Trump on 9/11 anniversary: 16 years after “Our nation will endure”

President Donald Trump has presided over his first 9/11 commemoration in office, marking the 16th anniversary of the attacks. ​ He and first lady Melania observed a solemn moment of silence at the White House and later at the Pentagon. Thousands are gathering nationwide to mark the deadliest attack on US soil. Nearly 3,000 people died after hijackers crashed planes into … Continue reading Trump on 9/11 anniversary: 16 years after “Our nation will endure”

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World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed in November

A World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal will be replayed after the match referee was banned for life by Fifa. Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey was banned for "match manipulation".​ He awarded a penalty to South Africa in their 2-1 win in November last year for handball but replays showed the ball hit Senegal's Napoli defender … Continue reading World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed in November

Supreme Court cancels Kenya presidential election 

Kenya's Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month's presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days. ​ The ruling makes Kenya the first African country to have a presidential poll invalidated by a court. The election commission had declared incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta the winner by a margin of 1.4 million votes. However, the opposition argued that … Continue reading Supreme Court cancels Kenya presidential election 

Cristiano Ronaldo grabs hat-trick and passes Pele in international goal ranking

There aren't too many records left for Cristiano Ronaldo to break, but one of those in his sights is the record for the most international goals scored and he could match Pele's tally if he scores a hat-trick in Portugal's Confederations Cup clash with New Zealand this Saturday afternoon. The Real Madrid forward was at his awesome best once again in a meeting … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo grabs hat-trick and passes Pele in international goal ranking