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Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy injured while training with Senegal.

Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy injured while training with Senegal.

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Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has returned to Chelsea after injuring his thigh while training with Senegal. Mendy, 28, joined the Blues on a five-year deal last month and kept a clean sheet on his Premier League debut against Crystal Palace. He injured his right thigh in training on Wednesday and has been sent back to London after an examination at a hospital in Rabat. Senegal play Morocco in a friendly on Friday night. The Senegalese Football Federation announces the package of the goalkeeper of the National Selection Edouard Mendy following an injury to the right thigh that occurred during the training session on Wednesday October 07, 2020 and after a medical examination at the hospital in Rabat. Edouard Mendy has also left the group this afternoon to retur...
Top 24 Richest and Poorest Countries of Africa – 2020 Edition

Top 24 Richest and Poorest Countries of Africa – 2020 Edition

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The Democratic Republic of Congo The Democratic Republic of Congo has a mixture of economic sectors such as mining, fishing, forestry, agriculture, and copper and cobalt. While the country’s total GDP of $48.46 billion may seem high in comparison to other African countries, but that is mostly due to its large population. With 89.56 million people living in the country, it brings the GDP per capita figure to an astounding low of $495.08. This places the country in the top ten poorest countries in Africa by that metric. Nonetheless, this country is a perfect example of a mixed economy that is trying to build towards the future. According to the African Development Bank Group, growth dropped from 5.8% in 2018 to 4.3% in 2019, due to a slowdown in extractive...
Military leaders Mark End of U.S. Marines Engagement in Uganda

Military leaders Mark End of U.S. Marines Engagement in Uganda

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U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy Sailors with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Africa 20.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, and members of the Uganda People's Defense Force celebrate in Camp Singo, Uganda, in February. American and Ugandan military leaders held a virtual ceremony this week marking the end of a U.S. Marine engagement with Uganda as part of that nation's six-year participation in the African Peacekeeping Rapid Response Partnership. Major Gen. Stephen M. Neary, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa spoke by video teleconference with Brig. Gen. Peter Omola, the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Center Commandant and his soldiers. While the overall APRRP effort is not ending, the event marked th...
Akon Is Building a City in Senegal Called ‘Akon City’

Akon Is Building a City in Senegal Called ‘Akon City’

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Artist Akon is ready to welcome you to Akon City. The pop singer announced on Twitter on Monday that he “finalized the agreement” for a city named after him in Senegal. The city has been approved by Senegal’s state-owned SAPCO tourism company. "Looking forward to hosting you there in the future," he wrote. Akon City will be a “crypto-city” built on 2,000 acres of land, gifted to him by the Senegalese President Macky Sall. The people of Akon City will pay for everything in a cryptocurrency known as AKoin. Although Akon — who rose to fame with his hit single "Lonely" in 2005 — was born in St. Louis, Mo., he is of Senegalese descent lived there as a child until he was seven years old. Akon City is expected to become an eco-tourism destination, run entirely on renewable...