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SAFA TO MAKE BID TO HOST AFCON 2019

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Football Association (Safa) has on Sunday confirmed that it will make a bid to host the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in 2019. This after

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MAN SHOT DEAD, TWO OTHERS WOUNDED IN A BAR FIGHT DURING SA-NIGERIA SOCCER MATCH

A man and his two friends were watching Bafana Bafana square off against Nigeria in the Afcon qualifier match when they were shot at by another man, Eastern Cape police

NIGERIANS REACT TO $25,000 OFFER FOR GOALS AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA

Nigerians on social media have expressed mixed reactions towards the offer of a $25,000 cash reward to the national football team for every goal scored in Saturday’s cup of nations

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OFFICIALS WORRIED AFTER PALTRY 7,300 TICKETS SOLD FOR BAFANA VS NIGERIA SHOWDOWN

Tickets to Saturday’s African Nations Cup showdown between Bafana Bafana and Nigeria at FNB Stadium have been moving at a snail’s pace and only 7,300 had been sold by Tuesday

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BIAFRAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL-PORT HARCOURT 2018

BIAFRAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL “PORT HARCOURT 2018” Barrister Austin Okeke Writes From South Africa It is a festival of arts, culture, and life. A kaleidoscope of colors and a display of

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PRESIDENT BUHARI MEETS FIRST BLACKMAN ELECTED SENATOR IN ITALY

Mr Toni Iwobi, of Nigerian origin and domiciled in Italy for 41 years, is the first black man ever to be elected senator. On the sidelines of the 73rd United

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UNLOCKING AFRICA’S INDUSTRIAL CORRIDORS AND THE ROLE OF STATE OWNED COMPANIES / ENTERPRISES

ABOUT THIS PANEL DISCUSSION: The economic development challenges facing Africa include the highest population growth globally, low growth in infrastructure stock, low levels of intra-regional economic exchange, and remains the

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RAND SLUMPS AS SOUTH AFRICA IN RECESSION FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2009

South Africa entered recession in the second quarter for the first time since 2009, data showed on Tuesday, in a stinging blow to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts to revive the

NIGERIA, SIERRA LEONE SURVIVE SEMI-FINAL SCARES

Favourites Nigeria and Sierra Leone qualified for the final of the ICC Under 19 World Cup Africa Division Two Qualifier tournament, but they both got a major scare along the

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JOHN OBI MIKEL SET TO MISS AFCON QUALIFIERS

Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel has withdrawn his name from contention for the Super Eagles’ squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles next month. Mikel, who captained