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Nigerian born British boxer Anthony Joshua regains his world titles from Ruiz Jr

Nigerian born British heavy weight boxer, Anthony Joshua defeats the Mexican Andy Ruiz to reclaim his unified Heavyweight title on Saturday Saudi Arabia.The 30-year-old out-boxed his opponent from first bell to last and Ruiz ended the fight with a...

Leading scorer in Dutch league, Cyriel Dessers chooses Nigeria over Belgium

Heracles striker Cyriel Dessers has revealed his desire to play for Nigeria at international level rather than his country of birth Belgium.The 24-year-old, who was born in Leuven to a Belgian father and qualifies for Nigeria through his mother,...

Rwanda signs deal with PSG football club to promote tourism

Rwanda signed a deal on Wednesday with French football club Paris St Germain to promote tourism in the east African nation, its second such agreement since 2018.“We invest part of our tourism revenues in strategic collaborations such as the...

Iheanacho last minute strike gifts Leicester dramatic win over Everton

Leicester City inflicted the cruellest of blows on beleaguered Everton manager Marco Silva as Kelechi Iheanacho's stoppage-time winner - awarded by the video assistant referee - kept the Foxes on the heels of Premier League leaders Liverpool.Silva appears to...

Arsenal sacks Unai Emery, Freddie Ljungberg steps in

After weeks of a dreadful run of form and the perception that the side lacks a clear plan, Arsenal has finally parted company with head coach Unai Emery and his coaching team. Speaking on behalf of the Arsenal board and...

Eto’o aims to use Harvard studies to ‘give back to Africa’

African football legend Samuel Eto'o says he wants to use his business management studies at Harvard Business School in the USA to give back to Africa.The four-time African Player of the Year winner announced his retirement from football at the...

Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura set to continue national team career

Umaru Bangura has been included in Sierra Leone's squad for their upcoming matches as he decides to continue his international career. Bangura, who plays for the former Swiss champions FC Zurich, was considering his international future after angry fans vandalised his house...

Eto’o says African players not respected in Ballon d’Or vote

African players still do not get the recognition they deserve, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o told AFP in an exclusive interview, as he hopes that this will finally be the year another player from the continent wins the Ballon d'Or.George...

Two Kenyans power to victory in New York City Marathon

Kenyan half marathon world record holders Geoffrey Kamworor and Joyciline Jepkosgei powered to victories in the New York City Marathon on Sunday.Kamworor reclaimed the New York title he won in 2017 in two hours eight minutes and 13 seconds...

South Africa demolish England 32 – 12 to win Rugby world cup

South Africans celebrated in their thousands, drinking beers, dancing and singing in Johannesburg on Saturday as the country celebrate a hat-trick of Rugby World Cup titles.The 32-12 triumph in Japan was beyond the wildest dreams of most Springboks supporters,...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan set new meetings to resolve Nile dam crisis

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have agreed to hold two technical meetings in coming weeks in...
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Cameroon shuts down hundreds of schools opened to absorb displaced pupils

The Cameroon government has shut down more than 260 schools that had been operating informally in the country’s francophone regions.The schools had been opened...

Qatar Airways to take 60% stake in new Rwandan international airport

Qatar Airways has agreed to take a 60% stake in a new $1.3 billion international airport in Rwanda, the state-run Rwanda Development Board said...

Scores killed as torrential rains barter Uganda

At least 26 people have been killed in floods unleashed by heavy rains in different parts of Uganda, the Red Cross said on Monday...

Rwanda’s Kagame calls on Africa to work together to achieve progress

President Paul Kagame on Sunday told participants gathered at the inaugural 'Kusi Ideas Festival' that it was important for Africa to work together as...