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CAF Fines Aubameyang For Social Media Post
CAF Fines Aubameyang For Social Media Po...

CAF Fines Aubameyang For Social Media Post

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been fined $10,000 for social media posts. CAF said the post had tarnished its “honour and image”. Aubameyang posted in the social media after Gabon spent the night on an airport floor ahead of an African Cup of... read more »

President Buhari To Reopen Borders Soon
President Buhari To Reopen Borders Soon

President Buhari To Reopen Borders Soon

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, had a closed door meeting with the nation’s 36 state governors on the security challenges across the country. He explained that the closure of the nation’s land borders was partly an attempt to control the smuggling of weapons and drugs. African News... read more »

Super Eagles Play Out A Goalless Draw In Sierra Leone
Super Eagles Play Out A Goalless Draw wi...

Super Eagles Play Out A Goalless Draw with Sierra Leone

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday were unable to score as Sierra Leone held them to a goalless draw as both team jostle for a place in the Africa Cup of Nations competition in 2022. Four days earlier, the Sierra Leone team had come down from four goals down to clinch a draw in Benin-city... read more »

Update: ECOWAS Elects New President
Update: ECOWAS Elects New Chairman

Update: ECOWAS Elects New Chairman

President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has emerged as the new Chairman of the Economic Committee of West African States (ECOWAS), at the ongoing 57th ECOWAS Summit in Niamey, Republic of Niger. President Addo replaces Muhamadou Issoufou of Niger Republic and becomes the 35th president... read more »

AFCON Trophy Missing from Egyptian Football Association Headquarters in Cairo
AFCON Trophy Missing from Egyptian Footb...

AFCON Trophy Missing from Egyptian Football Association Headquarters in Cai...

News emerging from Egypt has it that the trophy the country’s national team won thrice in a row was discovered missing from the country’s football federation headquarters. According to reports, the discovery was made as preparations were being made to create a museum where all the... read more »

AfDB Election: Adesina Re-Elected as President

AfDB Election: Adesina Re-Elected as President

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina has been re-elected for a second tenure. He was re-elected by the Board of Governors of the Bank at the ongoing AfDB’s... read more »

A third of Africa’s Children Missed Virtual Learning, says UNICEF

A third of Africa’s Children Missed Virtual Learning, says UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said the COVID-19 induced school closure has created a global education emergency occasioned by the inability of a third of children to... read more »

Africa, World Risk ‘Generational Catastrophe’ on Education, UN cautions

Africa, World Risk ‘Generational Catastrophe’ on Education, UN cautions

The United Nations (UN) cautions that Africa and the rest of the world could witness a “generational catastrophe” due to the closure of schools around the world amid the COVID-19... read more »

Arteta Lauds Aubameyang’s FA Cup Heroics, Hopes Striker Extends Gunners Contract

Arteta Lauds Aubameyang’s FA Cup Heroics, Hopes Striker Extends Gunners Contract

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has lauded the contribution of Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the gunners FA cup final triumph against Chelsea at Wembley. The 31-year-old... read more »

African Leaders Pay Tribute to Deceased Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa

African Leaders Pay Tribute to Deceased Former Tanzanian Presiden...

African leaders have sent condolence messages to the family of Mkapa and the Government of Tanzania on the death of its former President, Benjamin Mkapa. President of Tanzania, John Magufuli had... read more »