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DEN­NIS ONYANGO: The Uganda and Mamelodi Sun­downs goal­keeper was named the best goal­keeper in Africa at the African Player of the Year award held in Senegal. The over­all prize went to Liver­poool Foot­ball Club's Egyp­tian for­ward Mo­hamed Salah. ROD ROSEN­STEIN: The US deputy at­tor­ney gen­eral, the most vis­i­ble Jus­tice De­part­ment pro­tec­tor of special coun­sel Robert Mueller's Russia in­ves­ti­ga­tion and a fre­quent tar­get of Uspres­i­dent Don­ald Trump's wrath, is ex­pected to leave his po­si­tion soon. THERESA MAY: The Bri­tish prime min­is­ter reached out to union lead­ers amid signs she could face a de­feat over her Brexit deal. She also also met with Labour MPS in a bid to gain sup­port for her pro­pos­als ahead of the Jan­uary 15 Com­mons vote. JIM YONG KIM: The World Bank pres­i­dent, who joined the in­sti­tu­tion in 2012 and was re-elected for a se­cond fiveyear term in 2017, an­nounced he will leave his po­si­tion at the in­ter­na­tional fi­nan­cial body by Fe­bru­ary 1, be­fore his term ends in 2022. SUL­TAN MUHAM­MAD V: Malaysia's king ab­di­cated in an un­prece­dented move, end­ing weeks of spec­u­la­tion about his fu­ture that had height­ened after a re­cent meet­ing of the coun­try's nine mon­archs, ac­cord­ing to an an­nounce­ment by the Na­tional Palace.

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