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Moses out of Chelsea’s Baku trip, set for Liverpool

Moses out of Chelsea’s Baku trip, set for Liverpool

Chelsea are now in Baku, Azerbaijan, to take on Qarabag on Wednesday, with Antonio Conte’s side hoping to book their spot in the knockout stages of the 2018/18 UEFA Champions League. They are on the trip without Victor Moses, although he is expected back for the team’s Premier League game this weekend. The Nigeria winger has been declared fit enough to face Liverpool in Saturday’s league clash at Anfield. Moses limped out of Chelsea’s Premier League defeat to London rivals Crystal Palace on October 14, due to a hamstring which...
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The International Criminal Court Wants to Investigate Situation in the Afghanistan, USA Roles. 

The International Criminal Court Wants to Investigate Situation in the Afghanistan, USA Roles. 

Today, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “the Court”), Fatou Bensouda, requested authorisation from the Court’s Judges to initiate an investigation into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity, committed in the context of the ongoing armed conflict in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (“Afghanistan”). The Situation in Afghanistan has been under preliminary examination by the Office of the Prosecutor since 2006.  After a comprehensive and careful scrutiny of the information available to the Office, applying the applicable Rome Statute legal criteria, the Prosecutor has determined that...
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BREAKING NEWS: President Robert Mugabe Dismissed as Leader of Ruling Party, Grace Mugabe Expelled from the Party.

BREAKING NEWS: President Robert Mugabe Dismissed as Leader of Ruling Party, Grace Mugabe Expelled from the Party.

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been dismissed as the leader of the ruling ZANU – PF party. Moreover, his powerful and influential wife Grace Mugabe has been expelled from the party altogether. President Mugabe has been given a deadline until Monday to resign as the President of Zimbabwe or face an impeachment. Following the dismissal of his former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa two weeks ago from his position based on watery allegations, President Robert Mugabe effectively wrote his political obituary. The sacking of the former Vice president, which is...
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Faith, Competition, Desperation and “Church Committee”

Faith, Competition, Desperation and “Church Committee”

When people sought my opinion on the tithe, I told them that it is an act of faith. I do not believe that I must give it to a priest or pastor. Definitely, I know where, when and how to touch lives. But those who do not have the capacity to tithe independently can give to the church or priest. What matters is that it is not under compulsion and the tithe must be used judiciously. I had a two-hour discussion with a friend who happens to be a Catholic...
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Serena Williams Marries Alexis Ohanian in lavish, A-list Crowded Ceremony

Serena Williams Marries Alexis Ohanian in lavish, A-list Crowded Ceremony

Serena Williams has married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in one of the biggest showbiz weddings of the year. A-listers including Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and Eva Longoria were at the star-studded bash which took place in New Orleans on Thursday. The event had a Beauty and the Beast theme and included 200 people on the guest list, according to several media reports. We learnt that an entire block of the city was sealed off for the event which was held at the Contemporary Arts Centre. The tennis champ, 36, threw a...
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Maradona demands Argentina job, insists he’s number one

Maradona demands Argentina job, insists he’s number one

The ripple effect of Nigeria’s 4-2 defeat of Argentina is increasing as Argentina legend and former national team manager Diego Maradona has offered to come back and coach the team. Maradona took to Instagram after Argentina surrendered a 2-0 lead in Krasnodar, Russia, to lose their first match under incumbent boss Jorge Sampaoli. And to prove he is the best candidate for the job on the road to Russia 2018, “El Diego” compared his record to that of his peers dating back to the 1970s with a detailed graph. The...
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Zimbabwe: mene mene tekel upharsin

Zimbabwe: mene mene tekel upharsin

For those who have been following the political metamorphosis in Zimbabwe or reading our articles about that country, no one needed a political soothsayer to predict the military intervention yesterday in Zimbabwe. The Nebuchadnezzar – like warning had been written boldly and clearly in the palace of President Mugabe, but no one seemed to listen or understand the warning. Those who saw or understood the prophetic warning simply ignored it. Perhaps, they never believe it. They fully believed in the Mugabe’s invincibility. How can a man who had done so...
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Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2 as Aguero faints, hospitalized

Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2 as Aguero faints, hospitalized

Argentinean star, Sergio Aguero fainted during half-time of Argentina’s friendly with Nigeria in Russia and was quickly taken to the hospital. The medical issue was part of the highlights of Tuesday night as Nigeria defeated Argentina 4-2. The Manchester City striker took ill in the changing rooms and was replaced by Dario Benedetto for the second half. Aguero had put his side on the lead scoring his side’s second goal and becoming the Albiceleste’s third-highest scorer in doing so. But the 29-year-old suffered health issues at the interval and had...
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INTRODUCING “THE TORCH”

INTRODUCING “THE TORCH”

Welcome to The Torch, which tries to beam light on those hidden African socio-political problems. With The Torch, Kata Kata creates awareness of the social issues confronting Africa. Do come on board! That corruption in Africa is endemic is more or less second-hand news, but who aids African leaders to perpetuate their corrupt practices? Often Africa’s corruption/mismanagement is condemned by the West; but where do African leaders hide their stolen money? What are the Western countries doing to eradicate corruption in Africa? Or is the West just encouraging stealing in...
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Italy fail to qualify for the World Cup for the second time ever

Italy fail to qualify for the World Cup for the second time ever

In what has been termed as one of the greatest football disasters and sensations this year, Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup in Russia. This is the first time in 60 years the Italian national team missed out on the World Cup finals. Italy was held to a goalless by Sweden, despite incredible pressure and numerous chances from Italy who were 1-0 behind the Sweden, following their surprise defeat by the Sweden in the first leg. The failure to qualify for the World Cup has plugged the football-crazy...
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