Cheetahs World Cup Team Named

[The Herald] Zimbabwe coach, Gilbert Nyamutsamba, has declared his Cheetahs ready for their crack at the Rugby Sevens World Cup in San Francisco and has announced the final side that will do duty at the showpiece in the United States. Nyamutsamba stepped up the act with his Class of 2018, a blend of seasoned players and some international Sevens rookies whom he has entrusted to fight for honours at the AT&T Park in San Francisco on July 20-22.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe coach, Gilbert Nyamutsamba, has declared his Cheetahs ready for their crack at the Rugby Sevens World Cup in San Francisco and has announced the final side that will do duty at the showpiece in the United States. Nyamutsamba stepped up the act with his Class of 2018, a blend of seasoned players and some international Sevens rookies whom he has entrusted to fight for honours at the AT&T Park in San Francisco on July 20-22.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Local Designer Relishes Italy Experience

[The Herald] Designs of excellent quality in luxurious fabrics and feminine silhouettes with a special attention to detail is what sets Zimbabwean fashion designer and entrepreneur Faith Taruvinga apart.

[The Herald] Designs of excellent quality in luxurious fabrics and feminine silhouettes with a special attention to detail is what sets Zimbabwean fashion designer and entrepreneur Faith Taruvinga apart.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mire Blow for Cricket Team

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s opening batsman Solomon Mire will be out for at least three weeks with a muscle injury that has side-lined him from the One Day International series against Pakistan starting tomorrow in Bulawayo. Mire, who was the Chevrons’ bes…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's opening batsman Solomon Mire will be out for at least three weeks with a muscle injury that has side-lined him from the One Day International series against Pakistan starting tomorrow in Bulawayo. Mire, who was the Chevrons' best performer with the bat during the recent T20I triangular with Australia and Pakistan, has been recommended for physiotherapy after sustaining a muscle tear.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SA, Zim Teams Grace Phikwe Tourney

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Organisers of the annual Selebi Phikwe Softball Extravaganza scheduled for the President’s Day Holidays has roped in teams from South Africa and Zimbabwe to make the tournament competitive.

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Organisers of the annual Selebi Phikwe Softball Extravaganza scheduled for the President's Day Holidays has roped in teams from South Africa and Zimbabwe to make the tournament competitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Flying Home With Cyril Ramaphosa

[Daily Maverick] President Cyril Ramaphosa is off this week on his first state visits since taking office – to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia – with a stopover in Nigeria, travelling in a chartered South African Airways Boeing big enough for…

[Daily Maverick] President Cyril Ramaphosa is off this week on his first state visits since taking office - to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia - with a stopover in Nigeria, travelling in a chartered South African Airways Boeing big enough for two suburban ANC branches. It costs millions, but for now it's probably the best of the bad choices - and he tagged along some hacks as well. Earlier this month, our correspondent flew back with the President from Mauritania after the African Union summit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Serial Rapist Sentenced to Four Life Sentences Plus 259 Years

[News24Wire] A man was sentenced to more than 250 years’ imprisonment and four life sentences in the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane on Wednesday after being found guilty on 31 charges including rape and attempted murder.

[News24Wire] A man was sentenced to more than 250 years' imprisonment and four life sentences in the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane on Wednesday after being found guilty on 31 charges including rape and attempted murder.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Free-Trade Zone Creates Opportunities, Deepens Dependency

[VOA] In a ceremony last week attended by heads of state from across East Africa, Djibouti inaugurated what it says will become the largest free-trade zone on the continent.

[VOA] In a ceremony last week attended by heads of state from across East Africa, Djibouti inaugurated what it says will become the largest free-trade zone on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

Federal Government of Nigeria Supports Google’s Next Billion Users Plan

[CIO] In line with its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, especially its strategy to diversify the economy by making technology an enabler for forex revenue earnings, the Buhari administration would be actively supporting Google’s Next Billion users pl…

[CIO] In line with its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, especially its strategy to diversify the economy by making technology an enabler for forex revenue earnings, the Buhari administration would be actively supporting Google's Next Billion users plan intended to ensure greater digital access in Nigeria and around the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria