Football – Norwich swoop for Hull winger Brady

Football – Norwich swoop for Hull winger Brady

Norwich have signed Republic of Ireland winger Robbie Brady from Hull. Brady agreed a three-year contract with the newly-promoted Canaries to make a quick return to the English ...

Concern grows for ‘missing’ Guinean journalist

Concern grows for ‘missing’ Guinean journalist

- Concern has been growing within the workers of the private media group Hadafo in Conakry, Guinea six days after their reporter Cherif Diallo was reported missing. According to the ...

Armin Hodžić scores a stunning bicycle kick

Armin Hodžić scores a stunning bicycle kick

Dinamo Zagreb striker, Armin Hodžić, has scored a stunning bicycle kick in his team's 5-1 win over Zaprešić. he then added two other goals to complete his hattrick, confirming his ...

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 ...

W/Bank commits $500m to erosion control in 21 Nigerian states

W/Bank commits $500m to erosion control in 21 Nigerian states

The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) says 21 states are currently benefiting from about $500 million World Bank scheme to curtail the spread of gully ...

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

Four people killed in tribal clashes in Sudanese capital – official

At least four people were killed in tribal clashes in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday evening, Khartoum State police said here Wednesday. A statement issued by the local authorities stated that the people were killed in clashes between the al-Hawaweer and al-Gamo'iya ethnic groups living west of  more...

July 29, 2015 at 1:55 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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