Post Tagged with: "Africa"

Events on the pitch should dictate whether AFCON 2015 becomes a success

January 15, 2015 11:37 pm0 comments
Events on the pitch should dictate whether AFCON 2015 becomes a success

A preview of 2015 African Cup of Nations due to start on 17th January 2015 in Equatorial Guinea and what is needed to make it successful event.

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Young generation provide inspiration to break sporting boundaries

February 5, 2014 11:48 pm0 comments
Young generation provide inspiration to break sporting boundaries

A preview of the winter Olympics that starts officially on 7th until 23rd February and how a few young athletes with African origin providing inspiration and thus putting the African continent on the winter sporting map.

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Libya wins the CHAN 2014 and claim first African senior title.

February 1, 2014 11:28 pm0 comments
Libya wins the CHAN 2014 and claim first African senior title.

A look into the 2014 CHAN Final between Libya and Ghana , which ended in a draw after extra time. Libya won the shoot out to win the competition and claim first African senior title.

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Egyptian Mohamed Salah proposed transfer move to Chelsea is a bad idea for the player.

January 24, 2014 3:42 pm0 comments
Egyptian Mohamed Salah proposed transfer move to Chelsea is a bad idea for the player.

A review of the proposed transfer of Egyptian Midfielder Mohamed Salah from Basle to Chelsea for a fee in region of £11 million and the key question that parties concerned have to answer correctly. Even though, there is no right or wrong answer. I conclude with view that the player should not make the move.

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A preview of 2014 FIFA world cup qualification playoff African zone return fixture

November 13, 2013 6:55 pm0 comments
A preview of 2014 FIFA world cup qualification playoff  African zone return fixture

A preview of the 2014 FIFA World Cup playoff qualifications Africa Zone return leg scheduled for 15th to 19th November 2013 at various venues. My prediction on the 5 nations that will qualify taking into considerations result of the first leg played between 12th to 15th October 2013.

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Nyerere Letter to Reagan uncovers why Tanzania Influence on Foreign Policy is not new

November 8, 2013 9:01 pm0 comments
Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Elliott Trudeau greeting President Nyerere of Tanzania arriving for the Commonwealth Conference, Ottawa, 1973.

In this article we feature Nyerere letter dated 07 June 1982, a letter which shed a light on Tanzania influence on global politics and diplomacy since its independence.

Also in this letter, Nyerere highlights the key points of his discussion with Lieutenant General Vernon Walters who was a U.S. deputy director of the CIA, and ambassador to the UN who conveyed Reagan message in Dar-Es-Salaam.

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Nigeria shows the way for table tennis to become the most popular indoor sports again

October 26, 2013 8:05 pm0 comments
Table Tennis for all ages

A look at the Table Tennis, currently not a popular indoor sport compared to other indoor sport with similar health benefits. The mechanics of the game makes it suitable for all ages and should be more popular with more coverage. I also mention that Nigeria has been awarded hosting rights for the 2014 international Table Tennis tournament (ITTF) Africa Cup .

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10 African nations close in on qualification for 2014 world cup

October 9, 2013 7:11 pm0 comments
10 African nations close in on qualification for 2014 world cup

A preview of the 5 WCQ play offs matches, to determine which 5 African Nations represent the Continent in Rio 2014. The first leg scheduled between 12th to 15th October 2013 and second leg scheduled for 16th to 19th November 2013. The draw pairs Tunisia vs Cameroon, Ghana vs Egypt, Ethiopia vs Nigeria, Burkina Faso vs Algeria and Ivory Coast vs Senegal

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2 heavyweights nations in international rugby union to slog it out at Willis Park

October 4, 2013 5:43 pm0 comments
2 heavyweights nations in international rugby union to slog it out at Willis Park

A preview of a Rugby Union International match between South Africa Springboks and New Zealand All Blacks on 5th October 2013. Looking at the strengths and weakness of both nations to give an insight on who is likely to win the title Annual Rugby Championship

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Self Discipline is key to holding back increase in dishonesty in sports

September 30, 2013 4:06 pm0 comments
Self Discipline is key to holding back increase in dishonesty in sports

A look into the root of dishonesty in sports. I also provide recent examples of the problem. Suggesting Self discipline as a viable solution to slowing down the increase of the problem.

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