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Africa: In the Tönnies Case, Schalke Are Trampling On Their Own Mission Statement
Schalke's honorary board has allowed Clemens Tönnies to remain as chairman despite racist remarks about Africans. With the decision, the club are trampling on their own… Read more »
Africa: Schalke Chairman's Comments About Africa Are 'Racist and Colonial'
The head of Schalke's supervisory board, has come under fire for recent comments regarding Africa. DW spoke with fan culture and extremism researcher Robert Claus about what… Read more »
Nigeria: Triple Suicide Bomb Attack in Nigeria Targets Football Fans
Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to watch a football game. Read more »
South Africa: The Caster Semenya Verdict Is 'Wrong and Demeaning'
Champion sprinter Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against regulations limiting testosterone levels in certain women's athletic events. DW's Zipporah Nyambura takes issue with… Read more »
Kenya: Olympic Ice Hockey Dreams Under the African Sun
Kenya is known for its fast runners, but that could change if you ask its ice hockey team. The Ice Lions are training hard in the sun to be the first team in East and Central… Read more »
Africa: NBA Announces New Africa Basketball League
The 12-team professional league in Africa will start playing in January 2020. The NBA said the new league will help develop basketball in Africa and create economic opportunities. Read more »
Africa: Mohamed Salah Nets Second African Footballer of the Year Title
Egypt and Liverpool soccer star Mohamed Salah has picked up the Confederation of African Football's top player award for a second successive year. The Bundesliga's Achraf Hakimi… Read more »
Africa: Africa Mulls World Cup Defeats, Looks to the Future
Senegal's defeat means Africa will not have any representatives in the last 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Fans have been quick to voice their disappointment at their teams'… Read more »
Africa: FIFA World Cup Blog - Confessions of an African Journalist
In his second blog from Moscow, Nigerian journalist Samson Omale describes his experiences in getting to grips with the sheer size of the host country and learning how to walk the… Read more »
Africa: An African in Moscow - FIFA World Cup Blog
Samson Omale is among the many journalists from all over the world covering the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He'll be sending regular blog entries and sharing his thoughts about the action… Read more »
Cameroon: From Football Superstars to Engaged Politicians
Some African players have become very politically influential to the point of winning presidential elections -- such as Liberian President George Weah. Could footballers succeed… Read more »
Kenya: Combating Domestic Violence With Taekwondo in Kenya
<i>In Kenya, gender-based and societal violence is on the rise. To tackle the problem, authorities are rolling out taekwondo programs in primary schools.</i> Read more »
Morocco: Trump Tweet About World Cup Shows 'Cowboy Mentality'
Boosting the US bid to host the 2026 football World Cup, US President Donald Trump indirectly criticized Morocco for daring to compete. Unsurprisingly, his comments didn't go over… Read more »
Liberia: Soccer Legend George Weah Sworn in As President
Football legend George Weah's inauguration ceremony has marked the country's first democratic transition of power since 1944. Liberians are placing their hopes on him, but he has a… Read more »
Liberia/Cameroon: Remembering George Weah's Early Football Days
Cameroon was Weah's stepping stone on his way to becoming a top football player in Europe. Many of his former team mates have fond memories of Liberia's president-elect. DW's Moki… Read more »
Uganda: Queen of Katwe - How Chess Changes Lives
Phiona Mutesi got out of the Katwe slums in Uganda by playing chess. Then a book was written about her and a film made. Just over a year after the film's release, she talks to DW… Read more »
Liberia: Former Football Star George Weah Wins Liberian Presidential Election
International footballer George Weah has won Liberia's presidential election run-off. The landmark election marks the first democratic transfer of power in the West African state… Read more »
Africa: Africa's Football Marred By Politics
Africa has many good footballers, but because of the key role played by politics, national teams are performing way below their potential. Lack of trust among stakeholders has… Read more »
Africa: What Are Africa's Chances for the 2018 World Cup?
No African soccer team has ever reached the World Cup semi-finals. For the 2018 tournament in Russia, five strong teams could change that. But it's not going to be an easy feat. Read more »
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