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2036 Olympics: Egypt to become the first African nation to stage the Games

Africa for the first time may be included in the Olympic map, Egypt being the first African nation to bid for the 2036 Olympic Games. Egyptian Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhi has revealed the country plans to bid for the 2036 Olympics Games and will seek to become the first African nation to stage the Games. […]

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Cameroon 2021: CAF has increased the prize money of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations.

The decision was taken by the Executive Committee meeting yesterday chaired by President, Dr Patrice Motsepe in Douala, Cameroon. The increase is in line with CAF’s commitment to reward merit performance and enhance the status of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, and will be in effect in the upcoming edition that will kick-off at […]

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Madagascar minister Serge Gelle swims 12 hours to safety after chopper crash

Agencies A Madagascan minister was one of the two survivors, to have swum at least 12 hours to safety on December 21, following the crash of a helicopter off the country’s northeast coast, authorities confirmed. A search is said to be still ongoing for two other passengers after the crash on Monday, whose cause hasn’t […]

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President Museveni juggles ambassadors

President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday announced shifting changes in Uganda’s  ambassadorial appointments that saw new faces as some notable figures missed out on the list.In a State House statement, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni replaced Dr Crispus Kiyonga as the country’s ambassador to Beijing with Oliver Wanekha – who has been Uganda’s representative to Rwanda.Retired Maj […]

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Samuel Eto’o is the new Cameroon FA boss

Agencies…. Former Cameroonian international Samuel Eto’o was on Saturday elected president of the country’s Football Federation (Fecafoot) after polling 43 votes; beating the incumbent who managed 31. The former Barcelona and Inter star, defeated Seidou Mbombo Njoya, who was elected in 2018, but his election was contested by several actors of Cameroonian soccer, and cancelled […]