Seven firms, including JSW Steel, submit bids for coal blocks

JSW Steel and Adhunik Power & Natural Resources are among seven companies that have submitted bids for four coal blocks put up for sale under “second attempt” of auction process for 11 mines for commercial mining.These coal mines were also offered in the first attempt launched on March 25 this year and had fetched single…

Nick Mwendwa: Football Kenya Federation president steps aside after fraud charges

Nick Mwendwa was released on a bail of 10m Kenyan shillings on Tuesday Nick Mwendwa has stepped aside as president of Football Kenya Federation (FKF) after being charged with multiple counts of fraud. In a letter to FKF’s national executive committee members, Mwendwa stated he was handing over the reins to vice president Doris Petra […]

Africa: Omicron Covid Variant Underlines Need for Global ‘Pandemic Treaty’

The emergence of the threatening new Omicron variant shows how important it is for the world to end the current “cycle of panic and neglect” over the COVID-19 pandemic, said the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday. NEW YORK, USA, November 30, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, was addressing the start […]

For sale: Rome villa restored by Texas princess auctioned

ROME: A villa in the heart of Rome that features the only known ceiling painted by Caravaggio is being put up for auction by court order after the home was restored by its last occupants: a Texas-born princess and her late husband, a member of one of Rome’s aristocratic families. The Casino dell’Aurora, also known […]

Africa: Telling Africa’s Stories As Seen Through African Eyes

allAfrica] Cape Town — The African film industry has grown rapidly over the past few years as an influx of great stories are being created, filmed, directed, starred, and written by people from, and of, the continent. The film industry has undergone a massive transformation since the era of colonialism…

Heisman Trophy: Defensive players should populate the ballot

Publish date: Nov 29, 2021 Forde-Yard Dash: Defensive Players at the Forefront of the Heisman Race With few offensive standouts, a full ballot of defensive players should be considered. The Dash examines the best contenders on defense. Author: Pat Forde Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football, where it appears that…