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CAF Secretary General resigns
Just over a week after long-standing Issa Hayatou was defeated in the CAF elections to Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad, Morocco’s El Amrani, who served as secretary general for the last six years, announced that he will be leaving his position The post CAF Secretary General resigns appeared first on (...)
[The Eagle] 27/03/2017

 
Ethiopia: Ethiopian Airlines to Start Three New Routes
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Airlines disclosed that preparations have been finalized to launch flights to three new destinations- Victoria Falls, Oslo and Antananarivo within three days starting from March 26-28 , 2017.
[AllAfrica] 26/03/2017

 
More plaudits for Chiyangwa
HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has received glowing praises from the Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) after spearheading former Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou’s downfall. The long-serving Hayatou was deposed by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar during last (...)
[DailyNews] 23/03/2017

 
Grace Watches As Zimbabwe Lose
First Lady Grace Mugabe watched her son play basketball yesterday and saw Zimbabwe going down to Mozambique in the qualifiers at the City Sports Centre yesterday. The two countries met over a two match series played on a home and away basis over the weekend after Botswana and Madagascar pulled (...)
[Zimbabwe News] 21/03/2017

Football: Africa elects new football chief after three decades
Madagascan Ahmad Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football last week, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office to usher in a "new dawn" for the sport on the continent. Ahmad, head of Madagascar's football federation, won the election in the (...)
[Seychelles News Agency] 20/03/2017

ZIFA crumbles while Chiyangwa is busy fighting CAF battles
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential elections have come and gone, and the winds of change have blown across the continent.For the first time in 60 years, southern Africa will be controlling the continent’s football after Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad convincingly swept to power on (...)
[My Zimbabwe News] 19/03/2017

Ahmad Ahmad becomes president of Confederation of African Football (CAF), beating Issa Hayatou who served for 29 years.
Madagascar’s football chief, Ahmad Ahmad, was elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office. Ahmad won the election in the Ethiopian capital Addid Ababa by 34 votes to Hayatou’s 20, official results (...)
[Nazret] 19/03/2017

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Suffering From Hayatousis
[Zimbabwe Independent] IN a shock development across the African football landscape, Madagascar's unheralded football chief Ahmad Ahmad -- whose campaign manager was Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa -- defeated the Godfather of the soccer continental governing body, Confederation of African (...)
[AllAfrica] 18/03/2017

Mugabe suffering from Hayatousis
IN a shock development across the African football landscape, Madagascar’s unheralded football chief Ahmad Ahmad — whose campaign manager was Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa — defeated the Godfather of the […] The post Mugabe suffering from Hayatousis appeared first on The Zimbabwe (...)
[The Independent] 18/03/2017

EDITORIAL COMMENT: New Caf boss must avoid building loyalty through patronage
AFTER 29 uninterrupted years, Cameroonian Issa Hayatou’s stranglehold on African football was finally broken when Madagascar Football Association boss Ahmad Ahmad dethroned him in Caf elections held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday. Ahmad beat Hayatou 34-20. In fact, the football industry (...)
[The Chronicle] 17/03/2017

Ahmad topples Hayatou as CAF president
Carlos Kambaekwa Windhoek-At long last, there is a new sheriff at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. Sole challenger, Madagascar’s football chief Ahmad pulled off a stunning upset yesterday when he toppled the long serving CAF president, Issa Hayatou, from (...)
[New Era] 17/03/2017

Chiyangwa ‘over the moon’
Zifa and Cosafa president Philip Chiyangwa is elated to see the back of former Caf president Issa Hayatou, whose 29-year reign came to an end yesterday after he lost an election to Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar.Chiyangwa had been leading Ahmad’s campaign advocating for change in the Caf leadership (...)
[My Zimbabwe News] 17/03/2017

Madagascar Ahmad Ahmad Elected As New CAF President
Madagascar Football Association Chief Ahmad Ahmad has been elected as the Confederation of African Football President, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign. Ahmad received 34 votes compared to Hayatou’s 20 at the 39th CAF General Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The result means a change in (...)
[Nigerian Current] 17/03/2017

Madagascar: New CAF President, Ahmad, Promises Financial Transparency
[Premium Times] A breath of fresh air is sweeping through the Confederation of African Football, CAF, following the emergence of Ahmad Ahmad as the new president of the continent's football ruling body.
[AllAfrica] 17/03/2017

CAF poll: At last Hayatou beaten by Madagascar’s Ahmad
By Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign as head of the Confederation of African Football came to an end yesterday, after Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad beat him in CAF’s presidential election. Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick was also elected into the CAF (...)
[Blueprint] 17/03/2017

Bility Becomes CAF Executive Member
–Issa Hayatou Out It was another remarkable moment in the history of African football after Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign was yesterday brought to an end in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The 70 year old lost the election after Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes. The (...)
[Liberian Observer] 17/03/2017

Mbidi welcomes Ahmad's election
Mbidi welcomes Ahmad's election Namibia Football Association (NFA) president Frans Mbidi has welcomed the election of Ahmad Ahmad as president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). CAF elected the Madagascar Football Association president Ahmad at their congress held in Addis Ababa, (...)
[Namibian Sun] 16/03/2017

Ahmad Ahmad Elected As New CAF President
Bamidele Fatunde Madagascar Football Association Chief Ahmad Ahmad has been elected as the Confederation of African Football President, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign. Ahmad received 34 votes compared to Hayatou’s 20 at the 39th CAF General Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The result means (...)
[National Mirror] 16/03/2017

Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad Elected as New CAF President
Ahmad Ahmad, new CAF PresidentAhmad Ahmad of Madagascar has been elected as the new CAF president, unseating long-serving predecessor Issa Hayatou. 57-year-old Ahmad garnered 34 votes to Hayatou’s...
[Nigeria World News] 16/03/2017

CAF Changes Leadership After 29 Years Reign Of Hayatou
LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign. Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in the election, which was held in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. The result (...)
[Urhobo Today] 16/03/2017

LATEST : Victory for Chiyangwa as Ahmad wins CAF Election
Ahmed Ahmed of Madagascar is the new Confederation of African Football president after defeating Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou by 34 votes to 20 ending the latter’s reign which began in 1988. Zifa and Cosafa President Phillip Chiyangwa, who was Ahmed’s campaign manager, promised that victory was certain (...)
[My Zimbabwe News] 16/03/2017

Ahmad sends shock waves in world football as he becomes new CAF president
Ahmad sends shock waves in world football as he becomes new CAF president
Madagascar’s Ahmad is the new leader of African football after ousting long-serving Confederation of African football president Issa Hayatou in a stunning upset at the organisation’s Congress in Ethiopia on Thursday.
[Times Live] 16/03/2017

 
Africa: Ahmad Ahmed Ends Hayatou's Lengthy CAF Reign
[CAJ News] MADAGASCAR executive Ahmad Ahmad, is the new President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after elections held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
[AllAfrica] 16/03/2017

Hayatou ousted as CAF president
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ahmad of Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset on Thursday, ousting Issa Hayatou, the long-serving president of the Confederation of African Football, in an election at the organisation’s congress in Ethiopia. (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 16/03/2017

Caf Elections: Ahmad Elected as New President
Madagascar’s football chief Ahmad Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football on Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office. Ahmad won the election in the Ethiopian capital by 34 votes to Hayatou’s 20, (...)
[Rwanda Eye] 16/03/2017

Madagascar FA chief Ahmad is New Caf president
By Agencies Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football (Caf) president, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign. Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in the election, which was held in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. The result means a (...)
[UBC] 16/03/2017

Caf presidential election: Ahmad Ahmad succeeds Issa Hayatou
Madagascar FA boss Ahmad pictured is the new Caf president. Congratulations to the Madagascar FA president Ahmad Ahmad on his triumph over Issa Hayatou. Ahmad Ahmad was elected the new head of Confederation of African Football (CAF), denying Issa Hayatou, the last of the old generation leaders (...)
[Football Sierra Leone] 16/03/2017

Breaking News: Issa Hayatou falls as Ahmad wins CAF Presidential election
The president of the Madagascar Football Association, Ahmad Ahmad has defeated long-serving CAF President, Issa Hayatou in the just ended CAF elections held at the Africa Union Plenary Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. His victory ends Mr. Hayatou’s 29-year reign as president of the Confederation (...)
[ZamFoot] 16/03/2017

Ahmed atsinze Issa Hayatou amusimbura ku buyobozi bwa CAF #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Ahmed atsinze Issa Hayatou amusimbura ku buyobozi bwa CAF #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Issa Hayatou wari umaze imyaka 29 ayobora Ishyirahamwe ry'umupira w'amaguru muri Afurika asimbuwe na Ahmed Ahmed wo muri Madagascar. - Football
[Kigali Today] 16/03/2017

 
Ahmad emerges new CAF president
Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad has emerged the new president of Confederation of African Football (CAF) after defeating the incumbent Issa Hayatou in Thursday’s election held in Addis –Ababa, Ethiopia. Ahmad polled 34 votes, while Hayatou garnered 20 in the keenly contested election. Details later… ...
[The Nation] 16/03/2017

BREAKING NEWS: Ahmad defeats Hayatou to become new president of CAF
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Long-serving president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Cameroonian Issa hayatou, has been defeated by Madagascar Football Association president Ahmad Ahmad in an election held in Addis Ababa on Thursday, according to media reports. (...)
[Panapress] 16/03/2017

Kenya: Rights body demands release of Madagascar environment activist
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Malagasy authorities must immediately and unconditionally release an environmental activist detained on politically motivated charges, Amnesty International has said in a letter to the government. (...)
[Panapress] 16/03/2017

Football: African supremo Hayatou faces fight in bid for eighth term
Issa Hayatou, the last of the old generation leaders in world football, faces a rare and determined challenge when he bids for an eighth term as head of the Confederation of African Football in Thursday's election. Ahmad Ahmad, head of the Madagascar Football Association, has picked up key (...)
[Seychelles News Agency] 16/03/2017

Madagascar: Govt Declares National Disaster After Cyclone Tears Through Parts of Island
[Nation] Madagascar has declared a national disaster after a cyclone tore through the northern and eastern parts of the Indian Ocean island last week, leaving 78 dead and destroying thousands of homes.
[AllAfrica] 15/03/2017

Cyclone kills 38 in Madagascar
At least 38 people have been killed by Cyclone Enawo that struck Madagascar this week, according to an official of the country’s disaster management department. “The damage is enormous wherever the cyclone has gone,” Thierry Venty, executive secretary of the National Bureau of Risk and Disaster (...)
[The Nation] 11/03/2017

Botswana: Cyclone Enawo to deprive Botswana rain
Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) – Botswana’s meteorological services department has said tropical cyclone Enawo is expected to hit Madagascar and deny Botswana some rains. Environment
[Panapress] 06/03/2017

Madagascar PM to receive Mandela award
Mahafaly Solonandrasana recognised for his vision for country and continent
[East Africa News Post] 25/02/2017

Madagascar: The Bitter Taste of Madagascar Vanilla
[Al Jazeera] Sava region, Madagascar -Vanilla farmer Jacky points his machete towards a flattened area in the humid Madagascan jungle.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Mauritius: Australia offers 'Aid for Trade Training' to SMEs in Indian Ocean States
Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius and Australia on Tuesday launched a specialised “Aid for Trade Training Course” for SMEs in Indian Ocean States designed to target the capacity building and human resource development for operators in Mauritius, Madagascar, Mozambique, Seychelles and (...)
[Panapress] 15/02/2017

Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone Dineo Bears Down On Madagascar
[Al Jazeera] Tropical Cyclone Dineo has formed in the Mozambique Channel, the fifth cyclone of the 2016/17 Southern Hemisphere cyclone season.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Rollers ready to conquer Africa
The best of Botswana meets the crème of Madagascar when Township Rollers take on CNaPS Sports in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League on Saturday. The game, which kicks-off at 14:30 local time (13:30 here), marks the start of Rollers African adventure – Popa’s reward for winning last (...)
[The Voice] 10/02/2017



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