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Tokyo — Former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura, who turns 53 next month, has renewed his contract with Yokohama FC to extend his record as the world’s oldest professional footballer. The veteran player, admiringly nicknamed “King Kazu” for his spirited onfield style, will kick off his 35th career season this year, the club announced over the […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, Wednesday 15 January 2020, undertake a working visit to Maputo in the Republic of Mozambique to attend the inauguration of His Excellency President-Elect Mr Filipe Nyusi. Mozambique held Presidential, Legislative and Provincial elections on 15 October 2019. President-Elect Nyusi was the declared winner of the general election and will as […]

South Africa and Ethiopia have signed an agreement on the waiver of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic or official/service passports. This, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali said in a joint communiqué, is expected to ease the travel of officials, which will contribute to further strengthening bilateral relations. President Ramaphosa and […]

The Chargé d’ Affaires a.i. of Nepal Mr. Ghana Shyam Lamsal launched ‘VISIT NEPAL YEAR 2020’ this week. The Diplomatic Informer Magazine Interview with The Chargé d’ Affaires a.i. of Nepal Mr. Ghana Shyam Lamsal on the launch of ‘VISIT NEPAL YEAR 2020’ Q: Why should people visit Nepal in the Visit Nepal Year 2020 […]

NEW YORK – R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to bribery charges that US media say relate to him marrying late singer Aaliyah when she was just 15 years old. The disgraced superstar entered the plea in a New York federal court via video link from a courthouse in Chicago, where he is being detained […]

Yas queen! Zozibini Tunzi and Trevor Noah ensured that black South African excellence dominated the American airwaves on Tuesday evening as the recently crowned Miss Universe appeared on The Daily Show. When Zozi met Trevor Tunzi, an all-natural beauty from the Eastern Cape, shared a few giggles with the Soweto-born funnyman. However, it wasn’t all light-hearted banter. […]

“When they said it to me at first, I was like no, I am not going to change my hair. But then I sat down and really thought about it. “I was like: these people are asking me to change my hair because they don’t feel like my hair is beautiful because that is what […]

On Tuesday, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer returns to Norway with his Manchester United team for the first time, for a friendly match against his home town team Kristiansund in Oslo. With less than two weeks until the Premier League season starts – and only two friendlies remaining – Solskjaer has yet to make any big-name signings, […]

American teenage sensation Coco Gauff continued her stunning run by easing into the Washington Open main draw with a dominant win in final qualifying. Gauff, 15, needed only an hour and five minutes to beat Japan’s Hiroko Kuwata in a 6-1 6-2 win. It will be her third WTA main draw appearance after Miami and […]

Eden Hazard suggested he had played his final game for Chelsea after his two goals helped them defeat Arsenal 4-1 in the Europa League final. The Belgian, 28, has been linked with a move to Real Madrid and said that he is now “waiting on both clubs”. “I think it’s a goodbye, but in football […]

Sho Madjozi visits Lofenste Girls High School in Orlando East, Soweto, today on Menstruation Hygiene Day (28 May) to make a surprise appearance at the school’s assembly. The singer and actress recently teamed up with Stay free as part of the brand’s global #OURMOVE campaign. The Stay free Schools programme has educated over a million girls a year on menstruation.  […]

Cape Town – American rapper and actor Ice T has suggested delivery drivers should wear uniforms after tweeting that he almost shot someone dropping off a package at his house. The 61-year-old currently lives in New Jersey. The star of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – which films in New York – tweeted: “Message To Amazon: […]

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the right man to lead Manchester United and must be given a fair chance to reverse their decline, former striker Robin van Persie told BBC Sport. After impressing as interim manager following the sacking of Jose Mourinho, ex-United forward Solskjaer oversaw a dismal end to the season as they missed out […]

Zimbabwe is on edge awaiting the results of its historic presidential election after troops opened fire on protests against alleged electoral fraud, denting hopes of a new era for the country following the ousting of Robert Mugabe. Two Zimbabwean soldiers wearing balaclavas shout orders to street vendors and money changers in the Copacabana market in […]

The currently ongoing Kenya Trade Week and Exposition places this week’s focus squarely on matters trade. Themed ‘Powering Kenya’s Big 4 Agenda through Trade’, the main topic on debate is measures that Kenya can undertake in order to reduce her trade deficit. Per the Kenya Bureau of Statistics, Kenya’s trade deficit in the 2016/2017 financial […]

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) is forging ahead with plans to change the constitution to allow the expropriation of land without compensation. President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement late on Tuesday in a televised address to the nation, underscoring the political significance of the move. The following explains some of the issues surrounding […]

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office wants to ask President Donald Trump about obstruction of justice, sources close to the White House tell ABC News. According to sources, the president learned within the last day that the special counsel will limit the scope of questioning and would like to ask questions both orally and written for the President […]

Price, 57, has played music nearly her whole life, starting with piano when she was five years old. But in the fall of 2009, the guitar was still something of mystery to her. She had been playing for only a couple of months and was struggling a bit with the new challenges. Yet, instead of […]

Track appears in new box set… A new box set showcasing recordings Captain Beefheart made in the early Seventies is due for release. After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 To 1972 features newly remastered versions of three albums that Beefheart and the Magic Band released […]

This week’s essential mix from All Songs Considered includes a surprising, electronic, mostly instrumental cut from The 1975 — a British group known more for its brash Top-40 pop and rock — an intimate home demo recording from My Morning Jacket and a spare, moody cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” by the Irish folk […]