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Ronaldo discharged from hospital after suffering from pneumonia

Brazilian football superstar Ronaldo has been discharged from a hospital in Ibiza after suffering from pneumonia. Ronaldo was reportedly taken ill during a holiday in Ibiza, Spain. The 41-year-old Brazil World Cup winner, who assured fans on Sunday on social media, after he was taken to the hospital, that he would be alright, thanked his doctors, nurses, girlfriend Celina and fans for their help and support during his admission in the hospital. Ronald has since returned home on Tuesday. Ronaldo…

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“Don’t call my name when I am busy working” – Agama

We all know Agama hardly can control his insatiable desire for two things: beer and women. One day, Agama sees a beautiful damsel while he is drinking. So much hypnotized by the beauty of the lady, Agama mistakenly puts the bottle of the beer he is drinking in his nose instead of the mouth. Trust Kata Kata Village ladies, she has seen how carried away Agama has become; she does not waste time to grab the opportunity and milk…

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Bwalya vows to appeal FIFA ban

Former Football Association of Zambia President Kalusha Bwalya has announced he will appeal the two-year ban handed him by FIFA on Friday. FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee announced the ban of the African great reports Extrasportsnigeria.com. The Zambian was banned for allegedly receiving benefits from banned Qatari official Mohammed Bin Hammam according to a statement on FIFA’s official website. Bwalya, reportedly received $80,000 cash “gift” from the disgraced Qatari business mogul Bin Hammam in 2016 but…

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More Political Uncertainty in Zimbabwe as Zambia “deports MDC’s Tendai Biti to Zimbabwe”

Zambia has deported former Zimbabwean Finance minister and senior opposition politician Tendai Biti to Zimbabwe despite a court order against the move, according to his lawyer. Zambia’s government has on Wednesday, rejected Mr. Biti’s request for asylum on the ground that his reasons for the asylum were weak. Mr. Biti fled to Zambia after Zimbabwean police accused him of orchestrating violence and issued an arrest warrant for him. The opposition MDC Alliance has refused to accept Mnangagwa’s victory in…

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ICC: The Scientific Advisory Board of the Office of the Prosecutor holds its 5th annual meeting

On 21 and 22 June 2018, the Office of the Prosecutor (the “Office”) of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”) held its 5th annual meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board (the “Board”) of the Office, at the seat of the Court in The Hague, The Netherlands. The Board provides recommendations to the ICC Prosecutor, Mrs Fatou Bensouda, on the latest developments in new and emerging technologies, and scientific methods and procedures that can further reinforce the Office’s…

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Tanzania names Amuneke national coach

Former Nigeria attacker, Emmanuel Amuneke, has been named as the coach of Tanzania national team. Wallace Karia, President of the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) who announced the deal on Monday said Amuneke will also oversee the other Tanzania teams, including the U-17 and U-20 groups. The former winger who signed a two-year deal with the Tanzanian FA was until recently coach of Sudan’s Premier League side, Al Khartoum SC. “I am happy to start this new job and work hard…

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South Sudanese Celebrate the Kiir-Machar Peace Deal

It has been a joyful day in South Sudan’s capital, Juba and beyond, as two arch-rivals President Salva Kiir and his former Vice-President Riek Machar signed a new peace deal to end a barbaric five-year civil war. The latest power struggle between the President and his former deputy has devastated the country, killed thousands of innocent citizens and displaced millions of South Sudanese. It is, therefore, no coincidence that the new peace deal has given hope to many South…

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Why You May Need a Therapist

 Ironically, what makes life, which is enmeshed in problems, meaningful, is its ability to act as our teacher in the tempestuous journey of maturity. Problems are inevitable in life. We learn from them in order to make our lives worth living and purposeful. However, not everyone can cope with these inevitable problems in life. While some people can successfully take care of their life obstacles, others are overwhelmed by them. A good reason to go online and seek a…

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Zimbabwe election: A New Beginning or Another Political ‘Coup’?

The first post-Mugabe elections in Zimbabwe have come and gone. As usual in the African political terrain, while the declared winners are jubilant, the presumed losers are bitterly contesting the conducts and results of the elections. With the leader of the ruling Zanu-PF President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared the winner with 50.8% of the vote, on the other hand, the leader of the opposition Nelson Chamisa, whom, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), received 44.3% of the vote, repeatedly…

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Breaking all the obstacles as a group

As I child, I once asked my father who was happily married for sixty years, what the secret behind his happy marriage was. He studied me for a long time. The expression on his face made me a bit uncomfortable; it left me wondering whether I had asked the most stupid question. Or could it be my father considered me incapable of having a long happy relationship like him? What an arrogant old man he was, I thought, although…

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DRC: Will Bemba Walk out from Prison to the Presidential Palace?

The acquittance of the former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged war crimes against humanity, could alter the political equation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While Jean-Pierre Bemba’s supporters have backed his presidential ambition in elections due this December, President Joseph Kabila’s camp is more or less, in political hypertension. The landmark conviction of Jean-Pierre Bemba, which was overturned by panels of judges at the ICC came as…

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To ban or encourage the second-hand clothes trade?

Worldwide the second-hand clothes trade has generated about $3.67 billion in revenue, according to the 2016 estimate. From this figure, Africa has a 35% total value of the trade, while Europe, Asia and the Americas and others have 27%, 26%, and 12% respectively. The lives of many Africans have been positively changed due to the income from this business; many Africans have either ventured into the business or benefited indirectly from it. More than that, with the quality advantage…

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