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Double-amputee Olympic sprinter, Oscar Pistorius who made global headlines after killing his girlfriend in 2013, may soon be on parole from Prison, a South African corrections officials said on Monday. Pistorius shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a locked bathroom door in February 2013. He claimed that her death was an accident and that he […]

Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club has sacked Head Coach Nuno Espirito Santo and his coaching staff,  just less than five months after taking charge of the London Football outfit. The Portuguese were relieved of his duties this Monday following an emergency meeting amongst the hierarchy of the board late Sunday following the club’s loss to Manchester […]

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has died aged 84 of Covid-19 complications, his family has announced. Powell, the former US secretary of state who played a pivotal role in attempting to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq, died due to Covid-19 as announced Monday. He was a former top military officer who rose […]

Denmark joined Germany to become the first two teams to book their place in Qatar. Denmark defeated Austria one-nil to maintain their 100% record in Group F on Tuesday. Four-time winners Germany had earlier defeated north Macedonia four-nil on Monday, becoming the first country to qualify for the Mundial. Joakim Maehle scored the solitary goal […]

Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has accused football authorities of prioritising revenue over player welfare in a damning assessment of the global football calendar. Courtois, 29, was speaking after his country’s 2-1 loss to Italy in the third-place play-off in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. A match he described as pointless. Both countries made a […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions with moderate to high P. falciparum malaria transmission. Children across much of Africa are to be vaccinated against malaria in a historic moment in the fight against the deadly disease. Dr […]

The United States has set aside $125 million to strengthen global capacity to detect viral spillover from wildlife to humans that could cause another pandemic. Discovery & Exploration of Emerging Pathogens – Viral Zoonoses (DEEP VZN) will partner global community to prepare for future human health threats. In a statement issued by The United States […]

Poland has expressed readiness to collaborate with Nigeria in the areas of defence and agriculture. Polish President, Andrzej Duda, made this public when Nigerian Ambassador to Poland, Retired Major General Christian Ugwu presented his Letters of Credence to the President at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. According to a statement issued by the Nigerian Embassy […]

Outgoing German Chancellor, Angela Merkel’s party, the Christian Democratic Union, CDU, has been beaten to second place in Sunday’s election. The Social Democracy Party, SPD came out top as predicted in the polls, and its leader, Olaf Scholt is now poised to become Chancellor. His CDU rival, Armin Laschet, is determined to fight on as […]

Nigeria on Sunday completed a three-peat as they overpowered Mali 70 – 59 at the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in Yaounde, Cameroon to extend their supremacy on the continent. Nigeria clinched their third consecutive African title to become only the second team to win three titles in a row after Senegal. Nigeria’s center […]


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