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African Blogtable: Lakers or Heat, who will win the 2020 NBA finals?

The NBA finals African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds from across the continent who share their thoughts on the Heat-Lakers matchup at every stage of the best-of-seven series. Here are their predictions ahead of game one

Welcome to the African Blogtable: Let’s talk NBA playoffs

The NBA playoffs have officially begun and the race to the championship is tight. African sports journalists from all over the continent share their answers to some burning questions about this season’s potential winner

The Basketball League Africa gears up for its inaugural season

Twelve teams. Seven cities. One champion. The first BAL season is about to tip off, and we’re here for it (as soon as coronavirus fears abate)

Kobe Bryant wrote his own legacy

Few athletes have the penchant for storytelling that the Lakers legend had for much of his life

NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash ⁠— reports

National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in suburban Los Angeles, celebrity website TMZ reported, in an accident confirmed...

Africa Game more than a ‘spectacle’

An exhibition performance in Pretoria brought out the fans to get a taste of the real thing

Fun facts about this year’s Oscar nominees

"The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" are expected to do battle for the main prizes at the Oscars.

Kobe Bryant fined $100 000 for gay slur

Kobe Bryant has been fined $100 000 by the NBA for using a derogatory gay term in frustration over a referee's call.

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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