FIFA opens application window for women's Coach Education Scholarships

Member associations can now apply for additional support and access to coaching resources for eligible coaches and players who hold at least a C Licence; New FIFA scholarships (www.FIFA.com) to offer funding to help empower more female coaches, as well as players looking to gain further coaching qualifications during or after their playing careers. Following […]

Update on African qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022(TM)

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) can confirm that in conjunction with CAF and taking into consideration the current disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to ensure optimal playing conditions for all teams, it has been decided to postpone the African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™️ that were due to be played in […]

Confederation of African Football (CAF) and FIFA visit to Sierra Leone

The picture below is copyright free and can be used at will, without asking for authorization Download the photo in High Definition: https://www.africa-newsroom.com/files/download/943ebf32132c19a In this handout image provided by the APO Group, (left to right) FIFA President Gianni Infantino and His Excellency, Dr Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, during the […]

Coronavirus – Africa: The Chairperson of the AUC welcomes the USA decision for waiver of intellectual property rights for Covid19 vaccines

Download logo The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the announcement of the United States of America to support South Africa and India’s call for the temporary waiver of intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines at the World Trade Organization. The Chairperson commends this important show of global leadership by the […]

Football's unifying power tops agenda during Sierra Leone visit

The final leg of the joint CAF and FIFA (www.FIFA.com) mission to West Africa featured a visit Sierra Leone, where meetings with the Head of State Brigadier General Dr Julius Maada Bio, Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) President Isha Johansen and national sports officials focused on the unifying power of football and its ability to […]

Dominic Ongwen sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment

Today, 6 May 2021, Trial Chamber IX of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “Court”) sentenced (https://bit.ly/3vFojXc) Dominic Ongwen to 25 years of imprisonment following the Trial Judgment (https://bit.ly/33rpsW9) in which the Chamber found him guilty for a total of 61 crimes comprising crimes against humanity and war crimes, committed in Northern Uganda between 1 […]

Energy Capital & Power, Equatorial Guinea Partner for Investor Report, Documentary, and U.S. Event

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce its partnership with Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) for the premier U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021; ECP, in partnership with Equatorial Guinea’s MMH, officially commenced work in-country on the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea 2021 special investor report and documentary film on […]

Rugby Africa mulligrubbers #AfricaAsOne with launch of Men's Sevens Solidarity Camp

In the spirit of uniting Africa through sport, Khaled Babbou The President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) officially launched the #AfricaAsOne campaign, which has set off to echo support for all of Africa's representatives taking African Rugby to the international field of play. Speaking on the freshly cut green, he emphasised Rugby Africa’s commitment to delivering teams […]

Vaccine supply crunch adds to risk of COVID-19 resurgence

Download logo With Africa-bound COVID-19 vaccine doses from the Serum Institute of India delayed for the foreseeable future, slow vaccine rollouts and new variants making inroads, the risk of a new wave of infections in Africa remains high. Delays and shortages of vaccine supplies are driving African countries to slip further behind the rest of […]

Coronavirus – Zambia COVID-19 statistics daily status update (5 May 2021)

COVID-19 daily update – 5th May: we report 45 new cases out of 4,663 tests (1% positivity), 32 recoveries, 7,198 new vaccinations and 1 death. Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI). Media filesDownload logo Source: Apo-Opa