FACES IN THE NEWS
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.