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Formula 1: Axcil Jefferies, Africa’s first black F1 driver?

Zimbabwean Axcil Jefferies hopes to be the first African racing driver on the F1 grid for 25...

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‘I want to be the first wheelchair user in space’

South African disability rights campaigner Eddie Ndopu says he is "a living manifestation of...

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Groomed for Dodgers greatness, Mike Scioscia is poised to surpass mentor Tommy Lasorda in wins

The story has been whispered through the Dodgers’ darkest corners for years. It’s a story of arrogance, ignorance and, ultimately, loss. It’s a story about...

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How to fix USC’s culture of impunity

The University of Southern California, where I have taught for 22 years, has been through one terrible episode after another since 2017. We had a...

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Mikel Obi: Nigeria ‘happy’ with World Cup underdogs tag

World Cup-bound Nigeria are "more than happy with being written off", according to Super Eagles captain John Mikel...

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Migrant crisis: Smugglers ‘shot escaping migrants’ in Libya

People smugglers opened fire on 100 migrants trying to flee their clutches, an aid agency...

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Three up, three down: Son of Vlad is off to a big start; Indians bullpen is not

A look at who’s hot and who’s not in Major League Baseball: THREE UP Son of Vlad: The top prospect in baseball might be Vladimir...

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South Africa prepares to host Cosafa Cup tournament

For the first time in a decade, all 14 member nations of the Council of Southern Africa FA's will compete in the regional Cosafa Cup...

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Uganda bus crash kills at least 22, including children

Children are among the dead after a bus hit a tractor that was driving at night without...

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Nigeria:Okocha Didn’t Make My Son – Iwobi’s Father

Success for many, has many friends, as not a few people would love to be associated with a successful name, brand, person or in...

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Zimbabwe:UN Calls On Donors, Investors to Support Govt

The UN called for greater international support and investment in Zimbabwe with a new administration in place and plans to hold free and...

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Zimbabwe:Gudyanga Gets Passport Back As Case Collapses

Harare magistrate, Edwin Marecha on Wednesday freed former Mines ministry permanent secretary Francis Gudyanga after the state failed to give him a trial...

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Nigeria:Rohr Warns Girls Not to Visit Super Eagles’ Camp in Russia

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has said that only wives and children of the players would be allowed into the team's camp during the...

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Zimbabwe:Karuru Upbeat

A year after he led the Warriors to a fifth COSAFA Cup, midfielder Ovidy Karuru is relishing the opportunity of helping Zimbabwe retain...

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Zimbabwe:Central Bank Moves to End Fuel Crisis

Intermittent fuel shortages experienced in some parts of the country in the past week are expected to disappear after the Reserve Bank of...

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Zimbabwe:Matemadanda Lures Cotton Firms

Zanu-PF candidate for Gokwe Central parliamentary seat Cde Victor Matemadanda says he will engage cotton processing companies to come and set up shop...

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South Africa:Police Condemn the Killing of Lions and a Tiger

The South African Police Service in Limpopo are condemning in the strongest possible terms the resurfacing of incidents of illegal poaching of protected...

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Nigeria:Lagos Trade Fair Complex – Crisis Looms At International Centre for Commerce

Serious crisis looms at the multi-billion naira International Centre for Commerce, ICC, at the Trade Fair complex, Lagos following cries of alleged mismanagement of...

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Uganda:Five Jailed for Cutting Endangered Forest Products

Kampala -Five people have been jailed two and half years for felling and trading in endangered forest products in Amuru...

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East Africa:Ethiopia to Allow All Africans to Visit Without Visas – Govt

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has revealed that the country will "very soon" follow Rwanda's example allowing all Africans to travel to...

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Kenya:Dan Aceda Set to Release Fourth Benga Album

Benga maestro Dan Aceda is set to release his fourth album this...

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Hot Property Newsletter: The price of fame

Not all names of note spend mega-bucks on real estate. This week’s offerings include both a box-office star selling for $15.6 million on the Westside...

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No Ibrahimovic, no problem as Bingham and Galaxy put together back-to-back shutouts

The Galaxy’s home used to be their castle, a place where they reigned supreme. Between 2013 and 2016, the team lost just six times in...

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Cameroon military court jails Anglophone activists

Radio presenter Mancho Bibixy is among seven people convicted of rebellion and...

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Liverpool-Real Madrid: How Mo Salah fever has gripped Africa

Africans have been overtaken by Mo Salah fever, ahead of the Liverpool-Real Madrid...

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California fish market buys big octopus but returns it to ocean

Giovanni's Fish Market in Morro Bay, Calif., makes its money by selling seafood, but owner Giovanni DeGarimore made news this month when he bought a...

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Cycling through Africa: Turkish Hasan Söylemez’s adventure of a lifetime

Turkish journalist Hasan Söylemez is cycling across Africa asking people about their...

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Fatma Samoura: ‘Some don’t think a black woman should be leading Fifa’

Some people "don't think a black woman should be leading Fifa", says Fatma Samoura - the organisation's first female secretary...

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Tony Kanaan tops speed chart in final Indy 500 practice. Can he do it again in Sunday’s race?

A massive tattoo adorning most of Tony Kanaan’s right arm depicts highlights of the driver’s life, including his Indianapolis 500 victory in 2013. Kanaan hopes...

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With its attention to detail, ‘The Alienist’ puts its actors in a different time and place, says star Daniel Brühl

TNT’s “The Alienist” was able to lure an impressive stable of big-screen talent to its small-screen production. The result doesn’t feel like most television. Star...

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