England v South Africa: women's T20 international – live!

England v South Africa: women's T20 international – live!

12.42pm EDT12:42 1st over: England 8-0 (Wyatt 6, Beaumont 2) Peep peep! Marizanne Kapp bowls the first over. England are opening with Dani Wyatt, who is so dangerous in this format and has blasted two centuries in the last six games IT20s. She gets going with a push into the covers that sneaks through for […]

Navy Investigating After Death of Sailor in Africa

Navy Investigating After Death of Sailor in Africa

A sailor deployed to Eastern Africa has died in a “non-combat related incident,” the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew I. Holzemer, a Tennessee native, died June 17 at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, officials said in a release. Holzemer was a hospital corpsman and he had been assigned to Naval Branch Health Clinic Naval […]

Google's next AI research center will be in Africa

Google's next AI research center will be in Africa

Justina Crabtree Source: Google’s next A.I. research center will be in Africa Google will open an artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Accra, Ghana, later this year, its first on the African continent. Other African cities including Addis Ababa, Kigali and Lagos have also been pushing their credentials as tech hubs. Ghana likely appealed to […]

Adone Events Launches New Aviation Event for Africa, African Air Expo, Durban, South Africa 2019

Adone Events Launches New Aviation Event for Africa, African Air Expo, Durban, South Africa 2019

CANNES, France, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A completely new African aviation exhibition, African Air Expo, was launched at this year’s France Air Expo Paris Le Bourget, when Didier Mary, Managing Director of Airshow organizer, Adone Events, signed a protocol agreement to organize the show. The event will take place at King Shaka International Airport […]

South Africa's Liberty Holdings suffers cyber attack

South Africa's Liberty Holdings suffers cyber attack

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The Chief Executive of South African insurer Liberty Holdings said its customers did not appear to have suffered any financial losses after the company reported earlier on Sunday that it had become the victim of a cyber attack. FILE PHOTO: A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on […]

South Africa's cash-in-transit heists: A national emergency?

South Africa's cash-in-transit heists: A national emergency?

Image copyright SAPS Image caption Commercial-grade explosives have been used in several robberies The shaky footage could come from a film: men standing on the grassy verge wielding AK-47s, bombs exploding, and the sound of gunfire. But this is not the latest action blockbuster. This is a small South African town in the middle of […]

South Africa proposes 5% black ownership in mining in mining firms

South Africa proposes 5% black ownership in mining in mining firms

South Africa plans to raise black ownership at permit-holding mining companies to 30 percent from 26 percent within five years, the latest draft of a hotly-contested new industry charter showed on Friday. The government and miners had been at loggerheads over a previous version of the charter, which the Chamber of Mines industry body slammed […]

Howard's volleyball team traveled to Africa. Here's what they did there.

Howard's volleyball team traveled to Africa. Here's what they did there.

Children played at a volleyball skills clinic in Botswana organized in May by Howard University’s women’s volleyball team, which traveled to that nation and Zimbabwe. (Howard University Athletic Department) Courtney Dalton can remember that first volleyball training clinic in Africa so clearly. She can recall the way the children who took part reacted to Howard […]

Wage protests threaten South Africa power supply

Wage protests threaten South Africa power supply

About 1,000 union members picketed Eskom’s headquarters on Thursday in a wage dispute that threatens the cash-strapped South African utility’s ability to deliver power. There have been no reports of outages in Africa’s most industrialised economy, but Eskom said that some plants had cut output, with shortages more likely now during peak winter demand. Threats […]

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