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Day: August 2, 2020

Victor Osimhen  Becomes Most expensive African Player After Sealing  Record Move To Napoli

Victor Osimhen Becomes Most expensive African Player After Sealing Record Move To Napoli

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By Our Reporter The Nigerian forward has joined the Neapolitan outfit for an initial €71.2 million but a further €10.1 million is guaranteed in add-ons, taking the overall fee to €81.3 million - as per French newspaper L'Equipe. It eclipses the £72 million Arsenal paid to land Nicolas Pepe, who Osimhen then replaced in Lille's attack after the Ivorian's big-money move to the Emirates Stadium. “The next chapter @officialsscnapoli is a very exciting one and I can't wait to get on the pitch with the team. I want to thank the fans through the last few weeks, and I will definitely give my all on pitch for the common good of the club,” Osimhen   said. The former Wolfsburg man will earn between €4 million and €5.5 million a year net without bonuses in Napoli -a huge wage in
Heartless: Goon Defiles, Strangles Four-Year-Old Girl

Heartless: Goon Defiles, Strangles Four-Year-Old Girl

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By Our Reporter The Police in Entebbe have in custody a man who was arrested over allegations of defiling and murdering a 4-year-old girl, before dumping the body in a bush, in  Magala village, Lunyo zone. The suspect identified as Vincent Mugema, who is a neighbour to the parents of the deceased, survived by lynched by a mob that apprehended him as he tried to escape. According to police, the victim’s body was recovered by locals on Friday morning in  Magala Zone, in Division A, Entebbe Municipality, lying in a bush. They alerted the area LC One chairperson, who informed the police about the gruesome murder, who later went to the scene and removed the body, before taking it to  . Entebbe Grade B Hospital for postmortem as investigations continue. It's allege
African Football Back In Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia

African Football Back In Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia

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By Our Reporter Morocco decided to reopen its Major League Football tournament the Botola Pro 1, after four months away from the pitch due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The leader of the competition before COVID-19 put a stop to the Botola, Wydad Athletic Club, is aiming to maintain itself at the top of the league, with only 9 games to play. Despite its draw yesterday against Difaâ Hassani d'el-Jadida, Rival club Raja Club Athletic will try its best to catch up to Wydad, in what is expected to be a fascinating finish to the season. But since governments have ordered Matches be played behind closed doors in order to keep social distancing in application, supporters will not be back in the stadiums anytime soon. Football Back In North Africa Even though the Coron
Africans Unimpressed By Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’ Album

Africans Unimpressed By Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’ Album

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By Our Reporter The release of Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’ visual album Friday on Disney+ was met with mixed reviews as many Africans are not buying into the singer’s album. Praised for its attempt to edify the global collective of Afro people, the project has also received criticism for its monolithic portrayal of Africa. Some have mixed feelings about the project In light of the recent global revival of the Black Lives Matter movement, the underlying message of black self-love through the embrace of African heritage comes at an appropriate time. ‘Black Is King’ is a sometimes penetrating presentation of African artists whose work blends brilliantly with that of Americans with roots on the continent," wrote John DeFore of the Hollywood Reporter. Some Africans are simply not
Emiliano Martinez In Tears Of Joy After FA Cup Final Win

Emiliano Martinez In Tears Of Joy After FA Cup Final Win

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By Our Reporter Emiliano Martinez couldn't hold back his tears as he celebrated winning the FA Cup with Arsenal, 10 years after leaving Argentina to join the club as a teenager. The Gunners beat Chelsea 2-1 on Saturday evening to secure their 14th FA Cup trophy, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the hero on the day. However Martinez has been a great feel good story for the north London side, since getting the chance as regular first choice goalkeeper at the Emirates for the first time in a decade at the club, following Bernd Leno's injury after clashing with Neal Maupay in the game against Brighton in June. After the match the keeper, who could do nothing about Christian Pulisic's opener, was interviewed with Aubameyang and couldn't hold back the tears The 27-year-old was also...