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‘I am prepared to die’: Mandela’s speech which shook apartheid

Al Jazeera 20 Apr 2024
Accused number one” had been speaking from the dock for almost three hours by the time he uttered the words that would ultimately change South Africa ... list of 4 itemslist 1 of 4South Africa seeks to stop auction of historic Nelson Mandela artefacts.

Safa turns spicy with new Bafana Bafana food sponsor

Independent online (SA) 18 Apr 2024
“This collaboration blends the passion of South African football with the tradition of Shisanyama.” ... “Uniting with Freddy Hirsch allows us to bring together two of South Africa’s greatest loves— football and Shisanyama.

Malawi football fans assault TV reporter Yasin Limu

CPJ 17 Apr 2024
Malawian sports journalists should not have to fear of violence from football fans whenever they cover a match,” said CPJ Africa Program Coordinator Muthoki Mumo from Nairobi.

Why Kaizer Chiefs cannot afford to fumble their next head coach appointment

Independent online (SA) 17 Apr 2024
They are on course for another title and set for a remarkable quadruple as they are still in the hunt for the CAF Champions League and the Nedbank Cup after winning the Africa Football League earlier this season.

APO Group Celebrates Triple Award Win for Africa at Prestigious Brands Review Magazine Awards

Capital Ethiopia 17 Apr 2024
Additionally, Pompigne-Mognard sits on several Advisory Boards, Task Forces, and International Committees, including the Senior Advisory Board of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, the Advisory ...

Barstool Sports’ Bill Cotter is using prize money from boxing Jose Canseco to run for Congress

New York Post 16 Apr 2024
Cotter (center) traveled to Africa to coach a Ugandan football team last year ... of pigskin; last year, he even traveled to Africa with another Barstool employee to coach a football team in Uganda.

Sport calendar 2024: Paris Olympics, men’s Euros and much more

Yahoo Daily News 15 Apr 2024
Below is our sporting calendar for the year, comprising everything from football, rugby and Formula One to the biggest dates to watch out for across athletics, golf, horse racing and plenty more besides ... 13 Football Africa Cup of Nations starts ... .

Eyes on the Ball … Billionaire Businessman Eyes Ownership of Football Club

This Day 14 Apr 2024
Nigerian football ... Aliko Dangote, Africa’s wealthiest man, once pondered the acquisition of English football club Arsenal FC ... Elumelu’s entry into football ownership is not just about the game—it’s about the promise of transformation.

Meet the man with Land End links who walked nearly 70 MILES across London

Yahoo Daily News 14 Apr 2024
... in Lane End, opted to walk to every single EFL club’s stadium in London in support of Kit Aid, a British-based charity that sends surplus football shirts to the most impoverished areas of Africa.

Game on: How Africa’s sporting appetite could spark economic growth

Independent online (SA) 12 Apr 2024
Africa is also one of the world’s fastest-growing regions in terms of economics and urbanisation ... In addition to sports such as basketball and mixed martial arts, America’s National Football League (NFL) is gaining traction in Africa.

FIFA president wants to protect football's 'magic'

Xinhua 12 Apr 2024
ASUNCION, April 11 (Xinhua) -- FIFA president Gianni Infantino urged football administrators to remember their role as custodians of the game during the 78th South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) annual congress on Thursday.

‘Coloureds can’t jam ’ Portia Modise’s Banyana, Desiree Ellis argument racist and flawed

Independent online (SA) 12 Apr 2024
... the national teams — Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana — with the odd argument that they need more white players despite white players not actively pursuing a football career in South Africa anymore.

Luke Fleurs death: Six arrested over murder of South Africa footballer shot dead in car

The Mirror 11 Apr 2024
Kaiser Chiefs defender Luke Fleurs tragically died after being shot dead during a car hijacking incident in Johannesburg while he was waiting at a petrol station ... .

UAE Offers Free Life-Changing Surgeries, Illuminating Children's Smiles This Eid

Akhbrna 11 Apr 2024
Through these initiatives, numerous children received complimentary surgeries and comprehensive care, including 10-year-old Josiah Pietersen from South Africa. Josiah, an avid football player, ...

Namibia's football head coach nominated for regional Men's Coach of the Year

Xinhua 10 Apr 2024
WINDHOEK, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Namibia men's football team coach Collin Benjamin has been nominated for the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Men's Coach of the Year Award, the ...