Sudan revolution: Meet the ‘Mother of martyrs’

Ahlam Khidir’s son was killed in a peaceful protest against Sudan’s government in September 2013. She refused to give up her fight for justice. In the movement that started in December 2018 against then-President Omar al-Bashir, Ahlam became a prominent protester, leading rallies with strong ties to the youth on the ground. She was part […]

Cameroon’s Joel Tagueu hails a ‘victory’ as he plays again after heart troubles

Joel Tagueu (left) made 10 appearances in all competitions for Maritimo last season Cameroon international Joel Tagueu has said being able to play football again despite being diagnosed with a heart ailment is a “victory”. Tagueu’s heart defect was detected in the build-up to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and led to him being […]

Nigeria move to end IAAF cash row

As athletics’ world governing body the IAAF gives annual grants to all member nations Nigeria’s sports minister has sought to end a two-year stand-off with the IAAF by refunding money owed to athletics’ world governing body. In May 2017, the IAAF mistakenly transferred $150,000 to Nigeria’s athletics body, the AFN, instead of $15,000, the regular […]

Nigeria move to end IAAF cash row

As athletics’ world governing body the IAAF gives annual grants to all member nations Nigeria’s sports minister has sought to end a two-year stand-off with the IAAF by refunding money owed to athletics’ world governing body. In May 2017, the IAAF mistakenly transferred $150,000 to Nigeria’s athletics body, the AFN, instead of $15,000, the regular […]

Cameroon’s Joel Tagueu hails a ‘victory’ as he plays again after heart troubles

Joel Tagueu (left) made 10 appearances in all competitions for Maritimo last season Cameroon international Joel Tagueu has said being able to play football again despite being diagnosed with a heart ailment is a “victory”. Tagueu’s heart defect was detected in the build-up to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and led to him being […]

Cameroon’s Joel Tagueu hails a ‘victory’ as he plays again after heart troubles

Joel Tagueu (left) made 10 appearances in all competitions for Maritimo last season Cameroon international Joel Tagueu has said being able to play football again despite being diagnosed with a heart ailment is a “victory”. Tagueu’s heart defect was detected in the build-up to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and led to him being […]

Libya reappoint Faouzi Benzarti as coach

Tunisian Faouzi Benzarti returns to coach Libya for a second time The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) has reappointed Tunisian Faouzi Benzarti as national team coach on a six-month renewable contract. Benzarti was previously in charge of Libya from 2007 until 2009. His first task will be to lead Libya in two Africa Cup of Nations […]

Nigeria move to end IAAF cash row

As athletics’ world governing body the IAAF gives annual grants to all member nations Nigeria’s sports minister has sought to end a two-year stand-off with the IAAF by refunding money owed to athletics’ world governing body. In May 2017, the IAAF mistakenly transferred $150,000 to Nigeria’s athletics body, the AFN, instead of $15,000, the regular […]

Nigeria move to end IAAF cash row

As athletics’ world governing body the IAAF gives annual grants to all member nations Nigeria’s sports minister has sought to end a two-year stand-off with the IAAF by refunding money owed to athletics’ world governing body. In May 2017, the IAAF mistakenly transferred $150,000 to Nigeria’s athletics body, the AFN, instead of $15,000, the regular […]

Libya reappoint Faouzi Benzarti as coach

Tunisian Faouzi Benzarti returns to coach Libya for a second time The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) has reappointed Tunisian Faouzi Benzarti as national team coach on a six-month renewable contract. Benzarti was previously in charge of Libya from 2007 until 2009. His first task will be to lead Libya in two Africa Cup of Nations […]