2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon beat Comoros 3-0 to qualify – BBC Sport

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon beat Comoros 3-0 to qualify – BBC Sport

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored the opener for Cameroon against Comoros to secure their Nations Cup qualification Cameroon secured their place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt with a 3-0 win over Comoros in Yaounde on Saturday in the final Group B qualifier. The Indomitable Lions, who won the last Nations Cup in […]

Only one country needed to realise Africa single market – The East African

Only one country needed to realise Africa single market – The East African

By CHRISTABEL LIGAMIMore by this Author Ethiopia last week ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), leaving only one more ratification for it to take effect. Twenty-two ratifications are required for the agreement to enter into force and so far 21 countries have ratified their instruments. Since the March 2018 AU Summit in Kigali […]

Rediscovering Sierra Leone with Vicki Remoe [Inspire Africa] – africanews

Rediscovering Sierra Leone with Vicki Remoe [Inspire Africa] – africanews

In its latest edition, ‘Inspire Africa’ displays a different side of Sierra Leone, though the lens of a TV show host who’s making waves in the West African country. This episode also puts the spotlight on some young Nigerians who are revamping the automobile industry and a new generation of filmmakers in Burkina Faso. Source […]

United Nations backs S. Africa's Semenya in case against IAAF – africanews

United Nations backs S. Africa's Semenya in case against IAAF – africanews

United Nations backs Semenya Semenya received support from the United Nations this week as they adopted a resolution tabled by South Africa “aimed at eliminating discrimination against women and girls in sport, giving significant global weight from a human rights perspective to Caster Semenya’s case”, according to a media release from the South African government. […]

Africa in the news: Cyclone Idai, $47 billion for climate finance, and power shortages in South Africa – Brookings Institution

Africa in the news: Cyclone Idai, $47 billion for climate finance, and power shortages in South Africa – Brookings Institution

Devastating Cyclone Idai hits Southeast Africa On March 15, Cyclone Idai made landfall in the southeast African nations of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Madagascar, with winds up to 100 miles per hour and a storm surge topping 20 feet. Heavy rains accompanied the storm and continued for several days after the cyclone according to the […]

Armed groups get four posts in new Central Africa government – TimesLIVE

Armed groups get four posts in new Central Africa government – TimesLIVE

The new government of Central Africa, appointed by presidential decree on Friday, includes ministers from armed groups that signed last month’s peace deal. Under the provisions of a peace accord — signed in the CAR capital Bangui on February 6 — President Faustin-Archange Touadera agreed to form an “inclusive” government. But within weeks, the deal […]

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