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Tokyo Olympic games 2020, moved to summer 2021

The Tokyo Olympics were postponed on Tuesday to 2021, the first such delay in the Games’ 124-year modern history, as the coronavirus crisis wrecked the last international sporting showpiece still standing this year.Though a huge blow to Japan, which...

Drogba to fans; take coronavirus very serious

With the world on a standstill, the African legend thinks the spread of the virus is being taken lightly by everyoneChelsea legend Didier Drogba has urged fans to take the coronavirus pandemic very seriously and adhere strictly to measures...

Mikel blasts Trabzonspor over coronavirus handling and say they don’t care

Former Nigerian international and Chelsea star, John Mikel Obi returned to his family in England after protesting at Turkish football's continuation during the Covid-19 crisisMikel insists he has no plans to return to Trabzonspor after walking out on the...

Sadio Mane donates €45,000 to help Senegal fight coronavirus

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has made a donation of 30 millions FCFA - around 45,000 euros (£41,000) - to the national committee fighting against coronavirus in his home country of Senegal.The Reds' player decided to make the donation "spontaneously...

Ighalo stars as Man United crush Austrian side LASK 5 – 0

Manchester United kept their Champions League dream very much on track with a comfortable 5-0 win against Austrian side LASK in a game where their January signings shone.Some players need time to adapt to a new league and a...

Liverpool out of the Champions League, lose 4 – 2 to Atletico

Holders Liverpool crashed out of the Champions League in the last 16 after Atletico Madrid scored three goals in extra time to earn a shock 3-2 victory at Anfield on Wednesday that sent them through 4-2 on aggregate.After falling...

Sarr destroys Liverpool’s invincibility dream

Senegalese international and Watford record signing Ismaila Sarr, was in a blistering form in his first start for his club putting runner way premier league leaders to the sword, scoring two quick goals before unselfishly setting up Deeney instead...

Arsenal’s African imports continue to set records

Ghanaian international Eddie Nketiah’s equalizer in Sunday’s Premier League tie between Arsenal and Everton saw the Gunners get a goal and assist by two under-21 players.The last time this was achieved was in September 2008 when Nicklas Bendtner was...

African stars sparkle as Arsenal return to wining ways

Arsenal returned to winning ways in English premier league on Sunday with their two African forwards - Pierre Aubameyang and Nicolas Pepe, scoring a goal apiece.Another African import, Bukayo Saka provided his assists in all competitions for the season,...

Sadio Mane strikes as Liverpool moves 25 points clear

Senegalese international Sadio Mane struck as Liverpool overcame Storm Dennis and feisty basement club Norwich to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 25 points on Saturday.Jurgen Klopp's runaway league leaders were short of...
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Coronavirus force Ethiopia to shift election

Ethiopia's electoral board has postponed August’s highly anticipated general election because of current coronavirus pandemic.A new schedule would be...
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Boy 13, shot dead in Kenya by police enforcing curfew

The bullet struck the 13-year-old as he stood on the balcony of his family’s home with his siblings. Below, police officers moved through the...

Foreigners in East Africa face hostility over coronavirus

Panic over the global coronavirus pandemic has led to reports of discrimination against foreign nationals in East Africa.From Ethiopia, to Kenya and the Democratic...

Tunisia frees 1,420 prisoners over coronavirus

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied on Tuesday ordered the release of 1,420 prisoners in an amnesty to combat the spread of the coronavirus in prisons,...

MTN to go ahead with Nigeria stock sale amid market crisis

MTN will push on with a plan to reduce its majority stake in the wireless carrier’s Nigerian business, though turmoil caused by the coronavirus...