“I’m not really sure what my title is, whether it is mentor or batting coach,” Hussey told reporters on Tuesday. “But I don’t really mind, I just want to get out there and help as much as I can and throw a lot of balls.” … [Read more...] about Mike Hussey hails ‘focused and driven’ Australia ahead of South Africa series
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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
“It was a good win. We were under the pump early with van Niekerk and Lee getting them off to a good start and I thought our bowlers did an excellent job at taking wickets quickly and slowing them down towards the back end. We looked like we would be chasing a lot more than we were," Lanning said. … [Read more...] about Women’s T20 World Cup: Australia fight back against South Africa, Sri Lanka stun England
South Africa are targeting the 2021 50-over World Cup for glory so they may be willing to settle for something less in the event. The ICC's rankings puts them sixth, which suggests that getting out of the group, which includes higher-ranked England and West Indies, will be tough but there's a powerful motivation for them to punch above their weight. The coaching staff's contracts end in April and a top-four finish would be a long way to seeing them retained. … [Read more...] about Experienced core gives South Africa hope of knockouts
Studied at UK's University of Bradford, obtaining a PhD in philosophy and strategic planning in 1984 Married UK aid worker Emma McCune in 1991; she died while pregnant Switched sides on several occasions during the north-south conflict as he sought to strengthen his position and that of his Nuer ethnic group Sacked as South Sudan's vice-president in July 2013 Denied he was plotting a coup in December 2013 - but his fallout with President Kiir led to more than two years of conflict Sworn in again as vice-president in April 2016 as part of an internationally brokered peace deal Fled into DR Congo after fighting resumed in July 2016, before going to South Africa Critics in the SPLM believed Mr Machar was becoming too powerful when President Kiir sacked him from the government in 2013. … [Read more...] about Riek Machar: South Sudan warlord turned peacemaker?