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Ed Sheeran smashes UK chart records

Londres, United Kingdom | AFP | Ed Sheeran smashed a host of British pop records on Friday, taking the top five places in the singles charts and all 16 songs from his new album in the top 20. “Divide” is the fastest-selling album by a male artist ever in Britain, shifting …

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World’s oldest man turns 113, readies for Bar Mitzvah

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | The world’s oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel readied for the Bar Mitzvah he was denied a century ago, his family said. Yisrael Kristal, an observant Jew from Zarnow in what is now Poland and currently living in …

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Bahraini Jebet smashes 3000m steeplechase world record

Paris, France | AFP |    Kenyan-born Olympic champion Ruth Jebet obliterated the 3000m steeplechase world record Saturday as Dafne Schippers got back to winning ways in the 200m at the Paris Diamond League. On a sultry Parisian evening, Jebet’s performance was the standout, the now-Bahraini having transferred allegiance to …

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Jesus is my doping says Ayana after 10,000m world record

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | AFP | Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana brushed off doping suspicions about her astonishing world record-breaking Olympic 10,000m victory here Friday, attributing her performance to hard work and religious devotion. The 24-year-old smashed one of the longest-held records in athletics as she romped to victory in an …

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Leaving MTN with an impressive record

  By Magnus Mazimpaka The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) appointed MTN’s Chief Operations Officer for Rwanda, Andrew Rugege, to head its Eastern Region. In five years Rugege has overseen MTN Rwanda grow from just 300,000 to almost 3 million subscribers. Magnus Mazimpaka spoke to him about his time at the …

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