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IAAF downplays impact of new Diamond League format on African athletes

African athletes will not lose competition opportunities despite the introduction of a trimmer Diamond League format next year, the sport’s world governing body has...

South Africa and Kenya name squads for Hong Kong Sevens leg

South Africa and Kenya named their squads for the seventh leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Hong Kong. Springboks Sevens coach Neil...

Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager on a three-year...

English Premier League club Manchester United appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as its permanent manager on a three-year contract. Solskjaer, who was in charge of Norwegian...

Semenya: ‘I am no threat to women’s sport’

Double Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya says she is “no threat” to women’s sport and that recent comments from International Association of Athletics Federations...

Tanzania’s Magufuli rewards land to football team members after qualifying for...

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has promised to give each player in the national football team a piece of land as a reward for qualifying...

Burundi qualifies for its first AFCON finals

Burundi qualified for the African Cup of Nations finals for the first time as they kept Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in check to get...

South Africa secures last berth at AFCON Finals

South Africa booked the last place at the African Cup of Nations finals with a 2-1 away win over Libya thanks to Percy Tau’s...

Cristiano Ronaldo fined 20,000 euros for mimicking Simeone celebration

Cristiano Ronaldo was fined 20,000 euros by UEFA on Thursday for mimicking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone's crotch-grabbing celebration in Juventus' Champions League last-16...

Sadio Mane urged to “have a season like Mohamed Salah had”

Former Arsenal star Ian Wright has urged Liverpool’s Senegalese forward Sadio Mane to “go and have a season like Mohamed Salah had.” This comes on...

Arsenal youngster open to playing for Nigeria

Nigeria’s under-20 football coach Paul Aigbogun has welcomed news that Arsenal youngster Folarin Balogun is open to playing for the Super Eagles. The tactician however...

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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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