Monthly Archives: January 2011

Australian Open – Men’s Final Pound-for-Pound

It has never been easy to separate Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic. They were born a week apart in 1987 and their professional lives have been intertwined ever since their first meeting at a junior event in France when they … Continue reading

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Mandela: Forever A Fighter

As former president Nelson Mandela spent his second day in hospital, confusion reigned over the state of his health. There was no word from his family or the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The Times has reliably learned that Mandela is suffering … Continue reading

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Google TV – I Want!

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Japan’s Mount Kirishima Errupts

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The Dream of A United Sudan

Half way through the evening you felt this is what a united Sudan could have been like. It was an engagement party thrown by a beaming, white-robed Khartoum patriarch with pulsing music provided by Orupaap, a group of mostly southern … Continue reading

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Still No Holding Down Man Utd!

A thrilling 3-2 win at Blackpool allowed the current Manchester United crop to prove that, while they may not be a vintage edition in their club’s illustrious history, all the resilience of predecessors exists in abundance. First-half goals from former … Continue reading

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Oz Open Chics

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When The Police Take The Law Into Their Own Hands

Courtesy of nation.co.ke Philip Alston please blow the whistle on this! Policemen were on Wednesday caught on camera executing three men in cold blood on a busy Nairobi street. A motorist who happened upon the confrontation between plainclothes policemen and alleged … Continue reading

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Cloud vs ITIL – Pick One. By Bob Lewis

The Cloud is fundamentally incompatible with ITIL — the most widely accepted framework for professional IT management. ManagementSpeak: I’ll see if I can get that removed from the requirements. Translation: Get used to it. This week’s anonymous contributor explains, “I’m … Continue reading

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Tunisia President Ben Ali Steps Down And Flees Country

Tunisian Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi has taken over the country’s interim presidency amid reports President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has left Tunisia after four weeks of deadly protests against his 23-year rule. Ghannouchi said he had taken power during a … Continue reading

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