Others point to evidence that South Africa's relations with Gaddafi cooled when Mbeki took over in 1999. Tom Wheeler, a former ambassador and now research associate at the South African Institute of International Affairs, said: "I find this report a bit perplexing because I don't think Gaddafi was particularly popular here during the time of Thabo Mbeki. … [Read more...] about ‘Gaddafi’s banker’ Bashir Saleh seen in South Africa
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Composed knocks from skipper Meg Lanning and vice-captain Rachael Haynes saw the Australian women's cricket team secure a four-wicket win over South Africa in their warm-up clash ahead of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's T20 World Cup at Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Women’s T20 World Cup: Australia fight back against South Africa, Sri Lanka stun England
It's difficult to look past South Africa's all-time highest T20 run-scorer Dané van Niekerk and their leading wicket-taker in the format, Shabnim Ismail when highlighting players who the team will rely on, but they will need other contributors. Opener Lizelle Lee will go into the tournament with high expectations after finishing fifth on the Women's Big Bash League run-charts, , which includes a century and four fifties for the Melbourne Stars, while allrounder Suné Luus' legspin could prove an x-factor. Luus took 6 for 45 against New Zealand in their recent ODI Hamilton carried South Africa to a series sweep. … [Read more...] about Experienced core gives South Africa hope of knockouts
“I’m hoping to stay involved with the T20 team right through the World Cup,” Hussey says. “It is a fantastic environment, I really like that the guys work so hard and there is some real excitement about the tournament that will be on our doorstep. … [Read more...] about Mike Hussey hails ‘focused and driven’ Australia ahead of South Africa series
More on South Sudan: Salva Kiir: The president in a cowboy hat 'Soldiers will kill you for no reason' 'I spent days hiding in a swamp' Although the peace initiative failed, Mr Machar - now married to South Sudanese politician Angelina Teny - was impressive as a mediator. … [Read more...] about Riek Machar: South Sudan warlord turned peacemaker?