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Coronavirus: The Gambia declares season null and void

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The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) is the latest African football federation to declare its season ‘null and void’ due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The federation published a statement on its website […]

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Colleges and sport to restart in Tanzania in June

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Tanzania president John Pombe Magufuli has announced that university students and final-year secondary students will return to class on 1st June. Sporting events will also resume in June following a hiatus caused […]

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Coronavirus: Dynamo Dresden confirm two more positive cases

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German Bundesliga 2 side Dynamo Dresden have confirmed two more positive coronavirus cases. The German second-tier side put their entire squad and staff in isolation for two weeks on 9th May after […]

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Uganda’s coronavirus cases drop after revision

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Uganda health authorities have announced a downward revision of coronavirus cases following President Yoweri Museveni’s directive to erase all foreign lorry drivers from the tally. According to the World Health Organisation, Uganda […]

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Coronavirus: Zimbabwe allows ‘low risk’ sports to resume

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Zimbabwe government has classified sports into 3 categories – low risk, medium and high risk. The low risk sports can be participated with immediate effect. Golf, tennis, athletics, Horse racing and Motorsport […]

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A fifth of Kenyan households defaulted on their April rent, KNBS study reveals

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A study by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) reveals that at least 21.5% of Kenyan households defaulted on their April rent. The study was published on Tuesday, 19th May. The study […]

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Burundi blocks social media on Election Day

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Burundi has blocked social media platforms as voters choose a leader to replace long-serving president Pierre Nkurunziza. BBC reports that Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp are not accessible. The only people who can […]

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Voting kicks off in Burundi

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Polling stations in Burundi were opened at 06:00 local time on Wednesday and about 5 million people are expected to participate. The elections are held amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Voters will […]

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Coronavirus: Watford player and two staff test positive

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A Watford player and two members of non-playing staff have tested positive for coronavirus in the first round of Premier League testing. The Premier League had earlier announced that 6 positive coronavirus […]

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Burnley assistant manager Ian Woan tests positive for coronavirus

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Burnley FC assistant manager Ian Woan has tested positive for coronavirus, the club has confirmed. The Premier League announced on Tuesday that 6 positive cases among three clubs had been confirmed among […]

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Coronavirus: Premier League confirms six positive cases

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The Premier League has confirmed that 6 players and staff have tested positive for coronavirus. 748 tests were carried out in the last 48 hours and 6 returned positive results. The affected […]

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Trump says WHO ignored racism against Africans in China

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USA president Donald Trump has criticised World Health Organisation (WHO) for not responding to reports of discrimination and racism against Africans living in China in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. Mr Trump […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Juventus training

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5 times Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo returned to Juventus training on Tuesday after 72 days which included the last 14 days in quarantine. The 35-year-old was pictured arriving at the club’s Continassa […]

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Sudan extends lockdown in Khartoum

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Sudan has extended lockdown in its capital, Khartoum, by an additional two weeks to curb the spread of coronavirus. A government committee for health emergencies suggested the extension of the lockdown ahead […]

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No pay cut for Bandari FC players, assures Twaha

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Bandari FC will not effect pay cuts on the wages of their players despite the coronavirus pandemic and prolonged lack of football. There have been fears that the club’s leadership could effect […]

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Nigeria delays second phase of easing lockdown

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Nigeria’s government has said it is still not safe to further ease coronavirus restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the virus in the country. Boss Mustapha, the head of the country’s […]

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Premier League clubs vote to return to small group training

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Premier League clubs have voted in favour of resuming training in small groups as from Tuesday, with a return to Premier League football edging closer. Premier League officials, club representatives and medical […]

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Coronavirus: European countries further relax restrictions

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Italy and Spain are among a number of countries in Europe that moved to relax coronavirus lockdown restrictions on Monday. Most businesses in Italy are reopening after more than two months of […]

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President Ramaphosa jokes about arrest for breaking rules

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South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has been caught on video joking about breaking social distancing rules as he posed for a photo with two women he met while taking morning exercise. On […]

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Coronavirus: UK death figure dips to lowest since day after lockdown began

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UK’s daily coronavirus death toll has dropped to 170, the lowest since a day after lockdown began. However, deaths announced on Sundays and Mondays in the UK are typically lower than the […]

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Uganda to begin easing coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday

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Uganda will ease restrictions as from Tuesday, with shops and restaurants reopening and private cars expected back on the roads. Each and every one is expected to wear face masks in public. […]

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Ibrahimovic injured in Milan training session

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic suffered a potentially major injury in Milan training on Monday. Ibrahimovic hurt the lower part of his calf in a training match. The 38-year –old joined AC Milan as a […]

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