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Abiy Ahmed. (Photo: Michael Tewelde / AFP) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is on the front lines with the army fighting Tigray rebel forces in the northeastern Afar region, state affiliate Fana Broadcasting reported on Friday. Abiy wore military fatigues and spoke to the Afaan Oromo and Amharic language television station, according to the show. …

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is on the front lines with the army fighting Tigray rebel forces in the northeastern Afar region, state affiliate Fana Broadcasting reported on Friday. Abiy wore military fatigues and spoke to the Afaan Oromo and Amharic language television station, according to the show. Reuters could not independently …

Norfolk State running back JJ Davis has been named MEAC Rookie of the Week for the fifth time, three in a row. He passed the 100-yard mark for the third straight game, gaining 115 yards on 20 carries and scoring an 8-yard touchdown in the second quarter of Saturday’s 28-26 loss to Delaware State. He …

The number of COVID-19 cases reported in McCracken County has fluctuated this week, showing a moderate increase before returning to numbers seen in the last week of October. For the week of Nov. 5-11, McCracken County reported 89 new cases, according to reports released by the purchasing district health department. There were 13 new cases …

Christopher Newport received offers for NCAA Division III tournaments in four sports on Sunday and Monday, landing host roles for women’s soccer and field hockey. Women’s football : The CNU (16-0-1), ranked fifth in the survey of national coaches, was chosen to host the matches of the first and second rounds. The Captains will play …

Olivia Bryant’s 74th-minute goal on Sunday gave Virginia Wesleyan the championship of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament with a 1-0 home win over Lynchburg. The Marlins (13-5-2), who won their first ODAC title since 2006, will learn of their NCAA Division III tournament duo at 1 p.m. Monday. Bryant took an assist from Abby …

The captains mobilize after two sets to win the C2C title Christopher Newport overcame a two-set deficit and came back with match point in the fifth set to beat Salisbury 3-2 (22-25, 29-31, 25-21, 25-17, 21-19) on Saturday for Coast title at the Coast Athletic Conference tournament in Milwaukee. Mackenzie Wright and Maddie Carter had …

ODU women reach C-USA semi-finals Riley Kennett scored a header just 2:52 into extra time to lead Old Dominion to a 1-0 victory over Texas San Antonio in a quarterfinal of the Conference USA women’s soccer tournament on Wednesday at FAU Soccer Stadium from Boca Raton, Florida. Cam Johnstone got the assist on goal and …

Following her regular-season championship, Old Dominion took home three top American Conference honors on Monday: Emily Roberts as Defensive Player of the Year, Kasey Perry as Goalkeeper of the Year and Angie Hind as coach of the year. Roberts led the ODU to seven shutouts in eight C-USA games. Perry is tied for second in …

Christopher Newport finished an unbeaten regular season on Saturday night, with senior Riley Cook scoring his seventh career hat trick in a 5-1 home win over Lynchburg. The captains, ranked fourth in Division III, will enter the Sports Conference Coast-to-Coast tournament with a 14-0-1 record, marred only by a tie against Mary Washington after 13 …