[Nation] Kenya Simbas coach Ian Snook has described the 2019 Rugby World Cup Repechage qualifier as an eye-opener to the low standards of 15s rugby in the country.
JUST IN TIME for Halloween, the waters around China are filling with ghosts. The Dino I, a Panama-flagged tanker, disappeared on October 13th outside Dalian, a big oil terminal. When it switched its transponder back on days later it was near Taiwan—and riding higher on the water.
TUNISIANS often call them “the two sheikhs”. They are strange bedfellows, this pair of old men who have steered the country since 2014
A needle in Egypt’s eye FOR two millennia Europeans have prized ancient Egyptian obelisks.
[Nairobi News] Fans of Senegal and Japan football teams in Russia have been showered with praises cleaning up after themselves before leaving the stadium.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania President John Magufuli has defended the country’s economy, saying it’s among the five fastest growing economies on the African continent – and projected it to grow by 7.1 per cent this year.
[Premium Times] The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Thursday told African countries to be wary of the Chinese government and its loan facilities.
[Deutsche Welle] During a visit to Ethiopia, Rex Tillerson has said the answer to violence in the East African country was greater freedom, and that the country should lift its state of emergency as quickly as possible.
[Nairobi News] Philippines-based Kenyan volleyball coach Godfrey Okumu maintains his focus is on ‘winning something’ in the country’s top flight volleyball league.
[Premium Times] Nigeria has authorised Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to start the repayment of $76 million polio eradication facility to Japan.