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UNICEF: 6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna this year

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV interventions are not implemented.

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Niger soldiers patrol in the desert of Iferouane on February 12, 2020 to protect tourists and dignitaries during the Air Festival. (Souleymane Ag Anara - AFP)

Niger military operation kills 120 ‘terrorists’ – official

A joint operation by Nigerien and French troops in southwest Niger killed 120 "terrorists" and seized bomb-making equipment and vehicles, the country's defence ministry said Friday.

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Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard with Kepa Arrizabalaga. (Photo by Chris Brunskill-Fantasista-Getty Images)

Chelsea boss reveals board’s reaction to decision to bench world’s most expensive goalkeeper

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Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse-Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho: Chelsea favourites for top four ahead of London derby

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho said Chelsea are favourites to finish in the Premier League's top four as he heaped pressure on Frank Lampard's side ahead of the London derby.
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Los Angeles Galaxy manager denies MLS club approach for Lionel Messi

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