NEWS

Ghana fail to qualify for CHAN as shocks continue

Holders DR Congo suffered a shock elimination by neighbours Congo Brazzaville on Saturday. Burkina Faso pulled off a shock 2-1 win over Ghana on Sunday to qualify for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya, the tournament for home-based footballers. Elsewhere ...

jaapschaap

August 20th, 2017

No comments

Gabon’s Evouna leaves China for Turkish side Konyaspor

Gabon international striker Malick Evouna scored three goals in ten appearances for China’s Tianjin Teda Gabon striker Malick Evouna has left Chinese side Tianjin Teda to join Turkish top-flight club Konyaspor on a season-long loan. He moved to China from Egypt’s

jaapschaap

August 20th, 2017

No comments

BBC Pidgin: Meet the team

“We don land gidigba!’ (We’ve finally arrived!) That’s the message from the new team behind the BBC’s Pidgin service, which launches on Monday as part of the biggest expansion of the BBC World Service since the 1940s. Pidgin is spoken by an ...

jaapschaap

August 20th, 2017

No comments

Grace Mugabe: South Africa grants immunity despite assault claim

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mrs Mugabe failed to show at a summit in Pretoria on Saturday South Africa has granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to leave the country without answering questions about an assault allegation. ...

jaapschaap

August 20th, 2017

No comments

No peace in sight

Image copyright Minusma/Sylvain Liechti Image caption War has returned to northern Mali “It is a close combat wound. We are seeing more and more war injuries,” says Gao hospital surgeon Abdul Aziz Touré. “We are on standby for more injured. There is a ...

jaapschaap

August 20th, 2017

No comments

Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe amid SA assault claims

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mrs Mugabe failed to show at a summit in Pretoria on Saturday The wife of the Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe, has returned home from South Africa, despite allegations of an assault at a hotel in Johannesburg. Grace Mugabe, 52, landed at ...

jaapschaap

August 20th, 2017

No comments

Usakos, a community scarred by apartheid

A new exhibition in London combines modern and historic photos of a small Namibian town, exploring its history of colonialism and apartheid. Usakos – Photographs Beyond Ruins: The Old Location Albums, 1920s to 1960s, is showing at the Brunei Gallery. The contemporary ...

jaapschaap

August 20th, 2017

No comments

Holders DR Congo knocked out of CHAN by Congo Brazzaville

DR Congo have won the African Nations Championship twice in 2009 and 2016 The African Nations Championship (CHAN) holders, the Democratic Republic of Congo, failed to qualify for the 2018 finals in Kenya following a shock elimination by Congo Brazzaville. DR Congo could only

jaapschaap

August 19th, 2017

No comments

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returns from UK

Image copyright AFP Image caption President Buhari, 74, walked unaided from the plane Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has returned home after three months of medical leave in the UK. Officials refused to disclose what he was being treated for. It was the ...

jaapschaap

August 19th, 2017

No comments

Omagbemi not on shortlist for Nigeria coaching role

Florence Omagbemi led Nigeria’s women to the Nations Cup title last year Florence Omagbemi, who led Nigeria’s Super Falcons to an eighth Women’s African title last year, says she is ‘shocked and surprised’ at not making the shortlist for the ...

jaapschaap

August 19th, 2017

No comments

Menu Title
Facebook
Facebook
Google+
http://westcoast.gm/2017/08/page/4/">
Twitter
Website Apps