‘We Want to Make Chinese Super League Beneficial to Nigerians’

[Guardian] John Obi Mikel’s recent transfer to Tianjin Teda in the Chinese League has opened a new vista in the movement of Nigerian players to foreign clubs. In this transfer window, which ends tomorrow, the Chinese Super League has spent more money than all the European leagues combined. The figure keeps soaring. Aside from bringing talented players to the Super League, Chinese investment funds are targeting stakes in European clubs, from Manchester City to Atlético Madrid and Slavia Prague, while media and

[Guardian] John Obi Mikel's recent transfer to Tianjin Teda in the Chinese League has opened a new vista in the movement of Nigerian players to foreign clubs. In this transfer window, which ends tomorrow, the Chinese Super League has spent more money than all the European leagues combined. The figure keeps soaring. Aside from bringing talented players to the Super League, Chinese investment funds are targeting stakes in European clubs, from Manchester City to Atlético Madrid and Slavia Prague, while media and

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Williams, Moreki Put Cobras in Control

[News24Wire] Lizaad Williams and Tshepo Moreki shared six wickets to put the Cape Cobras on top after another shortened second day of their Sunfoil Series encounter against the Titans at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.

[News24Wire] Lizaad Williams and Tshepo Moreki shared six wickets to put the Cape Cobras on top after another shortened second day of their Sunfoil Series encounter against the Titans at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Joseph Opio – The Ugandan Writing Jokes for Trevor Noah

[East African] Joseph Opio has always been serious about comedy. So serious, in fact, that he walked away from a promising newspaper job in Kampala, borrowed a large sum of money, and went to the US to try to make people laugh.

[East African] Joseph Opio has always been serious about comedy. So serious, in fact, that he walked away from a promising newspaper job in Kampala, borrowed a large sum of money, and went to the US to try to make people laugh.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ontong Ton Gives Cobras Hope

[News24Wire] A 25th career century by Justin Ontong laid the foundation for a strong third day by the Cape Cobras as they gave themselves a slim chance of victory over the Titans in their encounter at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Saturday.

[News24Wire] A 25th career century by Justin Ontong laid the foundation for a strong third day by the Cape Cobras as they gave themselves a slim chance of victory over the Titans in their encounter at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rains Make Popular Park Almost Inaccessible

[News24Wire] Got a camping trip to Zimbabwe’s popular Mana Pools National Park planned this month or early next? Be warned: unusually heavy rains have made roads in the area almost impassable.

[News24Wire] Got a camping trip to Zimbabwe's popular Mana Pools National Park planned this month or early next? Be warned: unusually heavy rains have made roads in the area almost impassable.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Debate Rages Over Pesticide Glyphosate on Food Crops

[Deutsche Welle] South African’s staple food is maize; most of it is genetically modified and sprayed with the weedkiller glyphosate. There is an ongoing dispute over whether or not the pesticide is healthy for people and the planet.

[Deutsche Welle] South African's staple food is maize; most of it is genetically modified and sprayed with the weedkiller glyphosate. There is an ongoing dispute over whether or not the pesticide is healthy for people and the planet.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Zuma Arrives in Ethiopia for AU Summit

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia, to attend the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia, to attend the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia