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Today's ⚽ highlights⚽

So many international games today. It's highlights time.

Portugal🇵🇹 2⃣ - 3⃣ 🇸🇪 Sweden📹 https://goo.gl/aWj204

France🇫🇷 0⃣ - 2⃣ 🇪🇸 Spain 📹 https://goo.gl/XKnQ9L

Netherlands🇳🇱 1⃣ - 2⃣ 🇮🇹 Italy https://goo.gl/pjkml7

Austria🇦🇹 1⃣ - 1⃣ 🇫🇮 Finland 📹https://goo.gl/Vz512g

Ireland🇮🇪 0⃣-1⃣ 🇮🇸 Iceland📹https://goo.gl/GeqItt

Albania🇦🇱 1 …

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Crowds attack Africans in India after teen's death

Hundreds of residents of an Indian city where a teenage boy died of a suspected drug overdose went on a violent rampage against Africans, using steel chairs to attack shoppers in a local shopping centre.

The riots broke out late on Monday after police in Greater Noida, a satellite city …

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Ahmed Kathrada: South Africa's anti-apartheid veteran dies

He is due to be buried on Wednesday at a private ceremony, but President Jacob Zuma has said that flags should fly at half mast in his honour and that public memorial service will also be held.

Mr Kathrada, affectionately known as Kathy, was not only one of Mr Mandela's …

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Meningitis outbreak kills at least 140 in Nigeria

It has been reported over the last week in six states and has so far infected more than 1,000 people, the Abuja Centre for Disease Control says.

The disease is spreading amidst fears it could be out of control if refugee camps, prisons and police cells become affected through …

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Boko Haram abducts 10 in Borno

The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, said suspected Boko Haram members had invaded Konduga Local Government Area and abducted four women and six youths.

He explained that the remnants of the insurgents were desperately recruiting more youths to sustain their fight …

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Customs seal Kano senator’s house, seize 13 vehicles

The Comptroller-General of Customs Compliance Task Force, says it has impounded 223 vehicles 13 of which belong to a senator in Kano State.

The task force also said that it seized other items, including foodstuffs worth N269.5m in Kano and Jigawa states within eight months.

He said others were …

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Tanzania rapper Nay wa Mitego freed after Magufuli criticism

Tanzanian rapper Emmanuel Elibariki, known as Nay wa Mitego, has been released just a day after he was arrested for releasing a song deemed insulting to the government.

He also suggested that it be "improved" to take on other issues, such as tax evaders, corrupt businesspeople and drug traffickers, said …

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Violette Uwamahoro: Rwanda court releases UK woman

A Rwandan court has released a pregnant woman from the United Kingdom who was accused of involvement in a plot against Rwanda's government.

Beyond the issue of bail settled on Monday, prosecutors must prove their case against Mrs Uwamahoro within 30 days or all charges will be dismissed, Mrs Mukamusoni …

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ABU Whistleblowers Contradict VC, Insist Dino Melaye Did Not Graduate

It has now been revealed that despite efforts by those professors to get away with the crime of forgery, they were still stuck during Mr. Melaye's final year, unable help him graduate because he could not pass Geography 307 Long Field Trip, a compulsory course required for graduation.

The university …

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President Buhari Approves Naval Base For Lake Chad Basin

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, has given approval for the establishment of a naval base at the Lake Chad basin to boost security in the north-east.

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Monday after meeting with the President.

The Naval Chief …

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