World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria remain in Pot Two

FIFA has returned Nigeria to Pot 2, ahead of the African World Cup qualifiers draw on Friday. The world football governing body, confirmed the u-turn on Wednesday night, after deciding to cancel a “special” ranking, which saw the Super Eagles demoted to Pot 3 and placed Egypt in Pot 1. FIFA also announced the procedure for the draw ceremony. “The teams in Pot 4 will be drawn first. The team drawn first from Pot 4 will be placed in Group A, and its exact position in the group will be determined by a ball drawn from a second pot that will contain four balls with the position numbers 1-4,” it stated. “The team drawn second from Pot 4 will be placed in Group B, and its position in the group will also be determined by a ball drawn from the second pot. The team drawn third will be placed in Group C, and its...

Viber introduces public chats in Africa

Viber - the platform where users can exchange images, video and audio media messages has revealed it latest social channel "Public Chats" to partners in Africa and the Middle East. Viber's global platform can now be joined by brands, organizations, celebrities, public figures reach a local and regional audience. Public Chats are live discussions that Viber users can follow, like and share with their community. Selected partners in Africa such as South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Egypt have joined Public Chats for this regional launch in a bid to be the first players to offer local conversations on Viber. African users can now start to follow them from the Viber Public Chats explore page. Jumia recently opened Public Chats in Egypt and Nigeria and were one of the first partners to join this new social channel in the Middle East and Africa. Viber users can expect more Jumia Public Chats to open in...