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    16 players of African descent nominated for 2021 Golden Boy awards

    Players of African descent have been chosen for the 2021 Golden Boy awards. This was announced by TuttoSport, the organisers of the awards, on Tuesday. The award was established in 2003 by the Italian newspaper Tuttosport, it is awarded by journalist across Europe to the brightest football talent in Europe across two halves of consecutive […] More

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    Botswana discovers the world’s third largest diamond

    Africa’s largest producer of diamonds Botswana has discovered what might be the world’s third largest diamond. The diamond firm Debswana has announced the discovered the 1,098-carat stone that it described as the third largest of its kind in the world. The company’s acting managing director, Lynette Armstrong, presented the stone, which was found on 1 […] More

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    Zambia’s first president, Kenneth Kaunda dies aged 97

    Zambia’s first president and Founding Father, Kenneth Kaunda, has died aged 97 in a hospital in Lusaka, Zambia on Monday. It is rumoured he died from COVID-19 but aides close to him said he died from pneumonia. Kaunda played a significant role in the country’s independence struggle and was a key member in what was […] More

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    Central bank of Nigeria agrees to mint Gambia’s currency

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has agreed in principle to mint The Gambia’s currency the Dalasi. This deal should drastically reduce the amount Gambia spends on minting money abroad. The Gambia’s dalasi was adopted in 1971 and its current US dollar conversion rate is USD1 for GMD51.15. The CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Ememfiele, agreed to […] More

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    Germany, shooting breaks out in western town, two dead

    Local media reports that police are responding to an active shooter in the small western town of Espelkamp. Two people have been shot dead and one is in serious condition in the centre of the German town of Espelkamp. Police no longer believe that the shootings are part of a larger killing spree. It is […] More

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    Germany, Man impaled by 5cm thick park fence – IMAGES

    A 46 year-old man in Hamburg was impaled by a park fence, it was assumed that he wanted to sit in front of the screen in time for kick-off. On Tuesday, shortly before the German national team’s first international match, is when the accident in the Hamburg district of Othmarschen happened. The man wanted to […] More

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    Nigeria, Boko Haram confirms death of leader Abubakar Shekau

    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has finally been confirmed dead by fellow jihadist militia members. The leader had been declared dead several times before. Abubakar Shekau was a leader feared by other radical Islamist movements who has also chosen to distance themselves from him too. In a video, the group alleged new Boko Haram boss […] More

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    Germany, tobacco prices to rise

    In just a few months, the prices of tobacco products in Germany will rise. Raising the excise duty is part of the government’s strategy to distract smokers from addiction through a higher price. Here’s how much cigarette prices will rise: A few days ago, the Bundestag voted to raise the excise tax on tobacco products by an […] More

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    Coronavirus Germany, where do I need to wear a mask now?

    As the cases of the coronavirus infection dwindle in Germany, the government has slowly been loosening restrictions. The latest on debate has been on the wearing of masks and where do we still need them? The country is at a point where, if it continues with the current progress, could end up corona free! The […] More

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    Ghanaians in Germany, Football player Kamaldeen Sulemana rejects Bayer Leverksuen over Barcelona

    Ghanaian footballer Kamaldeen Sulemana,19, rejected an offer from Bayer Leverkusen in January over the hope he would join Spanish team FC Barcelona. The FC Nordsjaelland attacker had an offer to join the Bundelsiga outfit in the winter transfer window but he rejected the deal. Kamaldeen Sulemana had no representatives in January and his stock was […] More

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