World Sickle Cell Day – Why Disease Remains Endemic in Nigeria

[Premium Times] As Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to celebrate World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, thousands of the country’s citizens are still under the clutches of the deadly disease.

[Premium Times] As Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to celebrate World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, thousands of the country's citizens are still under the clutches of the deadly disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Final Nail in the Sarcophagus for Egyptian Pharaohs

[allAfrica] Cape Town -I bet half the continent was feeling hopeful that Senegal’s dramatic win over Poland would bode well for the North African royals and with their gamechanger Mo Salah back in the starting line-up after recovering from his shoulder…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -I bet half the continent was feeling hopeful that Senegal's dramatic win over Poland would bode well for the North African royals and with their gamechanger Mo Salah back in the starting line-up after recovering from his shoulder injury, things seemed to be looking up.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Ft World Cup 2018 – Africa’s Winless Streak Perpetuated By a Set-Piece and 90th Minute ‘Curse.’

[FirstTouch] It began with the Pharaohs of Egypt. Matched up against the two-time world champions, Uruguay in a Group A clash, a match they had lost already on paper and in the eyes of many ‘pragmatic’ football enthusiasts. The lack of optimism origina…

[FirstTouch] It began with the Pharaohs of Egypt. Matched up against the two-time world champions, Uruguay in a Group A clash, a match they had lost already on paper and in the eyes of many 'pragmatic' football enthusiasts. The lack of optimism originated more so because their talisman player, Mohamed Salah, was sitting this one out, working towards full recovery from his shoulder injury after his UEFA Champions League final controversial clash with Sergio Ramos.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Teranga Lions Devour Poland in 2 – 1 Win

[allAfrica] Cape Town -You had to feel for Senegal. The Teranga Lions stepped into their match after all their fellow African teams had either drawn or lost their respective games. Hardly encouraging, especially with Poland ranked 8th on Fifa’s global …

[allAfrica] Cape Town -You had to feel for Senegal. The Teranga Lions stepped into their match after all their fellow African teams had either drawn or lost their respective games. Hardly encouraging, especially with Poland ranked 8th on Fifa's global rankings compared to Senegal's 27th.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal