Category Archives: Sports

Sudanese Protesters Vow to Remain on Streets Despite Military Warning

Protest leaders in Sudan say they will continue demonstrating in Khartoum, ignoring demands by the country's military rulers for protesters to remove themselves and their blockades from roads.The Sudanese Professional Association, which is leading the ...

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023�: record number of member associations move forward with bidding process

FIFA is pleased to confirm that it has received nine registrations in connection with the bidding process for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023, namely from the following member associations (in alphabetical order by country): middot; Argentinian Footba...

Dozens Dead in Fighting Between Chad Soldiers, Jihadists: Army

N'DJAMENA Fighting between Chad soldiers and Boko Haram jihadists killed dozens, including 63 "terrorists", in an overnight attack on a military base, an army spokesman said Monday.Seven soldiers were killed and 15 wounded when "the terrorists attack...

UN Urges Eritrea to Clarify Fate of Dozens of Missing People

GENEVA U.N. Human Rights experts are calling on the government of Eritrea to clarify the fate of dozens of disappeared people whose whereabouts have remained unknown since 2001.Eritrea is one of seven countries examined by the Human Rights

Fashion, Champagne Grace Nigeria Polo Party

LAGOS When polo comes to Lagos, the champagne flows and exuberant fashion colors adorn the green fields.While most Nigerians would never trade their love of soccer, the commercial capital still hosts the biggest polo tournament in West Africa,

China’s New Silk Road May Hurt Italian Workers, Analysts Say

ROME � Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will sign up his country Saturday to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), an ambitious trillion-dollar transcontinental trade and infrastructure project. The memorandum signing in Rome is the centerpiece ...

Cameroon Busts Ivory, Pangolin Traffickers

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Police in Cameroon have arrested four wildlife traffickers caught with huge quantities of elephant tusks and scales from pangolins. The traffickers, said to be operating across Africa, were planning to transport the scales and ivory...

Cameroon Busts Ivory, Pangolin Traffickers

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Police in Cameroon have arrested four wildlife traffickers caught with huge quantities of elephant tusks and scales from pangolins. The traffickers, said to be operating across Africa, were planning to transport the scales and ivory...