Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Ugandan Police Disperse Backers of Lawmaker with Presidential Ambitions

KAMPALA Ugandan police fired tear gas and water cannon on Monday to disperse supporters of popular musician and lawmaker Bobi Wine after they gathered at a beach resort near Kampala where he was planning to …

Ugandan Police Disperse Backers of Lawmaker with Presidential Ambitions

KAMPALA Ugandan police fired tear gas and water cannon on Monday to disperse supporters of popular musician and lawmaker Bobi Wine after they gathered at a beach resort near Kampala where he was planning to …

Zambia Rugby Hosts World Rugby Services Manager

World Rugby Services Manager for Africa Steph Nel is in Zambia, Mr Nel who is accompanied by World Rugby Coach Trainer Denver Wannies and Get Into Rugby Coordinator for Central and Southern Africa Johnbosco Muamba, …

Zambia Rugby Hosts World Rugby Services Manager

World Rugby Services Manager for Africa Steph Nel is in Zambia, Mr Nel who is accompanied by World Rugby Coach Trainer Denver Wannies and Get Into Rugby Coordinator for Central and Southern Africa Johnbosco Muamba, …

FC Bayern Opens 1st African Soccer School in Ethiopia

WASHINGTON German champion football club Bayern Munich has signed an agreement to open its first soccer school in Africa, locating it in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

FC Bayern Munich told VOA’s Horn of Africa Service that …

Women’s Football in Nigeria Struggles for Funds

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigeria’s women’s football [soccer] team, the Super Falcons, has dominated the African Women’s Championship, winning nine titles since 1991. But the players have complained of low salaries, delayed paychecks, and being treated as …

Women’s Football in Nigeria Struggles for Funds

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigeria’s women’s football [soccer] team, the Super Falcons, has dominated the African Women’s Championship, winning nine titles since 1991. But the players have complained of low salaries, delayed paychecks, and being treated as …

Sudan’s Military Warns Protesters to Clear Barricades as Talks Break Down

KHARTOUM Tensions are rising between Sudan’s military and protesters who have held a weeks-long sit-in around army headquarters in Khartoum. The protesters have vowed to stay until the country returns to civilian rule.

Sudan’s transitional …

Mali’s Keita Names Finance Minister as New PM

BAMAKO Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita appointed finance minister Boubou Cisse as prime minister on Monday, days after the government resigned following pressure to respond to the vigilante massacre of about 160 Fulani herders which …