Football – Greece name squad for Euro 2016 double-header

Football – Greece name squad for Euro 2016 double-header

Interim Greece coach Kostas Tsanas called up three uncapped players on Friday for next month's Euro 2016 qualifiers against Finland and Romania. Greece host fellow strugglers ...

South African women veterans set to be honoured – Minister

South African women veterans set to be honoured – Minister

As South Africa's Women's Month celebrations draw to a close, the country will honour 500 women military and struggle veterans from across the Nelson Mandela Metro at a ceremony on ...

Football – Kurzawa out of clash with former club Monaco

Football – Kurzawa out of clash with former club Monaco

New Paris Saint-Germain signing Layvin Kurzawa will miss an immediate return to former employers Monaco on Sunday due to an ankle injury. The 22-year-old was presented to the press ...

South African sprinter wins bronze medal in Beijing championships

South African sprinter wins bronze medal in Beijing championships

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana has won the bronze medal during a 200m race won by Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China ...

US firm set to fund Moz natural gas project

US firm set to fund Moz natural gas project

The director of the US subsidiary Anadarko Mozambique Area 1, Lda, says the Houston-based Anadarko Petroleum oil group has obtained 90 percent of the supply agreements needed to ...

Asky Airline moots flight school for Francophone Africa

Asky Airline moots flight school for Francophone Africa

The Pan-African airline ASKY has revealed an ambitious plan to establish a flight school in the Togolese capital Lome to serve aviation upstarts in Francophone Africa.In a statement ...

South Africa: All set for Tshivenda Music Awards in Limpopo Province

South Africa: All set for Tshivenda Music Awards in Limpopo Province

The stage is set for Saturday's 2015 Tshivenda Music Awards (TSHIMA) aimed at inspiring South African artists, songwriters, producers and composers to continue to preserve and ...

Nigerians criticise new appointments by President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari's appointment of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, his Chief of Staff and four others was greeted by angry reactions as some described it as lopsided and sectional. Nigeria's Vanguard newspaper report on Friday said that the President of the Arewa Youths  more...

August 28, 2015 at 11:59 am UTC

South Africa: All set for Tshivenda Music Awards in Limpopo Province

The stage is set for Saturday's 2015 Tshivenda Music Awards (TSHIMA) aimed at inspiring South African artists, songwriters, producers and composers to continue to preserve and promote Tshivenda culture and language through music, APA has learnt. According to the programme, Communications Minister Faith  more...

August 28, 2015 at 10:41 am UTC

South African sprinter wins bronze medal in Beijing championships

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana has won the bronze medal during a 200m race won by Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China on Thursday. The medal is the country's second following Wayde van Niekerk's gold in the 400m race on Wednesday. Bolt was  more...

28 August 2015 at 11:01 am UTC

Nigeria declares 57 universities illegal

Nigeria has clamped down on some 57 private universities and other degree awarding institutions described as illegal. The Executive Secretary of Nigeria's National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Julius Okojie, made the declaration and directed the closure of the institutions. ``The certificates  more...

28 August 2015 at 10:36 am UTC

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