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Samuel Eto'o: The Contest For Cameroon Football Federation President

Samuel Eto’o: The Contest For Cameroon Football Federation President

Former Cameroon star, Samuel Eto’o is contesting for Cameroon football federation (Fecafoot) president which he announced via social media on Tuesday. “Out of love for Cameroon and passion for our football. Time is running out. Waiting is not an option. It is time to rebuild our football,” he posted. The elections for Fecafoot president was …

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The Congo Crisis: Is Bleeding-Edge Technology Bleeding Out It’s Source?

The Democratic Republic of Congo DRC is a country in Central Africa which is largely dependent on mineral resources, particularly Cobalt and has been making the news for its unending impunity and gross humanitarian crisis for decades on end. So much so that it has been counted among the worst places to live as a …

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African producers among the most hard-hit as oil price plunges

African oil-producing and reliant countries have been among the most hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and declining oil price. Oil price crashed below $20 dollars on Monday, the lowest in 18 years. In particular, Senegal, Nigeria and Angola continue to face new challenges each day amid the threat of economic fallout. Angola                In 2020, the Angolan …

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Mali poised to conclude elections despite coronavirus fears

After the kidnapping of the main opposition leader and the nation’s first COVID-19 death, many thought Mali’s long-awaited elections might be delayed again. But the war-torn West African country has begun to vote. Malians headed to the polls Sunday for a long-delayed parliamentary election, less than a day after the country reported its first death …

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African soccer Legends join forces against Covid-19

Former Super Eagles Captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, yesterday teamed up with some former African football legends in the fight against the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic that is ravaging the world. The Nigeria goalkeeper to three World Cup finals in 2002, 2010 and 2014 was part of a group of African football legends that came together …

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AfDB to support Africa’s economies with $3bn COVID-19 bond

The African Development Bank has raised $3bn in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on livelihoods and Africa’s economies. It said in a statement last Friday that the Fight Covid-19 Social bond, with a three-year maturity, garnered interest from central banks and official institutions, bank …

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E-commerce expands across Africa as COVID-19 lockdown intensifies

As COVID-19 sweeps the globe, more and more people are relying on e-commerce to get what they need so they can practice social distancing. Businesses across Africa are also seeing a boost in their online sales, though as experts say due to the digital divide, not everyone will have access. Founder of Big Samps Market …

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Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz Becomes First African Artiste to Hit 900 Million Views On YouTube

Bongo Flava artiste, Diamond could be under quarantine for the Covid-19, however, amid the gloom, there is something worth smiling at. The singer who has in recent years had a string of collaborations has become the first African artiste to reach 900 million views on Youtube. By early morning March 23, the singer who is …

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Governments deploy tough measures as East Africa Records Surge in Coronavirus Infections

East Africa countries continue to register a surge in the number of people affected by coronavirus as the pandemic continues to cause havoc across the globe. Besides Kenya, across the border, Uganda registered its first case on Sunday, while the number of those infected in Rwanda and Ethiopia have already hit the double-digit figure. As …

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Senegal closes hotels, worship centres after Registering 39 Covid-19 Cases

The Senegalese Ministry of Health announced this weekend additional two new cases bringing the total to 39 cases of Covid-19; 5 patients that are being treated. From midnight of last Friday, all international flights to Dakar have been suspended till 17 April 2020. “All the hotels and churches are also closed and Friday Muslim prayers …

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