diamond Platnumz, has disclosed that he is expecting his 4th child with his girlfriend, Kenyan radio presenter, Tanasha Donna.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke wants his side to avoid mistakes when they take on Kenya in their second Group C game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Tanzania have everything to play for against Algeria

Tanzania’s Taifa Stars will conclude their 2019 AFCON Group C campaign on Monday with a decisive match against leaders, Algeria.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has restated Senegal's desire to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Reaching the final is Senegal’s goal – Sadio Mane

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has restated Senegal's desire to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne is banking on the Egyptian fans to help his side beat Senegal in their final Group C match of the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

Afcon: Egypt fans in red should support Kenya against Senegal – Sebastien Migne

Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne is banking on the Egyptian fans to help his side beat Senegal in their final Group C match of the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

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