Football – Dinamo Zagreb chiefs remanded in custody

Football – Dinamo Zagreb chiefs remanded in custody

Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic and his younger brother Zoran, the Croatian champions' coach, have been remanded in custody for a month after their arrest on suspicion of ...

Konare in Juba for AU mediation role

Konare in Juba for AU mediation role

The African Union's special envoy alpha Oumar Konare has arrived in the South Sudan capital Juba to reinvigorate deadlocked talks between the government and rebels led by Riek ...

Copa America: Chile beat Argentina on penalties to win their first title

Copa America: Chile beat Argentina on penalties to win their first title

Chile won the Copa America 2015 for the first time in the country's history after beating Argentina 4-1 on penalties in the final after the 120 minutes ended goalless. Alexis ...

AU wary of tension in G/Bissau

AU wary of tension in G/Bissau

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union has expressed deep concern over the recent situation in Guinea Bissau, which is marked by tension among the country's political ...

AU warns Mali peace saboteurs

AU warns Mali peace saboteurs

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union has warned against saboteurs of the peace process in Mali and urged the Coordination of the Azawad Movements (CMA) to sign up to ...

AU signs agreement to strengthen science, technology education in Africa

AU signs agreement to strengthen science, technology education in Africa

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening the teaching and ...

Jailed Ghanaian-born ‘rogue trader’ released, barred from working in finance

Jailed Ghanaian-born ‘rogue trader’ released, barred from working in finance

A 35-year-old Ghanaian man – jailed for seven years in the United Kingdom for gambling away over $2 billion, has been released; and was told he will [no longer ]work in a financial ...

Copa America: Chile beat Argentina on penalties to win their first title

Chile won the Copa America 2015 for the first time in the country's history after beating Argentina 4-1 on penalties in the final after the 120 minutes ended goalless. Alexis Sanchez scored the game-winning penalty for Chile after Gonzalo Higuain missed for Argentina and his teammate Ever Banega's penalty  more...

5 July 2015 at 2:06 pm UTC

Suicide bomber kills six in Nigeria’s Yobe

Police in Nigeria's northeastern state of Yobe Sunday confirmed the killing of six people in a suicide bomb attack on a church in Potiskum.Mr Toyin Gbadegesin, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state command, said in Damaturu that the dead included the suicide bomber. ``A male suicide bomber  more...

July 5, 2015 at 5:42 pm UTC

Botswana artist wins award in Europe

Young Motswana artiste Lorraine Lionheart flew the Botswana flag internationally when she won the African Women Living in Europe Award in the best Music Artist and Entertainer category, Yarona FM radio station reported here on Friday.Lionheart, who now lives in the United Kingdom, said she was not expecting  more...

June 26, 2015 at 1:52 pm UTC

Malawi – Uganda match part of lndependence festivities

The Flames will play a friendly against Uganda at Kamuzu Stadium in the commercial city of Blantyre on Monday July 6 as part of Malawi's 51st independence celebrations. Malawi caretaker Coach Ernest Mtawali said that all is set for the teams to play in a friendly game to celebrate the country's independence.  more...

5 July 2015 at 5:48 pm UTC

AU signs agreement to strengthen science, technology education in Africa

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening the teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) on the continent. According to a statement issued here Tuesday,  more...

30 June 2015 at 11:31 am UTC

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