Arsene Wenger urges Africa to get its house in order – TimesLIVE

Arsene Wenger urges Africa to get its house in order – TimesLIVE

“That should encourage Africa to organise its football. “There is so much talent and the guys playing for France came from Africa because their parents took them to France. “It shows that the talent and potential exists in Africa. But one person cannot change Africa‚ the whole system has to be better organised. A successful […]

Dananjaya Named in Sri Lanka Squad for South Africa ODIs – News18

Dananjaya Named in Sri Lanka Squad for South Africa ODIs – News18

Akila Dananjaya (IMAGE: Twitter/Cricket South Africa) Sri Lanka announced their squad for the five-match ODI series against South Africa on Monday, bringing in three uncapped players to a 17-member squad. Akila Dananjaya’s name is also in the squad.Right-hand batsman Oshada Fernando was among the fresh names in the squad, for the series […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Women in Africa face huge odds but can make a real difference – Chronicle

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Women in Africa face huge odds but can make a real difference – Chronicle

The Chronicle Women are gaining ground in politics around the world. Last year, the so-called “pink wave” saw a record number of women elected to Congress in the US’s mid-term elections. There are signs of progress in Africa, too. Last October, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was praised for his “transformative leadership” after appointing a […]

Lobby groups say Equatorial Guinea on revenge mission – The East African

Lobby groups say Equatorial Guinea on revenge mission – The East African

By ARNALDO VIEIRAMore by this Author Lobby groups are accusing Equatorial Guinea of waging a vendetta war against anti-corruption crusaders. The accusations come hot on the heels of Malabo issuing a warrant of arrest against 16 individuals it accuses of money laundering and financing terrorism. Those wanted include a French anti-corruption lawyer, Mr William Bourdon, […]

South African Burger King Owner Dumps Dunkin' Donuts – Fortune

South African Burger King Owner Dumps Dunkin' Donuts – Fortune

South African fans of U.S.-branded hot, glazed doughnuts with a gulp of coffee are about to see one well-known choice disappear. The company that owns Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc.’s local Dunkin’ Donuts chain has applied for voluntary liquidation of the unit. South African leisure company Grand Parade Investments Ltd., which ran the stores as a […]

Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa – BBC News

Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa – BBC News

Image copyright BBC News Image caption Prof Djikeng’s thinking was moulded by his childhood experiences A researcher in Edinburgh is leading efforts to develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa. Prof Appolinaire Djikeng is developing cows, pigs and chickens that are resistant to diseases and more productive. Among them are cattle that have […]

Nigeria, a bellwether for African democracy, goes to the polls – The Columbian

Nigeria, a bellwether for African democracy, goes to the polls – The Columbian

When Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday, there’ll be much more at stake than the presidency and seats in the parliament of Africa’s most populous nation. Democracy is on the back foot in Africa, and a credible and widely accepted outcome will go some way toward offsetting negative perceptions of the world’s poorest continent. […]

Italy tells France the truth, but Africa isn’t listening – Vanguard

Italy tells France the truth, but Africa isn’t listening – Vanguard

By Owei Lakemfa IN the continuous European game of shifting blames over rescuing African migrants floating in European waters, angry Italy lashed out at self-righteous France. Mr. Luigi Di Maio, the Italian Deputy Prime Minister said: “France is one of those countries that by printing money for 14 African states prevents their economic development and […]

Hail Amajita! South Africa is proud despite loss to Senegal – Goal.com

Hail Amajita! South Africa is proud despite loss to Senegal – Goal.com

Senong’s charges have done it again, qualifying for their second successive Fifa World Cup, but expectations are high for the current generation South African national U20 team, Amajita, may have lost to Senegal on Wednesday night, but the country is proud of their heroics in Niger.  It was always going to be extremely tough against […]

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