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Richard Branson to launch investment fund

Image copyright Getty Images Sir Richard Branson is to become a partner in a private equity fund that will seek out consumer goods firms to invest in. The fund will be co-managed by Metric Capital, an investment firm based in...
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Seven challenges that await Justin Langer

9:09 AM ET Not even the upheaval wrought by the Newlands Test stopped Justin Langer from his inexorable path towards the task of coaching Australia, and in many ways it makes the challenge all the more enticing. It also somewhat...
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Africa:African Nations Defiant to U.S. Aid Threat Over UN Voting

By Anita Powell Three African nations singled out for their track record of voting against the U.S. at the United Nations say they stand by their votes — even if those choices may result in the U.S. cutting back on...
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Eta: Disbandment won’t change our policy says Spain’s Rajoy

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionETA has “completely dismantled all of its structures” Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says there will be no impunity for Eta, despite the separatist group’s announcement that it i...
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Africa:Rest Assured, Queerphobic Leaders Are the First to Trample On the Human Rights of Us All

By Joyline Maenzanise Queerphobia is the factor that unites most of our African leaders. Be warned – your rights are next, says Joyline Maenzanise The Kenya Film Classification Board recently banned Rafiki, a film depicting love between LGBTQI+ character...
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German rappers in anti-Semitism lyrics row to visit Auschwitz

Image copyright AFP Image caption Kollegah and Farid Bang’s Echo prize prompted a number of musicians to return their awards Two rappers whose lyrics about the Holocaust provoked an outcry in Germany have accepted an invitation to visit the death...
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Raptors seek to eliminate mistakes against Cavs in Game 2

TORONTO – The morning after the Toronto Raptors‘ ugly overtime loss to Cleveland, Kyle Lowry was decidedly upbeat as he strode to the press conference podium with a jaunty “What’s up people?” If there was any stewing or frustration about...
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Langer named Australia’s new head coach

  shares Play 00:46 Langer: Ball-tampering mistakes will be forgiven Justin Langer ...
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