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December 14, 2018 6:19 AM British students raped at gunpoint on Ghana trip

Authorities in Ghana are investigating the sexual assault of four British girls and their teacher at gunpoint. The Sixth Form students, aged between 16 and 17, were part of an organised trip by a school in southern England. Reports say the four girls and their teacher were attacked on Saturday night at the hostel where they were staying in the Greater 9

December 4, 2018 6:37 AM Sierra Leone disqualified from Afcon

Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) said yesterday. Football’s world governing body Fifa had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) in October due to “government interference”. Caf’s decision means Kenya and Ghana are assured of first 16

December 1, 2018 10:48 AM Cameroon stripped of hosting 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Cameroon have been stripped of hosting next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, says the Confederation of African Football. African football’s governing body (Caf) says it is because of delays in the progress of Cameroon’s preparation for the tournament, due to start in June. Officials made the decision at a meeting on Friday in Accra, Ghana, that lasted more than 10 hours 10

November 13, 2018 3:15 PM Tafi Mhaka: Are anti-gay witch hunts really protecting ‘African values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa. On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt down “suspected” homosexuals. Makonda is an ardent Christian and close ally of Tanzanian President John Magufuli, a traditionalist who believes “even cows disapprove 18

August 17, 2018 5:58 AM ‘Kwese Iflix now largest TV platform in Zim’

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s Kwese Iflix now ranks as one of the country’s largest television platform with more than 1,2 million active account holders. The figures were revealed by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe CEO Douglas Mboweni yesterday as he launched a new promotion aimed at pushing for even more customers. The platform took Zimbabwe by storm by broadcasting 25

August 11, 2018 11:51 AM Adebayor named in Togo squad for Nations Cup qualifier

Emmanuel Adebayor’s international career will extend into yet another season after he was named by Togo in their preliminary squad for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin. Since taking over as Togo coach in 2016, Claude Le Roy has consistently made his early selections public and includes Adebayor in his team, 18 years since 20

July 27, 2018 1:28 AM 6 Zim musicians in running for Africa award

Six Zimbabwean artists Jah Prayzah, Winky D, EXQ, Ammara Brown, Brian Soko and Shashl have been nominated for the 5th African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA 2018) to be held in Dallas, Texas (US). Jah Prayzah, who was nominated last year, leads the pack with two nominations including a nomination in the Best Live Act category and in the Best Male Southern 24

July 3, 2018 7:46 AM Masvingo United in dire straits again

After clawing back into the Eastern Region Division One via the playoffs, former premier Soccer league [PSL] runners-up Masvingo United looked set to make one big assault for a return to top-flight football. Everything seemed rosy for Una Una before the start of the season with reports that the club had bagged two big sponsors and was going on a massive 46

June 11, 2018 5:16 AM Mighty Warriors not going to Ghana

Zimbabwe’s Mighty Warriors were left kicking themselves after they went down to Zambia in the final round of the Africa Women Cup of Nations soccer qualifiers yesterday at Rufaro to bow out of this year’s tournament. The Mighty Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the first leg in Lusaka last Wednesday and yesterday they were the first to score in the 45th minute 47

June 10, 2018 3:38 PM Mighty Warriors eye Africa champs ticket

THE Mighty Warriors must overcome a stubborn Zambian football side in the second leg of their African Women’s Championship (AWC) qualifier at Rufaro Stadium today as they seek to take another step towards a maiden appearance at the Fifa Women’s World Cup next year. Coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda’s side claimed a 1-0 away win in Lusaka in the first 33