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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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China donates 800,000 USD in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe

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  Chinese government has donated 800,000 U.S. dollars in cash as emergency humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe to help the country with its disaster relief efforts,...

China sends new envoy to Kenya, commits to deepen bilateral relations

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The Permanent representative of China to the United Nations Environment Programme and UN-Habitat Wu Peng is set to assume office as the new Chinese...

About 60 people killed following attack in Mali

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Gunmen killed about 60 people in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region...

Burundi makes history qualifying for its first ever AFCON tournament

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Burundi made history by qualifying for its first Africa Cup of Nations tournament following a 1-1 draw with Gabon in Bujumbura. The hosts came into...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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