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Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.

Vincent Mashami named new Rwanda head coach

Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.
Cardinal George Pell is taken from the court in Melbourne, Australia, back to jail after his appeal against child sexual abuse convictions was dismissed. James Ross-AAP

Australian court upholds Catholic cardinal’s sex abuse verdict

An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children.
Crown operates in Perth and Victoria, with a further casino in the pipeline for Sydney.

Australian gambling giant denies links to organized crime

A television documentary has made allegations linking Australia’s gambling giant, Crown Casino, to organized crime, money laundering and human trafficking. The company has taken out newspaper ads denying the allegations.

Journalists face possible jail for Cardinal’s trial reporting

Dozens of Australian journalists could face prison or a fine for allegedly breaching a reporting ban on the trial of Cardinal George Pell.
Seychelles FA Chairman, George Bibi has stated that their AFCON 2019 qualifiers match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be tough, but he is assured the pirates will give a good performance, as they are fully aware of their opponents quality.

Seychelles FA chief backs Seychelles to stun Super Eagles in Asaba

Seychelles FA chairman George Bibi has stated that their AFCON 2019 qualifiers match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be tough, but he is assured the pirates will give a good performance, as they are fully aware of their opponents quality.

Convicted Australia cardinal sentence to be broadcast live

Disgraced Australian Cardinal George Pell, convicted over child sex crimes, will get a second chance to clear his name this June, a court official said Wednesday, if a judge grants his appeal.
Nigerians in Russia

World Cup: Stranded Nigerians, others face deportation from Russia

In a cramped apartment on the outskirts of Moscow, Lamin has little more than the clothes and the Bible he brought with him when he came to Russia on a temporary World Cup visa last summer.
This recent undated handout picture provided by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and received by AFP on February 3, 2019 shows floodwaters as they rush over the Aplins Weir in Townsville after days of torrential rain. Once in a century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of further downpours over the next few days. Handout / QUEENSLAND FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES / AFP

‘Once-in-a-century’ floods hit northeast Australia

Once-in-a-century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of tornadoes and more rain over the next few days.
Maasarwe's death recharged outrage over violence against women after 22-year-old Eurydice Dixon was killed in Melbourne while walking home after performing at a comedy show in June. [Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images]

Australians demand safe streets for women after student’s murder

Several thousand people marched through major Australian cities calling for safety for women after an Palestinian exchange student was murdered in Melbourne.
Victoria Police

Suspect packages sent to diplomatic missions in Australia

Suspicious packages were sent to more than a dozen foreign embassies and consulates in major Australian cities on Wednesday in a seemingly orchestrated but scattershot campaign.
Manchester Victoria railway station was closed after a police officer was stabbed along with two other people. Sam Clack-Twitter

Knife attacker injures three in Manchester

British counter-terrorism police were investigating a multiple stabbing in which the suspect reportedly shouted “Allah” at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve, officials said Tuesday.
Osaka

Osaka wins bid to host World Expo 2025

The Japanese city of Osaka was selected on Friday to host the World Expo 2025, beating Russia and Azerbaijan for the right to organise the exhibition at which countries showcase their achievements.
Super Eagles

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals.
Libya kept their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign alive after thrashing the Seychelles 8-1, while Bafana Bafana's fate remains in their own hands.

Libya humiliate Seychelles to keep 2019 AFCON qualification hopes alive

Libya humiliated hosts Seychelles 8-1 on Saturday in Victoria in their final qualification round Group E fixture for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Stuart Baxter

Bafana Bafana’s Stuart Baxter plans to stifle Super Eagles momentum with aggression

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has revealed that his team must stifle the Super Eagles from getting into their rhythm if they are to get a win in Saturday’s crunch 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the FNB Stadium Johannesburg.
The perpetrator, Hassain Khalif Shire Ali, 30, had his passport canceled in 2015 after it was learned he planned to travel to Syria, police said.

Police: Melbourne attacker was known to authorities

Australian police said on Saturday a man who fatally stabbed a person and injured two others in central Melbourne "held radicalised views" that prompted him to carry out the attack.

Stuart Baxter blames ball boys, pitch and simulation for goalless draw

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has blamed the ball boys, the artificial pitch and simulation for his side’s embarrassing 0-0 draw with Seychelles earlier in the week.
Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo scores brace as Super Eagles pip Libya in Sfax

The Super Eagles of Nigeria moved to the top of their 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying Group E after defeating home side Libya 3-2 at the Stade Taieb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday.

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Israeli army says three rockets fired from Gaza

Three rockets were fired into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, the Israeli army said in a statement.
It has definitely been a good start for Dani Ceballos in Arsenal’s colour and some fans have started to draw comparisons between him and ex-Gunners favourite and fellow Spaniard Santi Cazorla.

Dani Ceballos reacts to comparisons with Arsenal legend

It has definitely been a good start for Dani Ceballos in Arsenal’s colour and some fans have started to draw comparisons between him and ex-Gunners favourite and fellow Spaniard Santi Cazorla.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi West: We are not afraid to go for a rerun – Senator Adeyemi

He said this while commending the judgement of the Kogi State National Assembly and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal which sacked the lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye.
Enyimba coach Usman Abd’Allah has admitted his team’s progress to the next phase of the Caf Champions League was a big relief after they needed to upturn the defeat suffered in the first-leg.

CafCL: Enyimba coach relieved after big win over Rahimo

Enyimba coach Usman Abd’Allah has admitted his team’s progress to the next phase of the Caf Champions League was a big relief after they needed to upturn the defeat suffered in the first-leg.
Joe Walsh, 57, served one term as a Republican representative from Illinois between 2011 and 2013 before losing his bid for re-election. Carolyn Kaster-AP

Former congressman Joe Walsh to challenge Donald Trump in 2020 GOP primary

Former Republican Congressman, Joe Walsh, once a backer of President Donald Trump, said he would mount a Republican primary challenge to the president because “we can’t take four more years of Donald Trump”.