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AllAfrica News: Africa

Africa:Five Things We Learned From Real Madrid's Win Over Liverpool

2 hours 38 min ago
[Guardian] Karim Benzema's opener and Gareth Bale's brace handed Real Madrid their 13th European title in the defeat of Liverpool. Sadio Mane stabbed home from close range to pull Liverpool level after Loris Karius' howler but an acrobatic finish and another error from Karius ensured Real Madrid lifted the Champions League for a third consecutive time. Here are five things we learned from the final in Kiev.

Africa:Champions League Final - Lamentation of a Liverpool Fan

4 hours 35 min ago
[Premium Times] 1. Football is about the physical as much as it is about the psychological. One would therefore have to be the most disingenious of "analysts" to dismiss the fact that Salah's exit, which was as demoralising as it was shocking, had a devastating psychological effect on Liverpool's performance. A Ronaldo--or Sergio Ramos, say--exit could have had similar effect on our opponents' performance. It's not necessarily about what those guys eventually do with the ball; it's about the psychology of their presence o

Africa:Real Madrid Win Third Straight Champions League Title

6 hours 3 min ago
[This Day] Gareth Bale came off the bench to help Real Madrid win an historic third Champions League in a night full of drama in Kiev. Bale scored a magnificent overhead kick in the 64rd minute to put Madrid 2-1 up three minutes after coming on as a substitute, before blasting a ball through Liverpool goalkeeper Lorius Karius from outside the box for Madrid's third and final goal in the 83rd.

Africa:Nigeria, Others Renew Pledge to Win Fight Against Corruption

Saturday, 5/26/2018, at 7:20 AM
[Vanguard] Nigeria and other African countries at the Africa Day 2018 in New York renewed their commitment to win the fight against corruption so as to advance sustainable development on the continent.

Africa:Is It Time for Us to Do Away With Bride Price?

Saturday, 5/26/2018, at 6:54 AM
[Nation] A few days ago, Noura Hussein, a 19-year old Sudanese woman, was sentenced to death by a court in Omdurman for stabbing to death the man to whom she was forcibly married as he was in the process of raping her.

East Africa:Ethiopia to Allow All Africans to Visit Without Visas - Govt

Saturday, 5/26/2018, at 6:51 AM
[This is Africa] Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has revealed that the country will "very soon" follow Rwanda's example allowing all Africans to travel to the country without visas. The policy will open up the east African country to African visitors, and it will undoubtedly ease the free movement of African nationals and boost tourism.

Africa:Leapfrogging Won't Solve Africa's Economic Woes

Friday, 5/25/2018, at 11:12 AM
[ISS] If Africa is to accelerate its economic growth rapidly enough to absorb its huge unemployed pool and reduce poverty, it will first have to abandon two comforting myths.

Africa:Keeping the AU Relevant to Africa's Citizens

Friday, 5/25/2018, at 11:10 AM
[ISS] Africa Day is celebrated across the continent with cultural festivals, conferences and actions to combat xenophobia. The day commemorates the founding, on 25 May 1963, of the Organisation of African Unity, the forerunner of the African Union (AU).

Africa:Why the Pan-African Parliament Must Clean Up Its Act If It Wants to Survive

Friday, 5/25/2018, at 11:08 AM
[The Conversation Africa] The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has recently been in the news for the wrong reasons. There have been allegations of abuse of power by its Cameroonian president, Nkodo Dang. He's been accused of refusing to table a report about the organisation and its finances. His lavish lifestyle at the expense of the South African government has further tarnished the institution's image.

Africa:Changing the African Narrative Through Social Media Platforms

Friday, 5/25/2018, at 11:07 AM
[The Conversation Africa] Social media platforms are providing Africans with an opportunity to counter negative stereotypes by giving them representational agency.

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