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#CAF2019: Mane Named African Player of the Year, Oshoala Best Female

Senegalese player and Liverpool forward was announced winner of the award ahead of two EPL players. He beats Liverpool's teammate Mohammed Salah and Manchester City’ s Riyad Mahrez to win the award at the annual awards ceremony staged in Hurghada...

Efe Ajagba: Meet the Nigerian Boxer Who Holds the Record For Fastest Victory In Boxing History

Efe Ajagba nicknamed The One and Only is a Nigerian professional boxer. As an amateur, he won a gold medal at the 2015 African Games and bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. As a professional, Ajagba holds the record...

Salah & Mané Shortlisted For ‘The Best FIFA Men’s Player’ Award 2019

Yesterday, FIFA released the shortlists for 'The Best FIFA Football Awards' 2019. Out of the 10 names shortlisted for the 'The Best FIFA Men's Player' category, Africa is fully represented by the duo of Egypt's Mohamed Salah and Sengal's...

Basketball Africa League: Lagos Among Cities To Host Inaugural Season

Lagos has been selected Among Cities To Host Inaugural Season Of The Basketball Africa League. According to a press release from the NBA, Lagos was selected alongside six other cities – Cairo, Dakar, Luanda, Rabat and either Monastir or Tunis...

Meet Forbes Africa’s 2019 New Class of 30 Under 30s In Sports

Forbes Africa has released its fifth edition of its 30 under 30 list, honouring some of the continent's most accomplished young artists, entrepreneurs and tech stars. The Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list for 2019 was announced yesterday at the...

Serena Williams Makes History as First Ever Athlete to Make Forbes ‘Richest Self-Made Women List

Serena Williams has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes ' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most successful female entrepreneurs in the country. In addition to being a 23-time Grand Slam winner, Williams—who ranks in at...

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Now Third-Best Team in Africa

Nigerian super eagles are now ranked third in Africa after moving up four places to 42nd in the latest rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. The team's winning streak against the Pirates of Seychelles and the Pharaohs of Egypt...

Ivory Coast’s Football Star Who Lost Everything in UK to Belgian Ex-wife Remarries in Home Country

Former Ivorian international and Arsenal defender, Emmanuel Eboue, who was in the news two years ago for being broke after a bitter divorce, has remarried in his home country Cote d’Ivoire. Eboue is reported to have married his ex-fiancee, Stephanie...

Egypt Wins Bid to Host 2019 African Cup of Nations

Egypt have beaten South Africa to earn the hosting rights for this year's African Cup of Nations after a decision was reached through a vote at the CAF Executive Committee meeting in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday. The meeting had initially...

Top 15 Best National football teams in Africa (2018), Nigeria Retains 4th Position – FIFA Ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles is retains their fourth place in Africa and retains her 44th spot in the world with 1,427 points, in the FIFA/Coca Cola Rankings, listwand reports.The latest ranking was released on Thursday on the website of the...
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Autherine Lucy: The Black Woman Whose Admission to the University of Alabama Sparked a Riot in 1956

Autherine Juanita Lucy was an American activist whose admission to the University of Alabama sparked a riot, leading to...