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Real Sociedad confirm that David Silva has tested positive for coronavirus

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Real Sociedad midfielder David Silva has tested positive for Covid-19, the club has confirmed. The 34-year-old joined Sociedad this month after his contract at Manchester City expired. The former Spain international is […]

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Mkhitaryan joins Roma on permanent deal

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined AS Roma on a permanent deal after Arsenal agreed to terminate his contract. The 31-year-old spent last season at Roma on loan. He scored 9 goals in 27 […]

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Lukashenko, President of Belarus denies electoral fraud

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Alexander Lukashenko has been the president of Belarus for 26 years and has no intention to step down despite the ongoing protests in Minsk, the capital of Belarus following the elections held on […]

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“Global Tourism Industry lost £245 billion in 5 months due to Covid-19” UN Chief

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The tourism industry has received the brunt side of the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak with a £244.5 billion lost in exports in 5 months. As I write this article, an excess of 120 […]

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The most expensive sheep in the world sells for $450,000

This sheep is the most expensive in the world. It sold for $490,000 in an auction in Scotland this week. The price went so high due to a bidding war and it […]

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Ethiopian economist predicts a negative GDP growth in 2021

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A prominent Ethiopian economist Professor Alemayehu Geda (PhD) has predicted a -2.7% GDP growth in 2021.  This is a complete different story from Ethiopian government projection of 8.5% GDP growth in 2021.  […]

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Protests in Mauritius over oil spills

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Thousands of people held demonstrations in Madagascar’s capital Port Louis on Saturday, over authorities’ handling of massive oil spill that killed 39 dolphins. About 1,000 tonnes of oil spilled into a sanctuary […]

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Tottenham sign Doherty from Wolves

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Tottenham have completed the signing of defender Matt Doherty from Wolverhampton Wanderers. The 28-year-old full-back has signed a four-year deal with Jose Mourinho’s side. He becomes Spurs’ third signing of the summer […]

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McKennie completes Juventus move from Schalke 04

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Juventus have confirmed the signing of Schalke 04 midfielder Weston McKennie on a one year loan deal with an option to buy. The US international becomes the first arrival in Turin since […]

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Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira joins Huddersfield on loan

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Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira has joined Championship club Huddersfield Town on loan for the 2020-21 season. Pereira, 24, joined United in 2012 and has made three appearances for the United first-team. […]

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Arsenal are the 2020 FA Community Shield winners

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored an exceptional goal and netted the winning penalty in a shootout as Arsenal beat Premier League champions Liverpool in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium. Aubameyang gave Arsenal the […]

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Tanzanian Rosemary Chambi authors a Swahili-Chinese dictionary

Rosemary Chambi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Trade from Heilongjiang University in China. Rosemary Chambi has authored a Swahili-Chinese dictionary to help Tanzanian students studying in China. She was […]

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Will low-income countries be left behind in search of Covid-19 vaccine?

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In the recent past, we’ve seen advanced economies working on Covid-19 cure and vaccines and booking the final products in advance. This raises concerns that low-income countries may be left behind. There […]

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2020 Tour de France contenders

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The 2020 Tour de France season has already started.  According to SuperSport the following candidates are likely to win the 2020 Tour de France:  Primoz Roglic, 30, Slovanian;  Egan Bernal, 23, defending […]

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Akinumi Adesina re-elected President of African Development Bank

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Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) for a second 5-year term. The election was conducted on Thursday during the virtual annual general meeting of the bank. Adesina […]

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Ronan Hughes pleads guilty to Manslaughter in Essex Lorry deaths

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A total of 39 migrants were found dead in a refrigerated container in Essex. A 40-year old man has pleaded guilty for manslaughter of the migrants. Ronan Hughes is from Co Armagh, […]

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Leeds United sign striker Rodrigo from Valencia

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Leeds United have signed striker Rodrigo Moreno from La Liga side Valencia. The 29-year -old has signed a four-year contract with Marcelo Bielsa’s side, who are back to the English top-flight after […]

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Aouar set to miss France matches after Lyon confirm positive COVID-19 test

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Lyon’s Houssem Aouar has tested positive for coronavirus, ruling him out of France’s upcoming matches. The 22-year-old received his call-up to the France squad on Thursday after having impressed in Lyon’s run […]

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10 children killed by lightening in Arua City, Uganda

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Ten (10) children have died in north-western Ugandan City, Arua.  According to the BBC, the children were playing football when they were forced to seek shelter in a nearby grass-thatched hut which […]

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Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer

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American actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise, has died of cancer, his family has confirmed. Boseman died at home in Los Angeles at […]

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Pablo Escobar’s Hippos are fast spreading

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Pablo Escobar, one of the billionaire drug lords, may have been killed in 1993 but his legacy remains.  He brought hippos from Colombia as part of his private zoo at his ranch […]

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Police surrounded Uganda’s presidential candidate Bobi Wine’s home to give him security

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Police say they have surrounded Bobi Wine's home to give him security because he's a presidential candidate. #UgandaDecide2021 pic.twitter.com/BFRXwggMgf — Nation Africa (@NationAfrica) January 15, 2021 Sharing is Caring:

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