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Tunisians voted for their next president yesterday in the last round of a series of elections that have tested the young democracy, with citizens rejecting established politicians and a major candidate spending weeks behind bars.
Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, died Thursday in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia's foreign ministry said. He was 83.
Days before the first round of Tunisia's presidential election, the fledgling democracy on Saturday began three nights of televised debates between the candidates, a rare event in the Arab world.
Tunisia settle for draw with Mali in a tough encounter in Group E matchday two at the Suez Stadium in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening.
Captain of the Team Nigeria, Azeez Solanke, believes the win over Tunisia in their first game has boosted their chance of qualifying for the World Junior Championships holding in Thailand.
CAF Confederation Cup defending champions Raja Casablanca are facing elimination unless they win a tricky match in Congo Brazzaville and get help from fellow Moroccans Renaissance Berkane.
Enugu Rangers goalkeeper Nana Bonsu says the Flying Antelopes will avenge their 2-1 defeat to Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel when both teams clash in the CAF Confederation Cup matchday four encounter at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu on Sunday.
Christian Chukwu, a former Super Eagles coach and Technical Adviser of Rangers International of Enugu, on Monday said the club would defeat Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia in a return leg of the CAF Confederation Cup.
A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.
Two gunmen commited suicide in Tunisia after exchanging fire with security forces in the city of Jilma, located some 250 kilometres south of the capital Tunis.
Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, has won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River Government.
Clashes between Tunisian protesters and security forces spread from an impoverished western city overnight, authorities said on Wednesday, as anger grew over the death of a journalist who set himself on fire over economic conditions.
Esperance coach Mouine Chaabani has slammed his players following the 3-0 defeat to United Arab Emirates champions Al Ain on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia has pledged financial aid to Tunisia worth about $830m, Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has said.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
“It is with sorrow that the Bonnke family would like to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 7, 2019,” it stated.
The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.
MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, will come alive again on Saturday 7th December 2019 as Gateway United FC host Apex Krane FC in matchday 3 of the 2019/2020 NNL season.
Chelsea lost 3-1 at Everton on Saturday, though Frank Lampard insists he is not yet at the point where he thinks transfers are needed.
Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Councillors in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State, who were recently sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state on Thursday, vowed to defend their mandate said to be given to them by the people in their respective areas, through all legal means.