Final report published on club solidarity funding from France 2019

822 professional and grassroots clubs from 39 MAs receive funding boost USD 8.46 million distributed to clubs that trained, released players for France 2019 Funding to be used for development programmes for women and girls Full report available HERE To mark the one-year anniversary this week since the USA won their fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup™, FIFA has today published the final report on the solidarity funding distributed to clubs from the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. Following the distribution of FIFA funding via member associations (MAs) that took…

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Chastain's moment in the sun

Brandi Chastain scored winning penalty kick against China PR on this day in 1999 Showpiece decider played in front of 90,000 at Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Chastain:”The first month or two after, I don’t think I slept very much” You know a moment is important when decades later you can remember exactly where you were when it happened. That is certainly the case when recalling Brandi Chastain’s FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1999™-winning penalty kick and subsequent celebration against China PR in front of an overflowing Rose Bowl with 90,000 people…

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FIFA and EA SPORTS extend FIFA eChallenger Series following successful national tournaments

The FIFA eChallenger Series in Asia has attracted over 23 million views so far There was drama aplenty at the FIFA eChallenger Series national events last month Special inter-nation match to take place online between China PR and Korea Republic FIFA and EA SPORTS have announced today that it will extend the FIFA eChallenger Series this weekend to host a day of special inter-nation matches between China PR and Korea Republic. Following the success of the first-ever FIFA-organised EA SPORTS™ FIFA Online 4 program last month, which has attracted over…

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African Diurnal Safaris and Tours

African Diurnal Safaris and Tours is a specialist safari operator with the headquarter office in Mwanza, Tanzania; we offer the best affordable custom safaris to all the top safari destinations throughout East African countries, including the Tanzania and Kenya wildlife safaris, Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda,Uganda and Zanzibar beach vacations. African Diurnal Safaris is a fully licensed tour operator in Tanzania that strives to bring you a unique and memorable East African travel experience through our expertise and our commitment to ensuring that each of our clients departs from…

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Pogba, other Man United stars ‘gbese’ to Rema’s song ‘woman’ (watch video)

Home | News | General | Pogba, other Man United stars ‘gbese’ to Rema’s song ‘woman’ (watch video) Cristiano Ronaldo’s partner Georgina Rodriguez leaves many stunned with lovely selfie (photo) Top European player tells his club he wants to leave as Chelsea enter advanced talks with him <!– –> 11 hours 18 minutes ago 1 <!– –> – Paul Pogba and Eric Bailly were seen on camera vibing to Rema’s song ‘Woman’ in Man United’s dressing room – The French midfielder and the Ivorian defender also did the ‘Gbese’ dance…

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Africa Investments 

Libya: African Development Bank grants $0.5 million emergency relief assistance for PPE protection against COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved a grant of $480,000 to Libya under the Special Relief Fund (SRF) for the procurement of much-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) intended for treatment of cases of infection of the novel Coronavirus. The Bank’s funding  will contribute to supporting the country’s national Response Plan for COVID-19. The assistance is intended to focus on infection prevention and control and to shield communities, particularly  those most vulnerable including the health workers. The $480,000 grant, is considered the first granted to the…

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Africa Investments 

First flood, then drought: climate-resilience project helps farmers thrive in Mozambique

Mozambican farmer Alima Matusse is the head of a household of six and she used to worry that her children would go without nutritious food because her small plot of land was bone dry in the hot season and waterlogged when it rained. Thanks to a climate-resilience project providing irrigation and drainage in her home province of Gaza, Matusse has been able to increase the area she cultivates from a quarter to three quarters of a hectare and has added kale, cabbage, carrots to her staple crop, maize. In 2013,…

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OP-ED Opinions 

The Hunter Has Become The Hunted (The Story Of The Attorney-General And EFCC Chairman) By Achike Chude

This is the problem with power. It makes people mad. A man of wisdom once said that: ‘No man is so wise and so good to be given absolute power’. It is because of the corrosive and corruptive influence of power that Baron Dr Montesqui warned people and nations everywhere to beware. Mobutu Seseseko Ngbendu Wa Ba Zanga, the dictator of the Democratic Republic of Congo, did not heed the warning.The butcher of the Central African Republic, Jean Bedel Bokassa, did not listen. Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin…

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OP-ED Opinions 

Let The Church O Satan Be By Adeola Soetan

Demolishing Church of Satan is Ungodly. Let’s Respect people’s fundamental right and freddom of worship. By consensus, it’s agreed that Satan has more followers than God in Nigeria because of corruption, misgovernance, election rigging, electoral violence, vote buying, individual immorality in keeping sidechicks, sidecocks, drinking alcohol (minus cold Trophy and palmwine), womanizing, manizing, embezzlement of church, mosque and shrine fund, bribing of judges, rape, lawyers helping suspects to escape trial, government errant  task  force commercialising crime, nepotism, Abobakus’ selective blindness on governance issues, teachers helping students to cheat, coldroom affairs,…

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