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Why African Teams Fell Short At the 2018 Russia World Cup – Again

Why African Teams Fell Short At the 2018 Russia World Cup – Again

At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in Russia 2018, after all five countries – Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria and Senegal – were knocked out in the preliminary round. There were high hopes […]

Egypt Sentences Tourist to Eight Years in Prison for Facebook Post

Egypt Sentences Tourist to Eight Years in Prison for Facebook Post

Human rights groups estimate that as many as 60 000 political prisoners languish in Egyptian jails under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, which is significantly more than under the previous regime. Freedoms and liberties are waning to the extent that the country has detained a tourist for what it terms ‘incitement to overthrow the ruling system […]

The Western Media and Its Biased Reportage Against African Teams

The Western Media and Its Biased Reportage Against African Teams

The biased reporting by the Western media against African teams at the World Cup is disconcerting. The narratives espoused by some media houses paint the victories of African teams as undeserved. The commentators also judge the African players on physicality and not techniques or tactics. As Africans we must reclaim the narrative, and tell our […]

Mohamed Salah considering quitting Egypt national team

Mohamed Salah considering quitting Egypt national team

Mo Salah is considering quitting the Egyptian national team due to his unhappiness over what has happened in Chechnya, where the team was based during the World Cup at Russia 2018, a source close to the Liverpool forward has told CNN. Last season Salah became an international star — ranked alongside the likes of Cristiano […]

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa challenges Lionel Messi as Argentina hero

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa challenges Lionel Messi as Argentina hero

Ahmed Musa’s two-goal show in Nigeria’s win over Iceland on Friday earned him a new nickname in Argentina – Lionel Musa. But the Super Eagles’ World Cup hero has warned that his new-found hero status in South America will be short-lived. Barcelona star Lionel Messi has long been regarded as the ‘greatest of all time’ […]

Families of terror victims demand $150m from Qatar Emir

Families of terror victims demand $150m from Qatar Emir

A number of families of those who were killed and wounded in armed attacks in Egypt have filed a lawsuit against the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, demanding compensation of $150 million. The families accuse Qatar of being responsible for the killing of four officers and wounding a civilian during attacks […]

Ethiopian PM Says to Preserve, Increase Egypt’s Share of River Nile

Ethiopian PM Says to Preserve, Increase Egypt’s Share of River Nile

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmad said on Sunday 10/6/2018 that he mulled with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi means of boosting bilateral relations, asserting that the Ethiopians respect their Egyptian neighbors and brothers. In a press conference with President Sisi on Sunday, Ahmad said that Ethiopia and its government have no intention to harm Egypt’s […]

Egyptian Lawyer Wants €1 Billion Compensation for Mo Salah Injury

Egyptian Lawyer Wants €1 Billion Compensation for Mo Salah Injury

An Egyptian lawyer is reportedly seeking nearly £1 billion compensation for the ‘physical and psychological harm Ramos gave Salah and the Egyptian people’ after his much debated challenge during the UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday. Liverpool’s star man was forced off the pitch in tears in the first half of Saturday evening’s Champions League […]

Mohamed Salah Likely to Miss World Cup, Says Liverpool manager Klopp

Mohamed Salah Likely to Miss World Cup, Says Liverpool manager Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp revealed that Mohamed Salah’s injury during the Real Madrid vs Liverpool game that forced him off in the first half of the Champions League final on Saturday was “serious”. “It is a serious injury. He is in hospital for an X-ray. It is either the collarbone or the shoulder itself,” Klopp […]

Egypt looks to play a key role in driving regional integration in Africa

Egypt looks to play a key role in driving regional integration in Africa

The Africa 2017 Forum (www.BusinessForAfricaforum.com) wrapped up in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el Sheikh with a clear message of intent from President Al Sisi to bring Africa closer together. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi hosted five African heads of state and top business leaders from across the continent. The Heads of State stressed […]

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