Tanzania’s Gombe chimpanzee colony faces extinction

Once thriving, the chimpanzee colony in Gombe National Park, Tanzania, faces extinction due to habitat loss.

Nigeria faces rematch with Benin in AFCON 2025

Nigeria will face Benin once more in the 2025 AFCON qualifiers after a surprising World Cup defeat.

Chad Rangers protect elephants despite limited resources

Rangers in Chad’s Zah Soo National Park successfully protect elephants despite limited resources, while facing challenges in balancing wildlife conservation with local needs.

Cyclone Freddy lasted 36 days, devastated Eastern Africa — UN

The UN’s weather agency confirms Tropical Cyclone Freddy, the devastating storm that struck eastern Africa in 2023.

Eritrean Girmay claims stage three at Tour de France

Eritrean rider Biniam Girmay outsprints the peloton for a stunning victory on stage 3 of the Tour de France.

Uganda celebrates return of artifacts looted during colonial rule

In a historic event, President Museveni received Uganda’s cultural artifacts looted over a century ago from Cambridge University, emphasizing the country’s rich heritage.

Kante backs Mbappe return as France seek Euro 2024 group

Coach Deschamps is tight-lipped on whether Kylian Mbappe, recovering from a broken nose, will be available to start the match.

Bugatti unveils new ‘Tourbillon’ hypercar: $4 million

The $4 million masterpiece delivers blistering speed with a hybrid powertrain.

Richards Bay retain Premiership status in South Africa

A dominant performance from Richards Bay sees them retain their Premiership status in South Africa.

Johannesburg to host 2025 Africa Cup qualifying draw

Forty-eight teams will vie for 23 spots in the Morocco finals, however, the tournament itself might be postponed due to a scheduling clash.

Air pollution linked to 135 million early deaths since 1980

Air pollution is deadlier than you think! A new study links PM2.5 particles to 135 million premature deaths worldwide since 1980.

Fans invade pitch as Enyimba protests penalty in Nigeria

Chaos erupted in the Nigerian Premier League as Enyimba walked off the pitch in protest of a late penalty awarded to Rangers.

Nigerian pay-tv giant fined for ignoring price hike order

MultiChoice, Africa’s biggest pay-TV company, faces a fine and has to offer free service to Nigerian subscribers after defying a court order on price hikes.

Kylian Mbappe joins Real Madrid after leaving PSG

Kylian Mbappe signs a five-year deal with Real Madrid after leaving Paris Saint-Germain, ending a long-anticipated transfer saga.

Ethiopians, Ugandans vie for Paris Olympics distance domination

Ethiopian runner Selemon Barega targets back-to-back gold in the 10,000m at the Paris Olympics

Indian Muslims urged to conserve water, trees to fight heatwave 

Facing a deadly heatwave, a leading Islamic center in India issues a fatwa calling on Muslims to conserve water, trees, and stop burning fields.

Austin FC signs Ghanaian winger Osman Bukari 

Ghanaian winger Osman Bukari joins Austin FC from Red Star Belgrade on a 3.5-year deal, replacing Emiliano Rigoni as a Designated Player.

Global plea for wider access to promising new HIV drug

Politicians, health experts, and celebrities join forces to ensure Lenacapavir reaches those in developing countries who need it most.

Indonesia’s Marapi roars, ash and lahar fears

Mount Marapi in Indonesia erupts, blanketing the area in ash and raising concerns about lahar flows.

Injury rules Osimhen out of Nigeria’s World Cup qualifiers

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen will miss next month’s World Cup qualifiers due to injury, leaving the team under pressure to win without their key player.

Human activity boosts extreme heat days by 26 — report

This new report reveals an average of 26 additional extreme heat days globally in the past year, impacting millions and potentially causing hundreds of thousands of deaths.

Equatorial Guinea loses World Cup qual. for ineligible player

Equatorial Guinea suffers another blow in World Cup qualifying as FIFA rules star player Emilio Nsue ineligible.

Kenya’s World Cup qualifiers hit by injuries to key players

Kenya’s hopes for World Cup qualification are challenged by injuries to key players and a forced venue change for their upcoming matches against Burundi and Ivory Coast.

Gambia names Mckinstry new head coach, eyes AFCON 2025

Johnathan McKinstry, a seasoned coach with experience in Africa, is the new head coach of the Gambian national football team, tasked with qualifying for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations.

Microsoft unveils AI-powered tablet and laptop

The Surface Pro 11 and Surface Laptop boast advanced AI chips for faster performance and improved creativity with Windows 11 integration.

Kenya’s doping woes continue as Kwemoi receives lengthy ban

Kenyan long-distance runner Rodgers Kwemoi was banned for six years due to repeated blood doping violations, stripping him of past competition results.

Tunisia doping agency back after reforms

World Anti-Doping Agency reinstates Tunisia’s anti-doping agency after the country addressed compliance issues, avoiding a potential Olympic ban.

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