Chiefs signing among Africa's best

African Football

Kaizer Chiefs latest signing Anthony Akumu joins a former Orlando Pirates forward amongst the most notable January transfers in Africa.

Akumu completed his long protracted transfer to Chiefs on Wednesday afternoon and arrives with a massive reputation due to his exploits with the Kenya national team and Zambia giants Zesco United.

Scroll through the gallery above to see 10 major African transfers confirmed so far in January

The towering midfielder holds 31 senior national team caps, with vast experience in CAF Champions League football could be one of the signings of the season on a free transfer.

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He's joined on the list by Tunisia star Anice Badri, who's departed Esperance for Al Ittihad after winning consecutive Champions League titles with the Tunisia champions.

Uganda midfielder Allan Okello is another major deal, having been linked with FC Zurich, Mamelodi Sundowns and Wydad, the 19-year-old has opted for Paradou in Algeria.

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The modest side has shown incredible growth over the past five years to become one of the top exporting clubs, with AFCON winners Youcef Atal and Hicham Boudaoui developed within their ranks.

Staying in Uganda, one of their most promising talents Joel Madondo signed a lucrative three-year deal with Botola champions Wydad Casablanca from Busoga United.

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Coming back to the Absa Premiership, Bernard Morisson, who endured a tumultuous spell in South Africa with Orlando Pirates has been unveiled as a Young Africans player.

The Ghana playmaker has been roped in by Luc Eymael as the former Nedbank Cup-winning coach looks to restore the glory days of the record Tanzanian champions.