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The Hindu
A splendid leap forward, but miles to go stillcircuit and close to the world’s best. Meanwhile, the track and field stars op
A splendid leap forward, but miles to go still
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
circuit and close to the world’s best. Meanwhile, the track and field stars opted to train in places like South Africa, Turkey and Poland which helped them produce some unbelievable world-class performances.Hockey team in form The men’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyans Primed to Maintain Unique Tradition in Steeplechaseand Joyline Cherotich will be looking for their first victories when the women'
Kenyans Primed to Maintain Unique Tradition in Steeplechase
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
and Joyline Cherotich will be looking for their first victories when the women's 1,500m final begins at 5.45pm. World and Commonwealth Youth 800m champion Willy Tarbei and World Youth 800m silver medallist Kipyegon Bett were due for action in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Unions Back Swazi Rights CampaignOver the past 18 months, Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) has received suppor
UK Unions Back Swazi Rights Campaign
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Over the past 18 months, Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) has received support from UNISON to build international support for human rights and democracy in Swaziland, the UK Trades Union Congress (TUC) reported. ACTSA organised and hosted a visit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boxing - Spotlight On Matias Hamunyelaas one of the continent's top amateur boxers in the 49kg light flyweight catego
Boxing - Spotlight On Matias Hamunyela
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
as one of the continent's top amateur boxers in the 49kg light flyweight category. Hamunyela won a silver medal at the African Olympic Qualifier in Cameroon earlier this year to reach his dream and now the 23-year-old boxer is determined to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghana Hosts International Symposium On the Role of Regulation in ICT DevelopmentNational Communications Authority (NCA), Mr Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie, in a statemen
Ghana Hosts International Symposium On the Role of Regulation in ICT Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
National Communications Authority (NCA), Mr Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie, in a statement, said NCA was one of the few regulators in Africa--with the support of the telecommunications service providers-- to have successfully introduced the Billing Feedback... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Judge in sync with codescore. Parent body Fina has a structure for judges, from G, B to A grade which
Judge in sync with code
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
score. Parent body Fina has a structure for judges, from G, B to A grade which opens the door to world championships, Commonwealth Games and Olympics. "It's all been a process for me but I guess the benefits are I'm the only judge at Oceania... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Five athletes pushing themselves to go even furtherthe most decorated American woman gymnast, with 14 world champs medals, 10 of t
Five athletes pushing themselves to go even further
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
the most decorated American woman gymnast, with 14 world champs medals, 10 of them gold (another record) and is the first African-American to be world allround winner. Real star quality, and she's made the cover of Sports Illustrated in the... Read more
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CTV News
'YouTube man' Yego, Kenya's self-taught javelin world champJan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have throw
'YouTube man' Yego, Kenya's self-taught javelin world champ
CTV News / Posted yesterday
Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have thrown a javelin further. There isn't another African on that list of leading throws. There isn't another non-European in the top 30. "When I saw the Javelin fly I knew... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Athletics - Bungling Officials Leave Herunga 'Traumatised'(EAA) Citta di Padova Meeting in Italy on Sunday, posting a lethargic 52,60 sec
Athletics - Bungling Officials Leave Herunga 'Traumatised'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
(EAA) Citta di Padova Meeting in Italy on Sunday, posting a lethargic 52,60 seconds in a race won by Jamaican and Commonwealth champion Stephenie Ann McPherson in 50,98. Second was Ukrainian Olha Zemlyak (51,18) with Italian Maria Chigbolu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kumari Taki Claims 1500m Gold in PolandWorld Youth and Commonwealth Youth 1,500m champion Kumari Taki added yet anothe
Kumari Taki Claims 1500m Gold in Poland
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
World Youth and Commonwealth Youth 1,500m champion Kumari Taki added yet another medal to his collection on Thursday night when he claimed the men's 1,500m title at the World Under-20 Championships at Zawisza Stadium, Poland. Taki, who won the World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Willy Tarbei, Kipyegon Bett Into 800m SemisWorld and Commonwealth Youth 800m champion Willy Tarbei and World Youth 800m si
Willy Tarbei, Kipyegon Bett Into 800m Semis
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
World and Commonwealth Youth 800m champion Willy Tarbei and World Youth 800m silver medallist Kipyegon Bett on Friday displayed solid front-running performances to win their respective 800m heats to qualify for the semi-finals at the World Under-20... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malema, Lumumba Political Novice SprintersDuring his address to the people of Guinea on the one year anniversary of indep
Malema, Lumumba Political Novice Sprinters
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
During his address to the people of Guinea on the one year anniversary of independence, the Pan African giant and first President of Guinea Ahmed Seku Ture correctly stated, "The moral personality of Africa, long denied through the medium of the most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Olympics Team Needs Shs300 MillionLondon Olympics, where Uganda's only medal winner, Stephen Kiprotich, and other
Olympics Team Needs Shs300 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
London Olympics, where Uganda's only medal winner, Stephen Kiprotich, and others facilitated their training; and the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where half of the team's kit arrived after the event, and confirm it is just yet another true story. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sascoc Board Members Flout Their Own RulesCEO holds position in violation of its constitution Two board officials of the
Sascoc Board Members Flout Their Own Rules
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
CEO holds position in violation of its constitution Two board officials of the South Africa Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) are violating provisions within their own organisation's constitution by holding positions against the... Read more
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Perth Now
‘How YouTube made me an Olympian’Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have throw
‘How YouTube made me an Olympian’
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have thrown a javelin further. There isn’t another African on that list of leading throws. There isn’t another non-European in the top 30. “When I saw the Javelin fly I knew... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘How YouTube made me an Olympian’Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have throw
‘How YouTube made me an Olympian’
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have thrown a javelin further. There isn’t another African on that list of leading throws. There isn’t another non-European in the top 30. “When I saw the Javelin fly I knew... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Common Wealth Forum Seeks to Break Down Gender Barriersthat hinder the journey are still many, the Speaker of Parliament, Donatille Mu
Common Wealth Forum Seeks to Break Down Gender Barriers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
that hinder the journey are still many, the Speaker of Parliament, Donatille Mukabalisa, said yesterday. Addressing Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) from 17 countries at the Senate, yesterday, Mukabalisa said that for women to be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘How YouTube made me an Olympian’Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have throw
‘How YouTube made me an Olympian’
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have thrown a javelin further. There isn’t another African on that list of leading throws. There isn’t another non-European in the top 30. “When I saw the Javelin fly I knew... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘How YouTube made me an Olympian’can’t sprint. I can’t compete in the 800 meters or the 100 meters. Javelin is t
‘How YouTube made me an Olympian’
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
can’t sprint. I can’t compete in the 800 meters or the 100 meters. Javelin is the main talent I had There isn’t another African on that list of leading throws. There isn’t another non-European in the top 30. “When I saw the Javelin fly I knew... Read more
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Brandon Sun
'YouTube man' Yego, Kenya's self-taught javelin world champJan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have throw
'YouTube man' Yego, Kenya's self-taught javelin world champ
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have thrown a javelin further. There isn't another African on that list of leading throws. There isn't another non-European in the top 30. "When I saw the Javelin fly I knew... Read more
6 related stories
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Salon.com
‘YouTube man’ Yego, Kenya’s self-taught javelin world champJan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have throw
‘YouTube man’ Yego, Kenya’s self-taught javelin world champ
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Jan Zelezny (who has six of the top eight throws) and Aki Parviainen have thrown a javelin further. There isn’t another African on that list of leading throws. There isn’t another non-European in the top 30. “When I saw the Javelin fly I knew... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’challenging environment. That’s the Stephen we know. And now Stephen is at the
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
challenging environment. That’s the Stephen we know. And now Stephen is at the front of daunting structural change in Africa. He is working far harder and more intensively than most of us have ever done to put know-how and capital together to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kumari Taki, Anthony Kiptoo Plot for Victory in the 1,500m FinalWorld and Africa Youth 1,500m Kumari Taki and compatriot Anthony Kiptoo have la
Kumari Taki, Anthony Kiptoo Plot for Victory in the 1,500m Final
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
World and Africa Youth 1,500m Kumari Taki and compatriot Anthony Kiptoo have laid down a strategy that will ensure a 1-2 podium finish in men's 1,500m final at the World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. "The only way out is to run with... Read more
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walesonline
Winning Olympic rugby sevens gold is more prestigious than winning the World Cupand physicality through the hugely entertaining and demanding sevens format. I
Winning Olympic rugby sevens gold is more prestigious than winning the World Cup
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
and physicality through the hugely entertaining and demanding sevens format. It’s already become a must-see event at the Commonwealth Games but being in the Olympics for the first time since Paris in 1924 will help popularise it more globally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Seeks to Bridge Trade Gap With South AfricaKenya is seeking to offset trade imbalance with South Africa by focusing on ser
Govt Seeks to Bridge Trade Gap With South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya is seeking to offset trade imbalance with South Africa by focusing on services where the East African country has a comparative advantage. Industrialisation secretary Adan Mohamed on Tuesday met South Africa's minister of Trade and Industry... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Three international teams punch tickets to SLWSover Guam but went on to defeat the same team 10-0 in the championship game. Au
Three international teams punch tickets to SLWS
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
over Guam but went on to defeat the same team 10-0 in the championship game. Australia also defeated the Philippines, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Indonesia en route to its SLWS berth. The Catalunya Little League of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kumari Taki, Anthony Kiptoo Through to 1,500m Final in PolandWorld and Africa Youth 1,500m champion Kumari Taki is on course for another tit
Kumari Taki, Anthony Kiptoo Through to 1,500m Final in Poland
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
World and Africa Youth 1,500m champion Kumari Taki is on course for another title after winning his heat to reach the World Under-20 Championships men's 1,500m final on Tuesday at the at Zawisza Stadium, Bydgoszcz, Poland. Compatriot Anthony Kiptoo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Buhari Lead Like Mandela?observing Mandela's birthday brings to the fore once again persistent crisis of
Will Buhari Lead Like Mandela?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
observing Mandela's birthday brings to the fore once again persistent crisis of leadership not just in Nigeria but Africa as a whole. Nelson Mandela died at 95 in December 2013. The main objective of Mandela Day declared by United Nations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Toriola - I Never Thought of Making Seven Olympic Gamesthe Rio 2016 Olympic Games kick off on August 5, Toriola will etch his name in
Toriola - I Never Thought of Making Seven Olympic Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the Rio 2016 Olympic Games kick off on August 5, Toriola will etch his name in the annals of Olympic history as the first African to compete at seven Olympiads. "I feel very honoured about this my seventh Olympic Games because it is a record for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMF Warns Nigeria Heading Towards Recessionmarkets and developing economies remains diverse. Growth projections were revis
IMF Warns Nigeria Heading Towards Recession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
markets and developing economies remains diverse. Growth projections were revised down substantially in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting challenging macroeconomic conditions in its largest economies, which are adjusting to lower commodity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team South Africa Named for 2016 Rio ParalympicsSASCOC has announced a star-studded team to represent South Africa at the 2016
Team South Africa Named for 2016 Rio Paralympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
SASCOC has announced a star-studded team to represent South Africa at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro from 7-18 September. The announcement was made at the Nedbank Head Office in Johannesburg on Tuesday 19 July at a glittering occasion... Read more
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New Kerala
Steve Elworthy named managing director of 2019 Cricket WC - newkerala.com #92516tournament in 2009, which were staged in England and Wales, as well as the inau
Steve Elworthy named managing director of 2019 Cricket WC - newkerala.com #92516
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
tournament in 2009, which were staged in England and Wales, as well as the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 tournament in South Africa in 2007. A former South Africa fast bowler who played four Tests and 39 One-Day Internationals, and also featured in... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Steve Elworthy roped in as MD of World Cuptournament in 2009, which were staged in England and Wales, as well as the inau
Steve Elworthy roped in as MD of World Cup
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
tournament in 2009, which were staged in England and Wales, as well as the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 tournament in South Africa in 2007. A former South Africa fast bowler who played four Tests and 39 ODIs and also featured in the Commonwealth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Staffer Listed for Top CNN AwardsMr Cheboite Kigen of the Daily Nation, is among 38 finalists for this year's pr
Nation Staffer Listed for Top CNN Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Cheboite Kigen of the Daily Nation, is among 38 finalists for this year's prestigious CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards. Other Kenyans who have been shortlisted for the awards include KTN's Asha Mwilu and Rashid Idi; Dominic Omondi of The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kiprotich and Kwemoi Begin Kenya's Hunt for MedalsBeijing. Keringet-based Kiprotich will also be going for a better performance
Kiprotich and Kwemoi Begin Kenya's Hunt for Medals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Beijing. Keringet-based Kiprotich will also be going for a better performance after winning silver in junior race at the Africa Cross Country Championships held in March this year in Yaoundé, Cameroon. "I had a slight back injury that worsened... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Steve Elworthy named managing director of 2019 ICC Cricket World Cuptournament in 2009, which were staged in England and Wales, as well as the inau
Steve Elworthy named managing director of 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
tournament in 2009, which were staged in England and Wales, as well as the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 tournament in South Africa in 2007. A former South Africa fast bowler who played four Tests and 39 One-Day Internationals, and also featured in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sascoc announces Paralympic team for Rioswimming, shooting and wheelchair tennis. As was the case at the previous Para
Sascoc announces Paralympic team for Rio
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
swimming, shooting and wheelchair tennis. As was the case at the previous Paralympic Games in London, where Team South Africa was represented by seven codes, the athletics code will have the strongest representation of 19 athletes, followed by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kayange Tips Kenya Sevens Team to Win a Medal in Rio Gamesthe World Rugby team that wooed the world and IOC successfully in 2009. Kayang
Kayange Tips Kenya Sevens Team to Win a Medal in Rio Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the World Rugby team that wooed the world and IOC successfully in 2009. Kayange, who sustained an injury during the 2014 Commonwealth Games and had to go undergo an ankle surgery, has been struggling to get form virtually the whole of last... Read more
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Boston Globe
On Boston Common, multicultural offerings at Outside the Boxwalk through Boston Common last weekend. With the area in front of the Parkman
On Boston Common, multicultural offerings at Outside the Box
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
walk through Boston Common last weekend. With the area in front of the Parkman Bandstand already carved out for use by the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost” that opens this week, Outside the Box took over most... Read more
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Business Wire
Silver Spring Networks Expands Executive Team With New Chief Operating Officer, Ayse IldenizPrior, she held a variety of leadership roles for Intel including as the region
Silver Spring Networks Expands Executive Team With New Chief Operating Officer, Ayse Ildeniz
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Prior, she held a variety of leadership roles for Intel including as the regional director for Middle East, Turkey and Africa, a region consisting of 67 countries. Join the Silver Spring Networks Conversation About Silver Spring... Read more
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Queensland Times
UK trip boost for Ipswich achieverto Nottingham in England, she's played in New Zealand, Holland, Germany, India,
UK trip boost for Ipswich achiever
Queensland Times / Posted 5 days ago
to Nottingham in England, she's played in New Zealand, Holland, Germany, India, China, Japan, Singapore, Belgium and South Africa. Each tour has provided highlights, especially "experiencing the different cultures''. Having represented Queensland... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Systems Go for Aids 2016 Conference— Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radeb
All Systems Go for Aids 2016 Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
— Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe says plans are well in place for South Africa to host a successful 2016 International AIDS Conference. This is the second time South Africa hosts the conference,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shipping giant NYK guilty of cartel chargesof the Competition and Consumer Act,' ACCC chairman Rod Sims said on Monday in
Shipping giant NYK guilty of cartel charges
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
of the Competition and Consumer Act,' ACCC chairman Rod Sims said on Monday in a statement. The charge was laid by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions - which is responsibile for prosecuting crimininal cartel offences - on July 14,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Richlister Calls on Govt to Fix Inequality And Educationa New Zealand initiative dinner. Emerging markets are his expert area after bui
NZ Richlister Calls on Govt to Fix Inequality And Education
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
a New Zealand initiative dinner. Emerging markets are his expert area after building his business first in Russia and now Africa. But his speech also focused on what he believes New Zealand must do to lift its game. And as you're about to see, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari On Course With Nation's Economic Recovery - Delta APC ChairmanEcoshare Limited. The overall cost of the Econet Wireless licence was $285m and
Buhari On Course With Nation's Economic Recovery - Delta APC Chairman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Ecoshare Limited. The overall cost of the Econet Wireless licence was $285m and it was the most expensive ever issued in Africa at the time. Following wranglings in the boardroom that, as we have come to know today, was due to an alleged request... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Grand Corruption' a History for the Futureupon future generation of their compatriots. Nyasa Times reproduces below an a
'Grand Corruption' a History for the Future
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
upon future generation of their compatriots. Nyasa Times reproduces below an abridged verison of Nick Wright article in Africa Arguments on Malawi 'cashgate' affair. As the full scale of Cashgate emerges, it is provoking some wider reflections... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
High immigration is masking poor productivity: NBR Rich Lister Stephen Jenningsa New Zealand initiative dinner. Emerging markets are his expert area after bui
High immigration is masking poor productivity: NBR Rich Lister Stephen Jennings
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
a New Zealand initiative dinner. Emerging markets are his expert area after building his business first in Russia and now Africa. But his speech also focused on what he believes New Zealand must do to lift its game. And as you're about to see, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kiyeng Focused On Olympics Glory in Rioconsistency following the footsteps of Milkah Chemos who won gold at the 2013 M
Kiyeng Focused On Olympics Glory in Rio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
consistency following the footsteps of Milkah Chemos who won gold at the 2013 Moscow World Championships and 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. "It will not be easy in Rio because I know Jebet is in good form, she beat me in Eugene but I am... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Youngsters Leave for World ChampionshipsJunior Championships starting on Tuesday in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The team leaves
Kenyan Youngsters Leave for World Championships
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Junior Championships starting on Tuesday in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The team leaves for Poland on Sunday. Kipyego, who won the Africa Youth 2,000m steeplechase title after clocking 5:37.05 in Mauritius in April last year, scaled a step higher with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Caster and Wayde Shine Brightest for SA in Monacoa personal-best performance. Both she and Wayde van Niekerk (400m) were in imp
Caster and Wayde Shine Brightest for SA in Monaco
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
a personal-best performance. Both she and Wayde van Niekerk (400m) were in imperious display as they won gold for South Africa in two of the events that Team SA will target for glory in Rio. Semenya was the pick of the South Africans on... Read more
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