Category archives for: Sports

MTN’s GiGYMA encourages exercise during lockdown

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O'Sullivan

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN, the network operator, is enabling South African women to exercise while in isolation in their homes. GiGYMA – the offering- is a digital home-based workout series that is easily accessible from any smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer. Available on MTN’s Youtube channel and on social media @MTNza, […]

COVID-19: South Africa halts football matches

Absa premiership league

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ALL professional football matches in South Africa have been suspended after the government declared the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a national disaster. The suspension comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on Sunday. As a result, gatherings of more than 100 people are prohibited. The Premier Soccer League […]

Rufaro rot typifies decay of Zimbabwe stadia

Zion Christian church dancing at Rufaro Stadium

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – FROM the outside, it looks more like a fruit and vegetable market than a stadium where some of the country’s historic football moments occurred or a venue that played host to some of the greatest local stars of the Beautiful Game. Early into the morning, […]

BREAKING: World Football Summit postponed over COVID-19

World Football Summit

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – THE World Football Summit (WFS) Africa has been postponed following the official declaration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a global pandemic. The first summit of its kind to be held in the continent, the event has been scheduled for March 17-18 in Durban, South Africa. It […]

Global soccer summit proceeds regardless of COVID-19

Proteas batsman Hashim Amla runs a quick single in an ODI match against Pakistan at the Supersport Park on 25 January 2019 in Centurion. Picture: AFP

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE first World Football Summit (WFS) to be held in Africa will proceed next week despite the host country, South Africa, conforming cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The event is scheduled for the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban on March 17-18. Three cases of […]

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