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Chris Otton

Chris Otton

    African Cup exodus threatens to silence vuvuzelas
    African Cup exodus threatens to silence vuvuzelas
    A string of first-round flops by African teams on home turf threatened to muzzle the buzz of the vuvuzela on Wednesday despite South Africa's...
    Jordaan savours reality of World Cup dream
    Jordaan savours reality of World Cup dream
    As the World Cup kicks off Friday in Johannesburg, Danny Jordaan will be forgiven a smile to himself from his front row seat a decade on from his...
    Leaders fear for outcome of climate summit
    Leaders fear for outcome of climate summit
    Prospects for an ambitious accord to tame global warming darkened on Thursday with the United Nations summit deadlocked only hours before 120 world...
    World leaders try to save floundering climate summit
    World leaders try to save floundering climate summit
    World leaders began arriving at the United Nations climate summit on Tuesday, seeking to give a shot in the arm to the floundering talks after...
    Doing nothing in Zim 'not an option'
    Doing nothing in Zim 'not an option'
    An emergency summit of Southern African leaders on Zimbabwe's post-election crisis opened on Saturday with a plea from its chairperson not to turn...
    Bid to sack Arthur as selector blocked
    Bid to sack Arthur as selector blocked
    The turmoil at the top of South African cricket deepened on Sunday when the board's chief executive overruled a move to sack coach Mickey Arthur as...
    Mugabe looms over EU-Africa summit
    Mugabe looms over EU-Africa summit
    The leaders of Africa and the Europe Union (EU) gathered in Lisbon on Friday for a summit designed to forge a new era in ties, but which is in...
    Canny Mugabe still a hero for many Africans
    Canny Mugabe still a hero for many Africans
    Robert Mugabe, a largely unwelcome guest of the European Union at a summit this weekend, is a hero in the eyes of many Africans for daring to stand...
    Race debate awaits World Cup heroes
    Race debate awaits World Cup heroes
    They may be the world champions, but the Springboks have few illusions that their new status will stave off a new push by the government to...
    Sri Lanka dump Bangladesh out of T20
    Sri Lanka dump Bangladesh out of T20
    Bangladesh were dumped out of the Twenty20 World Championship on Tuesday after slumping to a 64-run defeat to Sri Lanka, whose miserly attack...
    SA sweats 1 000 days before 2010 kick-off
    SA sweats 1 000 days before 2010 kick-off
    One thousand days before the most popular show on earth rolls into Africa for the first time, the 2010 Soccer World Cup hosts face a mammoth task...
    Reality bites for United States of Africa dream
    Reality bites for United States of Africa dream
    The drive towards forging a United States of Africa was running out of steam on Wednesday as leaders filed away from a summit without agreeing on a...