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Italian Legend, Gennaro Gattuso Quits As Coach Of AC Milan After Failing To Secure Champions League Spot

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Italian football legend, Gennaro Gattuso has announced he is leaving his role as AC Milan head coach.

The Rossoneri failed to qualify for Champions League football despite a season-ending 3-2 victory against SPAL on Sunday.

Today, the former Milan midfielder, whose contract runs until 2021, confirmed he is leaving the club and will not be taking any compensation.

‘Deciding to leave Milan’s bench is not easy but it’s a decision I had to make,’ he said, according to Italian newspaper Repubblica.

‘There was not a precise moment in which I decided, it was the sum of these 18 months as coach of a team that for me will never be like the others. Months that I lived with great passion, unforgettable months.

‘Mine is a painful but thoughtful choice.

‘Am I giving up a two-year contract? Yes, because my story with Milan can never be a question of money.’

In a statement, Ivan Gazidis, the club’s chief executive, said: ‘I have had the privilege to get to know Rino Gattuso over the past six months since my arrival at the Club.

‘Rino has given everything to our efforts this season and has worked tirelessly, always taking full responsibility, putting the club above every other consideration. I want to say from the bottom of our hearts, thank you Rino.’

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Kenya Bankers Association (KBA), Huawei Ink Partnership Agreement To Promote Tech-Driven Financial Inclusion, Fintech Capacity Building

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The partnership seeks to promote tech-led financial inclusion as well as Fintech ICT Capacity; The two organizations have convened a summit on ICT and financial inclusion.

The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has signed a collaboration agreement with tech-firm Huawei-Kenya that seeks to deepen financial inclusion in the banking sector through further deployment of technology and building fintech capacity.

In the partnership, KBA will work closely with Huawei-Kenya to spearhead industrywide capacity building initiatives aimed at promoting knowledge on financial technology innovation, digital transformation, and other ICT-related programmes in the banking industry.

Under the partnership, KBA and Huawei will also aim to promote financial inclusion activities in line with the KBA Strategic Plan for the period 2020 to 2023. Launched last year, the Plan seeks to promote access to affordable financial services through tech-aided operational efficiency.

Speaking during the signing of the agreement, KBA Chief Executive Officer Dr Habil Olaka said the cooperation would go a long way in promoting the delivery of efficient banking services in Kenya through knowledge-sharing programmes that will be organized by the two institutions.

“This partnership will further focus on research and knowledge-sharing activities, which will supplement the research initiatives that continue to be spearheaded by the Association’s Centre for Research Financial on Markets and Policy®. In this regard, the collaboration will certainly augment KBA’s and member banks’ knowledge base in engagements with diverse stakeholders from a fact-based perspective,’’ Dr Olaka added.

The partnership comes on the heels of the 2020 edition of the Huawei-KBA Online FSI Summit slated for 30th September this year. The forum is among the initiatives Huawei and KBA are jointly implementing to promote the delivery of efficient banking services through technology under the cooperation agreement.

Huawei-Kenya Chief Executive Officer Mr Will Meng welcomed the partnership, saying technology will remain a core driver towards enhancing convenient access to financial services in light of disruptive occurrences such as the ongoing Coronavirus Disease pandemic.

‘’The theme of the upcoming summit is ‘’Building Banking Core Competence through Digital Transformation to Accelerate Inclusive Finance’’. It is one of the initiatives we are rolling out in Kenya in partnership with the Association to ensure we optimally leverage on technology to achieve affordable and accessible financial services in the regional economy,’’ said Mr Lee.

The summit comes at a time when the global economy is coping with the impact of Coronavirus Disease. Dr Olaka noted that the banking industry has continued to tap into the potential of technology to uphold business continuity and supporting customers, a culmination of efficient deployment of technology by the banking sector during this period.

“Beyond the COVID-19 disruption, we see technology as an invaluable enabler of financial inclusion. I have no doubt that the summit along with the KBA-Huawei collaboration will play a significant role in our collective efforts to entrench technology in our operations and sustain our contribution to the national development agenda,’’ Dr Olaka said.

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Meet The Nigerian Pastor Who Predicted Laycon Winner Of Bbnaija Lockdown Back In July

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The General Overseer of SRI Wealthy Nations Ministry Abuja, Pastor Prince Dickson, is now taking all the plaudits for predicting accurately that Olamilekan Agbeleshe, aka Laycon as the winner of the BBNaija season 5 from the first day of BBNaija Lockdown.

Back in July when he made the prediction, he was called out for dabbling in worldly stuff while others challenged the authenticity of his prophecy given that the show has nothing to do with Christianity. Well, his prediction has been fulfilled after Laycon beat Dorathy, Nengi, Vee, and Neo to win the ultimate.

Laycon was one of the 19 housemates who battled for the grand prize of N85M and has been announced the winner of the BBNaija Lockdown.

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2020 Ghana Election: NDC Leaks Kojo Oppong Nkrumah’s New Mansion Allegedly Built With Stolen Money | PHOTOS

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Honorable Kojo Oppong Nkrumah s trending for a leaked mansion that some NDC members claim belongs to Mr. Oppong Nkrumah and he built the house with corruption money.

He is the Minister of Information and the Member of Parliament for Ofoase Ayirebi Constituency.

He is trending on social media, especially on twitter for speaking on the current political riots in Volta Region, where some leaders are calling for Western Togoland independence.

One Twitter user name Nana Beema Osei Kuffour has posted a picture of a mansion that he alleges belongs to Honorable Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and built with stolen money.

KUBILIVE quotes ” The NPP fool soldiers always defending the sakawa dishonest government this is allegedly Kojo Oppong Nkrumah’s latest mansion at Mataheko off Afienya Road. Continue using your cedi data to be defending and insulting people on social media while the porn star, grabs” posted by Nana Beema Osei Kuffour on twitter on Sunday, 27 September 2020.

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