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    Soccer-Osimhen double boosts Nigeria, Diedhiou hat-trick lifts Senegal

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria’s in-form forward Victor Osimhen struck twice as they came from a goal down to beat minnows Lesotho...

    Soccer-Senegal start well as other African heavyweights struggle

    CAPE TOWN, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Senegal showed their teeth on the opening day of qualifiers for the 2021 African Cup of Nations but...

    Britain agrees post-Brexit trade deal with southern Africa

    JOHANNESBURG, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Britain has agreed a deal with six southern African countries including South Africa, the continent's most developed economy, that will ensure...

    Soccer-Penalty save sees Liberia through in World Cup qualifier

    JOHANNESBURG, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Liberia needed a last-gasp penalty save, Ethiopia an own goal, Tanzania shoot-out penalties and Equatorial Guinea a late strike...

    Soccer-Liberia win on opening day of African World Cup qualifiers

    CAPE TOWN, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Liberia needed two penalties and a calamitous defensive error to beat Sierra Leone 3-1 on the first day...

    Africa’s biggest bank targets its smallest shops in fintech deal

    JOHANNESBURG, Aug 27 (Reuters) - South Africa's Standard Bank has taken a stake in local fintech firm Nomanini to offer credit to potentially millions of small...

    Levis and Wrangler vow to protect women making jeans from sexual abuse

    NAIROBI, Aug 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three major U.S. brands vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans on Thursday...

    Olympics-IOC appoints 10 new members, Greece back in the fold

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 26 (Reuters) - Greece, host of the first modern games in 1896, regained International Olympic Committee representation after four years on...