Category Archives: Sports

Algeria win Africa Cup of Nations

CAIRO Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo.

Baghdad Bounedjah’s shot took a huge deflection …

AFCON2019: Senegal faces Algeria in finals; Tunisia battles Nigeria for the third place

CAIRO The AFCON2019 finals is a battle between West and North African countries, Senegal and Algeria respectively.

Senegal after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the first semi-finals will at the finals meet Algeria who beat three …

Kenya’s Ice Hockey Team Determined to Qualify for 2022 Winter Olympics

NAIROBI – Kenya’s only ice hockey team is still trying to earn a bid for the 2022 winter Olympics, being held in Beijing. In a two-day friendly event held in Nairobi last weekend, the team …

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

GENEVA – A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by …

Rights Groups: Abuses on the Rise in Syria’s Afrin

Rights groups are expressing concerns over the increasing abuses against civilians by rebel forces in the northwestern Syrian city of Afrin.

Last week, a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome, who was kidnapped by a rebel …

Nigerian President Buhari Sworn In for 2nd Term

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari began his second term as head of Africa’s most populous nation on Wednesday, facing heightened pressure to defeat Islamic extremism and boost the oil-dependent economy amid concerns over his …

Malawi Election Campaigning Closes

BLANTYRE Campaigning has ended for Malawi’s tightly contested May 21 elections for president, lawmakers, and local leaders. As political parties ready for Tuesday’s polls, Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima, who is challenging President Peter Mutharika, …