Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Tanzania"

    Sand Eagles draw Senegal, Libya, Tanzania for beach soccer AFCON

Sand Eagles draw Senegal, Libya, Tanzania for beach soccer AFCON

The Sand Eagles have been drawn in Group B for the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations beach soccer tournament.Nigeria will slug it out against the defending champions, Senegal, who have been a major force in past tournaments.Libya and Tanzania are the other teams in the group.The host country has been drawn against Morocco, Cote D'Ivoire and Madagascar in Group A.The AFCON will [...]

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    Eaglets beat Ghana via penalties, seal U17 AFCON spot

Eaglets beat Ghana via penalties, seal U17 AFCON spot

The Golden Eaglets on Saturday defeated Ghana’s Black Starlets via penalties in the final of the U17 WAFU zone B qualifying tournament.The pulsating encounter which ended 1-1 after regulation time held at the Stade General Seyni Kountche in Niamey.The Starlets shot into the lead in the 54th minute but the Nigerian team equalised minutes later when Akinkunmi Amoo finished brilliantly.Both teams tried hard [...]

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    Emmanuel Amunike appointed coach of Tanzania

Emmanuel Amunike appointed coach of Tanzania

Emmanuel Amunike has been appointed the new coach of Tanzania's national team.The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) said the former Sporting Lisbon and Barcelona winger signed the dotted lines on Monday.His first task will be to prepare the Taifa Stars for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Uganda.“We had so many applications for the Taifa Stars job but after looking [...]

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    ‘Herdsmen’ poison lions, vultures — but not in Nigeria

‘Herdsmen’ poison lions, vultures — but not in Nigeria

As Nigeria tries to work out a way to solve the herdsmen-farmers conflict, Tanzania is facing a different dimension of the problem.Herdsmen have been involved in clashes with operators of wildlife parks in the East African country.During the week, six lions and 74 vultures were found dead near a national park, south of the country.Gaudence Milanzi, permanent secretary for natural [...]

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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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    Tanzania orders arrest of lawmaker who insulted president

Tanzania orders arrest of lawmaker who insulted president

Tanzanian authorities ordered the detention of an opposition lawmaker on Tuesday for insulting President John Magufuli, days after the president ordered officials to take action against “incitement”.The opposition has accused Magufuli, nicknamed “the Bulldozer” for his blunt leadership style, of presiding over an “increasingly authoritarian” government.Ali Hapi, Kinondoni district commissioner, ordered police to detain Halima Mdee, a lawmaker from the [...]

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    REVEALED: Only 3 countries have a riskier business environment than Nigeria

REVEALED: Only 3 countries have a riskier business environment than Nigeria

Honduras, Venezuela and Tanzania are the only three countries – of 82 select countries – with a riskier business environment than Nigeria.Of 82 countries considered by Bloomberg, based on unemployment, inflation, currency volatility, foreign reserves, and other metrics, Nigeria ranks 79.The Bloomberg Country Risk Score is a composite of 29 indicators representing financial, economic and political risks facing investors.Risk scores [...]

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    Eagles look forward to 50th World Cup qualifier on home soil

Eagles look forward to 50th World Cup qualifier on home soil

The Super Eagles will be playing their 50th World Cup qualifying match on home soil when they take on the Fennecs of Algeria at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, on November 12.In their previous 49 home matches, the Eagles won 39, drew seven, and lost three.The first home match for Nigeria was on September 10, 1960, when they tied [...]

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    Dangote: Even if FG wants to sell NLNG on credit, I am not interested

Dangote: Even if FG wants to sell NLNG on credit, I am not interested

Aliko Dangote, president of of Dangote Group, says if the federal government offers to sell the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) to him on credit, he is not interested.Reacting to the criticisms that have trailed his advocacy for the sale of national assets, Dangote told THISDAY that his proposal was borne out of the desire to see Nigeria get out [...]

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    Jonathan to mediate in Tanzanian political crisis

Jonathan to mediate in Tanzanian political crisis

Goodluck Jonathan, former president of Nigeria, has been mandated to mediate in the political dispute that broke out in the Zanzibar region of Tanzania after the country’s general election.Kamalesh Sharma, secretary-general of Commonwealth, asked Jonathan, who led a 33-nation observer mission to the country in October, to lead a delegation that will hold talks with the key political figures in [...]

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    Concede election like me if you lose, Jonathan tells Tanzanian presidential aspirants

Concede election like me if you lose, Jonathan tells Tanzanian presidential aspirants

Goodluck Jonathan, chair of the Commonwealth election observer mission to Tanzania, has urged the loser of Sunday’s Tanzanian presidential election to promptly acknowledge it in the interest of the country's peace and unity.Jonathan, who has been briefing a broad spectrum of stakeholders in Dar es Salaam – including chairman of the electoral commission, leaders of political parties, journalists, youth orgasisations and the civil [...]

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    Carl Ikeme told to fight for his Wolves place

Carl Ikeme told to fight for his Wolves place

Wolverhampton Warriors coach, Kenny Jackett, has told goalkeeper Carl Ikeme to fight and regain his place in the team because Wolves have no intention of selling him.  The 29-year-old lost his place to Arsenal on loan keeper Emiliano Martinez who has started the last five league games.But Jackett has played down fears the goalkeeper’s international ambitions might tempt him away [...]

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    Dangote to build cement plants in 18 African countries

Dangote to build cement plants in 18 African countries

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, has disclosed plans to build cement plants in 18 African countries, including Nepal in Asia to make the continent import-dependent free.Dangote made the announcement at the commissioning of 3.0 million metric tonne per annum (MTPA) cement plant at Mgao village in Mtwara, Tanzania.He said the entire Africa firms, which would produce more than 80MTPA [...]

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    Juma Said banned for ‘act of indecency’

Juma Said banned for ‘act of indecency’

The Tanzania Football Federation have banned defender Juma Said for two years for engaging in an “act of indecency”.The national team defender and Mbeya City captain was found guilty of poking a finger against the backside of John Bocco of Azam FC, when the two sides met on September 27.The 31-year-old was fined $930 and summoned for a disciplinary hearing. [...]

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    Ikeme: Playing for Nigeria is dream come true

Ikeme: Playing for Nigeria is dream come true

Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has described playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria as a “dream come true”.  The 29-year-old was widely lauded for his international debut and hailed as the long-term successor for Vincent Enyeama, after keeping clean sheets in the Super Eagles’ African Cup of Nations qualifier with Tanzania and the friendly game with Niger Republic.Now back [...]

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    Oliseh: Eagles will get back to the top in good time

Oliseh: Eagles will get back to the top in good time

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, is confident that the senior national team will soon be a force to be reckoned with in world football.Nigeria could only draw 0-0 with Tanzania’s Taifa Stars on Saturday as the race to Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations reached a third of the way.But the former captain of the team says he has [...]

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