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December 2, 2017 2:46 PM Hazard scores twice as Chelsea beat Newcastle

Eden Hazard scored twice in a brilliant display as Chelsea beat Newcastle to draw level on points with second-placed Manchester United in the Premier League. On his return to the starting XI, Hazard fired the Blues level with an angled strike after Dwight Gayle’s poked effort had given the Magpies a surprise lead. Striker Alvaro Morata made it 2-1 to the hosts 12

October 31, 2017 1:16 AM Paul Manafort’s ‘lavish lifestyle’ highlighted in indictment

A few years before he became Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, longtime Republican political operative Paul Manafort went on a spending spree with money funneled through a network of offshore bank accounts, a federal indictment unsealed Monday alleges. He bought a $1.5 million brownstone in a trendy New York neighborhood, and a $1.9 million home in Arlington 7

October 30, 2017 6:03 PM Kenyan President Kenyatta wins 98 percent of vote in repeat election

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 percent of the vote in a repeated election in which an opposition boycott helped lower turnout to 39 percent, the electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement touched off small protests in a few opposition strongholds but also celebrations in pro-Kenyatta areas. Veteran opposition 14

October 30, 2017 5:58 PM Kenya president wins 98% of vote in repeat of disputed election

Supporters of opposition leader prevented polling stations from opening in 25 constituencies Kenya's incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 per cent of the vote in a repeat presidential election in Kenya, although only 39 per cent of voters turned out due to an opposition boycott, the country's electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement 11

October 30, 2017 12:01 PM Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata: I do miss Italy

"I came as a boy, I went away as a real player," he told Gazzetta dello Sport of his time in Italy. “Italy for a Spaniard is the best country to live. You have everything: beauty, history, art, cooking, fashion. I would never have left Italy and Juve. "There were contractual agreements to be respected. The disappointment was enormous: I found myself 4

October 30, 2017 11:57 AM Final Whistle: Kotoko’s overflowing cup, Takam mortalises Joshua, NBA giants stutter

Pardon me for being that bird that insists on pooping on what should be one party for the ages, after all arch-rivals Hearts of Oak have been comfortably humbled 3-1 in the MTN Fa Cup final while Sadick Adams put on a masterclass for the history books. Success has the power to paper over deep cracks and Asante Kotoko as a franchise do not need reminding 15

October 29, 2017 1:49 PM “Less than 10 per cent of children out of school”

Accra, Oct 29, GNA – A new World Bank report on education says in Ghana less than 10 per cent of children of primary age (age six-11) are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018 dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest quintile were out of school and that there was gender distinction 8

October 28, 2017 1:05 PM 7 African countries lead battle against malnutrition

Source: IFPRI Director for Africa, Ousmane Badiane A number of African countries are taking bold action to tackle malnutrition as they have successfully implemented a range of actions that have started to improve nutrition for all. Good nutrition contributes to cognitive development, better opportunities for children to realise their potential, and higher 5

October 28, 2017 11:34 AM The law must be supreme at all times

Odumasi Krobo (E/R), Oct. 28, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday urged the law enforcement agencies to ensure at all times the supremacy of the law for the cohesion, peace and security of Ghana to consolidate of the gains of its democracy. Thus, they should ensure that everyone in Ghana respects the law, by enforcing it (law) without 18

October 28, 2017 12:24 AM The Latest: Hundreds against independence rally in Barcelona

Not everyone in Catalonia is pleased with their regional government’s vote to declare independence from Spain. Hundreds of people against independence marched Friday night in downtown Barcelona, waving Spanish flags. In response to the Catalan move, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his government is firing Catalonia’s regional government, dissolving 9