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Ben Sheppard

Ben Sheppard

    New name, same flaws in eSwatini election, say critics
    New name, same flaws in eSwatini election, say critics
    Political parties cannot be involved, there are no campaign rallies and the king wields absolute power, choosing the prime minister and cabinet: a...
    Zimbabwe lawmakers begin historic debate on Mugabe impeachment
    Zimbabwe lawmakers begin historic debate on Mugabe impeachment
    Zimbabwe's parliament on Tuesday began debating impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe, the country's sole leader since independence 37 years ago....
    Impeachment motion looms against Mugabe
    Impeachment motion looms against Mugabe
    Zimbabwe's ruling party is to launch impeachment proceedings today against President Robert Mugabe, in the latest bid to oust the 93-year-old...
    Apartheid minister Vlok seeks redemption in township work
    Apartheid minister Vlok seeks redemption in township work
    Few would guess that Adriaan Vlok was once a much-feared figure in South Africa's apartheid regime.
    India embraces the vuvuzela
    India embraces the vuvuzela
    The vuvuzelas that became the droning soundtrack to the Soccer World Cup in South Africa are to make a comeback at the Commonwealth Games in New...
    Teams look to army of workers to rescue Games
    Teams look to army of workers to rescue Games
    In some rooms, fresh towels are folded neatly on beds ready for arriving guests, while in others the painters are still at work.
    US marines push deeper in Afghan assault
    US marines push deeper in Afghan assault
    United States Marines pushed deeper into Taliban strongholds on Friday after suffering the first fatality of their massive offensive against...
    India's IPL fans miss exiled heroes
    India's IPL fans miss exiled heroes
    A new shopping mall on the outskirts of New Delhi is the closest that fans of the city's IPL cricket team get to attending a home game this...
    Sri Lanka topple All Stars at Hong Kong Sixes
    Sri Lanka topple All Stars at Hong Kong Sixes
    An All Stars team containing some of the greatest names in world cricket was beaten in the final of the Hong Kong Sixes on Sunday by a team of...
    World legends spark fireworks at Hong Kong Sixes
    World legends spark fireworks at Hong Kong Sixes
    Cricketing greats Shane Warne, Brian Lara and Glenn McGrath on Saturday starred on the opening day of the Hong Kong Sixes -- one of the sport's...