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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Is Ronaldinho off to ply trade in Angola?

Brazilian former Barcelona and AC Milan star Ronaldinho is reportedly set to extend his playing career - in Angola. Kabuscorp are set to sign...

Move to indict son of Abdoulaye Wade

A Sengalese special prosecutor is seeking a seven-year prison sentence for Karim Wade, the son of a former president, on charges of illicit enrichment,...

Albino abductions increase calls for effective witch doctor ban

There have been calls for greater action to enforce a newly-imposed ban on witch doctors in Tanzania following the abduction of a child whose...

Grace back on form following surgery

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe was welcomed by cabinet ministers and thousands of Zanu PF supporters on Sunday as she returned from a short...

Egyptian leader seeks mandate to attack IS

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has called for a United Nations resolution mandating an international coalition to fight so-called ‘Islamic State’ (IS) in Libya on...

Law change bans child brides in Malawi

Malawi has passed a law banning child marriage, raising the minimum age to 18 in a country where half of girls end up as...

Naira at all-time low

Nigeria’s currency, the naira, has fallen to a record low following the West African nation’s decision to postpone its national elections, increasing the risk...

Wanjiru death was murder, says pathologist

THE senior doctor who performed the autopsy on the body of Olympic Marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru, who died from a presumed fall in May...

Disappointment as FIFA imposes meagre fine

West Ham United have been reprimanded and fined £71,000 by world football’s governing body over their claim that Senegal international Diafra Sakho was unfit...

Elephants get the monkey off their backs

Africa Cup of Nations 2015 Final – Equatorial Guinea Ivory Coast 0 – 0 Ghana (a.e.t) Ivory Coast win 9 – 8 on penalties   Ivory Coast had...

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