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Crystal Palace signs British born Nigerian forward, Eberechi Eze

British born Nigerian, Eberechi Oluchi Eze has became Crystal Palace second most expensive signing and Roy Hodgson's most, in his time as the club manager, after signing for a reported £20 million ($26.5 million) from second-tier Queens Park Rangers.Hodgson...

British PM, Boris Johnson leaves hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left hospital after being treated for coronavirus, but will not immediately return to work, Downing Street says.Mr Johnson, 55, was taken to St Thomas' hospital, in London, on Sunday - 10 days after...

British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for Coronavirus

British PM Boris Johnson announced on Friday that he is self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19 and would be coordinating affairs via video conferencing."Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus," he...

British Prince Charles tests positive to coronavirus

The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has confirmed, Prince Charles 71, is said to be displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said.The Duchess of Cornwall, 72, has also been...

Actor Idris Elba tests positive for coronavirus

Renowned British actor with Sierra Leone heritage, Idris Elba just announced that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is quarantining himself.In a video shared to Twitter, Elba said he took the test after realising he'd been...

Kenyans say UK stole their land for tea, push for UN inquiry

Kibore Cheruiyot Ngasura was just a small boy when his family was violently expelled from their ancestral land in Kenya's lush tea-growing western highlands by British colonisers, and banished never to return.Eighty-five years later he still bristles at the...

Kidnap victim says Kenyan convicted for the case is ‘innocent’

A British woman kidnapped by Somali pirates believes the man convicted in connection with the case is innocent.Jude Tebbutt and her husband David were attacked while on holiday in Kenya in 2011...

Prince Charles and wife set for 9-day West Africa visit

The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will arrive in The Gambia later today, for the start of a nine-day tour of West Africa. The royal couple will...

Why Prince William is eager to return to Kenya

Prince William will visit Kenya later this month to scale up the fight against poaching in order to save endangered wildlife species, British newspapers have reported.A three country tour of Africa will...

Ghanaian born ex-UBS trader who lost £1.4bn faces deportation from UK

Kweku Adoboli, a former trader convicted of fraud in 2012, is facing deportation to Ghana, after being detained by police in Scotland.He served four years of a seven-year sentence for a £1.4bn...
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German warship intercepts and searches Libya-bound Turkish freighter

Associated PressTurkey and Germany were at loggerheads on Monday after a German frigate enforcing an arms embargo against Libya...
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FIFA bans CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for 5 years

The head of Confederation of African football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body...

UN urges civilian protection after Ethiopia PM’s 72-hour ultimatum for Tigrayan forces

ReutersThe United Nations urged Ethiopia on Monday to ensure the protection of civilians, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan forces 72...

Police use tear gas on protest over race in South Africa

Associated PressSouth African police used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons on hundreds of mainly Black protesters who gathered again Friday outside a...

Bobi Wine freed on bail as protest death toll hits 37

ReutersUgandan pop star and presidential candidate Bobi Wine, whose arrest this week triggered protests that led to at least 37 deaths, was released on...