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Nigerian still in line to lead World Trade Organisation, despite opposition

Nigerians have expressed confidence that the country's former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, will still become the first African and first woman to lead the...

New dates of 2019/2020 CAF Champions League matches

The CAF Organizing Committee for Interclub Competitions and Clubs Licensing announces that the remaining matches of this season’s Total CAF Champions League are rescheduled...

Ahmad Ahmad contracts COVID-19

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has announced that he has contracted COVID-19 on Friday 30th October 2020.The CAF President...

CAF postpone Champions League semi-final, final

The CAF Champions League semi-final return match between Zamalek of Egypt and Raja Casablanca of Morocco has been postponed from November 1 to a...

Ahmad Ahmad announces re-election bid

Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad has submitted his candidacy to serve a second term in office when elections take place next...

Renowned Nigerian poet, John Pepper Clark dies aged 85

Popular Nigerian poet and playwright, John Pepper Clark has died at the age of 85.According to his family, the literary icon died on...

Cameroon teachers reject military convoys to schools

In a story posted on VOA.com, at least 3,000 Cameroon teachers have refused offers by the central African state’s military to transport teaching...

“We are Grateful” – Mali’s Interim president to President Akufo-Addo

Mali’s transitional President, His Excellency Bah N’daw, has thanked the President of the Republic and Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State,...

Nigeria dissolves SARS after protests

Nigeria has dissolved the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars) after several protests against police brutality.The government said a special presidential directive had ordered the...

Sudan’s Red Sea State oil facilities reopen after protests end

In a news spotted on VOA.com, leaders of a group of protesters in Sudan's Red Sea state that had blocked the main road linking...

Montsi & Coulibaly: We want to lead the rise of African tennis

African youngsters Khololwam Montsi (South Africa) and Eliakim Coulibaly (Ivory Coast) are looking to make tennis the sporting powerhouse on the continent.The tennis stars...

Two men convicted of deadly Nairobi mall attack

A Kenyan court has convicted two men of helping Islamist militants kill at least 67 people in a 2013 attack at a mall in...

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