Day: January 12, 2019

Return of ‘encyclopedia’ Ferguson massive for United – Pochettino

LONDON (Reuters) - Alex Ferguson’s return to Manchester United’s training ground has been massive for his old club,...

CAF Champions League match report FC Platinum v Orlando Pirates 12 January 2019 – News

Posted: 12 January 2019 Time: 13:12 Orlando Pirates will be looking to get their CAF Champions League campaign...

Strikes in Zimbabwe, DRC election update, and coup attempt in Gabon

Public sector employees strike for better pay in Zimbabwe This week, public school teachers in Zimbabwe began an...

Two jailed over gruesome occult sacrifice

By AFPMore by this Author A court in Gabon has jailed two men accused of sacrificing a man...

Pakistan 111-5 in 3rd Test, 151 runs behind South Africa – Sport

South Africa recovered from a careless start to the morning session to eventually take three wickets and reduce...

Kuchar a one-shot halfway leader at Sony Open as Spieth heads home

(Reuters) - Matt Kuchar, in some of the best form of his career at age 40, vaulted to...

Dozens feared dead in Nigeria as leaking oil tanker explodes

An overturned oil tanker exploded in Nigeria while dozens of people were scooping up the leaking fuel and...

DRC runner-up claims victory, will file election challenge

Democratic Republic of Congo runner-up Martin Fayulu announced on Friday he will file a court challenge to the...

12 civilians killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

Twelve civilians were killed on Thursday during a jihadist attack in the north of Burkina Faso, which has...

Ramaphosa unveils ANC election manifesto

By AFPMore by this Author South African President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils the ANC's election manifesto on Saturday with...

Sloppy South Africa keep Pakistan in the hunt in third test

JOHANNESBURG: Sloppy South Africans spilled numerous opportunities in the first hour to allow Pakistan to go to lunch...

Murray, the gift who kept giving for British tennis

LONDON (Reuters) - For a nation steeped in tennis history but long starved of success, Britain’s Andy Murray...

Zimbabwe plans new currency as dollar shortage bites

Mthuli Ncube told a town hall meeting late on Friday that a new local currency would be introduced...

Sharm el-Sheikh: UK should end flight ban – Egyptian ambassador

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The beach resort of Sharm el-Sheikh was hugely popular with Britons but visitor...

Zimbabwe: Ncube Shuts Door On Dollarisation, Says to Reintroduce Zimdollar

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has put-paid to any hopes of the country adopting the US dollar to tame...

South Africa: 762 Rounds of Live Ammunition Found in Shallow Grave in East London

Eastern Cape police stumbled upon 762 rounds of live ammunition during an operation in East London. The ammunition...

Pro-Kabila camp wins DRC legislative poll, recount sought for presidency

Parties supporting outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila won a majority in long-delayed legislative elections, according...

South Africa: 7 Key Pointers to Look Out for in Ramaphosa’s Speech

The ANC's January 8th statement informs the governing party's plans for the coming year and sets the tone...

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January 12, 2019 • Opinion Joseph Hundah, President and Group CEO of Econet Media Television has captured the...

South Africa collapses to 262, Pakistan 17-2 in 3rd test

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa lost seven wickets for 33 runs in a collapse and Pakistan's batsmen also...

Nigeria: ASUU Rejects Govt’s Offers, Says Strike Continues

By Mojeed AlabiThe hope of many university students across the country to resume academic activities soon may have...

Zimbabwe: A Soccer Player Without Legs

By Mirirai NsingoNot even disability can stop him from following his passion. With no legs, he competes with...

Zimbabwe: Geneva, Harare to Bolster Bilateral Ties

By Farirai MachivenyikaSwitzerland has pledged to support Zimbabwe's economic reform process as part of efforts to strengthen bilateral...

Zimbabwe: Vehicle Registration Plates Run Out

By Innocent RuwendeThe Central Vehicle Registry (CVR) has run out of vehicle registration plates, with a few available...

Zimbabwe: Remembering a ‘Very Bloody Generous’ Hero

By Angeline MusakwaNot all superheroes come in costumes. Some just wear a smile and focus on making the...

Nigeria: I’ve Found Not Just a Wife but Someone We Can Build Our Destinies Together – Banky W

interview Olubankole Wellington, popularly known by his stage name Banky W, has been a consistent and very successful...

Nigeria: Music Artists Who May Rule the Scene in 2019

By Rotimi Agbana2018 was unarguably an amazing year for the Nigerian music industry. With the release of credible...

Nigeria: I Am Not Quitting Yet, Says Enyeama

Former Nigeria captain, Vincent Enyeama is keen on a return to football almost two years after making his...

Kenya: Be Careful With What You Post and Share, the Internet Never Forgets

My little daughter has finally learnt how to use my phone and among the things she can confidently...

Nigeria: Petrol Tanker Explodes, Kills 60 People in Calabar

By Ike UchechukwuNo fewer than 60 persons were feared dead yesterday when a tanker loaded with Petroleum product...

South Africa: At Least 31 Houses Destroyed, 28 Damaged in Overstrand Wildfires

At least 31 houses have been completely destroyed and 28 partially damaged by wildfires on the coastal Overstrand...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Promises an ANC Manifesto That Will ‘Build a People’s Economy’

Great strides have been made in South Africa over the past two decades under the ANC's leadership. This...

Congo-Kinshasa: Congo’s Fayulu to Challenge Election Results in High Court

Photo: VOA Martin Fayulu Congolese presidential candidate Martin Fayulu plans to demand a recount of election results that...

Uganda Not Worried China Will Seize Assets Over Rising Debt

Photo: Yoweri Museveni/Twitter Uganda President Yoweri Museveni in a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. By Halima...

Steve Smith comeback to be delayed by elbow surgery

Smith was banned for 12 months last MarchEx-Australia captain Steve Smith will have elbow surgery and may not...

Serena Guthrie column: England Quad Series win can set tone for World Cup

Serena Guthrie will captain the England Roses in the Quad Series against New Zealand, South Africa and Australia2019...

Rwanda: Up Close With Gafaranga, a Child Soldier Who Escaped a Militia Group

Photo: Régis Umurengezi/NewTimes Gafaranga poses with two certificates that he was awarded with in November 2018 after completing...

Zimbabwe: Chamisa Talks, What Talks?

By Mapozho SarucheraThe media has lately been awash with reports to the effect that dialogue between the ruling...

Zimbabwe Splashes Millions On Luxury Imports

By Michael TomeZimbabwe is spending millions of dollars on importing products that it should ordinarily manufacture locally or...

Zimbabwe: Local Currency in 12 Months – Ncube

By Kudakwashe Mhundwa and Princess NcubeFinance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube yesterday said the country will...