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Hassan Wario, Kenya’s ambassador to Austria and former sports minister, stands in the dock during a hearing at the Mililani Law Court where he was charged with abuse of office and failure to comply with the law in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 19 2018. Picture: REUTERS/BAZ RATNER

Ex-sports minister charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday.

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China's President Xi Jinping calls for free trade and defends the Belt-and-Road initiative at APEC [Fazry Ismail-AP Photo]

Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce ‘no winners’

Countries which embrace protectionism are “doomed to failure”, China’s Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US’s America First policy.

Psychiatrist harps on regular sex for women

A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri, on Saturday, advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and gain happiness.

Minimum wage: Governors’ stance won’t distract labour – Ayuba Wabba

The National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Ayuba Wabba has said that the position canvassed by governors that the states can’t afford to pay N30,000 minimum wage is a distraction that won’t distract the entire workforce across the country.
Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa will face each other on New Year's Eve. REUTERS

Promoter: Floyd Mayweather, kickboxer will aim to ‘knock out’ in exhibition

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr and a Japanese kickboxer half his age will be aiming to knock each other out next month, despite the match-up being an exhibition, the fight’s Japanese promoter said Saturday.
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Warren East: Theresa May’s Brexit deal better than no deal

Politicians must get behind a “practical plan” for Brexit, the boss of engineering giant Rolls-Royce has said.