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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Gebreselassie says I’ll run again . . . for presidency

Ethiopia’s legendary distance runner, Haile Gebreselassie, has recently declared that he intends to contest the 2015 national election as an independent candidate. Now 40...

Troops fill in as base camp workers down tools

US Troops have been asked to help with base maintenance as some 600 Djiboutians continue to strike at US military hub, Camp Lemonnier, in...

Cape Verdeans get custom Facebook app

Keeping up with all things Cape Verdean just got a lot easier with a new, unique Facebook app developed by entrepreneur and software architect...

Record numbers exhibit at 30th Angola trade fair

The 30th Luanda International Fair (FILDA) ended on Sunday, hosting a record number of participating companies – over 1,000 – and serving to promote...

Leading Ugandan activists placed under house arrest

The leader of a group opposed to President Yoweri Museveni ‘s 27-year leadership has been arrested for allegedly planning to ‘cause chaos’ in Uganda’s...

Ghana regain two slots for CAF inter-clubs competitions

Ghana will have four representatives in continental club competitions from next year after CAF restored two lost slots to the West African country. This means...

Cameroonian Football Association suspension lifted

FIFA passed a decision today, 22 July 2013, to lift the suspension of the Cameroonian Football Association (FECAFOOT) given that the conditions previously set...

Tau retires from football

Former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs defender Jimmy Tau has announced his retirement from football. The right-back, who has missed the last 12 months with...

Frimpong begins pre-season training with Arsenal

Emmanuel Frimpong began pre-season training with English Premier League side Arsenal on Tuesday after recovering from injury. The midfielder was sidelined for two months after...

Zero tolerance against doping

The effects of the pre-IAAF World Athltics meet dope testing campaign is leaving very sour tastes in the mouths of the athletes found to...

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