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November 13, 2018 3:15 PM Tafi Mhaka: Are anti-gay witch hunts really protecting ‘African values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa. On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt down “suspected” homosexuals. Makonda is an ardent Christian and close ally of Tanzanian President John Magufuli, a traditionalist who believes “even cows disapprove 5

November 12, 2018 3:57 PM Triangle for Confed Cup

Tongaat Hulett have confirmed that they will bankroll Triangle United’s African Confederation Cup campaign next year after the club won the Chibuku Super Cup on Saturday. The Sugar Sugar Boys won their second major silverware in the top flight following a deserved 2-0 win over Harare City at Gibbo Stadium. In front of a packed home crowd, Triangle prevailed 7

November 11, 2018 5:08 AM Bulawayo company ventures into motorcycle manufacturing

A local company, Bike and Boat Bar Private Limited has ventured into motorcycle manufacturing business in a bid to offer alternative and cheap mode of transport. In other countries especially, in West Africa, motorcycles have become a fast and cheap form of short routes in towns. In an interview, Bike and Boat Bar manager Mrs Robyn Smith said the company 6

November 11, 2018 4:45 AM Warriors preps for Liberia clash gather momentum

Preparations for the men’s national soccer team, the Warriors who are scheduled to travel to Liberia for a date with the Lone Star are gathering momentum. On 18 November at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia the two sides will battle for a ticket that will lead to the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations. According to the programme 6

November 10, 2018 12:47 PM Muchinguri-Kashiri makes history – Nehanda Radio

Defence minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has made history by becoming one of the only two women who occupy the Defence portfolio in the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) region. According to Southern Africa Today Vol No.6, Zimbabwe and South Africa are the only Sadc countries who currently have female Defence ministers 7

November 8, 2018 9:27 AM Museveni signs social media, mobile money tax bill

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law an excise duty amendment bill that levies a mobile money tax and daily social media fee, a presidential spokesperson said here Wednesday. The bill taxes a daily fee of 200 shillings (0.05 U.S. dollars) for social media use and 0.5-percent excise duty on mobile money transactions to raise revenue for government 9

November 7, 2018 8:44 AM Chichi resurfaces on Scandal!

Mbo Mahocs, who plays the role of troublemaker Chichi on South African soapie Scandal!, is expected to return to the screens possibly this coming week. According to a teaser flighted on the Scandal! YouTube channel, Chichi, whom most believed had died, is back and viewers should expect more twists and turns. Mbo plays a firebrand woman of Nigerian descent 10

November 5, 2018 7:18 AM Chipezeze stars as Baroka shut out Sundowns

Former Chicken Inn goalkeeper Elvis Chipezeze put up a top drawer performance to shut out Mamelodi Sundowns and help Baroka United advance to the next round of the Telkom knockout tournament at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday. Baroka shocked the mighty Brazilians 2-0, as the reigning Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Goalkeeper of the Year kept the South 24

November 3, 2018 6:51 PM Al Ahly 3-1 Esperance: Egyptians take first-leg lead in African Champions League final

Walid Soliman scored two VAR penalties to give Egypt’s Al Ahly a 3-1 first-leg win over Esperance in the African Champions League final in Alexandria. It was the first time VAR was used in a Champions League final and referee Mehdi Charef watched replays before awarding the spot kicks. Amr Elsolia scored the other goal for the hosts while Youcef Belaili 30

November 2, 2018 8:31 AM Usain Bolt leaves Australia’s Central Coast Mariners football club

Usain Bolt’s trial with Australian football club Central Coast Mariners has come to an end.The Jamaican eight-time Olympic sprint champion, 32, joined the A-League side for an “indefinite training period” in August. He scored two goals in his first effort for the Mariners in a friendly, but did not play matches when the season began. Efforts to secure 33