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20 January 2014 11:04 AM Glo Has Stirred up Rivalry in African Football, Articles | THISDAY LIVE

Chairman of leading telecommunications company, Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga jr. has said that Globacom’s intervention in the game of football in Africa has stirred up keen rivalry among individual players, national teams and clubs on the continent. In his statement at the 2013 edition of the Glo CAF Awards held at the Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos, Adenuga 63

15 January 2014 8:08 PM Missing original Dusi trophy discovered

Missing for more than four decades, the original Player Family Trophy presented to the winner of the Dusi Canoe Marathon has been found and reunited with its inaugural winner, Dr Ian Player. The 86-year-old environmentalist and founder of the Dusi Canoe Marathon was delighted to be reacquainted with the trophy, which was presented to the race by his father 77

06 January 2014 2:38 AM Al Jazeera faces criticism in Egypt over its coverage of Muslim Brotherhood

Best news photos of the week The network’s pariah status in Egypt represents an abrupt reversal of fortune for a news organization often lionized for challenging the media monopoly of authoritarian governments throughout the Middle East. Only three years ago, Al Jazeera was celebrated for its role in the downfall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak 47

31 December 2013 8:25 PM Jordaan: Do Tata proud in 2014

Johannesburg - South Africans have a moral obligation to work hard in order to fulfill the spirit and legacy of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, SA Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan said in his new year message. "As for football and Safa in particular, this will be the first time since our readmission into the world football family of Fifa without 37

28 December 2013 11:25 AM Top ten SA sports personalities of 2013

December 28 2013 at 12:30pm By Sameer Naik While many couples were exchanging Valentine’s gifts and the day was looking rosy, the news broke: a woman had been shot dead at Oscar Pistorius’s home on an exclusive estate in the east of Pretoria. Details emerged quickly: the shooter was Pistorius himself and the victim his girlfriend of a few months, model 100

10 December 2013 1:00 PM India salutes ‘visionary’ Mandela

December 10 2013 at 02:57pm By SAPA Johannesburg - Former president Nelson Mandela pursued the impossible, India's President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday. "He pursued an impossible goal for his people. We in India have long admired him and all that he stood for and we will always cherish him," he said at the memorial service for Madiba at the FNB Stadium 53

06 December 2013 5:50 AM South African Wine

From superb sparkling wines (many made méthode champenoise) to rich dessert delights, and a healthy spread of both well made (and well-priced) reds and whites, South Africa's wine scene continues to gain ground in terms of both export volume and international wine fans. With a quarter of a million acres under vine and tremendous variety in regional 71

26 November 2013 4:05 PM Cold comfort in the Antarctic

November 26 2013 at 06:00pm By Michael Taylor Punta Arenas, Chile - At the end of 1993 I was fortunate enough to receive an invitation from friends in Cape Town to join them on a cruise to the Antarctic in the MV Marco Polo. I say “cruise”, but I was left in no doubt that this trip was more of an “expedition”, as there would be regular educational lectures 123