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- Englishmen defeat Congolese wrestles in mini-tournament:
Two English wrestlers, Steve Morocco and George Castano, paraded the streets of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, to celebrate their victory. In the combat at Kinshasa stadium, the Congolese wrestlers who tried to take their championship title, experienced grappling holds, and heavy punches that spelled outright defeat for them. The event organizers remain optimistic about the future of the event. “It’s a mini tournament that we organize between the British wrestlers who come from London and Congolese wrestlers’‘, Guy Momat, member of the event planning team said. This is the spirit, it lasts for 3 days in a row where the Congolese will experience the Congolese style and the British style of wrestling,’‘ he added.
- Italian Oil Company Eni discover new light oil in Angola’s deep offshore:
Italian oil company Eni, revealed on Tuesday the discovery of a new light oil in Angola’s deep offshore. With this discovery, up to 250 million barrels of light oil with further upside is expected. The production is also estimated at 10,000 barrels of oil per day. According to the company, this operation is the fourth largest commercial discovery since Eni launched its exploration project in mid-2018, in Angola. The Ndungu-1 NFW well is located a few kilometers from Eni’s West Hub facilities, and has been drilled in a water depth of 1076 meters, and it reached a total depth of 4050 meters. t follows the discoveries of Kalimba, Afoxé and Agogo; the four discoveries altogether is estimated to contain up to 1.4 Billion barrels of light oil in place. This discovery will however, boost Angola’s oil production and increase the financial wherewithal of a country still dependent on oil, despite efforts to diversify its economy.
- Cameroon’s amateur child Engineer build miniature bulldozers from recycled materials:
A 16-year-old engineering apprentice, Awa Bless Chi, who fled the violent English-speaking Cameroon, finds home in Douala and explores his talent of building miniature bulldozers from recycled materials. His creativity is captivating, generating amusement in his fans and passerby who enjoy watching him ‘‘cruze’‘ in his bulldozer or a miniature tank made from recycled materials. In spite of his enthusiasm towards creating theses miniature machines, his biggest dream is to go back to school to continue his education. “I couldn’t go to school anymore because of the crisis. To do something useful, I made things. In Bamenda, there were no activities because of the dead cities (imposed by the armed separatists, editor’s note), so I decided to move to Douala, which is more secure,” he said. In the country’s economic capital, where he has been living with his brother-in-law for a month, the teenager recovered cardboard remains, plywood pieces, bamboo pieces and a little scrap metal.
- Eritrea’s 28th independence day: Reason for Haddish’s trip home:
Eritrea celebrates its 28th independence day and it is the reason American comedienne Tiffany Haddish is heading back to the Horn of Africa nation to join the celebrations. The first hint of her journey to Asmara was via an Ethiopian Airlines post on Thursday evening as Tiffany boarded in Washington. On Friday morning, two photos posted by the airline showed Haddish aboard in one and in a group photo with staff in the other. In a video making the rounds on Twitter, Haddish said: “Hello everyone, it’s me Tiffany Haddish and guess what, I’m going to Asmara for independence day. Hmmm “I’m expecting good food, fun, camaraderie, see my family, my people; you know… just good times and I can’t wait to go to the island and see if I can get me one of the nice husbands.”
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