A North American 2026 World Cup bid ‘would create £8bn profit for Fifa’

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A joint bid by the US, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup would make an $11bn (£8.1bn) profit for world governing body Fifa, the organisers say. A North American World Cup is projected to create $14bn (£10.3bn) in revenue. US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro said it would …

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What you should know about burning eyes.

Burning eyes can be both uncomfortable and concerning. In most cases, burning eyes can be diagnosed quickly and treated with over-the-counter medications. However, there are some rare causes of burning eyes that may require specialized treatment. In this article, we look at the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of burning eyes. …

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Zimbabwe Govt offer teachers 10 percent salary increase.

Teachers in Zimbabwe are expected to resume to duty today after the government offered civil servants a 10 percent salary increment and added other benefits. Six teachers unions had threatened to go on strike, a move that would have disrupted the start of the second term of school activities in …

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Opposition in Madagascar requests internal mediation from UN.

The opposition in Madagascar on Monday said it was shunning a UN special envoy who is trying to broker an end to a political crisis ahead of a general election. “Let the Madagascans speak to each other,” opposition member of parliament Hanitriniaina Razafimanantsoa told protesters gathering for the 17th straight …

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Ethiopia and Kenya leaders in talk to pursue peace in Somalia.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday concluded a two-day state visit to Kenya during which he held talks with his counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi. At the heart of deliberations was bilateral and historical agreements between the two nations. Issues of prime importance included security, trade, …

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Uhuru Kenyatta: nine Kenyan soldiers killed by al Shabaab.

The Islamist militant group al Shabaab has killed nine Kenyan soldiers in Somalia, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday. The president’s office offered no other details on the incident that led to the soldiers’ deaths. “Earlier today, I was appalled and saddened to learn that we had lost nine …

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