Football – Coloccini own goal helps Arsenal shatter spirited Newcastle

Football – Coloccini own goal helps Arsenal shatter spirited Newcastle

Arsenal had to work hard to find a way past 10-man Newcastle as a second-half own goal from Fabricio Coloccini secured a narrow 1-0 Premier League victory. They maintained their 100 ...

S/Leone to construct homes for soldiers

S/Leone to construct homes for soldiers

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has told members of the national armed forces that he has laid the foundation block for a project to construct houses at the Peacekeeping ...

Football – Dortmund sign South Korea’s Park from Mainz

Football – Dortmund sign South Korea’s Park from Mainz

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the signing of South Korea international left-back Park Joo-ho from Bundesliga rivals Mainz for a reported 3.5 million euros on a contract until ...

S/Africa backs bid to host 2022 C’Wealth Games

S/Africa backs bid to host 2022 C’Wealth Games

The South African Cabinet has approved the city of Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games for the first time in Africa, the government said Friday. “This is the first ...

Nigerian troops destroy “B/Haram weapons factory”

Nigerian troops destroy “B/Haram weapons factory”

Troops of the Nigerian army's 25 Task Force Brigade say they have discovered and destroyed a weapons factory in Borno State suspected to have been created by the Islamist militant ...

Asky Airline moots flight school for Francophone Africa

Asky Airline moots flight school for Francophone Africa

The Pan-African airline ASKY has revealed an ambitious plan to establish a flight school in the Togolese capital Lome to serve aviation upstarts in Francophone Africa.In a statement ...

South Africa: All set for Tshivenda Music Awards in Limpopo Province

South Africa: All set for Tshivenda Music Awards in Limpopo Province

The stage is set for Saturday's 2015 Tshivenda Music Awards (TSHIMA) aimed at inspiring South African artists, songwriters, producers and composers to continue to preserve and ...

AFCON 2017 qualifiers: Oliseh invites six home-based players

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has picked six home-based players to be among the squad that will be facing Tanzania in next week’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Dar es Salaam. Sunshine Stars duo of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Prince Aggreh alongside Solomon Kwambe of Warri Wolves, Austin Obaroakpo of  more...

29 August 2015 at 9:50 am UTC

S/Leone to construct homes for soldiers

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has told members of the national armed forces that he has laid the foundation block for a project to construct houses at the Peacekeeping Training Center outside the capital Freetown.Speaking on Friday Koroma said the houses will be hosting men on training or  more...

August 29, 2015 at 12:59 pm UTC

South Africa: All set for Tshivenda Music Awards in Limpopo Province

The stage is set for Saturday's 2015 Tshivenda Music Awards (TSHIMA) aimed at inspiring South African artists, songwriters, producers and composers to continue to preserve and promote Tshivenda culture and language through music, APA has learnt. According to the programme, Communications Minister Faith  more...

August 28, 2015 at 10:41 am UTC

S/Africa backs bid to host 2022 C’Wealth Games

The South African Cabinet has approved the city of Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games for the first time in Africa, the government said Friday. “This is the first time that Africa will host the Commonwealth Games and will position South Africa as a sport tourism destination and also provide  more...

28 August 2015 at 8:13 pm UTC

Ali Bongo slams politicization of Gabonese universities

President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon on Friday advocated for a review of the governance regime of the country's universities, suggesting that they should no longer be left at the mercy of political parties.Speaking in the capital Libreville, Bongo enthused: “The excessive politicization of Gabonese  more...

28 August 2015 at 5:50 pm UTC

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