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Three Salzburg Players Test Positive For COVID-19

  Austrian champions Salzburg announced Sunday that three players had tested positive for coronavirus after their midweek Champions League play-off match against Maccabi Tel Aviv. In a statement on its social media channels, the club said that none of the three players was currently displaying symptoms and all of them were now in quarantine. The … Continue reading Three Salzburg Players Test Positive For COVID-19

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SERAP To Buhari: Emulate Kebbi Deputy Governor’s Steps And Publish Your Assets

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to “follow a good example of Mr Yombe Dabai Samaila, deputy governor Kebbi state, by immediately publishing their asset declaration forms.” The call was made on Sunday via a statement issued by SERAP Deputy Director, Kolawole … Continue reading SERAP To Buhari: Emulate Kebbi Deputy Governor’s Steps And Publish Your Assets

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Mecca Reopens For Limited ‘Umrah’ Pilgrimage

  Mask-clad Muslims circled Islam’s holiest site along socially distanced paths on Sunday, as Saudi authorities partially resumed the year-round umrah pilgrimage amid extensive health precautions after seven-month coronavirus hiatus. Thousands of worshippers entered the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca in batches to perform the ritual of circling the sacred Kaaba, a … Continue reading Mecca Reopens For Limited ‘Umrah’ Pilgrimage

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Black Woman Emerges First Leader Of Canada’s National Party

  Toronto lawyer Annamie Paul was Saturday named head of the Green Party, becoming the first Black woman to lead a national political party in Canada. The 47-year-old mother of two, the daughter of immigrants from the Caribbean, described herself as a “descendant of slaves.” Paul hailed her victory as a “historic moment” during her … Continue reading Black Woman Emerges First Leader Of Canada’s National Party

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Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei Retains Women’s London Marathon Title

  Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei retained the women’s London Marathon title on Sunday, producing a brilliant solo run to claim a fourth career win in the 42.2km race. Kosgei clocked 2hr 18min 58sec, crossing the line ahead of American Sarah Hall, who timed a personal best of 2:22.01. Kenya’s world champion Ruth Chepngetich rounded out the … Continue reading Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei Retains Women’s London Marathon Title

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Trump Improving But Doctors Were ‘Very Concerned’ – Top Aide

  White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Saturday Donald Trump’s health, including a fall in his blood oxygen level, had left the president’s doctors “very concerned” but that he had improved and there was never a risk he would have to hand overpower. Meadows’ comments to Fox News capped a day of back-and-forth … Continue reading Trump Improving But Doctors Were ‘Very Concerned’ – Top Aide

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Federal Authorities To Take Over Indian Gang-Rape Investigation

  India’s federal investigators will take over the probe into the alleged gang-rape and murder of a low-caste teenaged woman that has sparked nationwide outrage and days of protests. The 19-year-old woman from the marginalised Dalit community was attacked in mid-September in northern Uttar Pradesh state and died on Tuesday, in the latest case highlighting … Continue reading Federal Authorities To Take Over Indian Gang-Rape Investigation

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Pastor Adeboye Calls For The Restructuring Of Nigeria

  General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has added his voice to the national issue of restructuring. Speaking at a symposium to mark the 60th Independence anniversary put together by the RCCG and the Nehemiah Leadership Institute on Saturday, Pastor Adeboye said restructuring Nigeria must be done as soon … Continue reading Pastor Adeboye Calls For The Restructuring Of Nigeria

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