11 November 2019


African players in Europe: City no match for Mane and Salah (3)
By AFP 11 November 2019 | 1:03 pm Liverpool's Senegalese striker Sadio Mane (R) celebrates with Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (L) after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on November 10, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) / Defending champions Manchester City have become the latest English Premier
Nigerian Army Promotes Senior Officers (3)
Martha Obi, Abuja November 11, 2019 The Nigerian Army Council has approved the promotion of senior officers to the next ranks of Major General and Brigadier General respectively. The Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa noted that among those lucky to be promoted to Major General are Brigadier General S Idris, Defence Headquarters Abuja, Brigadier General DC Onyemulu, Nigerian Armed
How a call from a Dublin GAA star helped new Ireland cricket captain get past injury woes (2)
By Joel Slattery Follow @JoelSlattery Monday, November 11, 2019 - 04:29 PM New Ireland cricket captain Andrew Balbirnie has revealed that speaking to a Dublin All-Star footballer helped him recover as he awaited an operation for an ongoing hip injury. Balbirnie was this week named as the captain for the Ireland Test and one- day teams, replacing William Porterfield who captained the side over 250 times.
Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up (2)
Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos. Picture: Reuters Lagos - Thousands of people with mental health conditions are held in chains in institutions across Nigeria, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday in which it urged the government to ban the practice. The findings come as authorities have taken action against informal Islamic schools and rehabilitation centres whose inmates have been subjected to
2019 Africa Investment Forum Kicks off Delivering on the Promise to Redefine and Unpack the Continent's Investment Opportunities (4)
11 November 2019 Content from our Premium Partner African Development Bank (Abidjan) $500 million equity closed for the Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund to speed up investments in agriculture Financial close for the Africa Guarantee Fund $175 Equity transaction to support Small and Medium Size Enterprises, and $350 million for South Africa's beef agro-processing project The 2019 Africa Investment Forum opened on Monday living up to its promise
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