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Asbel Kiprop maintains innocence after four-year doping ban

Former Olympic 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop has maintained his innocence after he was banned for four years for doping. The 29-year-old was initially suspended in...

Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop handed four-year doping ban

Former Olympic 1,500m Champion Asbel Kiprop has been banned from the sport for four years for doping. The 29-year-old Kenyan runner tested positive for erythropoietin...

Germany’s Borussia Dortmund names Otto Addo ‘talent coach’

German side Borussia Dortmund are excited about the return of their former forward and ex-Ghana international Otto Addo as "talent coach". The club announced Addo's...

Thieves steal guns, ammunition from police station in Kenya as cops...

Unidentified thieves sneaked into a police station in Kenya on Tuesday night and stole guns and ammunition after officers abandoned the station to watch...

Durban to host the 2019 COSAFA Cup

The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) announced that its 2019 tournament will be staged in Durban, South Africa, from May 25-June 8. The tournament will...

Bayern Munich opens a football school in Addis Ababa

German football club Bayern Munich announced the opening of a football academy in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. The academy, named FC Bayern Football School,...

Victor Wanyama says Kenya won’t set targets for AFCON 2019

Kenya’s Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder Victor Wanyama has said his country will not head to the Africa Cup of Nations with any targets, but will...

Nigeria win 9-goal thriller against Tanzania in AFCON U17 opener

Nigeria beat hosts Tanzania 5-4 at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam in the opening game of the African Cup of Nations Under-17...

South Africa wins Singapore 7s after incredible comeback against Fiji

South Africa staged an incredible comeback to beat Fiji 20-19 in the cup final and win the HSBC Singapore Sevens leg. The Blitzboks were trailing...

Mamelodi Sundowns dump Al Ahly out of the CAF Champions League

Mamelodi Sundowns knocked out Al Ahly from the CAF Champions League despite losing the second leg of their quarterfinal 1-0 at the Borg El...

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemns ethnic clashes in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned clashes in the western Taraba state that left scores dead. The clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups...

Sudan’s Al Bashir under spotlight after large sums of money found in home

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Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta expected in Beijing next week for BRI Forum

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to travel to China next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum, a Chinese government...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s...

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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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