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Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.

Screen unveils the 2020 Stars of Tomorrow

Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
FIFA

FIFA claims virus cost global football $11 billion

FIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on football around the world at $11 billion in lost revenue.
COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 million

Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Russia’s energy minister Alexander Novak has tested positive for Covid-19, Russian news agency TASS has reported.

Russia energy minister tests positive for coronavirus

Russia’s energy minister Alexander Novak has tested positive for Covid-19, Russian news agency TASS has reported.
Canada’s finance minister Bill Morneau announced his resignation Monday, on the heels of an ethics scandal and amid a reported split with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over pandemic spending.

Canada finance minister resigns

Canada’s finance minister Bill Morneau announced his resignation Monday, on the heels of an ethics scandal and amid a reported split with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over pandemic spending.

DSS invites Obadiah Mailafia again over Boko Haram claims

Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services, DSS, has against invited former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, over his claims that one of the governors in Northern Nigeria is the head of Boko Haram.
Former Super Eagles left fullback Taye Taiwo has joined Cypriot top-flight side Doxa Katokopias FC on a free transfer.

Former Super Eagles defender Taye Taiwo joins Cypriot side Doxa Katokopias FC

Former Super Eagles left fullback Taye Taiwo has joined Cypriot top-flight side Doxa Katokopias FC on a free transfer.

Finland to increase 10,000 university places during 2020-2022

Finland will create more than 10,000 additional study places in higher education institutions between 2020 and 2022, to respond to the shortage of professionals in various fields and regions, as well as to offset the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture in a press release on Thursday.

Finland’s industrial output grows by 2.8% in March

Finnish industrial output rose 2.8 per cent in March from a year earlier in of spite the coronavirus outbreak with chemicals surging, data from Statistics Finland showed on Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday became the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19, joining heir to the throne Prince Charles.

Celebrities hit by coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday became the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19, joining heir to the throne Prince Charles.
Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos

Atlético Madrid eye up move for Rangers striker

Diego Simeone’s side have had an issue in-front of goal this season after scoring just 31 goals in 27 LaLiga games which has seen the club fall out of the title race.
Fears are growing that this year’s Olympics may be postponed or axed because of the coronavirus pandemic but Japan has been here before – the cancelled summer Games of 1940 were also due to be hosted in Tokyo.

Tokyo 1940: The Games that became the ‘Missing Olympics’

Fears are growing that this year’s Olympics may be postponed or axed because of the coronavirus pandemic but Japan has been here before – the cancelled summer Games of 1940 were also due to be hosted in Tokyo.
A man suspected of murder, rape and deploying child soldiers during Liberia’s civil war two decades ago has been arrested in Finland, police said on Wednesday.

Man arrested in Finland for deploying child soldiers during Liberian civil war

The Sierra Leonean citizen, born in 1969, is alleged to have carried out “aggravated war crimes and crimes against humanity” while he held a senior position in the Revolutionary United Front, a Sierra Leonean rebel army that fought in Liberia’s brutal civil war between 1999 and 2003.

RSF: Press freedom in Russia, Iran under attack from ‘digital predators’

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has included pro-Kremlin social-media users, Russia's communications regulator, and an Iranian state body tackling cybercrime on its list of press freedom’s 20 “worst digital predators” that it says represent a “clear danger for freedom of opinion and expression.”
Rajeev Suri, the chief executive of Nokia, is stepping down from his leadership role after overseeing the Finnish networking giant for more than half a decade.

Nokia chief to step down in September

Nokia chief executive Rajeev Suri will step down in September and be replaced by Pekka Lundmark, the company said.
Sadio Mane struck as Liverpool overcame Storm Dennis and feisty basement club Norwich to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 25 points on Saturday.

Sadio Mane strikes as Liverpool overcome Norwich to open up 25-point lead

Sadio Mane struck as Liverpool overcame Storm Dennis and feisty basement club Norwich to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 25 points on Saturday.
Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has failed to advance in to the round of 16 of the ongoing German open after suffering defeat in the round of 32.

German Open: Timo Boll ousts Aruna Quadri

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has failed to advance in to the round of 16 of the ongoing German open after suffering defeat in the round of 32.
Azubuike Egwuekwe returned to the NPFL this season with Rivers United after spells in Europe and South Africa, but the 30 year-old has revealed he is still eyeing a move abroad.

Super Eagles defender eyeing move abroad, targets NPFL title first

Azubuike Egwuekwe returned to the NPFL this season with Rivers United after spells in Europe and South Africa, but the 30 year-old has revealed he is still eyeing a move abroad.

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Guinea's President Alpha Conde has won a landslide re-election victory, giving him a third term in office after official results from 37 of 38 voting districts showed him with double the votes of his nearest rival on Thursday evening.

Guinea President Alpha Conde wins landslide re-election victory – preliminary results

Guinea's President Alpha Conde has won a landslide re-election victory, giving him a third term in office after official results from 37 of 38 voting districts showed him with double the votes of his nearest rival on Thursday evening.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: No CCTV camera removed from Lekki toll gate before shooting

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has, again, spoken on the ugly incident that happened at the Lekki Toll Plaza on Tuesday evening, in which military personnel used live ammunition to disperse EndSARS protesters who camped at the tollgate to demand for the end to police brutality.
President Muhammadu Buhari

#EndSARS: President Buhari warns international community against rushing to make pronouncements without knowing full...

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of international community to desist from making hasty pronouncements about developments in Nigeria.

#EndSARS: Enugu governor appeals for calm

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, addressed the people of the state over the unfortunate hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests by miscreants, leading to acts of violence, criminality and destruction of public and private property.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

#EndSARS: FCT Minister visits Apo traders, promises compensation

Apparently to cushion the harsh economic hardship faced by all those affected by the wanton destruction of their goods and properties in the Apo District of Abuja, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Mohammed Bello, has promised compensation for the victims.