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Funeral Honours Queen’s ‘Lifelong Sense Of Duty’

The Queen’s “lifelong sense of duty” has been remembered in her state funeral service at Westminster Abbey. The Dean of Westminster, who led the service, expressed gratitude to a congregation of 2,000 people including world leaders and royalty. King Charles III led a sombre procession behind his mother’s coffin from …

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Japan Re-Engaging With Africa In Face Of Rising China

Japan is the latest country to try to increase engagement with Africa in the face of China’s massive influence on the continent and amid perceived threats to the international order. There has been a flurry of visits to the continent by top officials this year, including Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey …

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Zim’s Samantha Nyikadzino Joins The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team

Zimbabwe’s Samantha Nyikadzino has joined Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team as an Electronics Design Engineer. She becomes the second Zimbo to join Lewis Hamilton’s team after Stephanie Travers, who is the trackside fuel engineer. On Monday evening, Samantha Nyikadzino announced via Twitter that she had joined the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 …

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Queen’s Death Could Tip UK Into Recession

The death of Queen Elizabeth II and another bank holiday for her funeral next week could tip the UK economy into recession, analysts have warned. The bounce back of 0.2% in July followed a 0.6% slump in gross domestic product (GDP) in June, which was triggered by an extra public …

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ZRU Happy With Cheetahs Second From Bottom WC Finish

Despite the Cheetahs finishing 23 out of 24 men’s teams at the just-ended Rugby World Cup Sevens, the Zimbabwe Rugby Union is pleased with the progress being made by the fairly young team. ZRU vice-president in charge of sevens rugby, Losson Mtongwiza, indicated on the final day of the tournament …

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South Africa Cricket Coach Boucher To Quit

South Africa cricket coach Mark Boucher will quit after the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in Australia in a surprise announcement on Monday that came hours after his team lost a test series in England. Cricket South Africa said Boucher decided to leave “in order to pursue other opportunities in line …

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Favourites To Take Over Sacked Tuchel Revealed

A couple of coaches have emerged as favourites to take over at Chelsea following the sacking of Thomas Tuchel. Tuchel was sacked on Wednesday following the team’s disappointing 1-0 to Dinamo Zagreb in the opening Group E encounter of the UEFA Champions League in Croatia. The result saw the Blues …

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New UK Finance Minister Kwarteng Trends In Ghana

The UK’s new chancellor of the exchequer, or finance minister, who has become the first black person to take on such a high-profile role in British politics, is trending in Ghana. Conservative politician Kwasi Kwarteng was born in the UK in 1975, but his parents came to the UK from …

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