Saturday, February 23, 2019

Marathon champion is latest Kenyan drugs cheat

Samuel Kalalei, who won the Athens marathon last year, is the third Kenyan athlete to have been found in breach of anti-doping rules in...

Ethiopia and Eritrea announce football friendly

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) and its Eritrean counterpart have agreed to stage a historic friendly game between the two nations in Asmara next...

Trevor Noah in spat with diplomat over World Cup winners’ identity

US-based South African comedian Trevor Noah has become involved in a spat with the French ambassador to the US, Gerard Araud, over the identity...

The national debate over French identity

France's last World Cup win in 1998 triggered a national debate over French identity, after the slogan Black-Blanc-Beur (Black, White, Arab) was coined to...

Cameroon cancels league games over lack of money

Cameroon, the country due to host the Africa Cup of Nations next year, has suspended the final matches of its top two professional leagues...

Fifa boss ‘sad Africa is out of the World Cup’

ifa boss Gianni Infantino has told the BBC that he is sad no African team made it to the knock-out stages of the World...

Mikel’s father was kidnapped hours before Argentina match

The captain of Nigeria's national football team, John Obi Mikel, has revealed he was told his father had been kidnapped four hours before the...

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers agree to a four year deal worth...

It’s official! LeBron James is leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers and taking his talents over to the Los Angeles and scored a mega four-year, $154 million...

Meet France’s World Cup players with deep African roots

France’s thrilling 4-3 victory over Argentina in their World Cup Last 16 clash on Saturday has confirmed their potential as global champions this year...

The Western Media and Its Biased Reportage Against African Teams

The biased reporting by the Western media against African teams at the World Cup is disconcerting. The narratives espoused by some media houses paint...

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R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse

CHICAGO – R&B star R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse, at least some involving minors, a Cook...

Chiwenga plane abandons take-off after technical fault in India

NEW DELHI, India – A plane carrying Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, who has been receiving treatment in India, abandoned take-off from New Delhi in...

UN Says Belgium Should Apologize and Pay Reparations For Dark Colonial Past and Racism

Belgium has a dark colonial past, and will it ever apologize to the DRC and pay for reparations? There is a general consensus that European...