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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

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A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily traveled border with Uganda, which...

US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

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A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces on the ground came under attack in southern Somalia, the...

Tanzania ferry disaster:Captain arrested as death toll rises to over 200

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The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns more than 200 people killed in the...

Cameroon’s Presidential election campaign kicks off

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Campaigns for Cameroon’s October 7 presidential election have officially begun. Opposition parties have failed to agree on a single candidate to face incumbent President...

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