African News

France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks
The Italian ambassador is summoned after Deputy PM Luigi di Maio accuses France of exploiting Africa.
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South Africa women's star Leandra Smeda moves to Sweden
South Africa's Leandra Smeda signs for Swedish club Vittsjo GIK after impressing at the 2018 Women's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Ghana.
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Barcelona B's Moussa Wague alleges racism led to red card
Barcelona B and Senegal defender Moussa Wague apologises for sending off and says racist insults led to the red card.
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Zimbabwe president Mnangagwa skips Davos over protests
Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home instead of attending the Davos economic summit.
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Bola Tinubu on why she founded Nigeria's child helpline
Corporate lawyer Bola Tinubu says everyone has a responsibility to help fight child abuse.
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Barcelona: Kevin-Prince Boateng makes 'dream' loan move from Sassuolo
Ex-Tottenham and Portsmouth forward Kevin-Prince Boateng completes a "dream" move to Barcelona on loan for the rest of the season.
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Jonathan Paye-Layleh: George Weah's Liberia scorecard one year on
George Weah, at one time named the world's best footballer, is marking a year in power in Liberia.
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Being awake during brain surgery: 'You are hovering in between worlds'
Jazz musician Musa Manzini was kept awake for part of his surgery to have a tumour removed.
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Yannick Bolasie: Everton winger cancels Aston Villa loan
Winger Yannick Bolasie returns to Everton after cancelling his loan with Championship side Aston Villa.
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Three Sodje brothers jailed for taking charity money
The ex-footballers and former rugby player siphoned off money meant to help poor African children.
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Egypt TV host Mohamed al-Ghiety jailed for interviewing gay man
An Egyptian presenter gets one year of hard labour for hosting a gay man on his show last year.
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Confederation Cup: Three groups to feature derbies
All three Moroccan clubs Hassania Agadir, Renaissance Berkane and Raja Casablanca are drawn in the same Confederation Cup group.
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