Author: Namwanja Peter

Entertainment
Sir Philip Green no longer a billionaire as fortune halves in a year – Sunday Times Rich List

Sir Philip Green is no longer a billionaire after his fortune halved in a year, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. The retail tycoon has seen his fortune plummet by a whopping £1.05bn in 12 months and it now stands at £950m, compared with nearly £5bn in 2007, the newspaper said. It is the […]

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african sports
Onyango guides Mamelodi Sundowns to ninth PSL title in South Africa

Uganda Cranes skipper and custodian Denis Onyango put up a man of the match performance to guide his team, Mamelodi Sundowns to their ninth and second Premier Soccer League (title) in a row. Going into the Saturday game, the Masandawana were only two points above former Cranes coach Micho Sredjovic’s Orlando Pirates and their respective […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Stop Using Handshake to Grab Our Land!! Angry Luos Yell at Raila

Angry residents claimed that President Kenyatta’s Government did not involve them in the decision making process with regards to the project. They claimed that their rightfully owned land given to them by their ancestors was grabbed. They are now demanding for compensation before anything can be done on their lands. They blamed the handshake claiming […]

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Africa
ANC wins South African election, despite worst result in its history

The African National Congress has won the South African election, despite its worst-ever result. The victory gives President Cyril Ramaphosa another five years in office but the party’s poor showing will make it difficult for him to fight rivals. After the ANC was declared the winner, he said: “Let us now work together, black and […]

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Africa
Ghana’s 100-year-old imam who went to church

Ghana’s chief imam is a man of few words, but the 100-year-old Muslim cleric certainly knows how to make waves – by attending a Catholic Church service as part of his birthday celebrations. The grand mufti, leader of Ghana’s minority Muslim community, wants to ensure that his legacy is peace – the fruit of inter-faith […]

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International Sports
Robin Van Persie’s magnificent career comes to an end

The 35-year-old, who made his debut for the Rotterdam club as a 17-year-old, scored 50 goals in 102 appearances for the Netherlands. In England, van Persie won an FA Cup with Arsenal and a Premier League title at Manchester United. His 144 Premier League goals make him the highest-scoring Dutchman in the competition. Erik Falkenburg […]

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world news
Iran commander: If US makes a move we’ll hit them in the head

A senior commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has said his country will hit back if the US makes any moves in the Gulf. Amirali Hajizadeh, head of the Guards’ aerospace division, told the Iranian Students’ News Agency: “An aircraft carrier that has at least 40 to 50 planes on it and 6,000 forces gathered within […]

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braking news
Chris Hughton: Brighton sack manager after 17th-placed finish in Premier League

Brighton have sacked manager Chris Hughton after the Seagulls finished 17th in the Premier League. Chairman Tony Bloom said that run “put our status at significant risk”. Hughton, who joined Albion in December 2014, led the club to the Premier League for the first time in 2017, and they finished 15th in their first season […]

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Premier League
Yaya Toure: Ex-Manchester City & Barcelona midfielder denies retirement

Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure says he is “still in contention to play for a few more years”, despite his agent announcing his apparent retirement last week. On Friday, Toure’s agent Dimitri Seluk said he had “decided to end his careeras a champion”. “There has been a lot of confusion about my future […]

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braking news
Scott Parker: Fulham appoint ex-captain as permanent manager

Scott Parker has been appointed Fulham manager on a permanent basis. The former England midfielder, 38, was promoted from first-team coach to caretaker boss in February after Claudio Ranieri was sacked. He lost his first five games in charge as Fulham were relegated from the Premier League, but then three of the next four matches. […]

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