CAF back Sheikh Salman for FIFA presidency

CAF back Sheikh Salman for FIFA presidency

The Confederation of African Football CAF has announced that they will support Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa for the FIFA presidency. The decision came after a CAF committee ...

B/Faso’s leader expresses desire to reform army

B/Faso’s leader expresses desire to reform army

Burkina Faso's President, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has expressed his desire to reform the country's national army, calling for end to divergences within the military.Speaking with ...

Magath turns down Al Ahly’s offer

Magath turns down Al Ahly’s offer

According to reports from Germany, German coach Felix Magath has rejected Al Ahly's offer to coach the team. After the departure of Jose Peseiro who recently joined Portuguese ...

C/d’Ivoire drop 9 places in FIFA world rankings

C/d’Ivoire drop 9 places in FIFA world rankings

The Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire have dropped nine places from 19th to 28th in the latest of FIFA's monthly rankings published on Thursday.The Ivorian national football team, however, ...

Egypt’s benchmark index up by 3.6 percent in trading last week

Egypt’s benchmark index up by 3.6 percent in trading last week

Egypt's stock market main index EGX 30 hiked by 3.6 percent over the past week, said a stock exchange's weekly report published on Friday.While EGX 30 climbed from 5,986 points at ...

Swaziland: New school term affected by water shortage in Mbabane

Swaziland: New school term affected by water shortage in Mbabane

The lack of water that has lasted for over a month in the Swazi capital city Mbabane has led to a rough opening of schools for the new term in the area Tuesday, affecting 24, 000 ...

Egypt: Museum officials charged with damage to Tutankhamen statue

Egypt: Museum officials charged with damage to Tutankhamen statue

Egypt's General Prosecutor has charged eight Museum officials for damage done to the statue of Tutankhamen during their attempt to glue back his beard after it accidently fell off, ...

CAF back Sheikh Salman for FIFA presidency

The Confederation of African Football CAF has announced that they will support Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa for the FIFA presidency. The decision came after a CAF committee meeting that took place at the Serena Hotel led by CAF president Issa Hayatou, 1st Vice President Sekutu Patel and the 2nd Vice  more...

6 February 2016 at 10:29 am UTC

B/Faso’s leader expresses desire to reform army

Burkina Faso's President, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has expressed his desire to reform the country's national army, calling for end to divergences within the military.Speaking with senior executives of the National Armed Forces (FAN) in Ouagadougou on Thursday, President Kaboré, who holds the Defense  more...

February 5, 2016 at 9:10 pm UTC

Egypt: Museum officials charged with damage to Tutankhamen statue

Egypt's General Prosecutor has charged eight Museum officials for damage done to the statue of Tutankhamen during their attempt to glue back his beard after it accidently fell off, judicial sources in Cairo told APA on Sunday. This indictment occurs a year after the opening of an investigation into the  more...

January 24, 2016 at 2:14 pm UTC

Brazil invites Swazi King Mswati III to Olympic Games

The incoming Brazilian Ambassador to Swaziland, Rodrigo de Lima Baena Soares has formally invited King Mswati III to be part of the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics Games in Ro De Janero later this summer, local media reports on Friday.When delivering his letters of credence on Thursday Soares said,  more...

5 February 2016 at 12:50 pm UTC

Sierra Leone, Saudi Fund seal US$12m loan agreement

The Sierra Leonean government and the Saudi Fund on Thursday signed a loan of US$12m for the rehabilitation of the country's oldest higher institution of learning. Finance Minister Kaifala Marah and a representative of the Saudi Fund,the signed the agreement at the Ministry of Finance in Freetown. The loan  more...

29 January 2016 at 8:54 am UTC

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