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Gambian President Adama Barrow has comfortably won re-election, the electoral commission said on Sunday, though he may face a legal challenge from opposition candidates who rejected the results because of unspecified irregularities. Barrow received around 53% of Saturday's vote, far outstripping his nearest rival, political veteran Ousainou Darboe, who won about 28 percent.
After years in hiding, Seif al-Islam, the son of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, will run for president in upcoming Libyan elections. Experts believe his return complicates things even further in the unstable nation.
Ansu Fati's second half strikes helps Barcelona to a 1-0 victory away to Dynamo Kyiv.
Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe shine as Paris St Germain come from a goal down to beat RB Leipzig 3-2 in their Champions League Group A encounter.
Three US-based academics on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for research on the labour market using "natural experiments", or observational studies, that have revolutionised empirical research in the field.
Benjamin List and David MacMillan have won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a tool that makes constructing molecules simpler and greener.
Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature for his works exploring the effects of colonialism and the experiences of refugees.
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded jointly to Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi for "groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems."
Nigeria's reality TV show 'Gulder Ultimate Search' makes a return Seven years after it was rested. Organizers unveiled 20 contestants for Season 12 of the show on Sunday, September 26 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. Tagged 'The Age of Craftmanship, the show, the winner of the new seasons will walk away with N50 Million naira cash prize. The new seasons will be anchored by a former winner and actor, Kunle Remi.
Tonight, the ‘cattle boy’ millionaire who won Zambia’s Presidential election – our team tells us more. In Nigeria, a partial curfew is imposed after more than 20 Muslim travellers were killed on Saturday, and Cameroon gears up for the African Cup of Nations in just a few short month’s time.
Italian fans share their joy as they celebrate in the streets of Rome after the national team's victory in Euro 2020. Italy won 3-2 on penalties against England, after drawing 1-1 in open play.
England football fans react after their side’s 4-0 win over Ukraine in the Euro 2020 quarter-finals in Rome. Captain Harry Kane put England ahead inside four minutes of this quarter-final on a sweaty evening in the Italian capital.