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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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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...

Opinion

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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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