Arsenal confirm deal for Hein ahead of Burnley clash

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Arsenal have confirmed that goalkeeper, Karl Hein, has signed a new long-term contract with the club. The North London club disclosed this in a statement via their website on Friday ahead of their Premier League...

Cristiano Ronaldo causing many problems for Solskjaer – Carragher

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Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo’s signing to Manchester United will cause ‘many problems as it solves’ for the manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, this season. Carragher made the assertion ahead of...

Court orders DSS to pay Sunday Igboho N20bn over home invasion

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has been ordered to pay Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, N20billion. The money is for damages done to his Soka home in Ibadan during the July 1...

West Africa turns to sanctions as putschists consolidate power in Guinea, Mali

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By Africanews West African leaders meeting in Ghana's capital on Thursday imposed a travel ban and asset freeze on Guinea's army rulers, the bloc's toughest response yet to a spate of coups in the region. The...

African leaders call for CAR ceasefire

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African leaders have called for a ceasefire to be declared in the Central African Republic (CAR), amid a security crisis. At a Great Lakes regional summit in Angola on Thursday, politicians also agreed on a...

Burundi reopens schools after Covid break

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By Africanews Schools re-opened in Burundi on Thursday after being closed due to the pandemic and summer holidays, as the Burundian Health Ministry issued mandatory testing for all returning students. Schoolchildren, many accompanied by their parents,...

Ethiopia and Egypt welcome call to resume dam talks

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Ethiopia's foreign ministry has welcomed the UN security council's calls to resume talks with neighbouring Sudan and Egypt to resolve their dispute and finalise their agreement on filling and operating the the Grand Ethiopian...

Netflix to stream Ethiopian film Sankofa

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BBC News Amharic An Ethiopian film about black resistance will start streaming on Netflix next week. Sankofa, by director Haile Gerima, was first released to international acclaim in 1993 and now a 4K restoration will be...

Zuma loses bid to overturn jail sentence

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Mary Harper Africa editor, BBC World Service South Africa's top court has ruled that the former President Jacob Zuma has failed in his bid to have his 15-month jail sentence overturned. In July, Mr Zuma asked...

Gabon’s former PM dies after battle with Covid

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Gabon's former Prime Minister Casimir Oye Mba died on Thursday at the age of 79 after contracting coronavirus, his family said. He had received hospital treatment in the country’s capital – Libreville – for a week,...

At least 10 soldiers killed in Cameroon ambush – reports

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Guy Bandolo BBC News At least 10 soldiers from the Cameroonian army's elite Rapid Intervention Battalion were reportedly killed in an ambush on Thursday in Bamessing, in the troubled North-West region. A video posted on social...

Stop snubbing female Afrobeats artists – Yemi Alade

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Nigerian Afrobeats star Yemi Alade told the BBC’s Africa Daily podcast that the African music scene is incredibly male-dominated, and that people should give female artists "a chance". "I would say to any female that...

Aisha Buhari charges Nigerian girls to embrace football as she receives No. 10 jersey...

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First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has urged Nigerian girls to embrace football as a career path. She made the call while receiving the President of FIFA, Mr. Gianni Infantino at the State House on Thursday...

I’m not dead! – Taliban leader Abdul Baradar appears on Afghan TV to deny...

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The Taliban's deputy prime minister Abdul Ghani Baradar has come out to deny reports he was killed in an alleged fight with a rival terrorist faction. It was reported days back that the Islamist group...