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From Angola to Tunisia

Bafana Bafana take on Tunisia on Sunday with some confidence after their 1-1 draw with Angola in the opening game of their Group D contest…

A night with the African stars

Tuesday January 22 — Lawson Naidoo Arriving in Sekondi after a fascinating yet arduous road trip from the capital, Accra, I am bewildered by the…

Kick-off

Monday January 21 — Lawson Naidoo The city of Accra exploded into colour and cacophony this weekend in anticipation of the start of the Africa…

Arriving in a war zone

Saturday January 19 — Richard Calland As you sweep into the centre of Accra, the sight is uplifting. The Black Star. It adorns the Arc…

On a road to nowhere?

Good luck to Peter de Villiers; he’s certainly going to need it. According to reports, his election to South African rugby coaching’s top job was…

Cricket Australia says cricket isn’t news

When you watch sport, are you watching news or entertainment? Well, both, of course. But the distinction is becoming rather important, in one regard at…

An hour with Bryan Habana

Without any shadow of a doubt the greatest achievement of Bernie and Faith Habana is the way in which they have raised Bryan (and his…

Generalisations of the year

Everybody knows generalisations are the heartbeat of truth. Leonard Cohen, the greatest living poet, said: “Everybody knows the dice are loaded, everybody rolls with their…

2008: A sneaky preview

Here’s what the coming year has in store for us, courtesy of Nostradamus’s greasy little ball. In January Saru announces what they call a “compromise…