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Caf bans Guinean referee Baba Leno for ten years

Guinean referee Baba Leno is banned from all football-related activities for ten years by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) with immediate...

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Gabon admits blunder over Aubameyang announcement

Gabon's Football Federation admits it named Pierre Francois Aubameyang as joint coach of the national team without a deal being...

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Suge Knight’s image as thug and feared enforcer crumbled in court

Suge Knight was almost always cheery in court. Whenever the judge overseeing his murder case cracked a sarcastic aside, the former rap impresario belly laughed...

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Italy acquits Tunisian ‘migrant smuggling’ fishermen

Italy arrested the six fishermen at sea earlier this month on suspicion of smuggling...

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South Africa win regional Cosafa Women’s Championship

South Africa warm up for the Women's Africa Cup of Nations by winning the regional Cosafa Championship on Saturday, beating Cameroon 2-1 in the...

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Wanyama in Kenya squad for Afcon qualifiers

Fit-again Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama is back in Kenya's squad for their two 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Ethiopia in...

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Saido Berahino: Stoke striker determined to help Burundi qualify for tournaments

Saido Berahino says he wants to help Burundi qualify for major tournaments following his recent decision to commit his international future to the African...

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South Africa:Dramatic Decline in Number of Rhino Poaching – Department

A dramatic decline in the number of rhinos poached has been recorded since the start of 2018, compared to the same period last year,...

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Kenya:Matatu Operators in Nairobi to Slash Fares

Matatu fares could be reduced by Sh10 following into effect of the 8% VAT on Petroleum products after President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into...

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Kenya/Ethiopia:Wanyama Returns to Harambee Stars Squad for Ethiopia Tie

Victor Wanyama is set to captain Kenya in the back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Ethiopia next...

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African Champions League: Setif knock out holders Wydad to reach semi-finals

Entente Setif knock holders Wydad Casablanca out of the African Champions League by forcing a 0-0 draw in Morocco to win their quarter-final 1-0 on...

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Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor found in air pocket

A man survives in an air pocket in a Lake Victoria ferry that overturned two days ago, killing...

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Nigeria:NSE Suspends Trading on Skye Bank Shares

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday officially notified the investing public that Skye Bank Plc shares would be suspended from trading on Sept....

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Tanzania:Death Toll in Lake Victoria Tragedy Reaches 196

Dar es Salaam -The number of people who died in the Lake Victoria MV Nyerere ferry disaster has reached...

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‘The next thing I knew I was in the water’

Survivors from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, have spoken of their...

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Nigeria:Rivers Overtakes Lagos as Top Investment Destination

The investment profile report by the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) shows that Rivers state received the largest investment in the first half of...

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Nigeria:CBN Revokes Skye Bank License

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday revoked the license of Skye Bank, and transferred its assets and liabilities to a newly licensed bridge...

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Nigeria:Polaris Bank Takes Over as Skye Bank’s Licence Is Revoked

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday revoked the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc exactly 27 months after its intervened in the...

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Uganda:Uganda Wins World University Netball Title

Hosts Uganda are the 2018 FISU World University Netball champions after stopping giants South Africa in the final on Friday...

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Uganda:Mobile Money Tool for Terrorism Financing – Report

Kampala -The US government has in its Global Terrorism Index report warned about mobile money services in Uganda as being vulnerable to exploitation by...

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Gunmen attack military parade in Iran, killing 8 members of the Revolutionary Guard

Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guard and...

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Zimbabwe:MDC – Govt Using Cholera Crisis to Brutalise Vendors

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has accused the government of taking advantage of the current cholera crisis to address to brutalize...

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Nigeria:Central Bank Revokes Skye Bank’s Licence

Lagos -The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revoked the licence of Skye Bank following the inability of the owners of the bank to...

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Nigeria:Buhari Consoles Tanzania Over Ferry Disaster

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commiserated with President John Magufuli and the people of Tanzania over the tragic MV Nyerere ferry disaster in the...

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Nigeria:States Cry as Floods Reach Disaster Level

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has declared a 'national disaster' after many people died in severe floods across the country. Some state...

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Nigeria:King Wadada Unveils New Artiste, Music

Music Icon, King Wadada recently unveiled his new act, Blackelz, under his Wadada World Klass Entertainment. Blackelz was signed to be a medium...

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Nigeria:Baby Mama Hits ‘Irresponsible’ Wizkid

The drama arising from Wizkid's alleged desertion of his fatherly duties may just not have seen the last yet, writes Ferdinand...

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Kenya:KRA Shuts Down Alcohol Plant in Kariobangi

Nairobi -The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has shut down a premise at Kariobangi in Nairobi on suspicion of operating illegally as an alcoholic...

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Nigeria:How Dangote Emerged No 1 Brand in Nigeria

After an evaluation by brand analysts, the Dangote brand was recently named the number one brand among the Top 50 Brands in Nigeria....

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Kenya:Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

Chief Justice David Maraga on Friday launched the Criminal Procedure Bench Book that will guide magistrates and judges in handling criminal...

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