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NBA suspends season over coronavirus

The NBA on Wednesday evening suspended its season after a player tested positive for coronavirus. The suspension is "until further notice". “The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of tonight’s schedule...

Nigeria First Lady Aisha Buhari opens Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup

Nigeria First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari has drawn attention to the plight of retired para powerlifters and other athletes in Nigeria, many of whom retire into hardship after having served their...

BREAKING: President Buhari appoints soccer star Daniel Amokachi Nigeria football Ambassador

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired Nigerian professional footballer, former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi, a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that won the...

Touching statement by NBA commissioner Adam Silver on passing of Kobe Bryant

Tributes continue to pour in for Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers legend who was considered one of the greatest basketball players of his generation. Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash at age 41 along...

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and 13-year old daughter Gianna Maria Onore die in helicopter crash. He was 41

Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers legend who was considered one of the greatest basketball players of his generation, has died in a helicopter crash. He was 41. He passed away with...

Mavericks’ Dončić, Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead first fan returns of NBA all-star voting presented by Google

The Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Dončić and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the NBA and their respective conferences in the first fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting presented by Google. Dončić leads Antetokounmpo by 599 votes...

Aisha Buhari hails Nigeria’s choice for Para Powerlifting World Cup

First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has described the Nigerian para powerlifting team (the unstoppables) as a team of champions for qualifying for the world cup, and also the 2020 Paralympics. She said this...

Black Stallions of Nigeria beat Eagles of Ghana in inaugural President’s Rugby Cup

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - The Black Stallions of Nigeria edged the Eagles of Ghana 14-12 to clinch the inaugural President’s Cup at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Cape Coast Ghana on Saturday.

South African President promises Bafana Bafana $20,000 to demolish Super Eagles of Nigeria

President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised Bafana Bafana of South Africa $20,000 to beat the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the quarter final match of the African Cup of Nations in Egypt on Wednesday, even as a...

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are back, qualify for 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Saturday March 23, trash Comoros 3 nil to secure a sit at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Cameroon, who...

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As African countries borrow billions to fight COVID-19, IMF warns insolvencies loom

As dozens of African countries continue to borrow billions of dollars from international financial institutions, including...

How the right policies can help economic recovery in Asia – Perspectives by Chang Yong Rhee

For the first time in living memory, Asia’s growth is expected to contract by 1.6 percent—a downgrade to the April projection...

Remittances to fall by $100 billion in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic, drying up vital source of income for Africa

COVID-19 is crippling the economies of rich and poor countries alike. Yet for many low-income and fragile states, the economic shock will...

IMF forecasts economic tumult for South Africa with a contraction of 8 percent in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday forecast an economic turbulence for South Africa in 2020 with growth shrinking by 8...

IMF forecasts economic turbulence for Angola in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday forecast an economic turmoil for Angola in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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