WORLD

Nationwide strike by Tunisia’s public sector workers

Tunisian public sector workers ignored an appeal to limit calls for protest by the Tunisian President Beji Caïd Essebsi on Thursday by turning up in their numbers to continue requests for pay rise. The general strike of the Tunisian public sector workers was well attended on Thursday. Public schools, public transport and the national airline have been disrupted by this ...

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Manchester United news: Giuseppe Rossi reveals special Sir Alex Ferguson detail

SIR ALEX FERGUSON remembered the EXACT transfer fee Manchester United sold Giuseppe Rossi to Villarreal for in 2007. Former Italy international Rossi played for Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson from 2004 until 2007. The United States-born striker only managed five Premier League appearances for United and a single goal – which came against Sunderland in 2005. The 31-year-old had ...

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Ethiopia fuel squeeze and Djibouti’s continued economic importance

For a populous nation as Ethiopia – on record as Africa’s second biggest only behind Nigeria, imports are as important to its economic growth as are the goods it also exports – chief amongst them, coffee. Ethiopia is, however, landlocked with five neighbours who have access to the sea – Sudan, Kenya, Djibouti, Somalia and Eritrea. As things stand now, ...

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Man Utd legend Paul Scholes labels Jose Mourinho ‘an embarrassment’ on Norwegian TV

MANCHESTER UNITED legend Paul Scholes has described axed manager Jose Mourinho as “an embarrassment to the club” in an interview on Norwegian television. Mourinho was sacked last month after a torrid start to his third season in charge at Old Trafford. The Portuguese tactician garnered widespread criticism during his final term for his divisive nature and negative approach to games. ...

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Buhari says he is fit to govern, Atiku is ‘ready to die’ for Nigeria

Nigeria’s two main presidential candidates, Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, are intensifying their efforts to convince voters, with one month to go to polling in Africa’s most populous nation. President Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress party (APC) and Atiku of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) both staged set-piece meetings to secure the support of a record 84 million ...

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Eritrea condemns Nairobi attacks, pledges support to combat terror

The government of Eritrea on Wednesday issued a strong condemnation of the terrorist attacks that has so far claimed 21 lives in Kenya. The attacks in Nairobi has been claimed by Somalia-based terrorist group, Al-Shabaab. Asmara also referred to the attacks as heinous and cowardly. “In a letter to his Kenyan counterpart, FM (Foreign Minister) Osman Saleh conveyed a message ...

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Zimbabweans trickle back into Harare

Zimbabweans trickle back into the capital, Harare on Thursday after three days of violent protests over fuel price hikes. Residents are hopeful the situation will soon normalize. “Things are beginning to normalize now so going to work is the only option otherwise our families will suffer more”, said Harare resident, James Vambe. “I think things are becoming to be normal ...

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