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Thousands gather for funeral of Fiorentina’s Astori [Photos]

Astori

Stars from across Italian football and beyond are in Florence for the funeral of Davide Astori, the Fiorentina captain who was found dead in his hotel room on Sunday. The 31-year-old was discovered hours before his team were scheduled to play Udinese in a Serie A match. He is believed to have died from a cardiac arrest. His team-mates were pictured arriving ...

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Ghana, Italy to deepen bilateral relations

Ghana and Italy have resolved to deepen bilateral relations that exist between the two countries, as well as explore areas of interest which will inure to the mutual benefit of the two countries and their respective citizens. This was made known on Tuesday, 28th November, 2017, when the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, paid a courtesy call on the President ...

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Italy FA want Chelsea’s Antonio Conte as new boss

Italian Football Federation president Carlo Tavecchio has hinted that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte would be his first choice to be the new Azzurri coach. Conte left the job for Chelsea after Euro 2016, but replacement Giampiero Ventura was sacked after Italy lost to Sweden in the World Cup play-off. “[Massimiliano] Allegri, [Roberto] Mancini, [Carlo] Ancelotti… I say getting warmer,” Tavecchio told Gazzetta Dello ...

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HIV-positive Italian jailed for infecting 30 women

An Italian man has been jailed for 24 years after intentionally infecting 30 women with HIV. Valentino Talluto is said to have had unprotected sex with at least 53 women after his HIV diagnosis in 2006, the youngest of whom was 14 at the relationship’s start. The accountant, using the pseudonym “Hearty Style”, went on social networks and dating sites ...

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‘It costs more calling Nigeria from Ghana than USA’

It has emerged that Ghanaians and other nationals in Ghana who call family, friends and business associates in Nigeria pay more compared to calls to the United States of America, China, and Canada. Whereas the telecommunication companies charge between GHp0.21 to GHc0.96 every minute for calls to Nigeria, they charge comparatively lower [between GHp0.12 to GHc0.21] for calls to the ...

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Ghanaian footballer arrested in Italy for murdering mother, sister

A Ghanaian footballer Solomon Nyantakyi,  has been arrested in Italy for the alleged murder of his mother and sister on Tuesday night according to information available to Citi Sports. The former football prodigy with Italian side Parma is the major suspect in the double murder of his mother and young sister, who were stabbed to death at their home last ...

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1,000 injured in Turin stampede – Italian police

About 1,000 people were injured in the Italian city of Turin after a firecracker provoked a stampede on Saturday night, police say. Thousands of football fans were watching a live relay of Juventus’ Champions League final against Real Madrid in Cardiff when a bang was heard and rumours of an explosion spread. At least two people, including a seven-year-old child, ...

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Italy makes 12 vaccinations compulsory for children

The government in Italy has ruled that children must be vaccinated against 12 common illnesses before they can enrol for state-run schools. Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni blamed a decrease in vaccinations in part on a “spread of anti-scientific theories”. Italy has recorded nearly three times as many measles cases so far this year than for all of 2016. If children ...

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Italy’s prime minister will step down on Friday

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will hand in his resignation on Friday, a parliamentary source said, as President Sergio Mattarella seeks to slow the pace of an unfolding political crisis. Renzi vowed to resign in the early hours of Monday after a bruising referendum loss, but Mattarella, whose powers include naming prime ministers and dissolving parliament, asked him to stay ...

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Kate Henshaw to run for political office

Versed Nollywood actress, Kate Offiong Henshaw has revealed her intention to run for the House of Representatives at the 2015 general elections under the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). Officially unveiling her political ambition on her 43rd birthday, the Onga and Samsung ambassador intends to represent the Calabar Municipal/Odukpani Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives in Abuja. Prepared to test her ...

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