Keith Titmuss Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player dies aged 20

Keith Titmuss Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player dies aged 20

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player Keith Titmuss has died at the age of 20 after falling ill following training. The prop was taken from the Narrabeen training camp to Northern Beaches Hospital, before he was transferred to Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, where he died shortly after. Titmuss had yet to make his National Rugby League (NRL) debut but was in his side’s 30-man squad for next season. “We are all devastated by this news,” said Sea Eagles head coach Des Hasler. “Keith was a very popular character among…

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Conjoined Twins: ‘We Always Knew We Were Different’

Conjoined Twins: 'We Always Knew We Were Different'

In December 2001, a perilous operation took place in Birmingham to separate three-month-old conjoined twins, Sanchia and Eman Mowatt. They started life in the full focus of the world’s media, such was the rarity of their predicament. What are the 19-year-old sisters who defied the medical odds doing today? There was, medics said, a “slight judder” felt in the operating theatre, and a cheer erupted in the room. At the end of the painstaking 16-hour procedure, the two little girls were separated. They had spent their first three months attached…

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Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis: UN Urges Protection Of Civilians

Ethiopia's Tigray Crisis: UN Urges Protection Of Civilians

The UN has urged Ethiopian authorities to ensure the protection of civilians as the army plans to attack the capital of the northern region of Tigray. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday announced a 72-hour deadline for the region’s fighters to surrender. The army warned Mekelle’s 500,000 residents that soldiers would “encircle” the city and attack it. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which controls the mountainous region, has vowed to keep fighting. The conflict has reportedly killed hundreds and displaced thousands in recent weeks. The UN has warned it…

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5 Ways How your Thinking Can Fuel your Business Growth

5 Ways How your Thinking Can Fuel your Business Growth

When it comes to your business growth here’s the deal, although user experience was once considered the realm of programmers and web designers, that’s now not the case. Very soon, the user experience is anticipated to overtake price and product features as a key differentiator for brands. Even today, 70 percent of purchases are influenced by how customers feel they’re being treated, from direct interactions to small signals that their perspectives are valued. User experience isn’t isolated to how a product or service looks; beyond the image or interface, user…

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Covid-19: Oxford University Vaccine is Highly Effective

Covid-19: Oxford University Vaccine is Highly Effective

The coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford is highly effective at stopping people developing Covid-19 symptoms, a large trial shows. Interim data suggests 70% protection, but the researchers say the figure may be as high as 90% by tweaking the dose. The results will be seen as a triumph, but come after Pfizer and Moderna vaccines showed 95% protection. However, the Oxford jab is far cheaper, and is easier to store and get to every corner of the world than the other two. So the vaccine will play…

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Trial Of Ex-President Sarkozy a Landmark for France

Trial Of Ex-President Sarkozy a Landmark for France

He was nicknamed the “bling-bling” president for what many in France saw as his lavish tastes – but now Nicolas Sarkozy faces the stark reality of a soulless courtroom. He has gone on trial accused of corruption and influence-peddling, for allegedly trying to bribe a magistrate in return for information about an investigation into his party finances. Mr Sarkozy is the first ex-president in modern France to appear in the dock. He led France from 2007 to 2012. His first court appearance was brief, however. The session was suspended after…

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Sidney Powell: Trump Team Cuts Ties With Lawyer Who Peddled Bizarre Fraud Claims

Sidney Powell: Trump Team Cuts Ties With Lawyer Who Peddled Bizarre Fraud Claims

The Trump campaign has distanced itself from a lawyer who made dramatic claims of voter fraud at several media events. Sidney Powell claimed without evidence last week that electronic voting systems had switched millions of votes to President-elect Joe Biden, and said he won due to “communist money”. President Trump has refused to concede the election, making unsubstantiated claims of widespread electoral fraud. Mr Biden won the US presidential election by a significant margin. He is projected to win 306 votes in the US electoral college, which determines who becomes…

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Shanghai Airport Covid Scare Sparks ‘Chaotic’ Mass Testing

Shanghai Airport Covid Scare Sparks 'Chaotic' Mass Testing

A string of positive Covid tests at Shanghai’s Pudong airport has sparked mass testing of thousands of people amid reportedly chaotic scenes. Authorities requested all cargo staff come for testing on Sunday. Official pictures released of the testing appear to show an orderly, calm process. However, other videos believed to be of the mass testing show officials in hazmat suits corralling large, yelling crowds into a restricted space. Many of the videos have since disappeared, and state media have not reported on any chaos, saying only that more than 16,000…

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China Prepares Moon Probe to bring Back Lunar Rocks

China Prepares Moon Probe to bring Back Lunar Rocks

China is preparing to launch an unmanned spacecraft on Tuesday to bring back lunar rocks, the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from the moon in four decades. Beijing is pouring billions into its military-run space programme, with hopes of having a crewed space station by 2022 and of eventually sending humans to the moon. The Chang’e-5 probe, named after the mythical Chinese moon goddess, aims to shovel up lunar rocks and soil to help scientists learn about the moon’s origins, formation and volcanic activity on its surface.…

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FIFA Bans African Football Head For Five Years Over Ethics Probe

FIFA Bans African Football Head For Five Years Over Ethics Probe

The head of African football, Ahmad Ahmad, has been banned from football for five years by FIFA following an ethics investigation by the world football’s governing body. Ahmad, who is president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), had intended to stand for re-election in March, a campaign in which he would have faced a number of challengers. The ban was announced during the Madagascan official’s campaign for four more years as the head of CAF. His position also makes him a FIFA vice president. In a statement on Monday,…

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NCDC: #TakeResponsibility to prevent the spread of #COVID19

FMOH Nigeria: Protect the elderly amongst us against Covid19

According to NCDC: Below are the following ways to prevent the spread of Covid19 #WearAMask properly #WashYourHands with soap & running water Avoid crowded places Cough/sneeze into your elbow/ disposable tissue Frequently disinfect high contact surfaces #TakeResponsibility to prevent the spread of #COVID19: ✅ #WearAMask properly✅ #WashYourHands with soap & running water✅ Avoid crowded places✅ Cough/sneeze into your elbow/ disposable tissue✅ Frequently disinfect high contact surfaces pic.twitter.com/8OT6K7LIQD — NCDC (@NCDCgov) November 23, 2020 Read Also: Ghana Daily Covid-19 Infections Jump Five Fold Over Fortnight

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Banky W: She would have been my spec even when I was 10 years old

Banky W: She would have been my spec even when I was 10 years old

Banky W on his Instagram page shared Throwback childhood photos of wife Adesua and her cousin, Ozzy Etomi saying that she would have still been his spec even when he was 10 years old! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Banky Wellington (@bankywellington) See images below Read Also: Kizz Daniel Joins 2baba Ay Banky W In Haven Homes

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine can be 90% Effective, Results Show

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine can be 90% Effective, Results Show

British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford say their jointly-developed vaccine against COVID-19 has shown “an average efficacy of 70 percent” in trials. “This vaccine’s efficacy and safety confirm that it will be highly effective against COVID-19 and will have an immediate impact on this public health emergency,” AstraZeneca chief executive Pascal Soriot said in a statement on Monday. The results ranged between 62 and 90-percent efficacy, depending on the vaccine dosage. The 70-percent average is lower compared with the efficacy of coronavirus vaccines trialled by rivals Pfizer/BioNTech…

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