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African entertainers with surprising day jobs

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African entertainers with surprising day jobs

African entertainers with surprising day jobs

Ghanaian comedian OB Amponsah also practices optometry.

In Kenya, Jason Runo produces an improv comedy show and is also a beekeeper.


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Ghana Ghana Country in West Africa

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Two African Olympic medalists inspire the next generation [Video]

Two African Olympic medalists inspire the next generation

Tunisian swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui recounts his journey to winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics. In Ghana, bronze medal boxer Samuel Takyi shows us the gym that shaped him into a champion.

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Meet Ghana's Olympic bronze medal "Ring Warrior" [Video]

Meet Ghana's Olympic bronze medal "Ring Warrior"

20-year-old Ghanaian boxer Samuel Takyi is the first in almost 50 years to bring home an Olympic medal in the sport.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL    Duration: 01:52Published
CNN anchor: Why are you pushing a bill that would legalize hate? [Video]

CNN anchor: Why are you pushing a bill that would legalize hate?

CNN’s Larry Madowo speaks to Ghanaian MP Sam George about the anti-LGBTQ draft bill that he introduced.

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This draft bill gives LGBTQ members 2 options: Jail time or conversion therapy [Video]

This draft bill gives LGBTQ members 2 options: Jail time or conversion therapy

CNN’s David McKenzie reports from Ghana as the country’s parliament is set to debate a bill that critics from the LGBTQ+ community call a “homophobe’s dream.”

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Kenya Kenya Country in Eastern Africa

Award-winning African activists promote a better life for children [Video]

Award-winning African activists promote a better life for children

Kakenya Ntaiya, a former Top 10 CNN Hero, continues her mission of educating Kenyan girls and saving them from early marriage. In Cameroon, Achaleke Christian Leke is combating violence with his “Spread Love” campaign in schools and prisons.

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This Kenyan activist says her CNN Hero award helped reduce early marriages in her community [Video]

This Kenyan activist says her CNN Hero award helped reduce early marriages in her community

Kakenya Ntaiya was honored as a Top 10 CNN Hero in 2013 for her work in challenging traditions and empowering girls through education.

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Husband of Kenyan runner Agnes Tirop arrested on suspicion of her murder

The husband of record breaking runner Agnes Tirop has been arrested following her death and is set to be charged with her murder.
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Agnes Tirop: Husband arrested in Kenya after athlete's death

Record-breaking long-distance runner Agnes Tirop was found stabbed to death at her home on Wednesday.
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