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Ofori on the radar of Orlando Pirates

Black Stars and Maritzburg goalkeeper, Richard Ofori, has become a surprise target for South Africa giants, Orlando Pirates, following his impressive performance in the league. The Soweto giants are reportedly looking forward to bolstering their goalkeeping department with the Ghanaian after an inconsistent performance by their short-stoppers. Pirates are currently …

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Church cardinals urge end of ‘homosexual agenda’

Two prominent Roman Catholic Church cardinals have called for an end of the “plague of the homosexual agenda”, urging bishops to end their complicity and silence over cases of sexual abuse. Cardinals Burke and Brandmüller say the Church has wrongly blamed the abuse of power by priests as the main …

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Graham vows probe after McCabe interview on Trump

The chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee has vowed to investigate allegations that top FBI and justice department officials discussed ways to remove President Trump from office. Senator Lindsey Graham said the claims were an “attempted bureaucratic coup”. Ex-acting FBI chief Andrew McCabe said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein …

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Four India soldiers killed in Kashmir gun battle

Four soldiers have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir in a gun battle with militants, police say. The encounter occurred in Pulwama district, where more than 40 Indian soldiers were killed in a suicide attack on Thursday. A civilian was also killed in the shootout as Indian troops launched a search …

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CAF Confed Cup: Egyptian official to handle Kotoko, Nkana clash

Egyptian referee Ahmed El Ghandour has been appointed to officiate the 2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup match between Zambia giants Nkana FC and Asante Kotoko on Sunday, February 24. The experienced official will be the centre referee as the Red Devils welcome the Porcupine Warriors to the Nkana Stadium in Kitwe. …

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French media execs accused of cyber-bullying feminists

Several French media executives have been suspended or fired for allegedly co-ordinating online harassment through a private Facebook group. The largely-male League du LOL (League of LOL) targeted women writers and feminist activists among others. Dozens of people have shared their experience of cyber-bullying by the group since it was …

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UN official blasts Buhari over top judge’s suspension

A UN judicial expert says the Nigerian President broke international rules when he recently suspended the country’s Chief Justice. President Muhammadu Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen last month over allegations that the judge had failed to declare his assets. The UN special rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego …

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Two Kenyan Airways planes collide at Nairobi airport

Two Kenya Airways planes collided Saturday at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The Embraer planes collided while undergoing maintenance, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Director-General Gilbert Kibe said. No injuries were reported. Captain Kibe said airport safety officials are investigating the incident. “We will find out what went wrong and we …

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Trump nominates Treasury undersecretary Malpass to lead World Bank

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he had chosen David Malpass, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, as the U.S. candidate for the next president of the World Bank. Calling Malpass a “very extraordinary man”, Trump said in a statement at the White House that he …

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Gov’t developing roadmap to end vigilantism – Oppong Nkrumah

Government says it is developing a roadmap to put an end to the issue of political vigilantism in the country and other security-related issues. Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, said at the end of a National Security Stakeholder’s dialogue in Aburi in the Eastern Region Thursday that, a decision will be communicated. …

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Tanzania Male MPs Should Be Circumcised – Female MP

A female member of parliament in Tanzania has proposed that an inspection be carried out to determine if her male colleagues are circumcised, in order to help reduce the spread of HIV, news site Mwanachi reports in Kiwashili. Jackline Ngonyani said in parliament on Thursday that any MPs found not …

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