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AFCON2017 Day 4 Observations

Ghana dominate the first half…

In the first 45 minutes of the game, Ghana illustrated why they were the favourites to win the game. The Ayew brothers were at the centre of the game and ensured that almost every attack the Black Stars made either went through them or ended with them, while Christian Atsu bullied Joseph Ochaya for the majority of the half with his direct running and dazzling footwork. 804 more words


Egypt court adds ex-football star Aboutrika to terror list

Egypt has added retired football star Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s most renowned athletes, to a terror list for alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer told media. 230 more words

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This Famous Footballer is a Terrorist?

Egypt has added ex-football star Mohamed Aboutrika to a terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer says.

Mr Aboutrika is accused of financially supporting the Brotherhood, which Egypt considers a terrorist organisation. 221 more words


Ghana Win, Egypt Draw On Return


André Ayew scored a penalty as Ghana beat Uganda 1-0 on Tuesday, while Egypt drew 0-0 with Mali on their long-awaited return to the tournament. 623 more words


Review of The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz

2017 is off to a start and this year I am attempting to make a more concerted effort of reading more books. I don’t know how successful this attempt will be, with grad school, moving and a wedding all in the near future. 503 more words


Time Travel. And Associated Musings.

Sometimes the travel bug bites me unexpectedly. My toes itch and I start looking for flights to some faraway locations. But then the reality hits, such as work and other commitments, and I go for a much quicker and cheaper alternative. 668 more words