South African State Theatre premieres Fela And The Kalakuta Queens on YouTube
The South African State Theatre, in association with Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions, will be premiering the legendary Fela and the Kalakuta Queens live on The South African State Theatre YouTube Channel from September 7, 2020, by 7 pm. According to the theatre company, as part of its objective of being a Pan African outfit, it will…
With two years to go, Super Eagles land in Qatar
The result of the just-concluded World Cup draws in Cairo, Egypt, is too good to be true and cannot be described as anything near the ‘Group of Death’.
CAF to wait for court ruling on abandoned Champions League final
African football chief Ahmad Ahmad said on Thursday he would wait on a decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport before deciding the outcome of the abandoned Champions League final between Esperance and Wydad Casablanca.
The other side of Egypt
It’S the quarterfinals at the African Cup of Nations today and tomorrow and the two biggest surprises are that Madagascar is still in the tournament and superstar Mohamed Salah and host Egypt are out, writes apnews.com. Madagascar is ranked 108th in the world by FIFA — below Haiti, Libya and even the Caribbean island of…
Benin seek first Cup of Nations success to continue shock run
If there was ever a time to start winning at the Africa Cup of Nations, today’s opening quarter-final in Cairo would be it for Benin, writes Reuters. Their clash against top-ranked Senegal is their 14th match in four tournaments and they have yet to post a victory. Yet Benin find themselves in the last eight…
Tension in Yaoundé as Cameroon players refuse to board plane for Egypt
Players of the Cameroonian national team, Indomitable Lions, yesterday refused to board their plane to Egypt for the African Nations Cup because they are owed some allowances. The Indomitable Lions justified their standoff with an open letter to the public yesterday, reports goal.com. According to CAF rules, Cameroon’s players were supposed to have arrived in…
Suicide bomber kills three police in historic heart of Cairo
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the heart of ancient Islamic Cairo, killing three policemen who were chasing him through its narrow alleyways, medical and security sources said on Tuesday.
Super Eagles to know opponents on April 12
The Super Eagles, who won the African Cup of Nations in 2013, will know their opponents in this year’s edition of the competition on April 12, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed. April 12 is the date approved by the Confederation of African Football for the draws of the 32nd edition of the competition,…
Leading African clubs long for CAF title
A number of popular African clubs who have not won a continental competition for a long time will be in CAF Confederation Cup play-offs first-leg action this weekend. It is 42 years since Nigerians Enugu Rangers won the now defunct African Cup Winners Cup and Ghanaians Asante Kotoko lifted the African Cup of Champions Clubs…
Man throws explosive device by US embassy in Cairo
A man was arrested on Tuesday after throwing a homemade explosive device close to the US embassy in Cairo, Egyptian security and judicial sources said.