Month: April 2017

Former Mali International Set for Indonesia Move

Another former English Premier League star looks to be on his way to Indonesia. Mohamed Sissoko, ex-Liverpool, PSG and Valencia midfielder, is expected to join three-time Indonesian champions Mitra Kukar. Sissoko will become the fourth former English Premier League player in recent weeks to join Indonesia’s Liga 1 after Michael Essien, Carlton Cole and Peter Odemwingie previously made the switch. The 32-year-old is expected to sign a one-year contract with the club once he passes his medical. Mitra Kukar has stated that he may even be available for the team’s second game of the season next weekend. The Indonesian side will...

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British Vogue Appoint Ghana-born Edward Enninful as new Editor

Ghana-born Edward Enninful has made fashion history this week becoming British Vogue’s first male and non-white editor in the magazine’s century-long existence. In a statement declaring Enninful’s new position, Condé Nast International chairman and chief executive Jonathan Newhouse described the 45-year-old as “an influential figure in the communities of fashion, Hollywood and music which shape the cultural zeitgeist.” The former model, who was raised in London, began his fashion career as a teenager. At the age of 19, Enninful became the youngest ever fashion director for i-D magazine. Enninful has worked for American and Italian Vogue as well as being named the...

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Didier Drogba Breaking New Ground

On Tuesday, football legend Didier Drogba announced he would be joining United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising as a player and co-owner. Drogba, who has not played since leaving the Montreal Impact in November, is hoping to see the sport continue to flourish in America while also preparing for the next step in his career. He will begin as a player, but is also part of the club’s “MLS expansion franchise ownership group.” “To own a team and be a player at the same time is unusual, but it’s going to be very exciting,” said Drogba. “It’s a good transition...

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A Marriage Between Promise and Pretense: Cabinet Retreat Without Action Is Worthless

By Martin K. N. Kollie Youth Activist, martinkerkula1989@yahoo.com Liberia has a lot to learn from Tanzania especially under the administration of a patriot par excellence, President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli. The United Nations made no mistake to have named Magufuli as the best President on planet earth just in a period of 12 months of his presidency. This global and prestigious accolade came as a result of “Less Talking” and “More Action”. It came as a result of setting proactive public policies, people-centered priorities, and achievable targets. Upon Magufuli’s ascendancy in November 2015, he administered a divorce between PROMISE...

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