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Best anthem in the world? Kenyan national anthem receives global praise...

With the 2016 Olympic Games coming to a close, Kenya grabbed the whole world’s attention as its national anthem went in the air courtesy...

Rwandan cyclist Byukusenge undaunted ahead of Rio trial

The last of the cycling disciplines, mountain biking, will be held on the final day of the Rio games this Sunday. Rwanda's Nathan Byukusenge will...

Kenya finishes Rio Olympics Games as best ranked African team

The Summer Olympic Games have come to an end in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, with Kenya finishing at position 15, the...

Smiling Usain Bolt wins second Rio Olympics gold medal, hopes to...

Jamaican sprint icon Usain Bolt yesterday won his second gold medal of the ongoing Rio Olympic Games, winning the men’s 200 meters in an...

Nigeria makes history with Bronze win in Rio Olympics men’s football

Nigeria dream team defeated Honduras 3-2 to win the Rio 2016 men’s Olympics football at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte on Saturday evening...

Joy for Cote d’Ivoire as Cisse wins country’s first ever Olympic...

Cote d’Ivoire’s Cheick Sallah Cisse won the first ever Olympic gold medal for his country in the men’s under-80 kilograms taekwondo final, beating Great...

Why do Olympians bite on their medals?

This has been a question that has been lingering in most sports fans’ minds; why do Olympians bite their medals? And no! It’s not because...

South Africa’s Semenya wins her first Olympic Gold medal

Caster Semenya won the 800 meters final in a personal best time of 1:55.28 on Saturday, claiming her first Olympic gold medal and using...

Kenya wins another gold as Vivian Cheruiyot shocks Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana...

Kenya’s duo of Vivian Cheruiyot and Hellen Obiri shocked Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana in the women’s final 5,000 meters race to secure gold and silver...

Former slave to run for South Sudan in Olympic marathon

South Sudanese Olympic athlete Guor Marial may not be a hot medal tip for Sunday's marathon, but the former slave's road to Rio is...

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One dead as two car bombs explode in Somali capital

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One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital on Saturday and the...

Eritrea – Ethiopia hailed by Nobel laureate on 2018 World Peace day

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Leymah Gbowee, a Nobel Peace laureate said on Friday that the 2018 edition of World Peace Day had to be dedicated to Ethiopia and...

Cholera outbreak persists in Nigeria Yobe state

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A cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria's Yobe State has claimed at least 61 lives, according to a governmnet official The local Commissioner for Health, Dr...

Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

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Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the death toll rose to...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
CGTN Africa