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08 November 2018 8:18 AM Prince of Wales goes 'pidgin' in Nigeria

He's better known for speaking the Queen's English but the Prince of Wales on Wednesday turned to pidgin as he visited Nigeria's commercial capital. "How you dey? (How are you?)" he asked assembled dignitaries, including former heads of state, presidential candidates, leading politicians, and stars from the world of fashion, music and the arts. Queen 77

07 November 2018 4:12 PM Mo Salah statue mocked online

Cairo - A statue of Liverpool footballer Mohamed Salah has been met with derision online since going on display in his native Egypt, with many comparing it to an infamous bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo. The statue was unveiled with pomp and ceremony at the World Youth Forum in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in the presence of President Abdel 60

06 November 2018 5:28 AM UK man charged with preparation of 'terrorist act'

British police have charged a south London man with preparing a terrorist act and collecting information likely to be useful to a person preparing an attack. Police said on Monday that 40-year-old Steven Bishop has been charged with violating the Terrorism Act and will appear in Westminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday. Police say he was arrested October 94

05 November 2018 4:20 PM Man United's Matic explains why he won't wear poppy

London - Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic says he cannot wear a red poppy to remember Britain's war dead because it reminds him of the trauma of a NATO bombing campaign on his home country when he was a young child. The 30-year-old Serbian said he had worn the symbol in the past but would not do so this year. Matic was the only United player 50

05 November 2018 3:45 PM 'No plan to hunt down and arrest homosexuals,' says Tanzania govt

Tanzania says that a plan to hunt down and arrest suspected homosexuals in the country's economic capital was not official policy, distancing itself from a citywide crackdown slammed by rights groups. Dar es Salaam's powerful governor, Paul Makonda, urged citizens last Monday to begin reporting homosexuals for round-ups in a country where anti-gay rhetoric 64

03 November 2018 6:57 AM PICS: Prince Charles, Camilla land in Ghana on second Africa stop

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Ghana for the second stop of their West African tour. The royals landed on Friday afternoon in Accra where they walked down a red carpet at the start of their five-day stay. High school students lined the roads from the airport waving flags to greet them. Ahead of the visit 94

02 November 2018 6:54 PM Markets surge as trade war concerns thaw

Following a firmer close in US equity markets overnight, a similar trend was recorded in Asia on Friday where the Hang Seng surged 4.21%, while the Shanghai Composite Index and Nikkei gained 3.56% and 2.56% respectively. Markets were also upbeat about the jobs data out of the US which came in better than expected as the US economy added 250 000 jobs in October 84

02 November 2018 10:12 AM Experimental Ireland to face Italy in Chicago

Chicago - Ireland return to the scene of one of their greatest victories here Saturday as the Six Nations champions face Italy at Chicago's Soldier Field in a one-off Test. Two years ago, a full-strength Irish side stunned New Zealand in a thrilling battle at the home of the Chicago Bears, claiming Ireland's first and only victory over the All Blacks 47

01 November 2018 6:57 PM Prince Charles praises Gambians for regime change

Britain's Prince Charles is applauding Gambians for overturning two decades of autocratic rule during his first stop on a West African tour. On Thursday, Prince Charles called the regime change that ousted longtime dictator Yahya Jammeh an "important milestone." In February, Gambia was accepted back into the Commonwealth of Nations, which is made up mostly 66

01 November 2018 12:28 PM Wales name debutant in side for Scotland

Cape Town - Luke Morgan will make his debut for Wales when he lines up on the wing against Scotland at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday. Morgan, Wales Sevens' all-time leading try scorer, will make his debut alongside the experienced duo of British & Irish Lions George North and Leigh Halfpenny. Meanwhile, flyhalf Jarrod Evans has been named 42