South Africa dispatches emissaries to calm xenophobia fears
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent high-ranking emissaries on a mission to reassure African countries after a wave of xenophobic attacks, the presidency said on Sunday.
Gbajabiamila leads team to Commonwealth meeting in Tanzania
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has led the Nigerian delegation to the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region Conference which began yesterday in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Toll from Tanzania fuel truck blast rises to 82: hospital
The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania at the weekend has climbed to 82 after seven more people died from their injuries, a hospital official said Wednesday.
Tanzania lays to rest dozens killed in fuel tanker blast
Tanzania on Sunday laid to rest most of the 71 people who died while trying to collect leaking petrol from an overturned fuel tanker that exploded.
Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 57
Fifty-seven people perished in Tanzania on Saturday when a fuel tanker exploded after overturning on a road west of the capital Dar Es Salaam, police said. The disaster took place near the town of Morogoro, with police saying the blaze may have been sparked by a cigarette as people rushed to collect leaking fuel from the stricken truck.
AFCON 2019: Amuneke confirms contract termination, says it’s great experience
Emmanuel Amuneke, the ex-Super Eagles winger, says his two-year contract with the Tanzanian Football Federation (TFF) has been terminated.
Olunga goals keep Kenya in hunt for last-16 place
Michael Olunga scored twice as Kenya edged neighbours Tanzania 3-2 in Cairo Thursday to keep alive hopes of reaching the second round in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Japan-based forward equalised in the first half and scored the 80th-minute winner in a lively east African derby. Johanna Omolo was the other scorer for Kenya,…
AFCON 2019 match commentary to be broadcast in pidgin on DStv, GOtv
With the start of the Total 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) only a few days away, DStv and GOtv subscribers can look forward to experiencing every moment of the tournament live and in HD on SuperSport, with superior analyses and commentary both in English and Pidgin. All the matches of the tournament will be…
2019 Edelman Report shows Nigerians have more faith in employers
Out of the four mainstream institutions of government, business, media and non-governmental organisations, the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer has revealed that Nigerians have more faith in businesses and believe their employers should take the lead on change rather than wait for government to initiate it. The Report, which was the 19th and the…