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NY Times, Wall Street Journal win Pulitzers for Trump probes

New York, United States | AFP | The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes on Monday for their separate investigations of President Donald Trump and his family. The Times won the prestigious journalism award for explanatory reporting for its probe of the Trump family’s …

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French World Cup champions awarded Legion of Honour

Paris, France | AFP | The players in France’s football team which last year won the World Cup, on Tuesday were awarded the the Legion of Honour in the new year’s honours list. The 23 players, including star strikers Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann, each received France’s top medal for …

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Salah retains BBC African Footballer of the Year award

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah has capped a sparkling 2018 for club and country by winning the prestigious BBC African Footballer of the Year Award for the second time in a row. “It’s a great feeling to win again. I’m happy and I …

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ICPAU names NSSF winner of top financial award

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) was on Nov. 14 declared the overall winner of the 2018 financial reporting awards organised by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPA-U) at Serena Hotel, beating several other participants. The organisers said the Fund won because …

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Guardiola says managing in England is ‘dream come true’

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola said managing in England is a “dream come true” as he was honoured by the Football Writers’ Association fresh from a 6-1 Premier League victory against Southampton. The Manchester City manager was recognised for his side’s Premier League title last season and …

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Elizabeth Kasujja: Queen’s award winner

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Elizabeth Kasujja is one of the three young Ugandans who recently won the prestigious Queen’s Young Leader award for their community service. They were awarded in London at a ceremony presided over by Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom. The award distinguishes and celebrates exceptional …

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