Shakhtar Donetsk: ‘Our game can bring joy to people’
10 November 2023 | 12:50 pm
Shakhtar Donetsk were forced to flee their home in 2014 – and haven't been able to return since. For the players it's not just about football, but about making sure the world doesn't forget about war-torn Ukraine.
20 Jul 2022
8 Jun 2022
First it was a stadium fiasco, then a blame game. Now will political football lead to sackings? French senators are questioning Emmanuel Macron's interior minister after the tear-gassing of Liverpool fans shut out of last Saturday's Champions League final, as well as the claim that up to 40,000 English supporters showed up with forged tickets or no tickets.
16 Jun 2022
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson earned the nickname "Game Six Klay" due to his spectacular play in those critical contests but said he is not looking to force the issue in Game Six of the Finals on Thursday (June 16). Thompson has been steadily warming up during the series and the game offers the Warriors a chance to beat the Celtics on the road and claim their fourth championship in eight years.
11 Jul 2022
Civilians vow to continue their protests despite the army's surprising withdrawal from the transitional government. Activists fear being tricked into a supporting a puppet administration under military control.
20 Jul 2022
After three years of tinkering and writing hundreds of lines of code, Nigerian coder Victor Daniyan has launched what he says is the first African football video game - Vikseen Virtual.
31 Jul 2022
After discovering that standard app stores did not suit the needs of African creators, Teddy Kossoko created Gara, an Android app store designed to earn more revenue for African games.
10 Oct 2022
Salmon Rushdie described him as "one of the most important voices of his literary generation" and "an author who must be read". Booker Prize winner Marlon James speaks to Eve Jackson about his trilogy dubbed the "African Game of Thrones".
29 Oct 2022
A viral post on Facebook claims to show a convoy of NATO military advisors destroyed by Russian missiles. While many users believe that the images represent actual fighting, they were actually taken from a war video game series called Arma 3. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
14 Nov 2022
One of the challenges faced by children living in poor communities is the lack of opportunities. A tennis program once started by former tennis champion Joseph Oyebog in a Douala suburb is giving kids a chance to pursue a sport they would otherwise have no access to.
18 Nov 2022
With the UN climate summit close to an end, Antonio Guterres said there was no time for "finger pointing." Negotiators are deadlocked in talks on establishing a fund to help poorer countries deal with climate disasters.
30 Nov 2022
Security outside the Al-Thumama stadium in Doha stopped our journalists from filming as clashes erupted between rival Iranian supporters after the Iran-USA game. #Football fans opposed to the Iranian regime were attacked by pro-regime supporters.
The NFL will play at least four games in Germany up to 2025. In addition to Sunday's first game in Germany there is a commitment to an annual game over the next three years -- with Munich and Frankfurt each set to host twice.
Nigeria opened a billion-dollar Chinese-built deep seaport in Lagos on Monday (January 23) which is expected to ease congestion at the country's ports and help it become an African hub for transshipment, handling cargoes in transit for other destinations.
4 hours ago
The Group CEO of Metro Capital Advisory, Farouk Saleh says sustainable infrastructure Development needs to be anchored on healthcare, education, and other key services sector that add value. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he notes driving investments into the establishment of a 1,500 medical bed city in Abuja, Nigeria is a focal point in Nigeria’s health services trajectory.
5 hours ago
The Co-founder and Chairman of Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, Abdulrazaq Isa says the future of Nigeria’s oil and gas is value addition. In a chat with CNBC Africa, he notes expansion of the capacity of modular refineries, fertilizer production and increased gas-to power projects are vital to harness the prospects ahead.
5 hours ago
The Group President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina says Africa with about 6.2 trillion dollars worth of natural resources, 65 per cent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, and a vibrant youth population has no excuse to be poor. He reiterates the continent must look inward urgently to solve its many challenges and prompts citizens to hold governments accountable for poverty
1 day ago
Gabriella Bankova went on a hunger strike in the Bulgarian capital to be able to officially change her gender. Activists say the country is lagging when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights.
1 day ago
Users are spending more time online. Among children, social media consumption has skyrocketed compared to pre-pandemic levels. In the US, tech giants are on trial for endangering minors with addictive platforms.
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