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Kenya Deaflympics team tops Africa despite marathon heartbreak

Xinhua 18 May 2022
Kenya could have scooped more medals in the men and women's marathon on the last day of the games on Sunday but the athletes were disqualified for lateness ... I was ready for the marathon after racing in the 5,000m and 10,000m," she said through a sign-language interpreter ... Kenya Deaflympics team tops Africa despite marathon heartbreak.
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Lesotho targets training at altitude before Birmingham 2022

Inside The Games 18 May 2022
The mountainous nation, which is surrounded by South Africa, is the only country in the world which is completely above 1,000 metres in elevation ... "So when we come over to Birmingham they give their best performance." Thabiso Moqhali won Lesotho's only Commonwealth Games gold medal in the marathon at Kuala Lumpur 1998 ©Getty Images.
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SA canoeist Nosipho Mthembu continues to paddle her way to glory

Eye Witness News 18 May 2022
Canoeist Nosipho Mthembu has a long list of achievements, including becoming the first black woman to qualify for the World Junior Marathon in China and bringing home gold from the All Africa Games in Morocco in 2019 ... .
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Russian Diplomats Expelled From Europe Posted to Work in Asia, Latin America, CIS - Lavrov

Urdu Point 17 May 2022
... and, in fact, from hostile countries, they are now being hired to work in our ministry, as well as in other regions, primarily in Asia, Africa, Latin America and, most importantly, within the CIS geopolitical space," Lavrov said at the educational marathon "New horizons.
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Zimbabwe: Naaz Hopeful Mpofu's Appeal Will Be Successful

All Africa 17 May 2022
Long distance runner Isaac Mpofu, who was disqualified a week ago at the Durban International Marathon in South Africa, is anxiously waiting for the verdict on the race ....
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Somalia’s Mohamud given presidency a second time

Taipei Times 16 May 2022
Somalia handed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud the presidency for a second time following Sunday’s long-overdue election in the Horn of Africa nation, which is confronting an Islamist insurgency and the threat of famine. After a marathon poll involving 36 candidates that was broadcast live ...
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Somalia elects Hassan Sheik Mohamud as president a second time

Urdu Point 16 May 2022
Somalia handed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud the presidency for a second time following Sunday's long-overdue election in the troubled Horn of Africa nation, which is confronting an insurgency and the threat of famine ... After a marathon poll involving 36 candidates that was broadcast live ...
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Somalia: Hassan Sheikh Mohamud re-elected as president

The New Arab 16 May 2022
Somalia handed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud the presidency for a second time following Sunday's long-overdue election in the troubled Horn of Africa nation, which is confronting an Islamist insurgency and the threat of famine. After a marathon poll involving 36 candidates that was ...
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Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as president for a second time

Khaleejtimes 15 May 2022
... Horn of Africa nation, which is confronting an Islamist insurgency and the threat of famine.
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Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as new president

Al Jazeera 15 May 2022
Mohamud won the presidency for a second time following a long-overdue election on Sunday in the troubled Horn of Africa nation. After a marathon poll involving 36 candidates that was broadcast live on state TV, parliamentary officials counted over 165 votes in favour of former ...
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John Connaway: Brookesmith ISD success story

Brownwood Bulletin 12 May 2022
With lots of hard work and summer internships, Connaway was able to land a job with Marathon Oil Company as an offshore production engineer in Lafayette, Louisiana ... His career took him and Laura to 14 homes in 10 different states and three foreign countries — Scotland, West Africa and Canada.
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Marathon staged on Chinese-built expressway, reviving Kenyans' hope for economic vitality

China Daily 09 May 2022
... upon completing the inaugural marathon at the China-built Nairobi Expressway Sunday ... President Uhuru Kenyatta said during an award ceremony for marathon winners that the thoroughfare is embedded in the infrastructure modernization master plan for East Africa's largest metropolis.
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South Africa: Mpofu Wins Durban Marathon, Gets Disqualified

All Africa 09 May 2022
ZIMBABWE long-distance runner Isaac Mpofu's World Championships qualification hangs in the balance after he was disqualified by Athletics South Africa yesterday despite winning the Durban International Marathon ....
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Kenya's Misoi, Barsosio win inaugural Nairobi City Marathon

Xinhua 08 May 2022
NAIROBI, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Brimin Misoi and Agnes Barsosio won the inaugural Nairobi City Marathon here on Sunday to take home 60,000 U.S ... The richest event in Africa saw 10,000 runners tackle the course along the Nairobi Expressway ... Kenya's Misoi, Barsosio win inaugural Nairobi City Marathon.
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Tumelo Motlagale declared SA marathon champion in Durban

Independent online (SA) 08 May 2022
Motlagale ran a splendid personal best of 2.11.15 at the Durban International City Marathon — which also doubled up as the Athletics South Africa National Marathon Championships — for a second place finish behind Zimbabwean Isaac Mpofu, who win in 2.10.24 ... It was my main goal, my mindset has been on the SA Marathon Championships since January.

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