Football – FA chief Dyke backs Platini’s bid for FIFA presidency

Football – FA chief Dyke backs Platini’s bid for FIFA presidency

English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has backed Michel Platini to restore FIFA's tarnished reputation after the Frenchman on Wednesday declared he will run for the ...

Over 300m Africans have no access to clean water-Expert

Over 300m Africans have no access to clean water-Expert

More than 300 million people in Africa lack access to clean drinking water, the African Water Association (AAE) said on Wednesday.AAE made the statement on Wednesday in Douala, ...

Football – FA chief Dyke backs Platini’s bid for FIFA presidency

Football – FA chief Dyke backs Platini’s bid for FIFA presidency

English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has backed Michel Platini to restore FIFA's tarnished reputation after the Frenchman on Wednesday declared he will run for the ...

Africa wants Islam of peace and solidarity-President Macky Sall

Africa wants Islam of peace and solidarity-President Macky Sall

Senegal's President Macky Sall on Tuesday said “Africa wants an Islam of peace and tolerance.'' President Sall made the remarks while opening the international conference on "Islam ...

Gambia’s Jammeh names new press secretary-Sources

Gambia’s Jammeh names new press secretary-Sources

Gambian president Yayah Jammeh has reappoint Modou Saidy as Director of Press and Communication at the Presidency, APA has confirmed from reliable sources in Banjul on ...

Slovakia praises Kenya’s steps towards success of devolution

Slovakia praises Kenya’s steps towards success of devolution

The Slovakia government on Tuesday praised the steps taken by Kenya towards the success of devolution. Speaking during a curtsey call on the Kenyan Vice President, William Ruto, the ...

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 ...

Udoh back into action

Nigeria Premier League record goal-scorer, Mfon Udoh, has returned to full training after several weeks of absence due to illness. Udoh, whose illness sidelined him from the Super Eagles’ 2017 African Cup of Nations’ qualifier returned to full training on Monday with his team mates, as the side continued to  more...

29 July 2015 at 1:47 pm UTC

Ghana: Disgruntled junior docs receive salary arreas

Aggrieved junior doctors who stormed the offices of Ghana's Controller and Accountant General Department (CAGD) on Monday to demand their salaries have started receiving their pay, APA learnt Wednesday.The doctors were owed 11 months in arrears and converged at the CAGD to demand payment, compelling  more...

July 29, 2015 at 7:20 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

Commission inaugurates committee to review Nigeria’s sports policy

Nigeria's National Sports Commission on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated a 12-man committee to review the 2009 National Sports Policy in line with contemporary sports administration. Inaugurating the committee, Alhasan Yakmut, the Director-General of NSC, said the non-implementation of the national sports policy  more...

28 July 2015 at 5:44 pm UTC

Nigeria: WAEC owed over $20m by 19 state govts

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has warned that the results of hundreds of candidates, who sat for the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination may not be released over debts amounting to N4 billion (about $20.4m). The Head of WAEC's National Office in Lagos, Mr. Charles  more...

28 July 2015 at 12:15 pm UTC

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