The changing landscape of world cricket has seen the participation of people of colour rise sharply at the highest level on the playing field, in coaching, the boardroom and among fans. Umpiring at the pinnacle of cricket has however lagged behind in the inclusion of marginalised groups. One man is leading that revolution.
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Former Zimbabwe international cricket player Keith Dabengwa broke new ground in 2021 when he was appointed as Denmark’s national team coach. In a short period of time, Dabengwa has turned around the fortunes of the minor cricketing nation, taking the Scandinavians on the verge of a historic achievement. He speaks to us about his milestone and coaching in Denmark.
‘Look Both Ways’ is a parallel-universe drama that allows the audience to watch the protagonist’s life diverge into separate paths on the eve of her college graduation. The film director, Wanuri Kahiu is using this fourth project to branch away from East African-centric themes.
After reviewing recent manuscripts with data collected from the continent and recognising a tendency to exclude African contributors, the global medical journal ‘The Lancet’ will now reject such papers from publication.
A collaboration between two leading biotech companies, the South Africa-based Afrigen and the Belgium-based Univercells will work together to develop a novel regional mRNA vaccine. The companies intend to confront the lack of local cost-effective production and the need for cold or super-cold chains that have hampered vaccination thus far.
When Sandy Alibo visited in 2015, she connected with Accra’s small but vibrant surfing and skating community. It was enough for her to move there and help grow the sports in the country.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is the best university in Africa according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2023.
After a journey of struggle and hardship, an asylum seeker whose first job in South Africa was being a car guard is now pursuing his PhD at the University of Pretoria.