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Olympics the target for African yard game Kwepena

An entrepreneur in Uganda is trying to develop a centuries-old yard game, known as Kwepena, worldwide.

by Malcolm Webb

An entrepreneur in Uganda is trying to develop a centuries-old yard game, known as Kwepena, worldwide.

Simon Tumukunde is aiming to take the game, popular among children all over Africa, to the Olympics.

He has turned Kwepena into a sport by defining the court dimensions, writing rules and introducing a regulation ball.

Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from the capital, Kampala.


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