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15-year-old tennis star Coco Gauff defeats Venus Williams, 39, at Wimbledon 2019

American junior tennis player, Coco Gauff has just defeated, Venus Williams, 39, the big sister of tennis legend, Serena Williams at the ongoing Wimbledon tournament.

Nigerian pastor accused of rape takes 'leave of absence'

A Nigerian pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo, who is at the centre of a rape allegation, which he denies, says he's taking a "leave of absence from the pulpit of the church".

“Public Universities Bill Won’t Undermine Academic Freedom” – President Akufo-Addo Assures

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured that the Public Universities Bill, when laid before and passed by Parliament, will not stifle or undermine academic freedom.

Kenya's Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore dies of cancer

Kenyans have taken to social media to eulogise Safaricom’s Chief Executive Officer Robert William Collymore, who the company said died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer.

Rihanna backs Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule

Global music icon, Rihanna has sent her support to thousands of Sudanese protesters demonstrating to demand a civilian regime.

July 1 will be restored as Public Holiday – NDC

Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has served notice it will restore Republic Day (July 1) as a public holiday if it returns to power.

Colorado man dies in the Dominican Republic after getting kicked off plane for being ‘super sick’

Khalid Adkins loved the Dominican Republic so much that he planned to retire there one day.