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Gianluigi Buffon has no regrets over his “beautiful” decision to swap life at Serie A champions Juventus for that at Ligue 1 title holders Paris Saint-Germain.

PSG will reportedly not renew Gianluigi Buffon’s contract

Gianluigi Buffon has only started five of PSG’s last 15 Ligue 1 contests and it seems that he no longer has a future at the club.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA dispels rumour about ‘scripted play’ in Benue

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has dispelled rumours that it is in Benue State to play a script with its National Emergency Agricultural Intervention Fund, an intervention meant to benefit 23,000 farmers who were either affected by the 2018 flood or the farmers/herders conflict in the state.
This aerial photograph shows the damaged communities in Macomia district, Mozambique, on April 27, 2019 following the destruction by Cyclone Kenneth. AFP

Mozambique braces for more rain, worsening floods

People in northern Mozambique braced for more rain Tuesday and the potential for worsening floods as the country deals with the aftermath of the second deadly cyclone to hit the region in the span of six weeks.
This aerial photograph shows the damaged communities in Macomia district, Mozambique, on April 27, 2019 following the destruction by Cyclone Kenneth. AFP

Death toll from Cyclone Kenneth rises to 38 in Mozambique

At least 38 people have been killed since Cyclone Kenneth began to batter the northern coast of Mozambique, the National Disaster Management Agency said on Monday.
Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

NANTs supports 300 IDPs with agricultural inputs

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTs) has supported 300 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kuje and Durumi camps with c to empower them to improve their livelihoods.
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he arrives at the front entrance of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris, as flames engulf its roof on April 15, 2019. – A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks. The fire, which began in the early evening, sent flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the Paris sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in sheer horror. (Photo by PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL / AFP)

Emmanuel Macron vows to build a more beautiful Notre-Dame in five years

With over €700 million pledged by French businessmen and Apple CEO Tim Cook, President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral “even more beautifully” within five years.

National Assembly leadership: Former governors endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila – Kashim Shettima

The Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima, has revealed that former governors in the ninth National Assembly have endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmed Lawan for the seat of Senate President.
Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri

Flight operations resume at Imo airport after fire outbreak

Flight operations have fully resumed at the Sam Mbakwe Cargo Airport, Owerri, Imo state, after a fire outbreak that razed part of the arrival terminal of the Airport.
baby carriers africa

Mixed reactions trail use of ‘baby carriers’

Some women and men have said carrying babies on `baby carriers’ was making mothers look like kangaroos instead of human beings.
Sergio Agüero (left) celebrates Man City’s winning goal with Bernardo Silva. John Sibley-Action Images via Reuters

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero told not to slack off by Pep Guardiola

Aguero came off the bench to rescue the Premier League champions from an FA Cup quarter-final upset at Swansea City, heading his 28th goal of the season to seal a 3-2 victory from 2-0 down against the Championship club.
(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

New evidence in Ethiopian 737 crash similar to to earlier Lion Air disaster

Investigators at the crash site of the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight have found new evidence that points to another connection to the earlier disaster involving the same Boeing jet.
MALIBU, CA - NOVEMBER 11: A wildfire burns at the Salvation Army Camp on November 10, 2018 in Malibu, California. The Woolsey fire has burned over 70,000 acres and has reached the Pacific Coast at Malibu as it continues grow. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images/AFP

Fire guts N1 million grains in Jigawa

Grains worth over N1 million were on Saturday evening destroyed by fire which gutted six silos at the Rugar Gagare-Musaiwa in Karanka Ward, Birniwa Local Government Area of Jigawa.
Miners at work in a mine shaft. AFP

About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
Omoyele Sowore

Elections: Nigeria’s problem has been analogue leaders – Omoyele Sowore

The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has called on Nigerians to vote out analogue leaders without the capacity to process data.

Mario Balotelli: Racism much worse in Italy than England, France

Mario Balotelli has said racism in Italy is much worse than in any other country he has played in.
Brazil dam collapse

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 115 dead, 248 missing

The toll from a dam collapse last week at a mine in southeast Brazil has risen to 115 dead and 248 missing, according to officials Saturday.
Each year the Philippines is hit by an average of 20 cyclones [Simvale Sayat-AFP]

Philippines death toll jumps to 75 after floods and landslides

At least 75 people have been killed in landslides and floods caused by a tropical depression in the eastern Philippines as rescue teams continued to search for other victims, according to officials.
The tsunami hit almost without warning smashing into houses, hotels and other buildings [Teguh Harahap-Al Jazeera]

Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400

Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami.

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