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Undefeated boxer dies of heart attack during fight

  Undefeated German boxer Musa Askan Yamak died after suffering a heart attack, according to a Turkish official. The 38-year-old fighter died after collapsing in the ring on Saturday while facing Ugandan veteran Hamza Wandera in Munich, Germany, according to published reports. “We lost our compatriot Musa Askan Yamak, a boxer from Alucra, who won European and Asian

US confirms first case of monkeypox infection

  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Wednesday said it had confirmed a single case of monkeypox virus infection in a man who had recently traveled to Canada. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)said its labs confirmed the infection to be monkeypox on Wednesday afternoon, reports Reuters. The state agency said

Ukraine Conflict: Russia says 900 Mariupol defenders sent to prison colony

  More than 900 Ukrainian fighters who had been holed up in Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant have been taken to a prison colony in Russian-controlled territory, Moscow has said. Ukraine ordered troops there to stand down as part of a deal struck by both sides, as it attempts to save their lives. Food and water

Ukraine war could cause global food crisis – UN

  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could soon cause a global food crisis that may last for years, the UN has warned. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the war had worsened food insecurity in poorer nations due to rising prices, reports the BBC. Some countries could face long-term famines if Ukraine’s exports are not restored to pre-war

US mothers warned against DIY formula amid shortage

  Brandy Sloan was close to tears. The 43-year-old mother of two had reached a breaking point in her desperate search for baby formula when the fifth grocery store she rushed into contained the same as the previous four: empty shelves. “You feel so defeated because you’re supposed to be able to feed your children

‘Historic’ equal pay deal for US men, women footballers

  The US men’s and women’s national soccer teams will receive equal pay under new contracts that feature an unprecedented split of World Cup prize money, the US Soccer Federation announced on Wednesday. “This is a truly historic moment,” US Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone said. “These agreements have changed the game forever here in

Confederation Cup: Pirates vow to avoid another Moroccan mauling

  South African club Orlando Pirates aim to dispel the belief that they are easy prey for Moroccan rivals by defeating Renaissance Berkane in the CAF Confederation Cup final in Uyo, Nigeria, on Friday. The Buccaneers from Soweto on the outskirts of Johannesburg suffered a 5-1 aggregate hammering from Raja Casablanca in the quarterfinals of

Tuchel tells Chelsea to prepare for ‘rebuilding’ to keep up with rivals

    Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel expects his team to face a period of “rebuilding” following the London club’s planned sale. The Blues are blocked from making new signings or securing existing players to new deals under the strict terms of the temporary British government licence. Owner Roman Abramovich put Chelsea on the market in

Insecurity: We’re on ground, no cause for alarm – Soludo

The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Charles Soludo has asked residents of the state to remain calm, promising that his administration is doing everything humanly possible to restore peace in the state. Anambra State government reacting to a letter written by gunmen, addressed to nine local governments in the state. In the said letter, the

Police arrest suspected kidnappers of Greenfield varsity students

The police Special Tactical Squad (STS) has arrested suspected kidnappers of students of Greenfield University, Kaduna State. The suspects, according to a statement by t Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, were also alleged to be involved in other violent crimes. He said a total of 31suspects were nabbed during the special operations

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