Football – Van Gaal dismisses talk of ‘easy’ Champions League draw

Football – Van Gaal dismisses talk of ‘easy’ Champions League draw

Louis van Gaal has refused to accept that Manchester United have been fortunate in their Champions League draw and insisted he would take nothing for granted as he prepares for the ...

German firm threatens to withdraw from management of Senegal’s new airport

German firm threatens to withdraw from management of Senegal’s new airport

The German company Fraport which owns 51% of operating rights at the Blaise Diagne International Airport in Diass (AIBD) has expressed its desires to withdraw from the activity, APA ...

Football – Bayern loan Hojbjerg to Schalke for the season

Football – Bayern loan Hojbjerg to Schalke for the season

German champions Bayern Munich announced Friday they have sent Danish midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg for another loan spell with the 20-year-old joining Schalke 04 for the 2015-16 ...

South African sprinter wins bronze medal in Beijing championships

South African sprinter wins bronze medal in Beijing championships

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana has won the bronze medal during a 200m race won by Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China ...

Police recruitment and brawl in parliament dominate Liberian newspapers

Police recruitment and brawl in parliament dominate Liberian newspapers

-The announcement by the Liberia National Police that it will recruit at least 8,000 new officers for 2017 and a brawl between two members of the upper house of Liberia' bicameral ...

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 ...

Sierra Leone: Popular radio talk show suspended

The Independent Media Commission (IMC) of Sierra Leone has suspended indefinitely one of the most popular radio talk shows in the country. The programme, ‘Monologue', is presented by veteran journalist David Tam-Baryoh, who has been arrested repeatedly and detained over the subjects of his discussions. The  more...

August 28, 2015 at 2:52 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

FIFA delegation in Freetown for ‘peace talks

A delegation from the World football governing body FIFA is in Sierra Leone to help resolve a long standing dispute among football stakeholders in the country. The delegation headed by Ghana's FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi arrived in Freetown on Thursday. The dispute stemmed from the election in 2013 of Isha  more...

28 August 2015 at 2:56 pm UTC

Nigeria declares 57 universities illegal

Nigeria has clamped down on some 57 private universities and other degree awarding institutions described as illegal. The Executive Secretary of Nigeria's National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Julius Okojie, made the declaration and directed the closure of the institutions. ``The certificates  more...

28 August 2015 at 10:36 am UTC

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