The untold life of a heavyweight boxer from Zimbabwe
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Lifestyle The untold life of a heavyweight boxer from Zimbabwe

The story of former British heavyweight titleholder Dereck Chisora’s birth in Mbare, Harare’s oldest black township, is well known. Little has been said about his upbringing in an inter-racial family until his departure for the UK at the age of 16. His uncle, Paul de Souza, a former Zimbabwe national judoka, sat down with Enock Muchinjo to talk about the boxer’s troubled childhood, family and race in Rhodesia.

Sadio the main Mane
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Lifestyle Sadio the main Mane

Sadio Mane is the most expensive African footballer in history. Thankfully, Mane is not one of the big stars from Francophone West Africa who have opted to play for their adopted European countries, mostly France. But in a few months’ time, Mane might be caught up in a familiar row that has often stalked top European-based African footballers, the club versus country debate.

Rio 2016: What’s in store for Africa?
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Africans rising Rio 2016: What’s in store for Africa?

The Olympic Games are a global spectacle, the world’s most exciting multi-sport event. Africa, though, has underachieved at the Olympics, although this time around in Rio de Janeiro, there is new hope that the continent can finally start to make its mark in other disciplines other than distance running – where Kenya and Ethiopia have hauled a respectable number of medals. Enock Muchinjo previews the Games with African lenses.