Football – Benteke marks Liverpool debut with spectacular strike

Football – Benteke marks Liverpool debut with spectacular strike

Christian Benteke struck a superb volley on his debut as Liverpool battled past English third-tier side Swindon Town 2-1 in a friendly at the County Ground on Sunday. The Belgian ...

Buhari issues ultimatum to Auditor General

Buhari issues ultimatum to Auditor General

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Auditor-General of Nigeria to ensure that all outstanding audit queries are conclusively resolved within 30 days beginning in August. ...

Football – Rooney runs out for Everton in Big Dunc testimonial

Football – Rooney runs out for Everton in Big Dunc testimonial

Everton honoured cult hero Duncan Ferguson with a testimonial against Villarreal on Sunday that saw Wayne Rooney make a cameo appearance for his former club. Rooney, who started out ...

Nigerian press headline politics, court marshal, others

Nigerian press headline politics, court marshal, others

The former ruling People's Democratic Party's face off with secretariat staff, the failure of a planned rural electricity project and the review of Court Marshal sentences were the ...

Nigeria : Insurgents attack on Borno village ‘‘repelled ‘

Nigeria : Insurgents attack on Borno village ‘‘repelled ‘

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Sunday that its fighter jets successfully combined with ground troops to repel the latest Boko Haram attack on Bita village in Borno State.In a ...

Malawi’s Mutharika in Zambia for state visit

Malawi’s Mutharika in Zambia for state visit

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika said Friday that his visit to neighbouring Zambia will further strengthen relations which date back a long period.Speaking upon his departure at ...

Namibian President leads land servicing campaign

Namibian President leads land servicing campaign

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has on Monday visited several areas in the nation's capital Windhoek to inspect the available land where the servicing of residential plots will ...

2015 CAF U23 Championship qualifiers: Egypt eliminate Uganda

Egypt U23 booked their qualification ticket to the 2015 CAF U23 Championship after a 2-1 win over Uganda U23 in the return leg on Saturday. Mahmoud Kahraba put Egypt ahead in the 15th minute with a composed finish before the same player scored his second goal of the match later in the second half to double  more...

2 August 2015 at 10:04 am UTC

Buhari issues ultimatum to Auditor General

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Auditor-General of Nigeria to ensure that all outstanding audit queries are conclusively resolved within 30 days beginning in August. Buhari's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, told journalists in Abuja on Sunday that the president  more...

August 2, 2015 at 4:36 pm UTC

Botswana film-production firm receives African award

The chief executive of Botswana film production firm Dee-Zone Production, Thabiso Maretlwaneng has been awarded the 2015 African Achievers Award, APA learnt here on Tuesday.Speaking in an interview, Maretlwaneng explained that he was recognized for contributing to the development of Africa through television  more...

July 28, 2015 at 9:34 am UTC

NBA exhibition match: Team Africa beaten by Team World

In what was billed as the US-based National Basketball Association (NBA)'s first exhibition match to be played in Africa when Team World beat Team Africa 101-97 during a game played in Johannesburg on Saturday. According to the NBA, the aim of the game at the Ellis Park Arena was to “sellâ€� the sport to a  more...

2 August 2015 at 11:53 am UTC

S/Leone: Suspended private school ordered to apologise

A leading private school at loggerheads with the Sierra Leone government has been ordered to issue an apology as one of the conditions to restore its operations licence. Preparatory School, one of the oldest private schools in Sierra Leone, was shut down about four weeks ago when disagreement ensued between  more...

1 August 2015 at 11:51 am UTC

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