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Salomon Kalou: one of the main stars of Côte d’Ivoire national team

– Advertisement – At the beginning of the 21st century, the national team of Côte d’Ivoire saw a very talented generation, in which there were many stars, among which Salomon Kalou can be distinguished. This player will be remembered by the fans for a long time, as he has become one of the brightest representatives of his generation. If you are interested in this team today, follow its results on the 1xBet platform. Here all confrontations of the team are covered in detail. As for Kalou, he made his national…

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Funeral held for former Malian President Boubacar Keita

– Advertisement – A state funeral has been held for former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who died a year and a half after he was ousted by the military. Thousands of Malians mostly his former allies were present to bid him goodbye and pay tribute but the ruling junta leader, Colonel Assimi Goïta was absent and the funeral was also not telecast live on national television. Friday’s funeral ceremony was also attended by former interim president Dioncounda Traoré, former ministers, religious dignitaries, diplomats and one of Keita’s sons. The…

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Ghana sacks national team coach after poor AFCON showing

– Advertisement – Ghana’s Football Association (GFA) has sacked Black Stars head coach, Milovan Rajevac. The Ghanaian team performed poorly at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon, exiting at the group stages. #Ghana has sacked its national team coach, #Milovan Rajevac after the country’s poor showing at the #AFCON2021 . pic.twitter.com/PLAWGQ3mwO — Isaac Kaledzi (@IsaacKaledzi) January 22, 2022 The Serbian has now been relieved of his duties as Ghana prepares for its World Cup qualifiers in March. Local media reported that the Sports Ministry of Ghana had…

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Many feared dead in an explosion in Ghana

– – Many people are feared dead in Ghana’s western region after an explosion sparked by a collision between a mining explosive vehicle and a motorcycle. Police in Ghana have said that the explosion in Bogoso happened on Thursday afternoon. There were videos of the explosion circulating on social media with bodies seen scattered on the floor near the accident site. The exact number of people who died from the incident isn’t yet known but police have said most of the victims have been rescued and taken to the hospital.…

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153 children rescued from slavery in Ghana

– – A total of 153 children trafficked into forced labour and domestic servitude in Ghana have been rescued. The victims comprise of 106 boys and 47 girls, between the ages of six and 17 from 12 out of the 16 regions of Ghana. This brings to over 1,700 the total number of children rescued by Challenging Heights, an NGO in fishing communities in Ghana since its establishment in 2003. The data from Challenging Heights also showed that out of 10 children on the Volta lake, six of them were…

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Ghana: Doctors in a tussle over efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines

– – Two groups of medical doctors working in Ghana are at loggerheads over the efficacy of Covid -19 vaccines being administered in the country. On January 10, the first group petitioned President Akufo-Addo to stop the mandatory covid-19 vaccination in the country due to potential dangers. According to the concerned doctors, the vaccines do not prevent infection or spread, adding that “recent studies show that the vaccinated are becoming more relevant in the spread of COVID-19.” “Many studies show outbreaks within fully vaccinated populations. Other studies show vaccinated populations as…

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Mario Mandzukic, arguably the best Croatian forward in history

– – Croatia are considered dark horses ahead of all major tournaments they participate in. This is not surprising since all the former Yugoslav republics have good football traditions. Famous betting sites in Kenya – 1xbet.co.ke make it possible to bet on the games of this national team at the highest odds. Its high level is also proven by the fact that young talents appear in the local championship almost every year. Mario Mandzukic was definitely one of them. Until 24, he played in Croatian before he was noticed by…

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European Union lifts flight suspension to Southern Africa

– – The European Union has announced the lifting of suspension on flights to and from Southern Africa, a restriction that was put in place amid the outbreak of the omicron variant. When the restriction was imposed last year, the African Union and United Nations strongly criticized it. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Nigerian counterpart asked the EU countries to reverse the travel ban. Th French presidency of the EU however said on Monday that after a meeting of the bloc’s Integrated Political Crisis Response (IPCR) team, member…

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Salima Mukansanga is AFCON’s first female referee

– – Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga is the first female to officiate at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament. Mukansanga was part of the officiating team for the group B game between Guinea and Malawi on Monday at Stade Kouekong. She however served as the fourth official on the day – a first for a woman in the men’s game. Mukansanga will be making her official debut referring as a woman on Monday at the men’s tournament taking place in Cameroon this year. The 33rd edition of the AFCON was…

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Afcon 2021: Cameroon beat Burkina Faso in opening game

– – Cameroon came from behind to beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in an incident-packed opener at the Africa Cup of Nations. An acrobatic volley from Gustavo Sangare put the Burkinabe ahead midway through the first half in Yaounde. But two unerring penalties from captain Vincent Aboubakar turned the game around for the hosts before half-time. Indomitable Lions keeper Andre Onana made two crucial second-half saves as Toni Conceicao’s side opened their Group A campaign with victory. A Cape Verde side hit by Covid-19 cases saw off 10-man Ethiopia 1-0 in…

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