AFCON 2019 Begins, See Players To Watch-Out For

The long-awaited  African Cup of Nations 2019, (AFCON), begins today Friday in Egypt with arrays of African stars, mostly plying their trade in Europe, on display. African Cup of Nations Cup is one of Africa’s biggest showpiece and the dream of an African player. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that 24 teams will be taking part […]

73-year-old Keïta Re-elected As Malian president

Malian President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, was re-elected with 67 per cent of the votes in a run-off against opposition rival, Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said on Thursday. The victory hands Keïta a second term in the mostly desert West African country where militant violence and claims of fraud by the opposition marred the […]

Mali Attack: 3 Shot Dead, 2 Soldiers Wounded

Report from Mali confirms that atleast three people have been shot dead and two soldiers wounded in the attack on Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali’s capital, Bamako. The attack on the United State owned hotel came just few months after suspected Islamist gunmen killed 13 people, including five UN workers, during a hostage siege at […]

I’m Not Among Hostages Held In Mali, Dangote Tells Nigerians

The Richest man in Africa, Mr. Aliko Dangote has dismissed the rumour making the rounds that he was among the hostages holed up in Radisson Blu hotel in Mali the Islamist Jihadists. Dangote refuted the report in a tweet via his Twitter handle@AlikoDangote: “Rumour about me being held hostage is false. I was in Mali […]

Mali Special Forces Storm Radisson Blu Hotel To Free Hostages

Malian special forces have entered the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali’s capital, Bamako, to end a siege by gunmen who had been holding 170 people hostage, BBC reports The gunmen stormed the US-owned hotel, which is popular with foreign businesses and airline crews, shooting and shouting “God is great!” in Arabic. Malian state TV is […]