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Africans Wow at The London Marathon

Greetings from London where a record 40,000 runners took part in this year’s London Marathon and our Kenyan counterparts gave an impressive performance winning both the women’s and men’s race. The race was an African affair in terms of winning with Kenyans and Ethiopians taking the top spots. We say a hearty congratulations to our fellow brothers and sisters from the continent.

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Defying racism: Afro-Austro Alaba makes his mark

England, France and Belgium have a much longer history of selecting black footballers in their national teams due to a longer historical association with people of African ancestry. But with increased rate of immigration and transnational marriage, the world has become a global village over the years. Because of that, a lot more European countries now have players of colour in their national teams. Any interesting case is Vienna-born David Alaba, a rare breed of a national player for a country with a problem with racism.