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Cristiano Ronaldo personally intervenes on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sacking at Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo personally intervenes on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sacking at Man Utd

Africa, Sports, USA
Cristiano Ronaldo is encouraging his Manchester United team-mates to stand by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer amid the ongoing speculation over the latter's immediate future, according to reports. The Red Devils boss currently finds himself in hot water at Old Trafford following Sunday's embarrassing home defeat at the hands of Liverpool. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. Cristiano Ronaldo is encouraging his Manchester United team-mates to stand by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer amid the ongoing speculation over the latter's immediate future, according to reports. The Red Devils boss currently finds himself...
Deputy Speaker Lauds Crested Cranes For Eliminating Ethiopia, Promises More Funding From Government

Deputy Speaker Lauds Crested Cranes For Eliminating Ethiopia, Promises More Funding From Government

Africa, East Africa, Sports, Uganda
Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, the Rt. Hon. Anita Among has promised personal and Government support towards Women’s Football. Among said this while officially receiving the victorious Crested Cranes from Ethiopia at her residence in Nakasero on Wednesday. Rt. Hon.Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Anita Among talking to players “You have done the country proud by qualifying to the next round. I bring you greetings and congratulations from the Parliament of Uganda and I promise that I will personally continue to support you,” she said. She also passed on encouraging remarks to the female footballers and promised more funding from Government towards Women’s Football. “If you work hard you will achieve whatever you want. We also started like you and here we are, so kee...
Africa: Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Orange partner to expand network reach across Africa and build a safer digital society

Africa: Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Orange partner to expand network reach across Africa and build a safer digital society

Africa, East Africa, Uganda, USA
  LONDON, United Kingdom, October 28, 2021/ -- Liquid Intelligent Technologies (www.Liquid.Tech) and Orange, today announced a new partnership to leverage each other's existing networks in Africa, allowing them even greater access and opportunity to build their businesses throughout the continent. This partnership will give Liquid access to Orange’s extensive network in West Africa, including the new Djoliba network. Likewise, it will give Orange access to Liquid’s pan-African network. As a result, the two organizations will offer end-to-end high-speed connectivity and services across their networks, allowing existing and new customers in over 20 African countries greater access and opportunity to build their businesses. "We are excited about embarking on this partnersh...
Africa: Charting a Path for Africa; African Business and Policymakers Should Outline Energy Transition and ESG Policies at African Energy Week in Cape Town (By Tobi Karim)

Africa: Charting a Path for Africa; African Business and Policymakers Should Outline Energy Transition and ESG Policies at African Energy Week in Cape Town (By Tobi Karim)

Africa, East Africa
The need to accelerate the global transition to clean, renewable and sustainable energy sources has never felt more pressing JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 28, 2021/ -- By Tobi Karim Last year marked the 25th anniversary since the execution of the ‘Ogoni Nine’, the group of activists led by Ken Saro Wiwa, that campaigned against environmental pollution, the exploitation of natural resources and the lack of development in the Niger Delta. Yet in the decades that followed the Niger Delta has remained the textbook example of the resource curse. The paradox, made famous by economists Jeffrey Sachs and Andrew Warner, posits that countries rich in natural resources tend to exhibit worse developmental outcomes. As we reflect on the years passed and the plan for the years to come,...
Bayern Munich suffered their biggest defeat since 1978 as they were thrashed at Borussia Monchengladbach in the German Cup second round.

Bayern Munich suffered their biggest defeat since 1978 as they were thrashed at Borussia Monchengladbach in the German Cup second round.

Africa, East Africa, Europe, USA
Caption of the Featured Photo: Gladbach led 1-0 after two minutes and 3-0 by the 21st minute. Kouadio Kone slotted home his first goal for the club before Ramy Bensebaini swept home Jonas Hofmann's cross and then netted a penalty. Breel Embolo took advantage of a defensive mistake for the fourth and then his second from Luca Netz's pass. "I'm absolutely shocked. We simply didn't turn up," Bayern sports director and former player Hasan Salihamidzic told ARD. "We were just not there. We did not win a single tackle or challenge in the entire first half. "Everything that could go wrong went wrong. We let ourselves be outplayed in every situation - a collective blackout." Gladbach scored with five of their six shots on target - with Bayern having more possession and more efforts th...
EGYPTIAN PREMIER LEAGUE AL AHLY ASSISTANT COACH SAMI KOMSAN LAUDS PERCY TAU IMPACT

EGYPTIAN PREMIER LEAGUE AL AHLY ASSISTANT COACH SAMI KOMSAN LAUDS PERCY TAU IMPACT

Africa, East Africa, Sports
Al Ahly assistant coach Sami Komsan has lauded Percy Tau for the impact he made on his debut with the Egyptian Premier League giants on Wednesday. “It was clear that we changed our formation in today’s game. Also, we got to see how the new players will blend into the team. Tau, Miquissone, Abdelkader, and all the rest of the team put on a good performance tonight.” “In the same time we had Kahraba and Mohamed Sherif on the bench tonight. Also, we had several absences like: Mohamed El Shenawy, Walid Soliman, Mahmoud Wahid, and Mahmoud Metwally,” Komsan told Al Ahly website. Tau scored two goals in the 4-0 win over Ismaily at at Borg Al Arab Stadium where other scorers were Ali Maaloul and Ahmed Abdelkader. Komsan also said Mozambican Luis Miquissone impressed in the game. “It...
EGYPTIAN PREMIER LEAGUE PERCY TAU BAGS A BRACE ON HIS DEBUT WITH AL AHLY (VIDEO)

EGYPTIAN PREMIER LEAGUE PERCY TAU BAGS A BRACE ON HIS DEBUT WITH AL AHLY (VIDEO)

Africa, East Africa, Europe, Sports, Uganda
South African forward Percy Tau scored a brace on his debut with Al Ahly on Wednesday night as Red Devils trashed Ismaily (0-4) on their 2021/22 Egyptien Premier League opener. The bad days at Brighton & Hove Albion are now behind Tau. The 28-year old hit the ground running in Egypt as he made instant impact for his second stint under coach Pitso Mosimane’s guidance. Ali Maaloul scored the opener for the visitors from the spot as Luis Miquissone was brought down in the box by and Ismaily defender in the 21st minutes. Two minutes later, Percy Tau increased the lead for Al Ahly as he found himself in a one on one situation with Ismaily defender, dribbled pas the later before smashing the ball into the back of the net as the goalkeeper was already beaten.   Percy Tau in ac...
UGANDA RUGBY TEAM  FLAGGED OFF FOR RUGBY COMPETITIONS IN KENYA .

UGANDA RUGBY TEAM FLAGGED OFF FOR RUGBY COMPETITIONS IN KENYA .

Africa, East Africa, Europe, Sports, Uganda
Featured Photo Caption:Assistant General Secretary Peter Kayigwa has officiated the flag-off ceremony of the team as well asked them to work hard and return the glory home. The team will participate in this competition that is running from 30th to 31st of this month in Nyayo Stadium in Kenya. The team has also been accompanied with Tolbert Onyango, Men Coach, Onen Charles, Women  Coach and Other few officials.PHOTO BY JULIUS MUGAGA/KMA UPDATES. The team captains Ian Munyani for Men and Mary Gloria Ayot for women emphasized that they're in a good shape and are ready to return Victory in the Pearl of Africa.PHOTO BY JULIUS MUGAGA/KMA UPDATES. Peter Kayigwa, Assistant General Secretary National Council of sports interacts with Peter Odongo, Hon. Sec Uganda...
Holders Manchester City were knocked out of the Carabao Cup after West Ham United won 5-3 on penalties in front of an ecstatic sell-out crowd at London Stadium.

Holders Manchester City were knocked out of the Carabao Cup after West Ham United won 5-3 on penalties in front of an ecstatic sell-out crowd at London Stadium.

Africa, Breaking News, East Africa, Sports
West Ham have beaten both Manchester United and Manchester City on their way to the Carabao Cup quarter-finals Holders Manchester City were knocked out of the Carabao Cup after West Ham United won 5-3 on penalties in front of an ecstatic sell-out crowd at London Stadium. The fourth-round tie had ended goalless after 90 minutes before Said Benrahma scored the decisive spot-kick. Phil Foden fired his penalty wide to give the Hammers the advantage in the shootout. It is the first time since 2016 City, who have won the competition for the past four seasons, have been eliminated. Reaction from Wednesday's Carabao Cup action Pep Guardiola made nine changes to his side but City finished the 90 minutes with substitutes Foden, Gabriel Jesus and Jack Grealish on the pitch as ...
Lira, Mbarara City embrace MTN at town halls organized to increase awareness to boost Ugandan participation in the IPO

Lira, Mbarara City embrace MTN at town halls organized to increase awareness to boost Ugandan participation in the IPO

Africa, East Africa, Uganda, USA
Caption of the Featured Photo: Members of the public gather at a town hall to learn about how people in Mbarara can participate in the MTN IPO    Lira and Mbarara Cities have embraced officials of MTN along with their senior broker representatives during town hall visits aimed at promoting awareness of the MTN Initial Public offering (IPO) with the goal of encouraging participation of Ugandans in its IPO. MTN Officials alongside licensed brokers in Lira town for massive IPO awareness tour The cities which are part of a series of a countrywide awareness tour hosted by officials from MTN, licensed stockbrokers were also graced by religious leaders, prominent business men and political leaders among others. Reverend Martin Odong, founder of Pentecostal Fellowship Mi...