Cristiano Ronaldo worried lack of transfer activity at Old Trafford will weaken Man United further next season

Cristiano Ronaldo worried lack of transfer activity at Old Trafford will weaken Man United further next season

Cristiano Ronaldo is concerned about the transfer plan at Man Utd and could consider his future this summer, according to reports in Spain. The Portugal international returned to Old Trafford last summer to much fanfare with the signing of him, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane expected to catapult the Red...

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Old, emerging and lingering economic hurdles new administration in Colombia must wrestle with

Old, emerging and lingering economic hurdles new administration in Colombia must wrestle with

In early May, a show of force – announced by Gaitanista Self-Defence Forces of Colombia (AGC), after one of the group’s top leaders was extradited to the US – paralysed nearly a quarter of the country as the group forbade transport or economic activity for five days: a decree enforced...

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Nigeria: After eight years in captivity, rescued Chibok girls tell of horror in hands of Boko Haram

Nigeria: After eight years in captivity, rescued Chibok girls tell of horror in hands of Boko Haram

The two women each carried babies on their laps as they were presented by the military, after captivity with militants who stormed their school in April, 2014 in northeast Nigeria in a mass kidnapping that sparked international outrage. Major-General Christopher Musa, the military commander of troops in the region, told...

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Tigray insurgency: Ethiopian prime minister owns up on crimes against humanity, but where is the law?

Tigray insurgency: Ethiopian prime minister owns up on crimes against humanity, but where is the law?

In June 2018, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali told Parliament that the post-1991 government used torture and killing to terrorise its people. Perpetrated in police detention centres, dungeons and prisons across the country, the state-sanctioned violence recounted by the prime minister amounts to crimes against humanity in international criminal...

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Former heavyweight boxing champaign buys three-storey luxury home in Miami for $18 million

Former heavyweight boxing champaign buys three-storey luxury home in Miami for $18 million

Retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr has just dropped $18 million on a knock-out new waterfront estate in Miami Beach. The contemporary three-story spread is set on the city’s upscale and guard-gated Palm Island, an enclave where the typical asking price for a home stood at $21 million in July,...

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Without intervention, a large outbreak of monkeypox with over 10,000 cases among MSM is highly likely

Without intervention, a large outbreak of monkeypox with over 10,000 cases among MSM is highly likely

Sexual networks among men who have sex with men (MSM) are not different in nature from those of other groups, Lilith Whittles, an infectious disease modeller at Imperial College London, stresses, but a core group of people are much more densely connected than people outside the MSM community. They change...

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New study links rapid spread of monkeypox to highly interconnected sexual networks in gay community

New study links rapid spread of monkeypox to highly interconnected sexual networks in gay community

Ever since monkeypox started to sicken thousands of people worldwide this spring, two big questions have loomed: Why is a virus that has never managed to spread beyond a few cases outside Africa suddenly causing such a big, global outbreak? And why are the overwhelming majority of those affected men...

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They promise heaven, then serve hell: Why Kenyan youths have no appetite for August 9 elections

They promise heaven, then serve hell: Why Kenyan youths have no appetite for August 9 elections

The number of young voters registered for Kenya’s August elections has dropped since the last poll five years ago, the election commission announced on Monday, pointing to apathy among a youth disenchanted by economic hardship and widespread corruption. This is despite the total number of people who have signed up...

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Kenya elects new government in August, but polls body the youth have given the exercise a wide berth

Kenya elects new government in August, but polls body the youth have given the exercise a wide berth

On August 9, Kenyans head to the polls to elect their next president. The campaigns and manifestos of the four contenders still in the race have made the youth common denominator of their promises to the country. In spite of the youth agenda, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)...

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Man United officials travel to Amsterdam to finalise signing of Brazilian winger Antony  

Man United officials travel to Amsterdam to finalise signing of Brazilian winger Antony  

Manchester United officials are travelling to Amsterdam on Tuesday to seal a transfer for Ajax winger Antony, according to a report. The Red Devils are looking to bounce back this summer following a dismal 2021/22 campaign. While they have ambitions to enjoy a strong first transfer window under new manager...

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