Month: July 2020

Bawumia Presents Bull In Support Of Eid-ul-Adha

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, on behalf of Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has presented a bull to the Volta Regional Chief Imam to aid the Eid-ul-Adha celebration in the Region. Accompanied by Mr Prosper Pi-Bansah, the Ho Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) and other executives of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Letsa …

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Napoli Seal Record Deal For Nigeria Striker Victor Osimhen

Italian Serie A side Napoli have confirmed the signing of young Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen from French club Lille. Napoli’s website gave very few details of the deal simply saying: “SSC Napoli are delighted to announce the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille on a permanent transfer.” According to French sports newspaper L’Equipe, the deal …

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News Corp: Rupert Murdoch’s son James quits company

Image copyright Getty Images James Murdoch, the younger son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, has resigned from the board of News Corporation citing “disagreements over editorial content”. In a filing to US regulators, he said he also disagreed with some “strategic decisions” made by the company. The exact nature of the disagreements was not detailed. …

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South Africa: Ace Magashule’s Sons Each Bag a Free State Covid-19 Contract

Two companies owned by the sons of former Free State premier and current ANC secretary-general, Ace Magashule, have clinched Covid-19 contracts with a combined value of R2.7-million. This, after the Free State’s treasury, the MEC of which is alleged to be close to Magashule, centralised the province’s procurement for Covid-19-related goods and services. The Free …

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South Africa: Unregistered ECD Principals Plead With Government

“Some of our teachers are resorting to occupying vacant land because they have no money to pay rent” Principals of unregistered Early Childhood Development schools picketed outside the Western Cape Department of Social Development on Thursday, pleading that they be given Covid-19 relief funds. Photo: Vincent Lali Dozens of principals of Early Childhood Development (ECD) …

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Kenya: Muslims Mark Idd-UL-Adha Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Muslims across the county began celebrating the Idd-ul-Adha (the feast of sacrifice), which marks the culmination of the annual Hajj. Every year, Muslims celebrate the festival with their friends, family and community by gathering for morning prayer, followed by sharing food. They also donate food and supplies to people in need. But, the coronavirus pandemic …

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James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board over editorial differences By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: James Murdoch, the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and his wife Kathryn Hufschmid arrive at St Bride’s church for a service to celebrate the wedding between Rupert Murdoch and former supermodel Jerry Hall which took place on Friday, i (Reuters) – James Murdoch has resigned from News Corp’s (O:) board, …

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