Between Ordeal and Sporting Odyssey – 72 Hours in 24

[Daily Maverick] Twelve months ago I was fortunate to be part of a small South African-based motor racing team that entered the 24 Hours of Paul Ricard. This year we set a more ambitious target: to compete in two endurance races on back-to-back weekend…

[Daily Maverick] Twelve months ago I was fortunate to be part of a small South African-based motor racing team that entered the 24 Hours of Paul Ricard. This year we set a more ambitious target: to compete in two endurance races on back-to-back weekends in Italy. By GREG MILLS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Constable Arrested for Robbery After Police Vehicle Used in Crime Traced

[News24Wire] A constable based at the Cape Town Central police station has been arrested for alleged robbery, which involved a safe inside a Mitchells Plain home, after the registration number of a police vehicle apparently used in the crime was traced.

[News24Wire] A constable based at the Cape Town Central police station has been arrested for alleged robbery, which involved a safe inside a Mitchells Plain home, after the registration number of a police vehicle apparently used in the crime was traced.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Women Volleyball Team Begin Preps for Zone V Tourney

[New Times] The national women senior volleyball team will start non-residential camp on Wednesday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium ahead of this year’s CAVB Zone V Championships, which will be staged at Kasarani Gymnasium in Nairobi, Kenya from July 27 to Au…

[New Times] The national women senior volleyball team will start non-residential camp on Wednesday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium ahead of this year's CAVB Zone V Championships, which will be staged at Kasarani Gymnasium in Nairobi, Kenya from July 27 to August 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

A Region in Dilemma Over Power Shift, Restructuring

[Guardian] Once again, Northern Nigeria, particularly the Northwest geo-political zone seat of the Caliphate and powerbase of its political establishment, is in a dilemma. For the second time in seven years, there are fears that political power may sli…

[Guardian] Once again, Northern Nigeria, particularly the Northwest geo-political zone seat of the Caliphate and powerbase of its political establishment, is in a dilemma. For the second time in seven years, there are fears that political power may slip out of its grip.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘EIU Report On Nigeria Is General Overstatement’

[Guardian] The country report 2017-2021 of the Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU) on Nigeria’s economy has been described as not only biased, but general overstatement, as it ignored external and internal factors that are now in favour of Nigeria.

[Guardian] The country report 2017-2021 of the Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU) on Nigeria's economy has been described as not only biased, but general overstatement, as it ignored external and internal factors that are now in favour of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mother Sells Two-Month Old Baby, Buys Motorcycle

[Guardian] Awka -A 24-year-old mother in Nnewi, Anambra State, Oluchi Emeobi, has allegedly sold her two-month old baby and used part of the proceeds to buy a motorcycle.The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Mr. Garba Umar, disclosed this yesterday wh…

[Guardian] Awka -A 24-year-old mother in Nnewi, Anambra State, Oluchi Emeobi, has allegedly sold her two-month old baby and used part of the proceeds to buy a motorcycle.The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Mr. Garba Umar, disclosed this yesterday while parading no fewer than 100 criminal suspects at the police command headquarters in Awka.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Proteas Women Look to Take a Step Closer to WC Semis

[News24Wire] It is another must-win match for the Proteas who take on Sri Lanka tomorrow as they continue their search for a place in the ICC Women’s World Cup semi-finals in Taunton.

[News24Wire] It is another must-win match for the Proteas who take on Sri Lanka tomorrow as they continue their search for a place in the ICC Women's World Cup semi-finals in Taunton.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Duo Sweep Into 400m Semis

[Nation] Kelvin Sawe and David Sanayek chalked good results to sail through to the semi-finals of their 400m races in the World-Under Championships at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Wednesday.

[Nation] Kelvin Sawe and David Sanayek chalked good results to sail through to the semi-finals of their 400m races in the World-Under Championships at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya