Police have detained seven men over separate alleged racist incidents against Real Madrid football player Vinícius Júnior as Spain’s main football league urged changes to Spanish law that would enable it to take steps to curb racism in stadiums. Four men were arrested in Madrid, police said, three of whom were members of “a radical […]

Two worshippers and two security guards have been killed in a gun attack near Africa’s oldest synagogue, on the Tunisian island of Djerba. The attack took place during an annual pilgrimage to the island, which attracts thousands of Jewish visitors from Europe and Israel and is seen as a rare instance of Jewish partnership with […]

The Atlas Lions of Morocco are warming up for a showdown against France, in what could yet be the biggest football match of the North African country’s history. Morocco has already created history for itself as the first African country to reach the semi-finals of a FIFA World Cup by overcoming Portugal in a pulsating […]

Legendary Afrobeat singer, record producer, saxophonist, and songwriter, Femi Kuti has been conferred with the national honour of the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Government in Paris France. The warm gesture was extended to Femi Kuti at the Fela Anikulapo- Kuti Rebellion Afrobeat Exhibition on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, […]

Nigeria’s under 20 women’s national football team, the Falconets have booked a place in the Quarter-finals of the ongoing 10th FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica. The team led by Chris Danjuma recorded a 1-0 victory against South Korea in their second group game played on Sunday. South Korean girls were brimming with […]

The US is being pressed to allow more time for evacuation from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan as the deadline for its withdrawal on August 31 draws nearer. US President Joe Biden is set to decide within the next 24 hours whether to extend the timeline for withdrawal. The US has evacuated, and facilitated the evacuation of, approximately […]

The Appeal Court in France is set to make a ruling today on a conviction handed to the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president for using public money to fund his lavish lifestyle. If the decision goes against Teodorin Obiang, his assets could be redistributed to people living in his home country. Obiang, who is the […]

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