Allan Saint-Maximin earned a point for Newcastle United as they twice came from behind to draw 3-3 with Brentford at St James' Park.
Newcastle's new head coach Eddie Howe was unable to attend the match after testing positive for COVID-19, but his side nonetheless made a great start as Jamaal Lascelles headed in from a corner after 10 minutes.
The lead last just 67 seconds though, as a shot from former Magpies striker Ivan Toney squirmed through the gloves of Karl Darlow.
The Bees completed a first-half turnaround as Rico Henry arrived to meet Sergi Canos's brilliant cross, but Joelinton made it 2-2 before the end of a breathless first half.
Brentford regained the lead on 61 minutes when substitute Frank Onyeka's shot went in off Lascelles for an own goal. Howe...
Nigeria has qualified for the 2021 AFCON to take place in Cameroon early Junaury. But the Super Eagles barely made it through to the 2022 World Cup qualifying play-offs after a disappointing 1-1 draw with Cape Verde earlier this week in Lagos. And this has raised critics urging Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to sack gernot Rohr.
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Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has slammed Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, insisting that the German tactician is not a coach.
Kalu also said he would handle the Super Eagles better than Rohr. And he will prefer a local coach for the Super Eagles once he is paid well and allowed to do his job.
The outcome of the match ensured that the Super Eagles qualified for th...
U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris shake hands. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Kamala Harris, 57, took on the duties of president of the United States for a short period on Friday
US Vice-President Kamala Harris became the first woman to - briefly - be given presidential powers while Joe Biden underwent a regular health check.
Ms Harris, 57, was in control for 85 minutes, while Mr Biden was placed under anaesthesia for a routine colonoscopy on Friday.
Mr Biden's doctor released a statement after the operation, saying he was healthy and able to execute his duties.
The medical examination came on the eve of the president's 79th birthday.
Ms Harris carried out her duties from her office in the West Wing of the White House...
South Africa: Former South African President De Klerk ... Not to Be Buried With State Funeral
PRETORIA-(MaraviPost)-South Africa has declared four days of national mourning following the death on Thursday of the last white president FW de Klerk.
The national mourning starts on Wednesday evening, November 17, to Sunday evening, November 21, 2021 and “the national flag will be flown at half-mast as a mark of respect,” the presidency said.
De Klerk died at the age of 85 on Thursday last week after having been diagnosed with cancer earlier in the year.
He will be cremated on Sunday in a private funeral attended by family members.
South Africa: Former South African President De Klerk ... Not to Be Buried With State Funeral - allAfrica.com
The 2021 ReSAKSS Annual Conference will bring together state and non-state actors to deliberate on the key findings and policy recommendations of the ReSAKSS 2021 ATOR
KIGALI, RWANDA, 18 November 2021/ -- AKADEMIYA2063 (AKADEMIYA2063.org), in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC), is convening a virtual 2021 ReSAKSS (https://bit.ly/3cfToZO) Annual Conference to promote review and dialogue on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on African food systems and policy options to ensure recovery and strengthen resilience to future shocks.
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to health, economic and agrifood systems around the globe. In addition to the direct health effects of the pandemic and its cost in terms of human life, the crisis has c...
Former African Footballer of the Year, Samuel Eto’o Fils has submitted his candidacy papers for next month’s Football Federation of Cameroon (FECAFOOT) presidential elections.
The ex-Barcelona, Chelsea and Inter Milan star confirmed via his tweeter handle to have submitted the papers in Yaounde on Wednesday ahead of the December 11 2021 polls.
“Today, I have officially submitted my candidacy for the upcoming @FecafootOfficie elections. I am honoured to be able to do so, and I hope that I can help reform the federation and take our beloved sport to the next level,” Eto’o tweeted.
The candidature of the African football great has excited some supporters in Cameroon where they gave him a round of applause at Japoma Stadium on Sunday when the Indomitable Lions beat Ivory Coast 1-0 t...
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Schools and colleges in India’s national capital Delhi will remain shut indefinitely as authorities scramble to bring hazardous pollution levels down with a series of urgent interventions.
Barely a fortnight into opening after Covid-19 battered India in two deadly waves, schools will now again close due to pollution levels deemed critically harmful to the health of kids. They were previously ordered to remain shut till the end of this week but the curfew has now been extended, officials said.
Children are developing asthma-like symptoms and upper respiratory tract infections due to premature assault of hazardous pollution levels on their lungs, doctors in Delhi have warned.
The Commission of Air Quality Management (CAQM), se...
MTN, the dominant mobile network operator in Uganda for the last 20 years is offering up a fraction of its shares to the public in an initial public offering requiring a minimum investment of UGX 100,000. MTN has made it so easy to invest in its IPO, you can dial *165*65# follow a few steps and buy shares in under 30 seconds. The offer closes on November 22, 2021, and will officially be available to buy and sell from December 6, 2021, on the Uganda Securities Exchange. The MTN IPO has generated plenty of polarizing debate, as it should. Some sections of the public are saying it is such a great opportunity to invest your savings while another section says over their dead bodies.
As a general principle, if you earn income, regularly or not, you should strive to save in...