Saturday, September 21, 2019

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    Tanzania gov proposes database for ALL married men to curb ‘cheating’

Tanzania gov proposes database for ALL married men to curb ‘cheating’

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    U17 Afcon: Eaglets qualify for Fifa U17 World Cup, despite draw with Uganda

U17 Afcon: Eaglets qualify for Fifa U17 World Cup, despite draw with Uganda

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets, two-times African champions, have finished as winners of Group A at the ongoing U17 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Tanzania despite a 1-1 draw with Uganda on Saturday.Following Saturday’s draw against Uganda at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam, the Eaglets also sealed their place at the 18th Edition of the Fifa U-17 World Cup which will [...]

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    Nigeria is the first team to book 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup ticket

Nigeria is the first team to book 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup ticket

Five-time world champions Nigeria became the first African team to book a 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup ticket after 1-0 defeat of Angola in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday.Olakunle Olusegun earned the ticket to the tournament semifinals and to Brazil 2019 when he hooked a 21st-minute penalty to the roof of the net with Angola’s goalkeeper Geovani stranded.But the Golden [...]

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    U17 Afcon: Nigeria’s Eaglets edge Tanzania in nine-goal thriller

U17 Afcon: Nigeria’s Eaglets edge Tanzania in nine-goal thriller

Nigeria's Golden Eaglets edged Tanzania 5-4 in a thrilling encounter at the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations opening match in Dar es Salaam on Sunday.The Golden Eaglets could not convert several chances in a match they had total control of with 3-1 at half time.The Nigerian team could have been one goal up as early as 20 seconds [...]

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    Nigeria, Egypt in Pot 1 as CAF holds AFCON 2019 draw Friday

Nigeria, Egypt in Pot 1 as CAF holds AFCON 2019 draw Friday

Nigeria has been seeded in Pot 1 for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals draw ceremony which will hold in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday evening.It is scheduled to take place behind the famous Giza Pyramids as from 6pm GMT (7pm Nigeria time).It is the biggest Africa Cup of Nations finals in the history of the competition, due to feature [...]

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    Eaglets to battle Tanzania, Algeria, Uganda for World Cup ticket

Eaglets to battle Tanzania, Algeria, Uganda for World Cup ticket

The Golden Eaglets have been drawn in Group A to face Tanzania, Algeria and Uganda at the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations.The draw was held on Thursday at Mlimani City Conference Centre, Dar Es Salam, Tanzania.The tournament will be held from April 14 to 28, 2019.The semi-finalists will represent the continent at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru.The two [...]

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    AFCON: Super Sand Eagles one win away from World Cup spot

AFCON: Super Sand Eagles one win away from World Cup spot

Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles are on the verge of qualifying for the 2019 World Cup after a 4-2 defeat of Tanzania on Monday.Abu Azeez scored one of Nigeria’s four goals to take his African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tally to three – same as Emeka Ogbonna.Similarly, Taiwo Adams, who netted twice against Senegal on the opening day, has three goals [...]

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    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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