The Pakistan team had been missing flair and attitude throughout the World Cup, until finally sanity prevailed and the team management decided to induct specialist wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed for their all-important clash against South Africa in place of Nasir Jamshed.… Read more
Flash your mind back to the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, when a match between Shooting Stars of Ibadan and Rangers International of Enugu was billed to hold at the Liberty Stadium in Ibadan.Three days to the match day, the… Read more
How would a woman explain to her husband of over fifteen years that he is not the father of any of their four children? Worse still, how does she explain to him that each child has a different father?
This… Read more
The Moose and Chappie battle it out in “Chappie.”Columbia Pictures
Watching Chappie, the latest sci-fi-film-with-a-moral by South African director Neill Blomkamp, will be a disorienting experience for some viewers. Superhero Hugh Jackman stomps through scenes as a baddie with cargo… Read more
Q | Is this World Cup any good?
A | It is. The 11th World Cup has been surprisingly engaging. The lack of close matches was rendered null and void by the encounter between New Zealand and Australia, one for… Read more
THEY are used to the Irish than Zimbabweans in this part of the world but Tasmania has opened its arms to embrace Elton Chigumbura and his men as they battle to keep their World Cup alive with a priceless victory… Read more
The truth isn’t always stranger than fiction, but what I’ve heard at The Moth would suggest otherwise. Founded in 1997 by the novelist George Dawes Green, The Moth was an attempt to recreate in New York the sultry summer evenings… Read more
The mightily deceptive allure of Hollywood is that many black actors would be dying to play villains. Among local commentaries on America’s problematic race relations, Andrew Mwenda’s article, ‘Beyond America’s façade of democracy’ (The Independent, December 8), stands out.
He… Read more
Many countries of the world have created diverse sources of income by virtue of their natural resources, peculiar landmarks, creativity, cuisine, arts and craft, industry or intellectual activity, among others.
With regard at tourism, especially beach tourism, the Western world… Read more
India made light work of winning a third game at the Cricket World Cup, beating the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in Perth. MS Dhoni’s men fresh from their impressive win over South Africa last time out were ruthless… Read more