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Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Aruna Quadri set for China Open

Being one of the elite tournaments in the ITTF World Tour, this year’s China Open will witness the assemblage of top stars across the globe including the top 50 ranked players in the world among them is Africa’s number one, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri.
Dieter Zetsche, chairman of the board of management of Daimler AG, speaks at the unveiling of a Mercedes-Benz GLB on the opening day of the Shanghai Auto Show on April 16, 2019. – Global car makers flock to the Shanghai Auto Show this week with the world’s largest vehicle market facing an unfamiliar sales slump just as China veers toward an ultra-competitive electric future. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Mercedes ‘very sorry’ after China consumer gripe goes viral

German auto giant Mercedes-Benz apologised Tuesday over the ordeal of a Chinese car buyer who alleged mistreatment by an authorised dealership in a viral video that triggered consumer outrage.
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Archeologists Unearth 2,000-year-old wine

Archeologists in central China Tuesday believe they have unearthed a 2,000-year-old pot of wine that had been sealed and buried in a tomb.

China to become world’s largest country of organ transplants by 2020

China is expected to have the most organ transplant surgeries in 2020, said Huang Jiefu, Director of the China National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee.

Police nab suspects after $87 million cryptocurrency theft

Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87m) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
China's first domestically made large passenger aircraft C919 takes off from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, June 26, 2018. C919 made trial flight again. (China News Service|Yin Liqin)

China’s locally-made C919 large passenger planes undergo flight tests

China’s C919 large passenger plane project is making steady progress, with two planes undergoing flight tests, according to the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp of China.

Emmanuel Macron seeks to woo China’s Xi Jinping with ‘horse diplomacy’

French President Emmanuel Macron went out of his way to win the heart of the Chinese leader on the first day of his state visit on Monday, offering him a horse of the elite French Republican Guard.

Heavy snowfall shuts 3 airports in China

Heavy snowfall shuts three Chinese airports and nine others are experiencing extensive delays because of heavy snowfall, Chinese aviation data provider VariFlight said on Thursday.

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New tariff: AEDC plans 330,000 meters, N43 billion network investment

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has assured customers of providing 330,000 meters this year and an investment of N43 billion in networks with the new tariff to boost electricity supply.
The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

Fire razes Benue school hostel

The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor signs death penalty bill for kidnappers

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has assented to the Bill which prescribed death penalty for anyone found indulging in kidnapping in the state.
Alexandre Lacazette believes Arsenal prospect, Bukayo Saka, has a claim to being the Premier League’s best young player after breaking into the Gunners’ first-team.

Alexandre Lacazette: Bukayo Saka is Premier League’s best young player

Alexandre Lacazette believes Arsenal prospect, Bukayo Saka, has a claim to being the Premier League’s best young player after breaking into the Gunners’ first-team.
Moses Simon is among the nominees for Nantes' Player of the Month award for February.

Moses Simon in contention for player of the month prize

The Nigeria international has been in impressive form for the Yellow Canaries this month, scoring a goal in their 2-1 defeat to PSG on February 4 and in their 3-3 draw against Dijon four days later.