Lunch with cricket legend Sir Gary Sobers: ‘It’s like meeting Nelson Mandela’
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Arts, Culture and Sport Lunch with cricket legend Sir Gary Sobers: ‘It’s like meeting Nelson Mandela’

Cricket is a game of numbers, statistics, different styles and spectator preferences. Naturally opinion is split among lovers of the game over who is the better, or best, in the different aspects of the game. A legendary all-rounder from the West Indies is a favourite of many in both stats and entertainment value in the intriguing debate over who is the greatest cricketer of all time. Six admirers were over the moon recently after spending time with Sir Gary Sobers.

The real dragon: George Jackson and the Black August tradition
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Politics and Society The real dragon: George Jackson and the Black August tradition

Black August honours the tradition of the black liberation struggle, especially the Soledad Brother George Jackson and his comrades who became revolutionaries in the penal system of America. Jackson was a guiding theorist of the Black Panthers and worldwide communism. Here the essay extends to honour and remind us all of other revolutionary ancestors.

Is the English Premier League close to its first African head coach?
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Arts, Culture and Sport Is the English Premier League close to its first African head coach?

African footballers have made the English Premier League the global spectacle that it is today. A galaxy of Africans have served several clubs in top European leagues with distinction. Despite the unquestionable talent and technical expertise, former African stars and coaches from the continent don’t seem to have the trust of European clubs to run the show from the touchline.