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Liverpool hit back for record-equalling 18th successive win

Liverpool, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool earned a record-equalling 18th consecutive Premier League win as the runaway leaders came from behind to beat West Ham 3-2 thanks to Sadio Mane’s late strike on Monday. Jurgen Klopp’s side were in danger of dropping Premier League points for the first time since …

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Three decisions for Lampard as Chelsea face Bayern clash

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea manager Frank Lampard faces some big decisions ahead of Bayern Munich’s visit to Stamford Bridge in the Champions League last 16 first leg on Tuesday. AFP Sport looks at three major calls Lampard must get right if Chelsea are to take a step towards …

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S.Africa ‘sterilised pregnant HIV patients without consent’

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | A South African inquiry into the forced sterilisation of dozens of HIV-positive pregnant women said Monday that their rights had been breached and called for government action. The investigation was launched in 2015, when two women’s rights organisations approached South Africa’s Gender Equality Commission …

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Three things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP | VAR was firmly back in the spotlight in the Premier League this weekend as Manchester United and Arsenal showed signs they are finding form as the race for Champions League places heats up. Just 10 points separate fourth-placed Chelsea from Southampton in 12th spot, with …

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Bobi Wine’s lawyers challenge constitutionality of charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Defense team of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and four others have asked court to halt proceedings against their clients, saying the charges against them contravene the Constitution. The others are David Lule, Julius Katongole, Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu …

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Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | UN chief Antonio Guterres launched a “call to action” on Monday against rising attacks on human rights worldwide, highlighting the persecution of minorities and “alarming levels of femicide”. “Human rights are under assault,” said the secretary general as he opened the UN Human Rights Council’s …

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