Football – First-half display gives Celtic opening win

Football – First-half display gives Celtic opening win

First-half goals by Leigh Griffiths and Stefan Johansen gave Celtic a victorious opening to the defence of their Scottish Premiership title with a 2-0 win over Ross County. They got ...

S/Leone: US’ CDC boss due in Freetown today

S/Leone: US’ CDC boss due in Freetown today

The director of the United States Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) will visit Sierra Leone on Saturday, the US embassy in Freetown said in a statement.It said in ...

Nigeria international defender joins Hearts

Nigeria international defender joins Hearts

Scottish side Hearts have finally completed the signing of Nigeria international left-back Juwon Oshaniwa. The 24-year-old will be joining Hearts for three years and has already ...

Rwanda trains 120 park rangers to fight poaching

Rwanda trains 120 park rangers to fight poaching

A group of 120 park rangers have completed an intense two-months training aimed at equipping them with paramilitary skills and knowledge to provide quality security to Rwanda's ...

Nigeria: Press zoom suicide attack on market, deportation of Nigerians, petrol price

Nigeria: Press zoom suicide attack on market, deportation of Nigerians, petrol price

The female suicide bomber attack in Maiduguri, deportation of 2,000 Nigerians from Cameroon and sale of petrol above official price were some of the stories in Nigerian newspapers ...

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 ...

Nigeria international defender joins Hearts

Scottish side Hearts have finally completed the signing of Nigeria international left-back Juwon Oshaniwa. The 24-year-old will be joining Hearts for three years and has already made his first training session with his new teammates on Saturday morning. “I’m delighted to get Juwon here and signed up." Hearts  more...

1 August 2015 at 10:19 am UTC

S/Leone: US’ CDC boss due in Freetown today

The director of the United States Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) will visit Sierra Leone on Saturday, the US embassy in Freetown said in a statement.It said in the statement that Dr. Tom Frieden, who is due to arrive in Freetown on Sunday, will spend three days in the country. His visit,  more...

August 1, 2015 at 2:45 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

Two Nigerian teams in crucial qualifying matches this weekend

Two Nigerian national teams, the U-23 football team and the Super Falcons have travelled out of the country for the return legs of their crucial qualifying matches against their Congolese and Equatorial Guinea counterparts this weekend. The U-23 football team left the country on Thursday for Pointe Noire in  more...

31 July 2015 at 6:50 pm 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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