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Onyema Honours Nigeria’s Sports Heroes, to Build Wall of Fame

This Day 25 Jun 2022
He said, “We cannot adequately promote FESTAC of Sports without, in one way or another, recognising and honouring our sports heroes and those who have made such huge sacrifices through sports for the good of Africa and the Black race in general.
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Dr Denis Burkitt: Fermanagh's tribute to 'superstar' cancer pioneer

BBC News 25 Jun 2022
Child cancer specialist Prof Owen Smith from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) said Dr Burkitt was one of his heroes. "What he did in Africa in the 1950s and the 1960s is unparalleled by any other individual in cancer medicine," Prof Smith said ... In 1957, he was asked to examine a boy named Africa, who had tumours in his jaw.
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Fears Taps Could Run Dry in South Africa's Eastern Cape

Voa News 25 Jun 2022
Sixty-eight-year-old grandma of five Virginia Kima lives in KwaNobuhle, a poor township in a region named after South Africa’s greatest hero and first Black president, Nelson Mandela Bay ... So this is yet another manifestation that we see across the country and across Africa and across the world.”.
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Taps in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Go Dry

Voa News 24 Jun 2022
Sixty-eight-year-old grandma of five Virginia Kima lives in KwaNobuhle, a poor township in a region named after South Africa’s greatest hero and first Black president, Nelson Mandela Bay ... So this is yet another manifestation that we see across the country and across Africa and across the world.”.
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Q&A: How Osi Umenyiora Is Finding NFL Players in Africa

Star Telegram 22 Jun 2022
The GiantsSuper Bowl hero on his program’s early success, the future of football in Africa, the state of the NFL and more. Osi Umenyiora first got to know Roger ... .
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Belgium returns remains of African hero to DR Congo

China Daily 22 Jun 2022
... leader Patrice Lumumba, was returned on Monday in Brussels by the Belgian government to his family as part of a move to reflect on the country's brutal colonial legacy in Africa ... Lumumba was a hero of Africa's struggle against colonialism and its fight for independence.
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Dave Matthews Band notches another winning night at Pine Knob

Mount Pleasant Morning Sun 22 Jun 2022
This, of course, came after the septet played two of its biggest hits, “Satellite” and a rousing “Tripping Billies,” back to back ... Nearly an hour in Matthews made mention of meeting Detroit legend Sixto Rodriguez, who he called a musical “hero” while Matthews was growing up in South Africa, before the concert ... ....
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Rwanda says Congolese soldier crossed border and opened fire

Metro USA 17 Jun 2022
The body of the Congolese soldier was taken back across the border and into the city of Goma, where a large crowd accompanied the car with his remains while shouting “hero.”. Decades-old tensions between Rwanda, which has one of Africa’s most effective militaries, and Congo, ...
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Jobs: The issue of the shortage of nurses in SA and how to solve this

Independent online (SA) 16 Jun 2022
Healthcare professionals have undoubtedly been heroes in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic for the past three years. However, South Africa still has a shortage of nurses. Given their importance, why is this the case? ... He also points to the economy for the insufficient number of these workers ... IOL BUSINESS .
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Disney Television Animation, Disney Junior and Disney EMEA Original Productions Unveil Huge Slate of Animated ...

Maryville Daily Forum 15 Jun 2022
... look at the new preschool series "Kiya and the Kimoja Heroes," about community heroes inspired by the traditions and cultures of southern Africa and produced by Entertainment One, Frogbox and Triggerfish Animation; and the announcement that after five hit seasons, "PJ Masks.
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A celebration of family and community

The Roseburg News-Review 14 Jun 2022
During the month of June, Food Hero and Oregon Harvest for Schools are recognizing African Heritage Traditions from the American South ... African heritage foods and cooking methods spread from Central and West Africa to the Caribbean and North and South America hundreds of years ago.
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India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I: Rishabh Pant not happy with spinners' show

The Times of India 13 Jun 2022
Comeback man Heinrich Klaasen followed Rassie Van der Dussen's suit in turning out to be an unlikely hero with a career-best 81 as South Africa once again outwitted India by four wickets on a tricky pitch to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match T20I series here on Sunday ... South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma was happy how things panned out.
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India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I: Temba Bavuma hails Heinrich Klaasen 'value' after South Africa's win

The Times of India 13 Jun 2022
Comeback man Heinrich Klaasen followed Rassie Van der Dussen's suit in turning out to be an unlikely hero with a career-best 81 as South Africa once again outwitted India by four wickets on a tricky pitch to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match T20I series here on Sunday.
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‘It will be the end of my life’: the people fearing removal from UK to Rwanda

The Observer 13 Jun 2022
Hasan, 22, from West Darfur in Sudan, fled his country when he was seriously injured by Janjaweed militia ... I hoped it was a city near Liverpool because I support Liverpool FC and thought I might get a chance to see my hero Mohamed Salah. “When I found Rwanda is a country in Africa and that the Home Office was going to send me there it made me crazy ... .
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Yet another defeat and no, it’s not for David Miller

The Telegraph India 12 Jun 2022
... was also able to move the ball a little bit in, accounting for opener Reeza Hendricks (replacement for the injured Quinton de Kock), the again-promoted No.3 Dwaine Pretorius and Rassie van der Dussen, one of South Africa’s heroes in their victory at the Kotla last Thursday.

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