Ghana: CID grants football chief bail as investigation continues.

The police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Ghana on Wednesday granted president of the football association bail as they continued their investigations into corruption allegations leveled against him. The Ghana Football Association (GFA) boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi was on Tuesday declared wanted after the president of the country, Nana Addo Dankwa …

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Sierra Leone president starts unscheduled visit to govt offices.

President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, on Wednesday took an unannounced visit to a key government facility, the Youyi building located in the capital, Freetown. The visit is the first since he announced a new set of civil service rules since assuming office in April 2018. According to the …

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Nigeria: Health minister quotes outdated WHO statistics on tuberculosis

Osagie-Ehanire

A claim made by the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on tuberculosis infection in Nigeria has been faulted by a nongovernmental organisation that holds public figures accountable. The NGO, Africa Check, in a release on Wednesday, quoted the minister as saying sometime in March that “Nigeria ranks …

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Senegal hopes for a bright return to World Cup.

Senegal is back to the World Football party after 2002 in Japan/Korea. The Teranga Lions have missed the last four editions since they last turned up. The road to qualifying for Russia was not easy as they had to do so under the strain of having to appeal a match …

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Nigeria: Protesters barricade Amnesty International’s office.

Protest

Over 1000 protesters besieged Abuja office of Amnesty International over what they described as plot to destabilise Nigeria on Wednesday. The protesters who brandished various placards, alleged plans by Amnesty International to release a report they said would portray the Nigerian Army and Civilian JTF fighting Boko Haram insurgents in …

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Zambia: Mwape Becomes New Shepolopolo Coach

Bruce Mwape

Veteran trainer Bruce Mwape has been appointed head coach of Zambia senior women’s national team barely few weeks to next month’s crucial qualifier against Zimbabwe. Mwape takes over from long-serving coach Albert Kachinga who has returned to club football, joining the technical bench of local side, Buildcon. “The Football Association …

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