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Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers takes Zimbabwe job

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers is the new Zimbabwe national rugby coach. The 60 year old former South Africa under 19 and under...

Ukrainian heavyweight Sirenko training in South Africa to advance career

South Africa has become a hotbed of talent for young boxers and now more and more foreign fighters are coming to the country to...

Futsal match pitting Uganda & Somali players for peace

Football has a unique ability to unite people of different cultures. In the suburbs of Uganda's capital Kampala, futsal has brought Uganda and...

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang to compete in London

Reigning London marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge will take on 2014 champion Wilson Kipsang in this year’s edition that will take place on April 24. Kipchoge...

Egypt’s Zamalek crowned African Handball Champions

Egypt’s Zamalek won the African Championships for the 9th time after beating the holders Club African of Tunisia in the African Champions League final...

Uganda Kickboxer losses to Australian

Uganda Intercontinental Super Welterweight champion, Umar Semata, lost the title to Australia's Piotr Lagodzki The match had been postponed for 48 hours because of heavy...

South Sudan draws in its maiden World Cup Qualifier game

South Sudan's first game in the FIFA world cup qualifier game against Mauritania ended with a draw The game played in Juba stadium was delayed...

Alex Iwobi signs new contract with Arsenal

Nigerian footballer Alex Iwobi has signed a new long term contract with arsenal following speculations of his leaving the team on loan to another...

Former FIFA general secretary banned from football for life

Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer has been banned from all football related activity for life. The former executive committee member, who has been...

Senegal tops Confederation of Africa Rugby Tier 1B

Senegal now tops the Confederation of Africa Rugby Tier 1B championships, after beating Mauritius 42-3 on the opening day of the championship. Hosts Uganda...

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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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