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Luis Campos on Victor Osimhen

8 October 2019 One of the most wanted men in football may not be the most familiar. Sporting director Luis Campos has unearthed over £500m worth of footballing talent during his time at Monaco and Lille, and in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, gives a fascinating insight into his methods. His CV is quite something, helping unearth Kylian Mbappe, Nicolas …

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Michael Emenalo: ‘I had to fight to keep Chelsea’s academy from closing’

8 October 2019 Michael Emenalo never tired of defending Chelsea’s academy. Not that owner Roman Abramovich ever needed much convincing, but the doubts and the pressure did not always come from the outside. Abramovich, Emenalo is sure, will be delighting in Frank Lampard’s youth revolution with Chelsea sitting fifth in the Premier League and the team full of academy graduates …

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Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie: Identity matters, in Nigeria I’m Igbo, in America I’m black

6 October 2019 Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke to The Economist’s public policy editor, Sacha Nauta, race, gender and politics at the second annual Open Future Festival. She spoke about how how her identity is both “internal and external”, depending on where she is and other factors. Watch the event below. In response to a question around how she …

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Police fire stun grenades and rubber bullets at IPOB protesters in Pretoria demanding Nigerian President Buhari “takes a DNA test”

4 October 2019 As police clashed with protesters outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, Nigerian President Buhari faced a raft of strange accusations on Thursday. Granted, things get a little crazy with politics in South Africa. But it seems our Nigerian brothers and sisters are taking things one step further. As President Buhari came to give a speech in Pretoria following …

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Buhari and Ramaphosa have no plans to curb the attacks against foreigners in South Africa

3 October 2019 Buhari is on a visit to South Africa for talks with his counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa after violent attacks on Africans living in the country created bad blood between citizens of the two African powerhouses. In early September fresh outbursts of violence against foreigners erupted in parts of South Africa. Over a dozen people were killed, when mobs torched and …

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