Editorials

Five top football referees suspended over match-fixing charges

The Football Kenya Federation, FKF, has announced the provisional suspension of five top football league referees over allegations of match-fixing and manipulation of national league results. Kenya’s football governing body said the decision to suspend the referees was taken to safeguard the integrity of the sport, which came under the spotlight after four players were […]

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Adorable moment Mama Burna carried the “African Giant” on her back as he celebrated his 30th birthday

Nigerian Grammy-award winning singer and self-proclaimed African Giant, Burna Boy clocked 30 yesterday, and he had a wonderful celebration. First he was treated to an elaborated birthday surprise by his close family and we could see the beaming smile on the face of the successful singer. Another highlight of the day was when his ever […]

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Agriculture, key to Africa’s quest for continued growth, sustainability

Africa cannot achieve self-sufficiency in agriculture without engaging and building the capacity of its smallholder farmers. This was the submission of Venkataramani Srivathsan, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Olam Africa, the Middle East and North America regions, who spoke during a panel discussion on a BBC agro webinar event tagged ‘Agriculture – Africa’s […]

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FG declares Wednesday, Thursday public holiday

Nigerian Government has declared Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th May, 2021 as Public Holidays to mark 2021 Eidul-Fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this in Abuja, while congratulating Muslims on this occasion. Aregbesola urged Nigerians, at home and abroad to use this year’s Eidul-Fitr celebration to pray for peace, stability and […]