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McKinsey’s latest report on Africa-China economic partnership challenges previous beliefs
Through a study conducted across eight countries that together make up about two-thirds of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP, the report...
Magufuli eats humble pie, Allows foreigners to Buy shares in Telecoms After Vodacom IPO flops
Tanzania will allow foreign investors to buy shares in telecommunications companies listing on the domestic stock exchange, after an...
Tanzania bans unprocessed food crop exports
Tanzania has banned the export of foodgrain following concerns over an increase in food smuggling to neighbouring countries. At...
Algeria’s Mahrez and Uganda’s Onyango Crowned Kings of African Football
History was made on Thursday, 5 January 2017 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja with the coronation of Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez as African Player of the Year 2016 and Ugandan goalie, Denis Onyango as African Player of the Year – Based in Africa 2016. Mahrez, 25, becomes... Read more
South Africa sack coach after outburst aimed at bosses
Ephraim Mashaba has been sacked as South Africa coach despite leading the side to a crucial World Cup qualifying victory over Senegal last month, the country’s football association confirmed on Thursday. A disciplinary committee found Mashaba guilty of several offences following his public outburst aimed at the association president... Read more
FIFA WORLD RANKINGS: Ivory coast still Africa’s best football team
Nigeria’s recent success in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers has seen the country improve four places on the FIFA monthly rankings. However, this has not helped them reach top ten in Africa again. This position is held by Ivory coast. The Super Eagles have won two games on the... Read more
Uganda Cranes coach Micho set to become South Africa’s Bafana Bafana Coach
According to reports coming out of Uganda, Cranes coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, is in line to take over as head coach of South Africa. The former Orlando Pirates boss has had some impressive results as head coach of the Ugandan national team, guiding them to their first Africa Cup... Read more
Algeria’s Mahrez and Ivory coast’s Yaya Youre Nominated For The BBC African Footballer Of The Year
Algeria and English premier league defending champions Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been nominated for the BBC African Footballer of the Year having helped his club side to winning the 2015/16 premier league title. According to the England based website Mahrez,  will battle for the ward together with... Read more
African legend Yaya Toure retires from international football
Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder — capped 113 times including appearances at three World Cup finals — said it had been an incredibly difficult decision. “Writing this note was... Read more
Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa who made protest gesture in Rio wants to stay in U.S
An Ethiopian marathon runner who made a protest gesture against government violence versus members of his tribe at last month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro told reporters in Washington on Tuesday that he wants to stay in the United States. Feyisa Lilesa held his arms over his head,... Read more
Another Ethiopian athlete Tamiru Demisse in protest against regime
Ethiopian Paralympic runner Tamiru Demisse crossed his arms above his head in a political protest as he went over the finish line in Rio. AFP Tamiru came in second in his 1500m T13 race for visually impaired runners. The gesture echoed the one made by compatriot Feyisa Lilesa at the end of... Read more
19 year old Farouk Miya ends Uganda’s long exile from Nations Cup finals
Uganda ended an almost four decade wait for a place in the African Nations Cup finals as Farouk Miya’s goal secured a 1-0 win over the Comoros Islands in Kampala on Sunday. Uganda finished second behind Burkina Faso in their group but took one of the two places reserved... Read more
Cameroonian player fired by football club for being HIV positive
Cameroonian player Samuel Nlend has been sacked by Egyptian Premier League club, Al Ittihad after testing positive for HIV. The 21-year-old was fired just four days after signing a three year contract. His contract was terminated by his new club after he tested positive. On Twitter the Egyptian news... Read more