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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Now Third-Best Team in Africa

Nigerian super eagles are now ranked third in Africa after moving up four places to 42nd in the latest rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. The team's winning streak against the Pirates of Seychelles and the Pharaohs of Egypt...

Ivory Coast’s Football Star Who Lost Everything in UK to Belgian Ex-wife Remarries in Home Country

Former Ivorian international and Arsenal defender, Emmanuel Eboue, who was in the news two years ago for being broke after a bitter divorce, has remarried in his home country Cote d’Ivoire. Eboue is reported to have married his ex-fiancee, Stephanie...

Nigeria Finish First at World Para Powerlifting Championships

Nigeria on Wednesday emerged the overall winner of the concluded 2019 Lagos World Para Powerlifting Invitational Championships held at Oriental Hotel in Lagos. The country won 20 gold medals, 15 silver and 7 bronze medals, making it a total of...

Egypt Wins Bid to Host 2019 African Cup of Nations

Egypt have beaten South Africa to earn the hosting rights for this year's African Cup of Nations after a decision was reached through a vote at the CAF Executive Committee meeting in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday. The meeting had initially...

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Best Player of the Year at Globe Soccer Awards

After losing the Ballon d'Or and FIFA Best Player award, Cristiano Ronaldo is the winner of the Globe Soccer Award. Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo beat Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann and Paris Saint-Germain youngster Kylian Mbappe to win the Best...

Top 15 Best National football teams in Africa (2018), Nigeria Retains 4th Position – FIFA Ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles is retains their fourth place in Africa and retains her 44th spot in the world with 1,427 points, in the FIFA/Coca Cola Rankings, listwand reports.The latest ranking was released on Thursday on the website of the...

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has won the 2018 BBC African Player Of The Year Award. The five nominees were: Medhi Benatia (Morocco), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Thomas Partey (Ghana) and Mohamed Salah (Egypt). The 26-year-old helped Liverpool reach the...

CAF Awards 2018: Mohamed Salah, Aubameyang, Mane, Alex Iwobi shortlisted (Full list)

CAF Awards 2018: Mohamed Salah, Mane, Alex Iwobi shortlisted for the African Player of the Year alongside 7 other spectacular players. Last year's winner, Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool, is one of five English Premier League players shortlisted. Salah's club...

AFCON 2019: South Africa Officially Places bid to replace Cameroon as Hosts

South Africa has officially bid to replace Cameroon as Afcon 2019 hosts. The country's FA confirmed recently that all the documents have been submitted to Caf to consider South Africa as Cameroon's replacement. South Africa has finally submitted their bid to...

Latest FIFA Rankings: Nigeria Ranked 44th in the world, 4th Best in Africa

World Football Governing Body, FIFA has on Thursday released the latest World Football Rankings. Super Eagles Of Nigeria remain 4th in Africa and 44th in the World with 1,427 points. Senegal are now top in Africa with 1,505 points and 23rd...

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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,