Cameroon Begins Mass COVID-19 Tests to Encourage Football Turnout

YAOUNDE — Cameroon launched a massive campaign Sunday for fans to be tested and vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill stadiums in the ongoing Africa Football Cup of Nations the country is hosting. Cameroon and African football officials say only 2,000 su…

Diaspora Agency Organizes Fund Raising Events for Rehabilitation

Fund raising events a football match and a dinner party, will take place in Addis Ababa as part of the Great Ethiopian Homecoming Challenge, the Ethiopian Diaspora Agency announced today. Briefing journalists, Agency Diaspora Community Development Coordinator Nebiyu Solomon  said the events are aimed at raising funds for rehabilitation and enhance solidarity among Ethiopians at […]

Ronnie Spector, ’60s Icon Who Sang ‘Be My Baby,’ Dies at 78

NEW YORK — Ronnie Spector, the cat-eyed, beehived rock ‘n’ roll siren who sang such 1960s hits as “Be My Baby,” “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain” as the leader of the Ronettes, has died. She was 78.Spector died Wednesday after a brief battle …

Sonny Side of Sports

Cameroonian football fans will be cheering for their national men’s team when the Africa Cup of Nations tournament kicks off January 9 in their capital, Yaounde. “The Indomitable Lions” of Cameroon will host “the Stallions” of Burkina Faso in the opening match. On Monday’s show, African football analyst Fisayo Dairo takes a look at Group […]