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Cameroun, DR Congo make strong starts in Chan 2016

Democratic Republic of Congo made a blazing start to the 2016 African Nations championships when they shocked Ethiopia 3-0 in their Group B opener at Butare's Huye stadium on Sunday. Midfielder Heritier Luvumbu was the hero, scoring one and...

Madrid coaching drama: Bentez out; Zinedine Zidane in

Real Madrid has fired manager Rafa Benitez after only seven months and replaced him with former player and French football hero Zinedine Zidane. The 55-year-old Spaniard’s future was decided at an emergency board meeting on Monday, with club president...

Nigeria Coach Sunday Oliseh names 23 for African Nations Championship

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Saturday in Abuja said Head Coach Sunday Oliseh has named the Super Eagles B squad for the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda. The Federation, in a statement by its Assistant Director...

Steve Gohouri, former Ivory Coast international footballer’s body found in Rhine

The body of former Ivory Coast international Steve Gohouri has been found in the Rhine, German police said Saturday three weeks after he was reported missing. Police said the body of Gohouri, who won 13 caps for Ivory Coast, had...
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Tanzania opposition CHADEMA names Tundu Lissu as presidential candidate

Tundu Lissu, a fierce critic of President Magufuli, clinched the nomination for the leading opposition Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) party ahead of...

24,000 health workers in S. Africa have contracted coronavirus

Some 24,000 health workers in South Africa have contracted the coronavirus, 181 of whom have died, since the pandemic hit the country in March,...

After arrest, Zimbabwean novelist decries state “chokehold”

Award-winning Zimbabwean novelist and filmmaker arrested at recent protests accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government on Tuesday of holding its people in a repressive “chokehold”...