Sports Minister Challenges Cricket’s ‘Whipping Boys’

[The Herald] Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane has challenged the Zimbabwe cricket team to shrug off the whipping boys tag when they host Afghanistan in the One Day International Series starting this week. The teams clash in five One-Da…

[The Herald] Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane has challenged the Zimbabwe cricket team to shrug off the whipping boys tag when they host Afghanistan in the One Day International Series starting this week. The teams clash in five One-Dayers at Harare Sports Club starting on Thursday. Interestingly, Afghanistan have dominated the meetings between the two sides ever since they started playing against the big boys.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Making Million-to-One Chances Work

[The Herald] Ronald Reagan, the film star turned president, wanted to make America supreme in space. He must have been dreaming about a kind of Star Wars or War of the Worlds. Many things seem impossible until someone tries them. As with many things th…

[The Herald] Ronald Reagan, the film star turned president, wanted to make America supreme in space. He must have been dreaming about a kind of Star Wars or War of the Worlds. Many things seem impossible until someone tries them. As with many things that we now take for granted, it all started as a speculative literature project - as Sci-Fi in comics! In the first Star Wars movie, a singer called Jeff Wayne with his War of the World's band, did an iconic song for the movie. The song predated today's digitised beats and

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Engage in Digital Currencies At Your Own Risk – BoU Warns Public

[Monitor] Kampala -The Bank of Uganda (BoU) has today warned the public that has an interest or participating in the emergence of several digital currencies, to do so at their own risk. This comes after a software company OneCoin that owns a digital cr…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Bank of Uganda (BoU) has today warned the public that has an interest or participating in the emergence of several digital currencies, to do so at their own risk. This comes after a software company OneCoin that owns a digital crypto-currency opened an office at the Mukwano Arcade in Kampala, promising good returns to Ugandans that want to participate. BoU says that such digital currencies don't receive investor protection or regulatory oversight.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Will President Geingob Apologize For Snubbing Damaras’ Festival?

[Namibian] THE Damara king’s council and its leader Justus //Garoëb are waiting for President Hage Geingob’s apology for snubbing last November’s Damara unity festival at Okombahe after he had initially accepted the invitation.

[Namibian] THE Damara king's council and its leader Justus //Garoëb are waiting for President Hage Geingob's apology for snubbing last November's Damara unity festival at Okombahe after he had initially accepted the invitation.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How Digital MPs and Social Media Changed the Course of Somali Elections

[Dalsan Radio] The hashtag #Farmaajoiigeeya has been trending in Somalia and the diaspora ever since a video showing a Jowhar farmer Abdullahi Osman demanding to see the new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo.

[Dalsan Radio] The hashtag #Farmaajoiigeeya has been trending in Somalia and the diaspora ever since a video showing a Jowhar farmer Abdullahi Osman demanding to see the new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia