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Africa Daily Insight

19 Jun
Noam Chomsky's Wife Dispels Death Rumors: Linguist Recovering After Hospitalization

Gareth Kipling

Valeria Wasserman Chomsky has confirmed that her husband, Noam Chomsky, is alive and recovering at home in Brazil following false online rumors. The influential linguist and activist had been hospitalized due to complications from a stroke last year. Social media erroneously reported his death, prompting premature obituaries and subsequent retractions from various outlets.

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18 Jun
Euro 2024: France Captain Kylian Mbappe Breaks Nose During Victory Over Austria

Gareth Kipling

Kylian Mbappe, captain of the French national team, suffered a broken nose during France's victory over Austria in their opening Euro 2024 match. Despite the injury, he had a significant impact on the game before being taken to the hospital for X-rays. The French Football Federation confirmed he will continue playing with a protective mask.

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18 Jun
Romania vs Ukraine: Starting Lineups, Team News and Highlights for Euro 2024 Clash

Gareth Kipling

Romania takes on Ukraine in Euro 2024 at Allianz Arena. Kickoff is at 2pm BST on Monday, June 17, 2024. Ukraine enters with confidence after their Euro 2020 quarter-final run, while Romania boasts an unbeaten qualifying campaign. Discover the starting XIs and team news for an exciting match.

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16 Jun
Muslim Pilgrims Ascend Mount Arafat Amid Scorching Heat in Hajj Climax

Gareth Kipling

Facing blistering temperatures, over 1.5 million Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for the peak of the annual hajj pilgrimage. Devout pilgrims prayed for hours, many expressing solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza. The hajj brings together Muslims from around the globe, bringing a significant religious and socio-political context.

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16 Jun
India vs Canada T20 World Cup 2024 Live Score Update: Weather Threatens Crucial Final Group Match

Gareth Kipling

India faces Canada in the final group match of the T20 World Cup in Florida, with weather conditions expected to be a significant factor. India, having already secured a spot in the Super Eight stage with three wins, looks to regain form for star player Virat Kohli. Potential lineup changes include Kuldeep Yadav for Ravindra Jadeja, while Hardik Pandya’s consistent bowling remains critical.

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15 Jun
Spain vs Croatia Euro 2024: In-Depth Predictions and Key Tips for June 15 Showdown

Gareth Kipling

Detailed predictions and expert tips for the Spain vs Croatia Euro 2024 match on June 15. Spain, led by Rodri and featuring young star Lamine Yamal, faces a strong Croatian side led by Luka Modrić. The game promises a tight contest in Group B, which also includes Italy and Switzerland.

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14 Jun
Fulton County DA Seeks Dismissal of Willis Appeal in Trump Election Interference Case

Gareth Kipling

The Fulton County DA's office has urged the Georgia Court of Appeals to dismiss an appeal meant to disqualify DA Fani Willis from the Trump election interference case. Defendants argue for her removal due to a romantic relationship with Nathan Wade, a special prosecutor who had financial ties with Willis. A decision on the motion is currently pending.

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12 Jun
Kenya Forest Service Opens Vast Range of Job Opportunities to Strengthen Workforce

Gareth Kipling

Kenya Forest Service (KFS) has launched a recruitment drive to fill 179 positions, enhancing its workforce on permanent and pensionable terms. The sought-after roles span various departments including customer care, ICT, and legal services, among others. Applicants need to register online and submit hard copy applications by July 1, 2024. This initiative aligns with KFS's mission to conserve and manage forests effectively.

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11 Jun
Benin vs Nigeria World Cup Qualifier: Kick-off Time, TV Channels & Team News

Gareth Kipling

Preview of the FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Benin and Nigeria, including kick-off time, TV channels, and squad updates. This match is a critical opportunity for Nigeria, who are currently fifth in Group C, to secure their first win and climb up the standings.

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10 Jun
Argentina Triumphs Over Ecuador 1-0 as Messi Shines in Friendly Match

Gareth Kipling

In a thrilling international friendly match held in Chicago, Argentina clinched a 1-0 victory over Ecuador thanks to a goal from Ángel Di María. Lionel Messi made an impactful second-half appearance, adding excitement to the game. The match featured intense clashes and notable performances from both sides, providing fans with unforgettable moments.

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9 Jun
Tragic Car Accident Involving Rapper Shebeshxt Claims 9-Year-Old Daughter's Life

Gareth Kipling

Limpopo rapper Shebeshxt, also known as Lehlogonolo Chauke, suffered a heart-wrenching loss as his 9-year-old daughter died in a car accident. The collision, which occurred near Smelters Mine on R37, left Shebeshxt and three others with serious injuries. This marks his second accident in six months, drawing a wave of sympathy from fans.

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8 Jun
Youth Granted Ksh700,000 Bond for Assault and Robbery of Traffic Police Officer

Gareth Kipling

Ian Njoroge, accused of assaulting and robbing a traffic police officer on Kamiti Road, has been granted a bond of Ksh700,000 by Senior Principal Magistrate Ben Mark Ekhumbi. Njoroge faces multiple charges including causing actual bodily harm, robbery with violence, and resisting arrest. He was also arraigned for causing obstruction and overloading passengers.

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