Daily Archives: August 13, 2013

No joy for Zim players in Belgium

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IT has been a terrible start in the 2013/14 Belgium Jupiler League for Vusa Nyoni and Ovidy Karuru whose teams are yet to register wins after three games. Nyoni, a former Highlanders player, turns out for Mons who find themselves on 12th position with just a single point they picked up in the opening match of the season against Amiens SC while Karuru, a Masvingo United product plays for OL Leuven who anchor the 16 team log with a single point too. read more

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SA, Nigeria play for Madiba

SOUTH AFRICA will look to reclaim the Nelson Mandela Challenge when they host Nigeria at the Moses Mabhida Stadium tonight, kick-off at 8.
Bafana Bafana have failed in the last three editions of the event, losing to the United States in 2010 and playing to a draw against Cote d’Ivoire in 2011 before losing to Zambia last year. “It’s a must for us to win this trophy because last time we lost it to Zambia on home soil,” said captain Itumeleng Khune. read more

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Murray eyes US Open defence

OHIO -Andy Murray admitted on Monday he doesn’t know how he’ll perform in his US Open title defence, but he hopes a solid showing in Cincinnati this week will help him prepare.The world number two from Scotland, who ended Britain’s 77-year wait for a Wimbledon men’s champion last month, said that despite winning two Grand Slams he faces a new challenge when defending the American title. read more

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California man behind anti-Islam film released to halfway house

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The man behind a film that stoked anti-U.S. protests across the Muslim world has been moved from prison to a halfway house to serve the remaining weeks of his sentence for probation violations stemming from his role in making the video, federal officials said on Tuesday. read more

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iSend, Airtel Ghana in airtime top up deal

A new deal by iSend and Airtel Ghana will enable consumers to visit more than 150,000 retail locations inthe US,Canada, UKand Europe to purchase pre-paid mobile airtime for family members and friends who are Airtel Ghana customers. read more

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Australia batsmen face chop

Coach Darren Lehmann has criticised Australia’s faltering batsmen and said their careers are on the line after losing the Ashes series in England.
The tourists, chasing a victory target of 299, crumbled from 109-0 to 224 all out as they lost the fourth Test to go 3-0 down in the best-of-five series.Asked if careers were in jeopardy, Lehmann said: “Yep, there’s nothing wrong with that. read more

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ICC charges seven with match-fixing

SEVEN people have been charged with match-fixing by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and another two have been charged for not reporting corruption in the game.The alleged offences took place during the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League. read more

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Pamela Anderson becomes racing team owner

PAMELA Anderson, best known for her work on Baywatch, is set to swap the beach for the pit wall after being appointed as a new motor racing team owner. The 46-year-old Canadian actress has become the team principal of a new FIA GT outfit which is set to make its competitive bow this weekend.The team will be known as Race Alliance by Pamela Anderson and will be given its first run out at this weekend’s round in Slovakia. read more

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Eto’o linked to Chelsea move

CAPE TOWN -With speculation regarding Wayne Rooney’s move from Manchester United to Chelsea still flourishing, Sky Sports news reported yesterday that another big name striker could be heading to Stamford Bridge – Cameroon international Samuel Eto’o. It is no secret that the Blues’ newly appointed manager Jose Mourinho is desperate to bring a new goal poacher to the London outfit before the end of the current transfer window at the end of August. read more

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NGO lauds adoption of DNA bill

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Mogoeng impeachment call opposed

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No bail for ANC murder accused

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Sundowns deal almost done – Billiat

KHAMA Billiat is still to reach personal terms with Mamelodi Sundowns and conclude a drawn out transfer affair that has gone on much longer than normal.The club confirmed last week already they had done a deal with Ajax Cape Town to transfer the Zimbabwean international winger north but Billiat’s own contract is still to be signed. read more

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NETCB, NetIQ events postponed due to airport fire

Following the recent fire at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya, NETCB, in conjunction with NetIQ, has decided to postpone its planned range of free seminars across the African continent to a later date.

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