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Egyptian giants, Al Ahly are set to represent Africa at the Club World Cup after defeating Zamalek 2-1 to claim the CAF championship.

Al Ahly set to represent Africa at Club World Cup

Egyptian giants, Al Ahly are set to represent Africa at the Club World Cup after defeating Zamalek 2-1 to claim the CAF championship.
Xiamen hosted the BRICS summit in September 2017, featuring cooperation between the world’s major emerging economies- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

China focus: BRICS ties spur business opportunities

Marcos Caldeira, a 34-year-old Brazilian businessman, has invested more than 10 million yuan (about 1.52 million United States dollars) in his import venture this year, shipping high-end Brazilian natural stones to China.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong says the team is hungry and ready for redemption after their shambolic showing against Sierra Leone on Friday.

Watford boss may rest William Troost-Ekong for QPR clash

Watford manager Vladimir Ivic may opt to rest Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong for Saturday’s away trip to Queens Park Rangers.
This is according to an update Thursday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

NCDC: 222 suspected yellow fever cases, 76 deaths in Bauchi, Delta, Enugu

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said Nigeria had 222 suspected cases of Yellow Fever, 19 confirmed cases and 76 deaths reported in three states – Bauchi, Delta and Enugu as of November 13.
Total coronavirus cases in Africa have surpassed the two million mark despite a slow addition of reported infections compared with other regions around the world, the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said.

AU: Coronavirus cases in Africa cross two million mark

Total coronavirus cases in Africa have surpassed the two million mark despite a slow addition of reported infections compared with other regions around the world, the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Atletico Madrid have confirmed that both Lucas Torreira and Luis Suarez have tested positive for Covid-19 but there is a possibility more cases could follow.

Atletico fear multiple coronavirus cases after flight with positive player

Atletico Madrid have confirmed that both Lucas Torreira and Luis Suarez have tested positive for Covid-19 but there is a possibility more cases could follow.
First-half goals from Arthur and Richarlison helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Brazil beat Uruguay as Edinson Cavani sent off

First-half goals from Arthur and Richarlison helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
The 2020 Club World Cup is set to be held in Qatar from 1-11 February next year.

FIFA Club World Cup to be held in Qatar in February 2021

The 2022 World Cup hosts are set to host the world’s continental club championship for the second time running, after hosting the 2019 edition which was won by Liverpool.
Slovan Bratislava lost its appeal Friday against exclusion from the Champions League by UEFA after players tested positive for COVID-19 in pre-game checks.

UEFA writes FIFA requesting change in handball law

UEFA have asked FIFA president Gianni Infantino to change the handball rule to stop “growing frustration” following a spate of penalties awarded for the offence, European football’s governing body confirmed on Thursday.
Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.

Brazil FA: Neymar out for Venezuela qualifier

Neymar will miss Brazil’s November 13 World Cup qualifier against Venezuela because of a thigh injury, but will travel with the team in hopes he will be fit to play four days later against Uruguay, officials said Friday.
Xiaomi has announced the Mi Box 4S Pro, a streaming box capable of 8K video playback. The product was revealed on Weibo and is already available to order in China for 399 yuan, or about $60.

Xiaomi launches $60 8K streaming box

The box has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and supports HDMI 2.1. It comes with a Bluetooth remote that offers voice control. It’s not clear exactly which services will have 8K content available, or whether there are other ways to view your own 8K files on the device.
Nigeria is the African country importing the most used vehicles from the United States, and the third in the world, a new report has shown.

Report: Nigeria the third highest destination of used cars from US

Nigeria is the African country importing the most used vehicles from the United States, and the third in the world, a new report has shown.
Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and CNL (the NNPC-CNL JV), has announced the appointment of Mr. Richard (Rick) Kennedy to the position of Chairman and Managing Director.

Chevron Nigeria gets new chief Rick Kennedy

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL (the NNPC/CNL JV), has announced the appointment of Mr. Richard (Rick) Kennedy to the position of Chairman and Managing Director.
Major Chinese stock indices on Friday ended mixed, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.05 per cent, at 3,083.79 points.

Asia Pacific stocks rise as investors await US election results

Shares in Asia Pacific rose modestly on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden were locked in a fierce battle for the White House.
The newly-elected President of the World Medical Association, WMA, Dr. David Barbe, has urged doctors across the world to continue to allow science to lead in the battle against COVID-19.

Let science lead virus response – WMA chief

The newly-elected President of the World Medical Association, WMA, Dr. David Barbe, has urged doctors across the world to continue to allow science to lead in the battle against COVID-19.
Foreign ministers of Qatar and Australia have spoken for the first time since the controversy over the forced physical examination of female passengers at Doha airport.

Qatar renews apology over Doha airport incident

Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani spoke to his Australian counterpart Marisa Payne on Friday, weeks after the October 2 incident that saw airport staff take women off several planes to examine them to check whether they were the mother of a baby abandoned at Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Shippers council boss visits port terminals, calls for NXP adoption

Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), on Tuesday suggested that port terminal operators should adopt the Nigerian Export Proceeds (NXP) number to smoothen export transaction.
The highly elated Nigerians were flown into the country on board Air Peace airline.

Air Peace begins regular commercial flights to Jo’burg soon

The Air Peace says it will soon begin regular commercial flight operations from its Lagos hub to Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops raid terrorists’ hideouts, eliminate five in Borno

Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
Briefing State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola, and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave breakdowns of the approvals.

President Buhari condemns ‘insane’ killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary- Chief Executive Officer-Designate.

Bible Society appoints new CEO-designate

The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
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I paid N3 million ransom before I was freed by kidnappers – doctor

Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Men’s World Cup served off its first spins on Friday, November 13 and there was a shocking loss for Nigeria’s best table tennis player, Quadri Aruna, who was beaten by Slovenian Darko Jorgic.

Aruna Quadri records third league victory with TTC in German Bundesliga

Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.