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Messi wins first Copa America with Argentina

Lionel Messi ended his wait for a first major international title as Argentina beat Brazil in the Copa America final in Rio’s Maracana stadium. Messi, 34, dropped to the ground in joy at the full-time whistle and was swiftly mobbed by his team-mates, before being hurled in the air in celebration, as he finally claimed top-level honours with his country …

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Heartbreak for England as Italy win Euro 2020

England’s hopes of ending a 55-year wait for a major trophy were crushed in heartbreaking fashion as they lost 3-2 on penalties to Italy in the final of Euro 2020 at Wembley. Despite two saves by Jordan Pickford, missed penalties from Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka proved decisive.In their first men’s final since 1966 and playing in front …

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Nigeria beats USA in pre-Olympic basketball exhibition game

Nigeria stunned the United States in a pre-Olympic match on Saturday night in a game described as “one of the great upsets in international basketball history”. The 90-87 defeat, which came nine years after the former African champions lost by 83 points to the US at the 2012 Olympics in London, handed the Americans their first slump to an African …

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Botswana announces discovery of another huge diamond

Botswana has announced another discovery of a huge rough diamond, toppling an earlier huge discovery of the stone. The discovery on June 12 was carried out by the Canadian company Lucara and is a 1,174-carat gem. The latest discovered stone now becomes the world’s third-largest diamond. President Mokgweetsi Masisi Lucara’s Managing Director, Naseem Lahri told AFP that this is a “historic …

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Thousands queue to bid farewell to TB Joshua

thousands of mourners from around the world have been queuing to view the body of popular Nigerian preacher TB Joshua, who died last month at the age of 57. The influential preacher has been lying in state at his Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) auditorium in Nigerian state of Lagos. He will be buried on Friday but funeral rites started …

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Accra to host the Maiden Edition of the West Africa International marathon

Accra, the capital city of Ghana will be the host of one of the biggest long-distance races in Ghana; the West Africa International Marathon (WAIM). The “West Africa International Marathon” would be under the auspices of Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region II and Medivents Consult one of the leading organisers of marathons in the country. The event which would …

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I’ll kill my mother if the state says so

Ex-Warrant Officer Class One (WO1) Joseph Ashitey Hammond looks back with pride after serving society for decades as a soldier. He was a brave heart who was ready to risk his life in the fight for justice and in defence of his creed, even if faced with the difficult choice of killing his own mother if instructed to. Old soldiers, …

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WhatsApp now has ’view once’ feature for photos and videos

WhatsApp messaging has introduced a new privacy policy that allows for a’view once’ feature for photos and videos. The feature is currently for specific beta testers but will soon be available for Android users. WhatsApp announced earlier this year that the expiring media feature would soon be available. Ghanaian develops WhatsApp Status Viewer downloader App [Download here] So how does it …

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Pope admitted to hospital for surgery

Pope Francis has been admitted to hospital in Rome for scheduled surgery to treat a colon problem. Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said there would be more information after the surgery had taken place at the Gemelli University Hospital. Earlier on Sunday, the 84-year-old Pope addressed thousands of visitors in St Peter’s Square. Pope Francis This is the first time he …

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Ghana’s President takes up cost for separating ‘Ridge’ conjoined twins

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has decided to take up the cost for the surgery to separate the conjoined twins at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge). The Chief of staff, Madam Akosua Osei Opare announced this Monday morning. Ridge Hospital to separate Siamese twins Specialists at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital at Ridge in Accra have offered to perform the medical …

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