Africa Sports World 

Will UFC Fight Island 3 Feature Another Female Main Event?

– – Abu Dhabi has become the UFC’s home away from home since the global pandemic started. Seeking a way to stage international shows at a time when worldwide travel has been severely restricted, the UFC struck a deal with the capital of the United Arab Emirates to stage ‘Fight Island’. The first Fight Island series, held in July, proved so successful that the UFC returned to the Middle East in September for a second edition. Now attention has turned to the possibility of Fight Island 3, and while there…

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Africa Lesotho Southern Africa World 

Lesotho lawmakers fight in parliament

Lawmakers in Lesotho have been captured on videos and images fighting each other and vandalizing property in parliament. Videos and images of the MPs engaged in the brawl have gone viral on social media. The incident occurred during a debate over related to a long-running dispute over regulations controlling the sale of the produce from the country’s important wool and mohair industry. In October this year lawmakers called for the regulations to be repealed, giving the government seven days to come up with new regulations. But on Thursday when the…

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Africa East Africa World 

Ethiopia: At least 22 killed in Amhara region attack

Ethiopian officials have said that at least 22 people have been killed following clashes between special forces and a minority ethnic group in the Amhara region. The clashes span a period of five days in Ethiopia’s northern state of Amhara. Reuters quotes Desalegn Chane, president of the new National Movement of Amhara (NAMA) party, as saying that “On Friday a minibus travelling from Metema to Gondar was ambushed by the Kimant Committee. Everyone was killed, we are talking about 10 civilian casualties.” He said armed men killed 10 people when…

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