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HUMPHREY KAYANGE: The dec­o­rated Kenyan Rugby Sevens skip­per an­nounced his re­tire­ment from in­ter­na­tional rugby at the age of 35 af­ter a ster­ling ca­reer that spanned 12 years. CHRIS­TIAN NTSAY: The 57yearl old Mala­gasy politi­cian was ap­pointed as new prime min­is­ter by Pres­i­dent Hery Ra jaonari­mampianina re­plac­ing Olivier Ma­hafaly who re­signed on Mon­day. HAFSAT ABIOLACOSTELLO: The civil rights ac­tivist was ap­pointed ex­ec­u­tive pres­i­dent of Women in Africa, a plat­form ded­i­cated to the eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment and sup­port of African women. ADEN RANGE MARWA: The elite Kenyan foot­ball ref­eree lost his chance to ref­eree at the up­com­ing 2018 FIFA World Cup af­ter he was im­pli­cated in a match-fix­ing scan­dal. JEAN-PIERRE BEMBA: The for­mer Con­golese vice pres­i­dent was ac­quit­ted by in­ter­na­tional war crimes judges at the Hague, af­ter he ap­pealed an 18-year sen­tence for war crimes com­mit­ted in the Cen­tral African Repub­lic.

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