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Kenya tops African nations in Rio OIympics standings

Kenya is the best ranking African nation in the ongoing Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro so far. The East African nation is currently ranked...

Controversy stalks Caster Semenya in women’s 800M

The 25-year- old is yet to compete in the 2016 edition of the Games and already controversy is brewing around the 800m World champion,...

Kenya clinches yet another Olympic Gold as Faith Kipyegon upsets world...

Kenya won yet another gold medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics through Faith Kipyegon who gave a strong show to upset Ethiopia’s world record...

Keep off Caster Semenya – South Africans warn ahead of women’s...

South Africans on social media have moved to defend 800 meters runner Caster Semenya following talks by foreign media that she should not be...

Ugandans eye the gold medal at the Olympic Marathon

Uganda’s Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich promises Ugandans that he will bag a medal in the Rio Olympics as he left for Brazil today in...

More than 30 Kenyan-born athletes playing for new countries at Rio,...

Bahrain got its first ever gold in the Olympics when 19 year old Ruth Jebet won a gold medal in the Women’s 3000m steeplechase...

Egyptian Olympian expelled from Rio for refusing to shake opponents hand

Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby has been expelled from the Rio Olympics for refusing to shake the hand of an Israeli opponent Or Sasson...

Kenya bags second Olympic gold after David Rudisha successfully defends 800m...

Kenya won her second gold medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics Games after David Rudisha successfully defended his 800 meters title with a very...

Kenya’s Impressive Jemimah Sumgong wins country’s first Olympic Gold

Kenya’s Jemima Sumgong has won the Olympics women’s marathon to become the country’s first ever winner of the event at the Summer Games. Sumgong crossed...

US athlete risks angering Americans by wearing Canadian hat in Rio...

Decorated American athlete Aston Eaton was spotted in the stands of the Olympic Stadium wearing a Canada hat at the Rio Olympic Games as...

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Former tennis champion Becker says diplomatic passport is real

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Former tennis champion Boris Becker said on Sunday he has a genuine diplomatic passport from the Central African Republic after the country’s foreign minister...

32 Fula civilians killed in Mali attack: Group

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Traditional hunters known as "Dozo" killed 32 civilians after surrounding an isolated village in the centre of Mali, local officials told AFP on Sunday. "They...

Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday’s blast at president’s rally

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Zimbabwe police said on Sunday 49 people were injured in the explosion at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s a political rally on Saturday, with the number...

Egypt raises military pensions amid austerity measures

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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15% amid a wave of price hikes linked...

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
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