Category: Africa

Canada, US & Mexico to host 2026 World Cup

The World Cup! The North American countries of Canada, US, and Mexico have beaten Morocco to win the bid to host the 2026 World Cup. According to BBC, the bid, tagged “United 2026,” garnered 134 votes, way over the 65 of Morocco. Both Mexico (in 1970 and 1986) and the US (1994) have previously hosted a football […]

EbonyLife is making Wole Soyinka’s “Death and a King’s Horseman” into a movie

It’s the dispensation of taking African stories to the world, and who better to do that than Africans themselves? Well, Mo Abudu has announced that EbonyLife Films has obtained the rights to make Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka‘s play “Death and a King’s Horseman” into a feature film. Abudu shared the news on her Instagram, writing: Happy Sunday beautiful people. Lunch with […]

Kanu Nwankwo (Papilo) recovers £8,250 stolen in Russian Airport

Super Eagles legend Kanu Nwankwo has recovered the £8,250 ( about N4 million) stolen from him at an airport in Russia, The Nation reports. The footballer had arrived Russia for the Fifa legends game ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup when the money was removed from his luggage. Russia’s Interior Ministry had said they had recovered the money and would […]

Ebola stages comeback in Congo, kills 17

Ebola, the virus which spread through some parts of Africa in 2014, has again surfaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), The Cable reports. Congo’s health ministry has confirmed 17 deaths so far, with 21 cases with symptoms of the disease including fever. The spread of the disease has been described as a “public health emergency […]

In a Bid to get Closer to Nigerian Fans, LaLiga announces Agreement with the Makers of Big Cola

From L-R: CEO Legacy Sports, Philip Diwan; LaLiga Delegate in Nigeria, Javier del Rio; Marketing Manager Big Cola Nigeria, Perpetual Ohiri; Managing Director AJEAST Nigeria, Theo Williams; Head of International Partnership Sales, Gregory Bolle; LaLiga Ambassador, Mutiu Adepoju; at the LaLiga & Big Cola Partnership Press Conference recently held in Lagos. LaLiga and AJEAST Nigeria, the makers […]