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Zambia under-23 national team coach, Fighton Simukonda dies

Head coach of the Zambia under-23 national soccer team Fighton Simukonda has died, the country's soccer governing body said on Monday. The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) said on its official website that Simukonda died in the early hours...

15 football fans jailed for trying to kill Zamalek of Egypt boss

A court in Egypt on Monday jailed 15 hard core football fans known as "ultras" for trying to kill the chairman of the popular Cairo-based Zamalek club, an official said. "Ultras", who were at the forefront of the 2011...

DR Congo thrash Mali by 3 goals to nothing to lift CHAN cup in Kigali

DR Congo sealed their second African Nations Championships title when they defeated Mali 3-0 in a one-sided final at Kigali’s Amahoro National Stadium on Sunday. Meshack Elia scored a double and Jonathan Bolingi added a third as the Leopards...

Mali beat Ivory Coast to set up final with DR Congo

Mali qualified for the final of the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) after ejecting giants Cote d'Ivoire 1-0 on Thursday. Second half substitute Yves Bissouma was the hero for Mali when he dribbled past two defenders and sent a...

Refugees in Kenya gets chance to be at the Olympics

Refugees living in Kenya will have a chance to compete at the Olympics under the International Olympic Committee (IOC) flag if they attain the recommended qualifying times. Kenya, which is home to more than 600 refugees, has selected about...

South Africa’s Sexwale calls for anti-Europe campaign at FIFA

South African FIFA presidential contender Tokyo Sexwale on Friday called for a campaign to stop European rival Githe leadership of football's scandal-tainted world body. Without naming Infantino, the UEFA general secretary, Sexwale said the next FIFA leader must come...

Prosecutors in South Africa argue against Pistorius appeal

South African prosecutors have asked the nation's highest court to reject a bid by Oscar Pistorius' lawyers to appeal the double-amputee runner's murder conviction, a spokesman said Monday. The National Prosecuting Authority filed papers with the Constitutional Court arguing...

CHAN 2016 Update: Cameroon hit DR Congo 3- 1, to move into quarters

Cameroon beat DR Congo 3-1 in a thrilling Group B match at Rwanda's Stade Huye on Monday to book their place in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals.After a 1-0 victory against Angola and a goalless draw with Ethiopia,...

Aubameyang hurt by Toure, Ayew comments on African footballer of year award

Borussia Dortmund and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admitted he was hurt by comments from Yaya Toure and Andre Ayew that he was undeserving of his African Player of the Year award.Ivory Coast star Toure and Ghana international Ayew both...

CHAN 2016 Update: Nigeria hit Niger 4 – 1, Tunisia draw Guinea

Second half substitute Chisom Chikatara inspired Nigeria to a crushing 4-1 win over Niger in their African Nations Championships opening match at Kigali's Nyamirambo stadium on Monday. The Abia Warriors star grabbed a hat-trick late in the second half...
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Six killed in rebel attack on eastern DR Congo

Rebels again attacked a city at the center of the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, killing at least six...
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Court jails Sudan’s Omar al Bashir for corruption

A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a rehabilitation...

Twins who married same man for 9 years now divorced, waiting for one man to love them both

Meet Owami and Olwethu Siko, the twins from Gauteng, South Africa who were once married to the same man, TV director Mzukiseni Mzazi when...

Bosnia to release table tennis players to Nigeria

Bosnian authorities have told the BBC that two Nigerian students who were wrongfully deported to Bosnia from Croatia will soon be sent home, but...

UN expert report unmasks Libya arms embargo violations

From buying an Irish navy boat re-registered as a "pleasure yacht" to enlisting a Canadian firm to recruit Sudanese fighters -- Libya's warring parties...