Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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    Seven family-friendly destinations in Africa

Seven family-friendly destinations in Africa

BY CHIOMA IWUNZE-IBIAM Summer holiday season is here. Most holidaymakers prefer journeying to Africa with their families. No surprise. Africa is blessed with so much beauty and warmth.‘Africa, my Africa,’ sang renowned poet, David Diop. “Africa of whom my grandmother sings on the bank of the distant rivers.”For some others, Africa reminds them of safaris, paradise, oceans, tropics, fruits, exotic animals, [...]

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    OBITUARY: Oladeinde Fernandez… reclusive billionaire, Mandela’s friend, ‘Rihanna’s father’

OBITUARY: Oladeinde Fernandez… reclusive billionaire, Mandela’s friend, ‘Rihanna’s father’

Seventy-nine-year-old Antonio Oladeinde Fernandez, Nigerian businessman, diplomat and permanent representative of Central African Republic (CAR) to the United Nations, died on Tuesday evening in Belgium as a man whose personal life was largely shielded from the prying public.Not that he entirely succeeded in living a private life. But for a septuagenarian who was worth a staggering $8.7 billion as at 2014, who [...]

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    Namibia president wins $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize

Namibia president wins $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize

Hifikepunye Pohamba, outgoing president of Namibia, has won the world's most valuable individual award – the 2014 edition of the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership.Pohamba was a founding member of the South West Africa People's Organisation (Swapo), an armed movement that waged a decades-long campaign for independence against South Africa.The award, which is worth $5 million, is given each [...]

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    Meet the last batch of BBA Hotshots participants

Meet the last batch of BBA Hotshots participants

The final participants of the Big brother Africa Hotshots have been revealed and so far, only one Nigerian is in the mix.She says she is friendly but can also be annoying and intends to see how far she can go with relationships while in the house. We think time will tell.MalawiMr 265TV presenter, Mr 265 is 23, single and currently studying [...]

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    AFCON qualifiers: Eagles lose, Cameroon win without Eto’o

AFCON qualifiers: Eagles lose, Cameroon win without Eto’o

Champions Nigeria were handed a shock defeat at the start of the group phase of African Nations Cup qualifying on Saturday, while Cameroon started their post-Samuel Eto’o era with an away win.Other 2014 World Cup teams Algeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast had mixed results after opening the campaign for a place at the AFCON finals in Morocco in January.Burkina Faso, Gabon and [...]

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Commonwealth Games final medals’ table

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total1 England 58 59 57 1742 Australia 49 42 46 1373 Canada 32 16 34 824 Scotland 19 15 19 535 India 15 30 19 646 New Zealand 14 14 17 457 South Africa 13 10 17 408 Nigeria 11 11 14 369 Kenya 10 10 5 2510 Jamaica 10 4 8 2211 Singapore 8 5 4 1712 Malaysia 6 7 6 1913 Wales 5 11 20 3614 Cyprus 2 4 2 815 Northern Ireland 2 3 7 1216 Papua New Guinea 2 0 0 217 Cameroon 1 3 3 718 Uganda 1 0 4 519 Grenada 1 0 1 220 Botswana 1 0 0 120 Kiribati 1 0 0 122 Trinidad and Tobago 0 3 5 823 Pakistan 0 3 1 424 Bahamas 0 2 1 324 Samoa 0 2 1 326 Namibia 0 1 2 327 Mozambique 0 1 1 227 Mauritius 0 1 1 228 Bangladesh 0 1 0 1  [...]

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    THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

The Super Eagles of Nigeria kickoff their World Cup 2014 campaign today with a match with Iran at the Arena da Baixada and are hoping to win their first World Cup match since France 1998.With group favourites Argentina beating Bosnia 2-1 yesterday, Nigeria, who are expected to compete with tournament newcomers Bosnia and today’s opponent, Iran for the second spot, [...]

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    NFF: Match-fixing claim by Singaporean ‘a hogwash’

NFF: Match-fixing claim by Singaporean ‘a hogwash’

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have dismissed the claim by a self-confessed and convicted Singaporean match-fixer, Wilson Raj Perumal, that he helped Nigeria qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals in South Africa.NFF dismissed all of Perumal's claims as nothing more than "distinct fiction" and insisted that the true heroes of Nigeria’s qualification for the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals [...]

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