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Book on President Edgar Lungu goes on google books after ‘exclusive books ’ South Africa

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WITH less than a fortnight remaining before Zambian bookstores host President Edgar Lungu’s book by award winning former Editor in Chief Anthony Mukwita, ‘Google’ the largest search engine in the world has added the political thriller on its widely followed ‘Google Books’ according to the publishers Partridge Africa. “Your book ‘Against all Odds’ featuring President Edgar Lungu, the Zambian head of state is now on Google Books which is the largest family of readers in the world with 50 million members,” the publishers wrote Mr Mukwita.

Zambian literature lovers and followers of contemporary political history will get their own taste of ‘against all odds’, President Edgar Lungu’s rough journey to State House no later than 20th March in all eleven Book world Bookstores in Zambia. Ten copies are now being given out for in a month long raffle by the largely followed ‘GoodReads’ that has about 50 millions book lovers that do independent intellectual reviews on important books after reading them. Zambians can enter.

At press time, the ‘GoodReads’Google raffle that started twelve hours ago had attracted 146 readers outstripping the 10 copies of the books available in the sizzling hot month long raffle. The link is for any of you that want a bonus copy https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/225745-against-all-odds-zambia-s-president-edgar-chagwa-lungu-s-rough-journey Edgar Lungu by Anthony Mukwita is already on Barnes & Noble, Amazon or in total more than 78,000 libraries globally and is also being touted for a Hollywood movie pitch but the author won’t confirm. Is it? A leading Zambian newspaper is discussing a potential agreement to distribute the book country-wide end of this month with the award winning author Mukwita.

Publisher estimates show that the book will hit the New York Times ‘bestseller list’ in less than six months, this means selling just 20,000 copies, given the huge orders the book is getting in ore sales already. The literature world has been intrigued by Edgar Lungu’s tenacious race to State House especially as masterly told by Anthony Mukwita in his first book as a Zambian author.

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The biggest-ever win on Aviator for the whole of Africa

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Lucky player at betPawa Ghana touches down with the game’s biggest win to date after riding out phone glitch

Aviator, the world’s number one crash game from award-winning developer, SPRIBE, has landed another big winner at popular betting brand betPawa Ghana won a massive $500,000 (ZK11.8 Million) – the biggest Aviator win in Africa.

This is how the action unfolded…

Fuseini, from Kumasi, Ghana, opened betPawa on his smartphone and headed straight to the game lobby to take flight with Aviator. Having set his bets at GH¢20, he launched the plane and watched as it climbed higher and higher, with the bet multiplier also getting bigger and bigger.

With Aviator, the aim of the game is to hold your nerve for as long as possible – the longer you hold out, the bigger the win multiplier gets. Of course, if the player waits too long, the plane flies away taking their accrued winnings and original stake with it.

In a twist of good fortune, his smartphone was not functional, and he couldn’t cash out for a few moments. Those few extra seconds of being airborne took the multiplier sky high, taking his total win to a life-changing ZK 11.8 Million (more than $500,000).

Not only did he hit the Highest Cash Multiplier of the Week, but his win is the largest ever recorded in Ghana since SPRIBE introduced Aviator to the market back in 2018.

To mark the occasion, betPawa treated Fuseini to a once-in-a-lifetime experience, flying the avid football fan and his family and friends to a football match in a private jet. The betting brand, which is active in eleven African countries, then held a press event where Fuseini spoke emotionally about the win and was presented with a cheque for $500,000.

Giorgi Tsutskiridze, CCO at SPRIBE, said: “Aviator is a thrilling game loved by more than 10 million players a month across the world. Not only does it provide engaging, fast-paced action on mobile and desktop, but as seen by Fuseini, it gives a superb opportunity to players to build their wealth and fortune just by playing the best crash game in the world.”

“Aviator is multi-player and social, and Fuseini can now enjoy his time at the top of the Aviator Battle Royale Leaderboard where other players can put their mettle to the test to see if they can land an even bigger multiplayer.

“It’s also great to see betPawa give Fuseini the royal treatment following his big win. This is a great branding opportunity for the operator and also helps to make even more players aware of the Aviator and why it’s the number one crash game on the planet.”

Fuseini said: “I cannot believe what is happening to me because I never imagined ever being on an aeroplane. Today, I have been flown on a very luxurious plane fit for a millionaire.”

Ntoudi Mouyelo, CCO at betPawa, added: “We are so happy for Fuseini and his incredible win on Aviator. What better way to celebrate than putting Fuseini in a real plane and flying him to watch his favourite sport, football. With his winnings in hand, he can now travel in style wherever he goes.

“Aviator really is one of the most popular games in our lobby, and we look forward to sharing more big win stories as they land.”

 

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Man City vs Liverpool: 1xBet announces a grand battle in the Premier League

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The reliable bookmaker 1xBet talks about the Premier League 13th-round central match, where Manchester City will take on Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on November 25.

Man City returned to the champion schedule

Manchester City lost three matches in September and October, but after the defeat to Arsenal, Pep Guardiola’s team gained great momentum and topped the table by the international break. The Citizens beat strong Brighton (2-1), silenced Old Trafford in the derby with Manchester United (3-0), destroyed Bournemouth (6-1), and staged a real thriller with Chelsea (4-4). The game against the Blues was an actual football holiday, but only for Chelsea fans – as City led three times during the match and conceded a fourth goal in stoppage time.

In the last game, Guardiola couldn’t count on his most important defensive player, John Stones, due to injury, and there is no guarantee the Englishman will recover for the meeting with Liverpool. However, the best defense is an attack. The team has 32 goals, and Erling Haaland scored 13 of them. Stopping a forward is difficult, but Arsenal has already shown it is possible. Will Virgil Van Dijk cope with the Norwegian scoring machine? After the injury in the collision with Pickford, the Dutchman lost his speed but not the football intelligence; he remains at the level of the player close to the Ballon d’Or in 2019.

 

Klopp knows how to play against Guardiola

Liverpool failed in last season’s first half and couldn’t rise above fifth place in the final standings. Experts said that the Reds should think about finding a new coach, but the management believed in Jurgen Klopp, and now his team is second in the Premier League, only a point behind Man City. The Merseysiders rebuilt their midfield, signing Dominik Szoboszlai, Alexis Mac Allister, Ryan Gravenberch, and Wataru Endō.

The newcomers quickly understood Klopp’s ideas and began to do good. Szoboszlai and Mac Allister were especially helpful. In their previous clubs, they mastered the ins and outs of high pressing, which, combined with football intelligence, technique, and stamina, makes them indispensable to Liverpool’s style.

The coaching duel deserves special attention. Klopp knows better than anyone else how to beat Guardiola and has inflicted 12 defeats on him. Liverpool and Arsenal have the best defense this season and conceded just 10 goals, but can the Reds stop Manchester City on their pitch? All hope lies in counterattacks and the magnificent Salah, who, in the shadow of the media Haaland, has already scored 10 goals and is still one of the world’s best attacking players.

What to expect

Meetings between Man City and Liverpool are rarely dull. In 9 of the last 11 matches, at least 4 goals were scored. Guardiola and Klopp know each other well and are sure to prepare an excellent football show! Watch the top game and support your favorites with the football betting company 1xBet!

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1xBet Unveils: 5 Legends of Pre-Abu Dhabi Man City Era

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Old time Man City: Football betting company 1xBet reveals 5 superstars who played for the world’s strongest club before the Abu Dhabi United Group

Photo caption: City before their victorious 1956 FA Cup final. Goalkeeper Bert Trautmann’s neck is okay here, but he’ll finish game with fracture.

Even 15 years ago, no one could imagine that the modest neighbour of the great Manchester United would not only become a formidable force in England but also turn into the planet’s strongest club. Abu Dhabi United Group acquired the Citizens in August 2008. Football stars came to the club with great opportunities, and the first big success came in the 2011/2012 season. Sergio Agüero’s goal against QPR in the 94th minute of the last round of the Premier League became one of the most famous in recent football history and finally changed the status of Manchester City – a rich club became a real grand and each subsequent season confirmed its position. Since Pep Guardiola arrived in early 2016, City has won 5 Premier League titles in 7 seasons, played regularly in the Champions League playoffs, and finally won the main European Cup this year. However, one should not think that the club had no history before 2008: this team had enough bright personalities, and today football betting company 1xbet will remind you of the players who will forever remain the pride of the Manchester blue part.

 

Billy Meredith

Photo caption: Billy Meredith still terrified opponent’s defenders after returning to City. Great Meredith is already 49 years old in 1924 cup match against Brighton.

The first superstar performed in Manchester in the late 19th century and early 20th century. According to legend, when scouts from the City came for 20-year-old Billy, who worked at the mine, Meredith’s colleagues almost beat the guests but received free beer and calmed down. Billy agreed to the transfer, but he combined football with work underground for another year. How do you like that, Erling Haaland?

 

Former defender Meredith became a star-playing winger. The experience of playing defence helped him to deceive defenders and score a lot. In 11 years at City, he scored 150 goals, including the only one in the FA Cup final in 1904. Two years later, Billy was accused of trying to bribe an opponent, the club did not support him, and he responded by saying that City illegally paid extra to players. As a result, the head coach of the team, Tom Maley, received a life ban, 17 team players were suspended from football until January 1907, and the club’s management was forced to put them up for sale. The auction occurred at the Queens Hotel in Manchester, and United became its primary beneficiary – the head coach of City’s eternal rival bought Billy Meredith for 500 pounds. And although the Reds bosses had to wait more than 7 months for the end of the suspension period for their new star, the investment paid off – Billy helped United become champions twice and win the FA Cup.

 

Meredith played for the Reds for 15 years, but the first love is not forgotten, and the player spent the last three years with The Blues. Meredith’s football longevity was aided by regular training and abstaining from alcohol, a rarity in those days. But the legend of Manchester both parts loved to chew tobacco, and at the beginning of his career, he did it right during matches. Grown-up Billy changed tobacco to a toothpick, which became part of his image: rare cartoons dedicated to Man City were without the forward’s image with a toothpick in his mouth.

 

Eric Brook

Photo caption: Eric Brook is City’s all-time leading scorer before Sergio Agüero. Brook’s powerful shots helped City become champion for first time in history.

 

A wandering forward who, during the match, can suddenly appear on any part of the pitch and make a result. Decades before Johan Cruyff, Eric Brook played like that. By the way, the Flying Dutchman never played a goalkeeper, but Brook wore gloves in at least 3 City matches! This is what a “football all-rounder” was by English soccer standards almost a century ago.

 

Brook’s partner Frank Swift said that the forward reminded him of dynamite – he was so firmly aimed at the opponents’ goal. In 1934, Brook led the team to their first FA Cup victory in 30 years, and in 1937, his 20 goals helped Manchester win their first league title. His scoring record of 177 goals was only beaten in 2017 by the above-mentioned Sergio Agüero, who led the Citizens to their first Premier League victory.

 

Bert Trautmann

Photo caption: Goalkeeper Bert Trautmann was paratrooper before joining City. He flew at Citizens’ goal too.

 

The war, coinciding with the end of Eric Brook’s career, gave City another club legend. The German Bert Trautmann was a paratrooper, visited the Soviet camp, and escaped from there, but a few years later, ended up in another camp – an English one. There he played football as a goalkeeper along with other prisoners and attracted the St. Helens team’s attention, from where he was called to the City in 1949.

Fans protested against “Fritz” in the team – about 20,000 people came out to protest. But Bert’s game – a fearless, athletic goalkeeper who played well with his feet over time won the fans’ hearts.

Trautmann’s story became legendary after the 1956 FA Cup Final. City was in the lead, but 15 minutes before the end, Bert suffered a neck injury but refused to leave the field and finished the match – after all, substitutions were not allowed at that time. After the game, an x-ray showed that Trautmann played out with a broken cervical vertebra. Shocked by his courage and game, English journalists recognized the German as the player of the year. Bert played 545 matches for the club and later got into the Hall of Fame of both English and German football.

 

Colin Bell

Photo caption: Colin Bell, late 1960s and early 1970s team legend. With such hairstyle, he could well play in The Beatles.

 

Bell was a key player in City’s last pre-modern champion team. 1968 turned out to be an amazing year for all Mancunians without exception. The neighbours from United won the European Champion Clubs’ Cup, and the City fans only laughed: “Are you the best on the continent? Yes, you are not the best even in England, not to mention Manchester!”

 

Bell was a box-to-box midfielder who played both defensively and offensively. Imagine Steve Gerrard, and you get an idea of how Colin played. He scored 152 goals between 1965 and 1979, helping City win a league title, FA Cup, two League Cups and two Charity Shields.

 

Colin was too young to play in the victorious home 1966 World Cup, but he was in the first team by the next tournament. Bell played 48 matches for the national team, more than any other City player before. The record was broken only by Joe Hart, but unlike him, Bell managed to prove himself in Europe. With him, the Citizens won their first European trophy – the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1970.

 

Georgi Kinkladze

 

Photo caption: Georgi Kinkladze played for City in Premier League for only 1 season. But at that time, even David Beckham could not keep up with him.

The documentary about this football master is called The Magician of Maine Road. Kinkladze was even compared to Maradona, and this was only partly a joke. Georgi moved to Manchester City in 1995 and began to conquer Albion with his spectacular southern technique.

 

That team did not fight for titles, but its matches gathered full stadiums, not only in Manchester. Kinkladze quickly became one of the brightest players in English football, his dribbling was reminiscent of the modern game of Bernardo Silva, and he could pass no worse than Kevin de Bruyne. The Georgian midfielder spent only 3 seasons in City, of which only 1 in the Premier League, but he is remembered by all the real fans of the Citizens.

 

Kinkladze was the kind of player who gave a spectacle and hope for the best, even in the most challenging times for the club. For the sake of such players, fans go to stadiums in all eras, regardless of the club’s results and titles. It’s no surprise that Georgi was named Player of the Year for two consecutive seasons. Today he is an important page in the Manchester superclub history.

 

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