Fraudsters scam Nigerians with Russia World Cup passes

2018-07-13 21:32

Fraudsters have tricked scores of Nigerians by selling them football World Cup fan passes to travel to Russia, leaving many stranded and penniless, victims and anti-trafficking campaigners say.

Top Africa stories: Twin girls burnt to death, Mnangagwa

2018-06-20 08:00

Social media has reacted angrily after 5-day-old twin girls were 'burnt to death in hospital' in Zimbabwe, and Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa reportedly stopped his motorcade to queue for fried chicken.

Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties

2018-06-18 21:23

World Cup clash between Egypt, Russia in World Cup could test relations between two old allies.

Are African football players finally coming home?

2018-06-15 14:34

More and more European-born players of African descent are returning home, but Africa's 'muscle drain' is far from over.

2018 Soccer World Cup: TV schedule disruption, coverage plans and where to watch what

2018-06-14 14:46

South African TV viewers will experience disruption to their SABC TV schedules due to the 2018 Soccer World Cup.


Top Africa stories: Zim safari carnage clean up, Akon

2018-06-23 07:50

A bloody carnage has been cleaned up after hyenas killed a kudu in reception area of a Zimbabwean safari camp, and Zimbabweans have find humour in a minister's ribbon-cutting ceremony.

What your favourite soccer stars named their children

2018-06-19 16:16

Are you, like thousands of parents around the world, thinking of naming your child after your favourite footballer? Here's what their names mean before you make the commitment.

No live chickens at the World Cup for Nigeria fans

2018-06-16 09:01

A Russian official in the city of Kaliningrad says authorities forbade World Cup fans from bringing live chickens to matches

Fake Nigeria World Cup jerseys fly off the shelves

2018-06-15 14:34

In Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, the question isn't whether you're going to buy the neon green and white zig-zag jersey of the national football team, it's how much you want to pay.

SWC 2018 - the ultimate guide to all the food and drink specials in your city

2018-06-14 12:05

NOW UPDATED Find out where the games are showing, and where to get the best food and drink specials in Cape Town, Joburg, Pretoria and Durban!

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