England will probably have to win their remaining three group games - against Thailand, West Indies, and Pakistan - in order to reach the semi-finals. “It puts the pressure on, doesn’t it,” England batter Natalie Sciver said. “In terms of our team, a bit of pressure will hopefully see the best of us. … [Read more...] about South Africa hold nerve for win over England at women’s T20 World Cup
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“I am not quite sure what happened here. The energy was there but the skills just weren’t enough. Obviously we try and pride ourselves with our fielding and we weren’t at our best today,” he said. … [Read more...] about Australia defeat South Africa in first T20 contest by 107 runs
Critics, even inside the party, have called for a change in leadership to get the country back on track. It is hard to see a way forward from the current political mess, especially after the government's anti-corruption watchdog released a report on November 2 ordering an inquiry into corruption allegations against the president and others. Eight days later, members of the opposing parties hurled insults at each other during the debate over Zuma's fitness to remain in office. One ANC minister even accused the DA, a historically white party, of using a "black face" to further its political interests, a clear reference to Maimane. … [Read more...] about How Long Can President Jacob Zuma Remain at the Top in South Africa?
The quintessential "African film" does not really exist, says Vinzeno Bugno, project manager of the World Cinema Fund (WCF): "The term sounds too banal, because it is a huge and diverse region." At this year's Berlinale Africa Hub, an initiative of the European Film Market, Bugno talked about funding opportunities for African filmmakers. It is only the second time that Africa has been present at this important industry event, which takes place at the same time as the Berlinale — the Berlin International Film Festival. … [Read more...] about Berlinale: Africa’s rising film industry
Rahoo said that the export of onions would benefit the government treasury and urged the federal government to end the band on the export of onions. “The people of Banigala have shown their experience by imposing a ban on the export of onions,” said the provincial minister. … [Read more...] about Sindh agriculture minister dismisses Centre’s ban on onion export