Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-02-22 09:34
NEW YORK - NAMPA/AP
Sony is sharing its PlayStation 4 with the world, but there was no word on price or availability, other than a fl ash on the screen saying â€œComing holiday 2013â€.
The Japanese electronics giant unveiled their new gaming system this week, hyping the machine as a â€œsupercharged PCâ€ with the ability to effortlessly share interactive experiences, by instantly broadcasting video of gaming action or virtually handing out health potions to friends online.
In a rare public rebuke to the world's oldest president, war veterans decried Mugabe's " dictatorial tendencies" and vowed to withdrawal their support if he seeks re-election in 2018.
" This is the beginning of the end for Mugabe," said Takavafira Zhou, a political scientist from Masvingo State University.
" The war veterans have realised Mugabe is sinking and with him his regime. They don't want to sink with the ship," said Zhou. Read more about End in sight for Mugabe
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned twin bomb attacks by the Islamic State group that ripped through crowds of minority Shi'ite Hazaras in the Afghan capital, killing at least 80.
"Afghanistan terror bombings another instance of depth of Daesh depravity: Shia and Sunni are both victims and must unite to defeat extremists," Zarif tweeted on Saturday, using another name for IS.
IS claimed responsibility for the Saturday blasts, which hit during a huge protest in Kabul, the deadliest attacks there since 2001. Read more about IS is 'depraved'
Namibia claimed an excellent 3-1 victory over hosts Mauritius at the 2016 Cosafa Under-17 Championships on Saturday to open their Group A campaign with a win at the Stade Anjalay in Belle Vue Maurel.
South Africa also collected three points with a slender but deserved 1-0 victory over Seychelles at the same venue later on as the pair took charge of the pool after the first round of matches.
Namibia was most impressive though as their win came despite finishing the game with 10 players. Read more about Namibia crushes host Mauritius
The Windhoek Draught Welwitschias will now compete for the Currie Cup First Division title after going down 71-7 to the DHL Western Province at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday.
The home team finished the qualifiers at the bottom of the log but remain in contention for the First Division of the South African competition.
This is because the bottom six teams, except for the six South African Super Rugby unions - the Golden Lions, Western Province, Blue Bulls, Free State Cheetahs, Sharks and EP Kings – will compete in the First Division. Read more about Welwitschias to play for First Division title
In their effort to ensure that the Ministry of Sports reaches its target of increasing participation, regional sport officer Berthold Karumendu says they have a big role to play.
Speaking to Namibian Sun recently, Karumendu said regional sport officers in the country have the responsibility to promote, coordinate, facilitate, guide and control sports in their regions.
He noted that in addition to promoting and coordinating, they have the responsibility to initiate programmes in their regions that bring together community members and school learners. Read more about We are to promote mass participation - Karumendu
Namibia Beauty and Optiphi Ladies Pairs Championships 2016 were held at Windhoek Country Club last Saturday, 16 July.
Usual partners Daphne Howard and Helen Bottger took the first place with 72 points at this year’s Ladies Pairs Championship 2016.
Lydia Lumley and Amanda van Wyk came in second with 71 points.
A count out ensued with next three teams coming in with 70 points each.
Wiltrud Rugheimer and Celonika Read more about Ladies enjoy Pairs Golf Championships