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Uganda: Renowned Archbishop suspended for adultery

– Advertisement – The Anglican Church in Uganda has suspended its former Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali for allegedly committing adultery. The Archbishop who retired last year after 43 years in the priesthood has been banned from conducting priestly duties. In a statement on its website, the Anglican Church which has over 13 million followers said Mr Ntagali had been involved in an extra -marital affair with a married woman which he had acknowledged. “He betrayed the office of Archbishop, his ordination vows, and the moral commitments he championed,” the statement said. It called for…

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Africa World 

Covid-19: The stories of 300 global Black doctors’ and nurses’

– Advertisement – A project called the THE BLACK FRONTLINE has been launched and aimed at framing the pandemic through the stories of 300 global black doctors and nurses in 3 cities on 3 continents. In what founders of the project call the oral history project, 100 doctors and nurses in Accra, another 100 in New York City and similar number in London will be sharing their stories through the pandemic. The project is the vision of The Armah Institute of Emotional Justice, led by Executive Director and international award-winning…

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Africa Southern Africa World 

Zimbabwe’s foreign affairs minister dies from Covid-19

– Advertisement – Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, has died from Covid-19, according to a statement from the government. The minister died from the virus at a local hospital with President Emmerson Mnangagwa eulogising him in a statement. President Mnangagwa said Mr. Moyo was a “devoted public servant and a true hero”. “He fought his entire life so that Zimbabwe could be free,” the president added. It is with a heavy heart that I announce Foreign Minister Dr SB Moyo has died. Zimbabwe has lost a devoted public servant and…

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Sports 

Flick: World title would be icing on Bayern's cake

Bayern Munich’s FIFA Club World Cup campaign begins on 8 February German giants will meet Al Duhail or Al Ahly in the semi-finals For coach Hansi Flick, winning in Qatar would cap a fantastic season A win at the FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ would see Hans-Dieter Flick and Bayern Munich make history by becoming only the second team after Barcelona (in 2009) to win all six domestic and international titles up for grabs in one season. And yet despite the enormity of the occasion, the coach says that he…

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Africa East Africa World 

Uganda: Bobi Wine says he and his family are under house arrest

Uganda’s 2021 defeated presidential candidate Bobi Wine has said that he and his family are “under house arrest and stuck with an 18-month-old baby”. Since last weekend, soldiers have surrounded the musician-turned politician’s house preventing him from leaving the compound. There have been instances where visitors to his house were also prevented from entering. Soldiers claim that he could incite his supporters if he leaves the house. Bobi Wine came second in the presidential election won by incumbent president, Yoweri Museveni this month. Final results announced by the Electoral Commission…

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Sports 

Relive the FIFA Club World Cup Official Draw

The FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ Official Draw took place on 19 January Former Switzerland goalkeeper Diego Benaglio assisted in the draw Tournament runs from 4 to 11 February The teams participating in the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ discovered their path to glory in the Middle East on Tuesday, 19 January with the tournament’s official draw being held at FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The draw was presented by Jessica Libertz and conducted by FIFA Deputy Director of Competitions Jaime Yarza, who was assisted by former Switzerland…

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Draw lays out path to FIFA Club World Cup glory

Action to start on 4 February with Tigres against Ulsan Al Duhail and Al Ahly will clash in the second match The winners of the latter will play Bayern München in the semi-finals Today’s Official Draw at the Home of FIFA in Zurich mapped out the road to global glory for the six clubs competing at the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™. Tigres UANL and Ulsan Hyundai FC will face each other in the first game scheduled for 4 February at 17:00 local time (15:00 CET) at Ahmad Bin…

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Rwanda reimposes lockdown over ‘unprecedented’ Covid-19 infections

– Advertisement – Rwanda has reimposed a lockdown in its capital, Kigali, as it battles a second wave of coronavirus cases. In a statement, the Rwandan government said it has been compelled to take the action due to   “unprecedented deaths and transmission rates”. The statement said all movements outside homes in the capital will require an approved permit from the police, except for essential service providers. Travel between Kigali and other provinces and districts will not be permitted, except for essential services and tourism. Tourists must have Covid-19 negative certificates.…

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Africa Featured North Africa World 

Tunisia: Over 600 people arrested as protesters clash with police

– Advertisement – Police in Tunisia have arrested more than 600 people as violent protesters returned to the streets for the fourth consecutive night. On Monday, thousands of the protesters gathered in the centre of the capital, Tunis, throwing stones and petrol bombs at police. The police fired tear gas and water cannon to quell the violent protests. Outside Tunis, clashes were also reported on Monday in the cities of Kasserine, Gafsa, Sousse and Monastir. The protesters are peeved over worsening economic conditions with a third of its young people being unemployed. – Advertisement –…

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Hexon, Inter and Team Gullit stay perfect

Third matchday at the FIFAe Club World Cup qualifying complete Some clubs already through to the zone finals and play-offs Overview of the most recent qualifying week With the final week of regular-season qualifying coming up, only those teams in the first divisions of their respective conferences are still in the running to make it to the FIFAe Club World Cup™. A few clubs have already guaranteed a top-two finish in the Consistency Ranking, which equates to qualification, while others will be giving it everything they have in the final…

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