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Daily Archives: January 11, 2016

Lionel Messi wins fifth Ballon d’Or award

Lionel Messi wins fifth Ballon d’Or award

Lionel Messi has won the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award, winning the best player in the world honour for a record fifth time. The 28-year-old, Barcelona forward claimed the 2015 awar ...

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Grenade fired at remonstrating UNISA students

Grenade fired at remonstrating UNISA students

A stun grenade was supposedly fired to disperse hundreds of University of South Africa (UNISA) students who on Monday vowed to block registration until a multi-disciplinary commit ...

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Telkom Kenya in court over Sh1.7 bil. tender cancellation

Telkom Kenya in court over Sh1.7 bil. tender cancellation

Telkom Kenya has denied that it cancelled a Sh1.7 billion tender and forced a Kenyan firm affiliated to China's ZTE Corporation to employ a project manager who is at the centre of ...

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Lagarde on IMF visit to Cameroon

Lagarde on IMF visit to Cameroon

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary fund (IMF), issued the following statement today in Douala at the conclusion of her visit to Cameroon: “My v ...

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2016 Metro FM Awards to honour African artists

2016 Metro FM Awards to honour African artists

Africa will unite in glitz and glamour when music meets fashion at the 2016 Metro FM Music Awards, to be staged in Durban, South Africa next month. The new category, celebrating A ...

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AU strongly condemns recent terrorist attacks in Libya

AU strongly condemns recent terrorist attacks in Libya

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, strongly condemns the terrorist attack that was carried out against a police training cent ...

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FIFA Ballon d’Or 2016 ceremony on tonight

FIFA Ballon d’Or 2016 ceremony on tonight

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar make up the three-man shortlist for the 2015 Ballon d'Or. Just before they are announced later today, we compare their strengths and wea ...

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IOM Provides Yemen Returnees in Somalia with Access to Safe and Clean Water

IOM Provides Yemen Returnees in Somalia with Access to Safe and Clean Water

Since 27 March 2015, 30,356 individuals (88 percent Somali returnees, 11 percent Yemenis and 1 percent migrants) have arrived in Somalia, fleeing from the continued deterioration ...

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Rock legend David Bowie loses battle with Cancer

Rock legend David Bowie loses battle with Cancer

A statement published 10 January, on the British rock legend’s Facebook page read: “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle w ...

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First Round of Elections in the Central African Republic

First Round of Elections in the Central African Republic

The peaceful conduct and high turnout in the first round of presidential and parliamentary elections in the Central African Republic are clear signs that Central Africans seek a n ...

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