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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday said it had approved a 400 million dollar policy-based loan to support reforms by the Philippine government aimed at raising the productivity and competitiveness of the country’s agriculture sector.

Asian bank approves $400 million to help boost farm incomes in Philippines

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday said it had approved a 400 million dollar policy-based loan to support reforms by the Philippine government aimed at raising the productivity and competitiveness of the country’s agriculture sector.
Manchester United defender Phil Jones views the Europa League as an opportunity to work his way into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first-team plans.

Newcastle United ready to sign out-of-favour Phil Jones

Newcastle United want to buy Manchester United’s Phil Jones, according to The Mirror.
Super Eagles defensive midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo came on as second half substitute in Stoke City’s 2-2 with Derby County on Saturday.

Oghenekaro Etebo to work under new manager at Stoke City

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo will work under a new manager at Stoke City after the club sackes Nathan Jones on Friday due to a disastrous start to the 2019/20 campaign.
England’s head coach Eddie Jones attends a warm-up session before the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final match between England and Australia at the Oita Stadium in Oita on October 19, 2019. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU - AFP)

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo wouldn’t do what rugby players do – England coach

England coach Eddie Jones contrasted what he said was rugby’s down to earth attitude with that of football superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as he lauded All Blacks boss Steve Hansen ahead of Saturday’s blockbuster World Cup semi-final.
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Apple, Facebook, Spotify delete content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Apple on Monday deleted most of the podcasts of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, while Facebook removed four of his online pages which the social media platform accused of “glorifying violence.”

Queen Elizabeth marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert

Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday on Saturday with traditional gun salutes and a Commonwealth-themed charity concert featuring Tom Jones, Kylie and Shaggy.

Manchester United’s Eric Bailly to miss three months due to ankle surgery

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed that he expects Eric Bailly to miss up to three months' worth of action as he requires surgery on an ankle injury.

Hunt down and kill Britons who join IS – minister

Britons who have joined the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq should be hunted down and killed, Britain’s new defence minister said.

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Angolan court sentences ex-strongman’s son to five years for fraud

Angola’s Supreme Court on Friday handed a five-year jail sentence to Jose Filomeno dos Santos, the son of the oil-rich country’s former president, for fraud when he headed the national sovereign wealth fund.

UNILAG SSANU disowns branch chairman for protest against vice-chancellor’s removal

Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, has dissociated itself from the solidarity protest by the acting Chairman of the University of Lagos, Unilag chapter, Comrade Olusola Sowunmi on the removal of the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe by the University’s Council.

Uganda warns of coronavirus surge in capital city

Administrators in Uganda’s capital city Kampala have started a public campaign, urging people to report any suspected cases of COVID-19.
Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women’s football team next year, the Football Association (FA) announced on Friday.

Dutch boss Sarina Wiegmann to replace Phil Neville as England coach

Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women’s football team next year, the Football Association (FA) announced on Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the conference that the world “must work together to build an impregnable shield around all our people”.

Britain resumes lockdown easing, stiffens punishment for rule breaches

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday ordered the reopening of the economy in England as data showed a recent rise in COVID-19 infections had now levelled off.