Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-05-29 11:22
ROME - NAMPA/AFP
Italian authorities swept through the Italy national team training site near Florence Monday and made more than a dozen arrests, including Lazio captain Stefano Mauri, elsewhere as part of a wide-ranging investigation into match-fixing in football.
The Italian football federation said Mauri was one of 14 people arrested.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-05-29 10:41
OSHAKATI - MERJA IILEKA
Former National Council member Nico Kaiyamo claims he will continue to maintain his innocence and will not bow down to pressure to apologise for something he did not do simply for the sake of having his suspension lifted.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-05-29 10:38
WINDHOEK - SELMA IKELA
Desperate family out in the cold
A family is now left homeless after the City of Windhoek forced residents to remove shacks that were built under the high voltage power lines in Okahandja Park last week Wednesday. Read more about Homeless in winter
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-05-29 10:29
WARSAW - NAMPA/AFP
Championship starts on June 8
Football fans across the world are eagerly anticipating the start of Europe’s top national championship on June 8, but enthusiasm among the citizens of co-hosts, Poland and Ukraine has been lukewarm.
As the clock ticks down to Euro 2012, the buzz is building in host nations Poland and Ukraine, though a section of the population of both countries seems immune to football frenzy.
Opinion is split between those relishing the party mood that surrounds sporting showcases like the European Championship, and those far from enthused. Read more about EURO 2012 buzz builds up
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-05-29 10:19
JOHANNESBURG - NAMPA/SAPA
Moroka Swallows striker Siyabonga Nomvethe scooped the country's top awards at the 2011/12 Premier Soccer League (PSL) season-end function at Gold Reef City on Sunday night. Read more about Nomvethe scoops four awards
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-05-29 10:06
WINDHOEK - STAFF REPORTER
Tonata Shiimi, a former General Manager of The Southern Times last week lost an appeal in the Windhoek High Court in which he had requested the court to condone his reinstatement at the State-owned newspaper.
The court found that Shiimi’s refusal to work amounted to own termination of employment and refused to grant his appeal for condonation. Judge President Petrus Damaseb also found that Shiimi refused to accept reinstatement at NamZim newspapers because he suspected that he would, upon resuming duty be charged with misconduct and be dismissed. Read more about Shiimi loses NamZim condonation appeal