Senegal Set to Bust the Ghosts of Africa Cup of Nations Past

[RFI] A sense of guilt haunts the Senegal squad as they prepare to take on Tunisia on Sunday for the opening Group B match at the Africa Cup of Nations. Two years ago in Equatorial Guinea, Senegal failed to make it out of the group stages. It was even …

[RFI] A sense of guilt haunts the Senegal squad as they prepare to take on Tunisia on Sunday for the opening Group B match at the Africa Cup of Nations. Two years ago in Equatorial Guinea, Senegal failed to make it out of the group stages. It was even worse in 2013 in South Africa where they lost all three of their matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Jubilee Launches Voters Smart Card

[CIO] Jubilee Party on Friday launched a smart card as a measure to ensure credible recruitment of members and deal with challenges involved during political party primaries.

[CIO] Jubilee Party on Friday launched a smart card as a measure to ensure credible recruitment of members and deal with challenges involved during political party primaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UNSOM Accused of Embezzling Funds Meant for Media

[Shabelle] The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has been accused of embezzling Funds intended to help the media houses cover the ongoing elections in the country.

[Shabelle] The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has been accused of embezzling Funds intended to help the media houses cover the ongoing elections in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Lagos Fans Rue Super Eagles’ Absence At Gabon 2017 Afcon

[Vanguard] Football fans in some parts of Lagos State who watch the matches of the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon at pubs have lamented the Super Eagles’ absence.

[Vanguard] Football fans in some parts of Lagos State who watch the matches of the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon at pubs have lamented the Super Eagles' absence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Burkina Faso Fight Back to Hold Cameroon

[CAF] Burkina Faso came from behind to hold Cameroon to a 1-1 draw in their Group A clash on Saturday in Libreville. Captain Benjamin Mounkandjo gave Cameroon the lead in the first half before Issoufou Dayo levelled for the Burkinabes midway in the sec…

[CAF] Burkina Faso came from behind to hold Cameroon to a 1-1 draw in their Group A clash on Saturday in Libreville. Captain Benjamin Mounkandjo gave Cameroon the lead in the first half before Issoufou Dayo levelled for the Burkinabes midway in the second half.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

EU Urges MPs to Tackle Country’s Challenges

[Shabelle] The European Union (EU) on Friday called on newly elected Somali lawmakers to tackle political and security as well as governance challenges to help rebuild the Horn of Africa nation.

[Shabelle] The European Union (EU) on Friday called on newly elected Somali lawmakers to tackle political and security as well as governance challenges to help rebuild the Horn of Africa nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Gedo Governor Appeals for Urgent Help Amid Drought

[Shabelle] The governor of Gedo region Mohamed Mohamud Aden has called for an urgent humanitarian assistance as a biting drought is prevailing in some parts of the province, main rural areas.

[Shabelle] The governor of Gedo region Mohamed Mohamud Aden has called for an urgent humanitarian assistance as a biting drought is prevailing in some parts of the province, main rural areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia