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Paralympics to get special medals at the Rio Olympics

Rio Paralympics has release medals for visually impaired athletes for the first time The special medals are designed with small metal balls that will aid...

Ethiopian swimmer struggles to finish 100m freestyle swimming heat

Ethiopian Olympic swimmer Robel Kiros Habte finished last in the Preliminary Men's 100m Freestyle heats at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The 24 year old was...

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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...

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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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