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Frankie Taggart

Frankie Taggart

    Return of the King: 'Kong: Skull Island' revives iconic ape
    Return of the King: 'Kong: Skull Island' revives iconic ape
    Eight decades since furry wrecking machine King Kong first stomped into theatres, the giant ape with a predilection for bottle-blonde damsels in...
    Sierra Leone's Ebola-hit Freetown is a city on edge
    Sierra Leone's Ebola-hit Freetown is a city on edge
    Death stalks the rain-lashed streets of Sierra Leone's capital, finally at peace after a decade of civil war but in the grip of a new and equally...
    Malians defy threats to vote in new leader
    Malians defy threats to vote in new leader
    They will have a choice of 27 candidates as they vote for the first time since last year's military coup upended one of the...
    Obama's attitude towards Africa splits opinions
    Obama's attitude towards Africa splits opinions
    The 44th US president inspired millions when he told an audience in Ghana during his first year in office that he would help build prosperity in a...
    Nepal scientists scoop poop for tiger database
    Nepal scientists scoop poop for tiger database
    Scientists in Nepal are to build up the world's first national DNA database of the endangered Bengal tiger by collecting and recording a unique...
    ICC warns of sanctions for govt meddling
    ICC warns of sanctions for govt meddling
    Cricket's governing body on Thursday banned countries from appointing politicians to national boards, vowing to free the sport from undue government influence....
    Cricket minnows given World Cup lifeline
    Cricket minnows given World Cup lifeline
    World cricket's governing body opened the door Monday for non-Test playing nations to compete in the next World Cup, reversing a bar that had...
    India accepts modified version of umpire review system
    India accepts modified version of umpire review system
    India said on Monday that it had agreed to a modified version of the controversial Umpire Decision Review System (DRS), bringing to an end a...