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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s saga, the connection between the Government of Syria’s Bashar al-Assad.

My first article that I wrote was in 2007, a history competition by Annel Pegeveger, a very successful woman from Russian. We were requested to write two articles. I wanted to impress the judges and chose to write about Russian Revolution and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Two years ago I began investigating a multimillion and politician Kirsan Ilyumzhinov about his chess career. As my research goes on, I went deeper into his businesses, political structures and associates. Ilyumzhinov was born on April 5, 1962 in Elista, Kalmykia. His…

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43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia 2018

With couple of days left for the 43rd Chess Olympiad to start, we too here in Africa are excited. What’s so special about the year 2018? Well a lot is happening, elections, World Championship Match and many more… and the launch of AfruTalk.  The 43rd World Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi We wish all the African teams the best. It is now that we need to showcase our talent out there with the rest of the world. Let’s connect Africa. 

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The Tzaneen NYDA offices ‘a MYTH’.

It had been two months since the offices were ‘launched’. Prior the ‘launch’ the invitation letters were sent out from The Greater Tzaneen Municipality (GTM) for a grand launch of the offices but on the eleventh hour the theme was changed to Greater Tzaneen Municipality and National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) outreach and the commemoration of youth day on the 29 June at Tzaneen show Grounds. Flat number 5 of the Evita business flats opposite the GTM offices had been leased out to the NYDA via the GTM (who is…

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Praggnanandhaa becomes second youngest Grandmaster

Chennai’s Praggnanandhaa made history when he became the second youngest Grandmaster on Saturday 23rd of June 2018 at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days. At some point, the whole world thought he will break Ukrainian Sergey Karjakin’s record of 12 years, 07 months. Image: Chessbase He had been playing fine chess and beating famous GM’s. With not only the country’s pressure, the world was expecting new record. After failing to break the record, Praggnanandhaa relaxed and finally achieved his final GM Norm.

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Official Launch of AfruTalk!

We hope you’re excited as we are, the official launch of AfruTalk is near. The idea has been there and was never executed. In a few weeks, AfruTalk will be live on air 24/7 from the 5th of October 2018 [Atherns GMT+2:00]  bringing you the best and pure young talent from across Africa and the world. AfruTalk is free online radio that help youth get experience in media industry and develop online chess. We are small, but strong team. We strive to bring quality content as well as making sure…

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