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Cameroon returns stolen ship to Nigeria

APA – Douala (Cameroon) The authorities in Cameroon have handed over to Nigeria, a scientific ship stolen from the country by pirates over a year ago, APA can report on Tuesday. The vessel flying a Nigerian flag was intercepted in Cameroonian waters by the navy during a routine operation. The …

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Satellite broadband connections from Konnect Africa underway

Konnect Africa, set up in 2015 by Eutelsat, disclosed that apart from the Nigerian market, the services will extend to countries including Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, and Uganda. To deepen broadband connectivity in Nigeria via the satellite, Konnect Africa, will be providing satellite broadband solutions to …

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Ivorian Tiote adds to Africa’s on-field casualty list

The sudden death of Ivory Coast midfielder Cheik Tiote on Monday increased the number of high-profile African players who have collapsed and died while playing football, almost all of them suffering a form of cardiac arrest. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of the former Newcastle United …

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Egyptian Football Association, clubs to boycott beIN Sports after severing ties with Qatar

The Egypt Football Association (EFA) along with Egyptian clubs decided to ban the Qatari satellite company beIN Sports from covering their games after Egypt cuts ties with the Gulf country on Monday. “The Egyptian FA fully supports the long-awaited decisions of the political administration against an entity that has repeatedly …

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