Macron in Mali for Talks With Leaders of Africa’s Sahel

[Al Jazeera] French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Mali for talks with the leaders of five countries across Africa’s Sahel region to support a new 5,000-strong multinational force to fight armed groups in the area.

[Al Jazeera] French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Mali for talks with the leaders of five countries across Africa's Sahel region to support a new 5,000-strong multinational force to fight armed groups in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Veteran Female Soccer Administrator Martha Shonga Dies

Veteran Kitwe-based female soccer administrator Martha Shonga has died. Commonly known as Ba Martha, the long-serving Kitwe United official succumbed to an illness and passed away at Kitwe Central Hospital. Shonga, who also contested FAZ election as committee member, will … Continued

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Veteran Kitwe-based female soccer administrator Martha Shonga has died. Commonly known as Ba Martha, the long-serving Kitwe United official succumbed to an illness and passed away at Kitwe Central Hospital. Shonga, who also contested FAZ election as committee member, will best be remembered as a committed official to the development of women’s soccer. The Kitwe iron lady once served as Zambian women’s national team manager. The post Veteran Female Soccer Administrator Martha Shonga Dies appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Bafana Dumped Out of the Cosafa Cup

[Cosafa] Hosts South Africa were bundled out of the Cosafa Castle Cup on Sunday as Tanzania and Zimbabwe booked their place in the tournament semifinals.Ovidy Kararu kept up his goal scoring streak at the competition with a sixth goal in four games as …

[Cosafa] Hosts South Africa were bundled out of the Cosafa Castle Cup on Sunday as Tanzania and Zimbabwe booked their place in the tournament semifinals.Ovidy Kararu kept up his goal scoring streak at the competition with a sixth goal in four games as Zimbabwe overcame fatigue to edge Swaziland in a 2-1 victory at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Make Pilgrimages More Affordable, Govt Urged

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Federal government should make pilgrimages more affordable for Nigerians by subsidizing the Muslim and Christian pilgrimages, Chairman of Bureau De Change( BDCs), Operators in Sokoto State, Alhaji Aliyu Sahabi Yar-Abba has said.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Federal government should make pilgrimages more affordable for Nigerians by subsidizing the Muslim and Christian pilgrimages, Chairman of Bureau De Change( BDCs), Operators in Sokoto State, Alhaji Aliyu Sahabi Yar-Abba has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Absolute Chaos’ As 2 Dead in Durban Taxi Blaze

[News24Wire] Two people were killed in a Durban taxi accident on Sunday when the vehicle rolled and burst into flames, trapping them. Fifteen others, who managed to escape, were also injured in the same incident.”A taxi somehow lost control and rolled …

[News24Wire] Two people were killed in a Durban taxi accident on Sunday when the vehicle rolled and burst into flames, trapping them. Fifteen others, who managed to escape, were also injured in the same incident."A taxi somehow lost control and rolled then bursting into flames on Sunday morning on the M4 North Bound near Virginia offramp in Durban North," said Rescue Care's Garrith Jamieson in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Search Continues for Missing 7-Year-Old

[News24Wire] The search for little Louise Fowler, who went missing around 16:30 on Friday after she was swept off the rocks by waves on the coastline at Betty’s Bay, is still continuing.

[News24Wire] The search for little Louise Fowler, who went missing around 16:30 on Friday after she was swept off the rocks by waves on the coastline at Betty's Bay, is still continuing.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa