Aviation

Dar League Drops in Ranking

TANZANIA Premier League has dropped six places down in the latest edition of the Strongest National League of the world. The Mainland top flight league is now placed 124th in the world on 99 points, according to the 2014 version of International Federation of Football…

Around the world (China Daily)

Bangladesh Suspect arrested in blogger’s death Bangladesh security officials said they have arrested a leading suspect in the hacking death of a US blogger who wrote against religious extremism. The elite anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion force said the suspect, Farabi Shafiur Rahman, was arrested on…

Ouattara to Take Charge of Nigeria, Gabon Match

Burkinabe official Jean Ouattara will be at the centre when Nigeria’s Olympic Team, otherwise known as Dream Team, hosts Gabon’s U-23 team in an 11th All-Africa Games qualifier in Abuja on Saturday. Ouattara, 30, who became an international only this year, will be assisted by…

Nigeria Picks 12 for Power Horse Tourney

Nigeria’s Beach Soccer team Coach, Audu Adamu Ejo has picked 12 players to represent the country at this week’s Power Horse Invitational Tournament in Durban, South Africa. According to the Nigeria Football Federation, included among players invited are veterans Bartholomew Ibenegbu, Victor Talle and Abu…

Lubambo Joins U-20 Squad

CAPTAIN Lubambo Musonda has joined the Zambia Under-20 soccer team that jetted into Senegal on Sunday for the 2015 Orange Africa Youth Championship with the immediate task being today’s preparatory match against the hosts in Dakar. The Hector Chilombo-coached side is one of the earliest…

NDLEA Stops 36.850kg Drug Export to South Africa

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have aborted a plot by a Nigerian based in Johannesburg to smuggle 36.850kg of narcotic drugs to South Africa. The shipment was intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja during the outward screening of…

Fly Africa Enters Byo-Joburg Route

Fly Africa, a new budget airline, will next month start plying the Bulawayo-Johannesburg route, in a development that will pose stiff competition for Air Zimbabwe and South African Airways (SAA) which have already been flying that route at much higher fares.SAA has daily Bulawayo-Johannesburg flights;…