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AS Roma sign deal to make Nigeria it’s first African partner

Italian giants, AS Roma have signed an agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to become their first African partner. Roma won the hearts of Nigerian fans after announcing it was backing the Super Eagles at last year's World Cup in Russia...

Ethiopia’s Dibaba to miss world championship due to injury

Ethiopia’s 1,500 metres world record holder and 2015 world champion Genzebe Dibaba has withdrawn from the world championships starting in Doha next week due to a foot injury, her management company said on Thursday. The Ethiopian, who set a new...

Ex-CAF Chief Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou set for some CAF duties

Former African head of Confederation of African Football (CAF) Mr. Issa Hayatou will help Cameroon to organize some continent’s top tournaments it will be hosting. The Cameroon sports ministry says it has appointed Hayatou, who was FIFA’s interim president in...

Samuel Eto’s son named in Cameroon Under-17 World cup squad

Samuel Eto'o's son Etienne Eto'o Pineda has been called-up to Cameroon's initial squad for the Under-17 World Cup in Brazil. The 17-year-old is eligible to play for Spain, where he was born, but is now expected to commit to playing...

Serena Williams storms into US Open final again

Serena Williams was by no means perfect at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal, she faced three break points in the opening game and managed to pull it out. She trailed 40-love in the second, then came through...

Madagascar FA rejects invitation to play South Africa

Madagascar, who were drafted in as match opponents for South Africa at the last minute when Zambia pulled out in protest at recent xenophobic violence, have also decided not to go ahead with the fixture. Bafana were originally set to face...

Zambia FA cancels South Africa match over Xenophobic attacks

Zambia's football association has cancelled a friendly match against South Africa scheduled to take place on Saturday in the capital, Lusaka. The cancellation follows a wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Zambians have been taking to social media to urge...

Former Ghana Black stars’ striker Junior Agogo dies at 40

Former Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40. Agogo, who began his career at Sheffield Wednesday, played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals. He finished his career at Hibernian...

Lukaku says for ManU fans its always him, Pogba or Sanchez

Goal.com reports that, Romelu Lukaku has hit out at Manchester United for not doing enough to protect him in the media and claims he, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez were continually made scapegoats. Belgium international Lukaku joined Inter before the...

PSG rejects offers from Barcelona and Real for Neymar

Barcelona and Real Madrid have made unsuccessful offers for Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, according to a report by BBC Radio 5 Live's Guillem Balague. Neymar's former club Barcelona are believed to have offered 100m euros (£92.4m) plus Philippe Coutinho. Ivan Rakitic...
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Amnesty international says counted 70 killed in Guinea protests

At least 70 people have been killed at protests in Guinea in the last four years, according to a...
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BRICS nations to consider adding countries to development bank

Leaders of the BRICS group of leading emerging economy nations meeting this week will discuss opening their development bank to other countries to increase...

Uganda protest killing of two nationals by Rwanda border officials

Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished...

Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensive

Mali’s government says several extremists have been killed after the army launched a large-scale offensive in parts of the central Mopti region.The government said...

Embattled Guinea president replaces security minister amid deadly protests

Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend...