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NBA and Kwesé Sports ink historic deal, as Econet becomes the new official broadcaster of NBA in Africa: It’s game on

Econet, the company which owns Kwesé Sports and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have announced a “multi-year partnership to provide the most expansive NBA coverage ever across sub-Saharan Africa,” a major step which could shakeup the continent’s broadcasting industry. With the deal, Econet becomes the official broadcaster of NBA in Africa. Could the deal be Kwesé Sports and Econet’s game changer?

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the US twenty dollar bill. Credit: AFP Photo/Handout/ Women on 20S

Remembering Harriet Tubman with 10 inspirational quotes: First black person to feature on a U.S. banknote

The U.S. Treasury has announced that Harriet Tubman abolitionist, women’s rights advocate and freedom fighter, will feature on the front of the new $20 bill, replacing former President Andrew Jackson, who was a slave owner. Tubman becomes the first black person to appear on a U.S. banknote and the first woman in more than a century. The news continues to be celebrated on various platforms online.

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Smashing the glass ceiling: Linda Kasonde appointed Law Association of Zambia’s first female president

Lawyer, Linda Kasonde has been elected the Law Association of Zambia’s (LAZ) first female president and we are loving it. Kasonde who previously served as LAZ vice-president, defeated two other contestants, Sidney Chisenga and Kafula Mwiche in the election. With the appointment, Kasonde becomes the law association’s 33rd president, and the first female to hold the prestigious position.

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Zimbabwe at 36: Quotes from the country’s liberation heroes

18 April marks Zimbabwe’s Independence Day, attained in 1980 from the United Kingdom. On the country’s 36th anniversary of Independence from colonial rule, we remember the sacrifices made in the protracted guerrilla war, in which thousand sons and daughters of Zimbabwe lost their lives. We remember the words of some of the country’s liberation heroes, made during the liberation struggle, at independence and post independence, which speak to the vision and aspirations of its people, disillusionment and frustration at the prevailing challenges facing the country.