NBA Africa Game 2018: World Defeats Team Africa

NBA Africa Game 2018: World Defeats Team Africa

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu snagged 6 rebounds and 5 steals in 20 minutes as Team Africa faced Team World in the 2018 NBA Africa Game. Aminu’s efforts weren’t enough as the World defeated Africa 96-92. Videos from the contest can be found here and the boxscore highlighting contributions from Aminu, Joel Embiid, and […]

Milwaukee Bucks: Highlights from Khris Middleton's NBA Africa Game 2018 appearance

Milwaukee Bucks: Highlights from Khris Middleton's NBA Africa Game 2018 appearance

We round up Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton’s highlights from the third annual NBA Africa Game, which was held early Saturday morning in Pretoria, South Africa. It’s certainly been a whirlwind two weeks for Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton. Just last week, the Charleston native participated in Team USA’s basketball mini camp held in Las […]

South Africa, I. Coast and Kenya shine at Athletics Championships in Nigeria

South Africa, I. Coast and Kenya shine at Athletics Championships in Nigeria

After rather controversial and demoralising pre-African Championships scenarios, where over 300 athletes were stranded at the Lagos Airport in Nigeria, the event has finally kicked off with stories of medals and champions taking over. South Africa’s Commonwealth Games champion Akani Simbine won the men’s 100 metres with Marie Josee Ta Lou of Ivory Coast the […]

Team World make it three in a row in NBA Africa Game

Team World make it three in a row in NBA Africa Game

Team World led from start to finish to make it three wins in three games against Team Africa, taking the 2018 NBA Africa Game 96-92 at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria on Saturday. Led by co-captains Rudy Gay and Khris Middleton, and featuring the likes of Harrison Barnes and Hassan Whiteside, Team […]

Internet censorship in Africa threatens democracy, economy

Internet censorship in Africa threatens democracy, economy

“At first I thought my cell phone had been hacked or something was broken,” says a DW correspondent who reported from Mali about last Sunday’s presidential elections. Social networks were suddenly unavailable; in many African countries, this is almost par for the course in the days leading up to elections. Critical websites suddenly go offline, communication apps […]