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21 Extraordinary Women Honored with Courage Award

The U.S. State Department recognized 21 women who have demonstrated leadership in advocating for human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment, honoring them at an “International Women of Courage Award” ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Monday.T…

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Botswana: Provisional Squad Report for Camp

Gaborone — The senior national team coach Adel Amrouche has released his provisional squad that will play against Zimbabwe and Algeria during the AFCON qualifiers.The Zebras is expected to face the Warriors of Zimbabwe on March 25 and Algeria on March …

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Women Referees Make African Football History at CHAN

LIMBE, CAMEROON – Three women referees created history Saturday at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarterfinals. Ethiopian referee Lidya Tafesse and her assistants, Malawian Bernadettar Kwimbira and Nigerian Mimisen Iyorhe, became the first women to control a match at a senior CAF male tournament. The breakthrough came two years after women referees handled matches at […]

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Former Ivory Coast International Footballer Runs for Football Federation Presidency

Former internationally known Ivory Coast football player Didier Drogba entered the race to be president of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) Saturday. Hundreds gathered to cheer the former Chelsea and Marseille striker when he arrived at FIF’s Abidjan headquarters. Members of his team signed paperwork for his candidacy. However, Drogba, the leading goal scorer in […]

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ICC Rules Against Compensation for Congo’s Bemba

The International Criminal Court ruled Monday that ex-Congolese vice president and militia leader Jean-Pierre Bemba is not entitled to damages after his successful appeal of a war crimes conviction. Bemba’s lawyers failed to convince the court that their client must be compensated for the nearly $75 million they claimed he lost because of his imprisonment, […]

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Lionesses to play at Langford Sevens

The national women#39;s sevens team will feature as the invitational side at the second last leg of the 2019/20 HSBC Women#39;s Sevens World Series, the Langford Sevens taking place on 2nd and 3rd May 2020 in Langford, Canada. The Lionesses, who finis…