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#CAF2019: Mane Named African Player of the Year, Oshoala Best Female

Senegalese player and Liverpool forward was announced winner of the award ahead of two EPL players. He beats Liverpool's teammate Mohammed Salah and Manchester City’ s Riyad Mahrez to win the award at the annual awards ceremony staged in Hurghada...

Efe Ajagba: Meet the Nigerian Boxer Who Holds the Record For Fastest Victory In Boxing History

Efe Ajagba nicknamed The One and Only is a Nigerian professional boxer. As an amateur, he won a gold medal at the 2015 African Games and bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. As a professional, Ajagba holds the record...

Nigerian Super Eagles Rated Second Youngest National Team In The World

The Super Eagles have been rated second youngest national team in the World according to the Punch Newspaper. The Eagles average age is placed at 24.1, a statistics only bettered by Mexico, whose team averages 23.5. The Eagles have Maduka...

2018/19 Champions League Awards: Sadio Mané Nominated for UCL Forward of the Year

Liverpool & Senegal forward Sadio Mané was on Thursday nominated alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo for the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League forward of the year award. Mané played 13 times for Liverpool in their 2018/19 campaign, scored...

Salah & Mané Shortlisted For ‘The Best FIFA Men’s Player’ Award 2019

Yesterday, FIFA released the shortlists for 'The Best FIFA Football Awards' 2019. Out of the 10 names shortlisted for the 'The Best FIFA Men's Player' category, Africa is fully represented by the duo of Egypt's Mohamed Salah and Sengal's...

Basketball Africa League: Lagos Among Cities To Host Inaugural Season

Lagos has been selected Among Cities To Host Inaugural Season Of The Basketball Africa League. According to a press release from the NBA, Lagos was selected alongside six other cities – Cairo, Dakar, Luanda, Rabat and either Monastir or Tunis...

Nigeria Bags 50 Medals To Win The 2019 Africa Cup Track Cycling

Team Nigeria topped the medals table with 21 gold, 17 silver and 12 bronze medals in the overall result of the medals table at the maiden edition of the Africa Cup Track Cycling on Sunday in Abuja. The Africa...

Nigeria Was The Most Talked-About Team On Facebook During The 2019 AFCON

Facebook has revealed that Bronze medal winners Nigeria were the most talked-about team on Facebook. They were followed by second-place finishers Senegal, winners Algeria, South Africa and Tunisia. Nigeria generated the highest conversations about the AFCON on Facebook ahead of...

Meet Forbes Africa’s 2019 New Class of 30 Under 30s In Sports

Forbes Africa has released its fifth edition of its 30 under 30 list, honouring some of the continent's most accomplished young artists, entrepreneurs and tech stars. The Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list for 2019 was announced yesterday at the...

Serena Williams Makes History as First Ever Athlete to Make Forbes ‘Richest Self-Made Women List

Serena Williams has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes ' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most successful female entrepreneurs in the country. In addition to being a 23-time Grand Slam winner, Williams—who ranks in at...

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TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most...

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell Wins UK’s Top Prize For Science Fiction

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the UK’s top prize for science fiction, the Arthur C Clarke award, for her first novel "The Old Drift". The...

African Tribe: The Artistic Ndebeles of Southern Africa

The Ndebeles are an African ethnic group living in South Africa and Zimbabwe known for their artistic talent, especially with regard to their painted houses and colorful beadwork. Not much is known about these people except that they originated from the larger Nguni tribes who make up almost two thirds of the black population in South Africa.

Matriarchal Communities in Africa: African Communities Where Women Reign Supreme

From the Umoja community in Northern Kenya to the small rural community of Arnado Debbo in Niger state, Nigeria. These here are three African communities with long-standing traditions where to be a woman is superior.

African Tribe: The Dinka People Of South Sudan

The Dinka are a pastoral-agricultural people that make up the largest ethnic group in South Sudan. They vary their lifestyle by season – in the rainy season they live in permanent savannah settlements and raise grain crops like millet,