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Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi joins Everton from Arsenal

EVERTON have signed Nigerian international Alex Iwobi from Arsenal for £40million, adding to their profiles of Nigerian players, which includes Amokachi, Yobo, Anichebe. The winger made a shock deadline day move to Goodison Park after the Toffees failed to sign...

AFCON Update: Cameroon beat Guinea-Bissau, Benin draw with Ghana

Cameroon had to work hard to open its title defence with a win at the African Cup of Nations, and Ghana was the latest team to be upstaged by an underdog.Cameroon found it...

AFCON Update: Nigerian Super Eagle players refuse to train over pay row

Players from Nigeria national football team have refused to train ahead of their second group game on Wednesday against Guinea - in the African Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt - because of a row over...

AFCON 2019 Update: Mali, Ivory Coast off to winning start, Angola, Tunisia draw

Mali produced three stunning goals as they thumped Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania 4-1 on Monday, handing their neighbours a harsh lesson in their first ever match at the finals.Abdoulaye Diaby...

Scotland heartbreak increases chances for Nigeria and Cameroon

Scotland collapse in the closing minutes of their group final game against Argentina has brightened the chances of two remaining African teams in the tournament - Nigeria and Cameroon.Scotland looked to be...

Super Falcon, Banyana Banyana set for last group games at the world cup

Nigeria's Super Falcon and South Africa's Banyana Banyana will be playing their final group games tonight at the women's world cup taking place in France.Super falcon will play host nation France in...

French prosecutors free CAF president Ahmad without charge

The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, was released without charge in France on Friday, a day after being arrested for questioning, the Marseille public prosecutor said.Prosecutor Xavier...

CAF president Ahmad questioned by French authorities

Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad was being questioned by French authorities in Paris on Thursday morning, world football's governing body FIFA said.Ahmad, a former Malagasy cabinet minister, had been...

Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit ‘dropped’ by Las Vegas accuser

The rape lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly been dropped. Ronaldo has denied the allegations made by Kathryn Mayorga that she was raped by the Juventus star in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

Lawyers drop Neymar’s rape accuser for changing story

Lawyers for a woman who accused Brazil star Neymar of rape are no longer representing her because of contradictions in her story, Globo TV reported on Monday.The lawyers said the woman initially...
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At least 15 civilians killed by rebels in retaliation for military offensives

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 15 people overnight in eastern Congo, local officials said on Saturday, in the...
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US urges Libya’s Khalifa Haftar to end attack on Tripoli

The United States has urged Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar to end his offensive to seize Tripoli and accused Russia of exploiting the conflict.The US...

South African police forcefully remove refugees from UNHCR building in Pretoria

South African Police on Friday started removing refugees who have been camping at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) offices in Pretoria.The...

Malema tweets support for Burna Boy, assures of protection, AKA wants apology

South Africa's firebrand opposition politician Julius Malema has tweeted to reassure Nigerian music star Burna Boy of his safety if he visits South Africa...

More death in Guinea as protests against Alpha Conde rages on

A young demonstrator was killed in Guinea on Thursday during protests against President Alpha Conde’s perceived attempt to extend his mandate, the security minister...