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Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law

Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. confirmed on Friday it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behaviour. According to an internal letter dated May 23 and widely circulated online, the company dismissed vice president Wang Lingming for violating Article 44 of...

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Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law

Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. confirmed on Friday it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behaviour. According to an internal letter dated May 23 and widely circulated online, the company dismissed vice president Wang Lingming for violating Article 44 of...



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Uche-Orji, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority BOSS

NSIA declares N46.5bn profit for 2018

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), managers of the Sovereign Wealth Fund, says it made a profit of N46.5 billion in 2018. The Managing Director, NSIA, Uche Orji, made this known on Monday in Abuja while addressing the newsmen on the financial performance of the agency in 2018. The presentation made...



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Arsene Wenger

I might not return to dugout again, says Arsene Wenger

Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he is ready to take a new role in football - but has admitted for the first time he might not return to management. Wenger ended his 22-year Gunners reign after the 2017-18 season and previously stated he intended to take charge of a new...
Thorgan Hazard

Hazard joins Dortmund on five-year deal

Borussia Dortmund have signed Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Monchengladbach for a reported transfer fee of €25.5m, excluding add-ons. Thorgan, who has signed a five-year contract with Dortmund, becomes the first Hazard to move this summer with his older brother Eden linked with a transfer from Chelsea to Real Madrid. “We are...





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