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South Africa initiation schools bend rules for World Cup

May 22, 2010


JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African boys attending traditional “initiation” ceremonies, where they live in seclusion for up to six weeks in a passage to manhood, will be allowed to watch TV during the World Cup. President Jacob Zuma said on Friday some tribal chiefs had relaxed initiation rules for the month-long tournament, hosted from June […]

An Atlas Lion joins Arsenal FC

May 21, 2010


First, I am a fan of Arsenal FC, but regarding this article that is beside the point. Right now, I just want to celebrate the fact that Marouane Chamakh has joined the Club. I am always delighted to see more African players showcase their talents on the big stage; Born and raised in France, but […]

FIFA WORLD CUP 2010: 32 Teams, 1 Dream, Group F

May 19, 2010


ITALY Defending champions Italy will naturally be one of the leading contenders to emerge triumphant at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ South Africa. The only country along with Brazil to have won the tournament twice in succession, Marcello Lippi’s men will be vying to match the performance of their pioneering predecessors in 1934 and 1938. […]

Two down, one to go for Mariga

May 16, 2010


Kenyan McDonald Mariga’s club Inter Milan on Sunday sealed a fifth straight Serie A title thanks to the quick integration of new signingsand coach Jose Mourinho’s tactical nous, which may now lead to other clubs trying even harder to secure his services. Unstoppable Inter Milan survived a minor scare to lift their fifth successive Serie […]