Kompany: This title was the hardest and most satisfying

ABN@ Vincent Kompany labelled his team’s Premier League title on Sunday as his most satisfying title success. The Manchester City captain lifted the Premier League Trophy for a fourth time as his side edged out Liverpool by a point in a thrilling race for the title. After scoring the decisive goal in their previous […]

Hazard wraps up 2018/19 Playmaker Award

ABN@ Chelsea’s Eden Hazard claimed the 2018/19 Premier League Playmaker of the Season Award even though he played only 21 minutes in the final match of the season. Hazard had 15 assists going into the final day, one ahead of Ryan Fraser. The Belgian was rested to the bench by Maurizio Sarri at Leicester City while Fraser started at Selhurst […]

East Africa currencies menaced by inflation and high oil prices

ABN@ East African currencies are forecast to weaken against the dollar in coming months, due to an increase in fuel prices and consequent inflation. The cost of living will rise, resulting in decreased purchasing power. Economists cite errant weather conditions and uncertainty over global oil production ahead of a key […]

US firm to manage Abraaj’s $1bn Global Healthcare Fund

ABN@ US private equity fund TPG has agreed to take over the management of a $1 billion healthcare fund in the latest move to protect investors’ interest after the collapse of the Dubai-based private equity fund Abraaj. The Global healthcare fund, formerly managed by Abraaj, will now be renamed Evercare […]

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure

ABN@ A Myanmar National Airlines passenger plane after an emergency landing at Mandalay international airport on May 12, 2019. A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on May 12, an official said. PHOTO | […]

Ethiopian-EU Trade Forum to Be Held in Brussels

ABN@ Brussels will host the Ethiopian end EU trade forum on May 14 and 15, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the African nation confirmed on Monday in a statement.The event, organized by the European Commission, aims to boost private sector investment in the Ethiopian economy and, based on those […]

Alexandre Lacazette responds to Barcelona speculation

ABN@ Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has admitted that it is “flattering” to be linked with Barcelona. The Spanish champions are said to be considering a summer swoop for the 27-year-old, who has scored 19 times and contributed 13 assists for the Gunners this season. When questioned on the reported interest by Telefoot, Lacazette said that it was […]

Rapists handed death sentences in Puntland

ABN@ The gang-rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl led to street protests and an angry reaction on social media with calls for the Puntland government to take action. PHOTO | AFP  A court has handed down death sentences to three men for the rape and murder of a 12-year-old. […]

Zambia DRC border post set for a facelift

ABN@ Trucks wait for clearance at Kasumbalesa on the Zambia-DRC border. Zambia plans to build a truck park with modern facilities after congestion in the past month posed health risks. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP The Democratic Republic Congo and Zambia’s Kasumbalesa border post is one typical African […]