The foundation stone for the construction of the Olympafrica Centre in Santa Cruz, Cape Verde, was laid on 17 October 2017.
On 13 and 14 August 2017, Burkina Faso was hit by a terrorist attack in a café-restaurant in the capital city, Ougadougou. Official reports indicate that 18 people died, amongst them 2 attackers, while 22 others were injured.
On Monday, 13 August 2017, flash floods swept across the West African State of Sierra Leone, causing a deadly mudslide in the capital city, Freetown.
The 52nd ordinary session of the Executrive Committee of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), held in Abuja, Nigeria, from 31 July to 3 August 2017, effectively chaired by ANOCA President
Abuja, 2 August 2017: the International Olympic Committee has officially approved the idea of making the African Youth Games a qualifying event for for the 2018 summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. In a correspondence dated 26 July 2017, IOC President, Thomas Bach, notified ANOCA of the body’s decision. According to the IOC, the… Read More »
This day, 17 July 2017 marks exactly 365 days to the 3rd African Youth Games billed for Algiers from 17 to 27 July 2018. The event, which does all of sporting Africa proud, will offer continental youths passionate and defining moments.
Djibouti played host to the 17th ordinary General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa from 9 to 11 May 2017
Each National Olympic Committees of Africa recently received a new computer. This was on the sidelines of the 32nd Seminar
The city of Marrakesh, Morocco, on 3 and 4 October 2015 played host to the maiden African Athletes’ Forum, which brought together 39 sportsmen and women and was graced by and several other sports dignitaries of the continent. Prominent amongst them were Mustapha Berraf, President of NOC Algeria and 1st Vice President of ANOCA, who… Read More »