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  1. Sponsor meets child

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through letters. He visited the girl at her home village north of the African country's capital Maputo, taking her gifts of a Sudoku set and a puzzle. Each month, he gave HK$220 from his ...

  2. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Jul 05th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... consulate make-believing we could also be like MJ the moonwalker. I couldn't help it. Not with the infectious attitude of Tembi Tambo, South Africa's consul general in Hong Kong, who ... With such a beat and a happy host, you can't help but think the first World Cup in Africa will be nothing but an unqualified success. True, there are still many obstacles. Fifa president Sepp Blatter ...

  3. The thrill of learning comes easier, later

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... The first years of school were spent in South Africa, where my father was mining for industrial diamonds. We lived there for two years from 1968 during apartheid. We moved to Detroit in the United ... moved again, this time to North Carolina where Dad came from. I found myself in this teeny-weeny town which was quaint and it was also where I had my only memorable teacher of those times, Mrs ...

  4. Zulu Hart

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Ed Peters Zulu Hart by Saul David Hodder & Stoughton HK$185 Africa has proved fertile ground for novelists, from Rider Haggard (King Soloman's Mines) to John Gordon-Davis (Hold My ... for bravery. So it is an especially doltish reader who can't work out that Hart is going to end up at Rorke's Drift in South Africa, the site of a bloody battle between Briton and Zulu marked ...

  5. Ostrich

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... bird egg, it would be the same as eating 160 chicken eggs. There are five kinds of ostrich. They all live in Africa. There used to be ostriches in the Middle East, but the last ones died in 1966. There were once ostriches in China. They died out around 10,000 to 15,000 years ago. The North African ostrich is the biggest. It can grow up to 2.7 metres tall. Grazers Ostriches are like ...

  6. Runners set off for Namibia to take part in gruelling marathon

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... 250km race is part of the Racing The Planet circuit of endurance tests. Many of the competitors left on Sunday to fly to Africa. Of the competitors, two local athletes, Martyn Sawyer (right) ...

  7. Dogs living wild

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... b. extinct c. endangered 3 Dingos live in... a. North and South America b. Asia and Australia c. Europe and Africa 4 Golden jackals have their food stolen by... a. tigers and lions b. lions ... in the African_______________. These endangered animals live in big family groups of about 100 dogs. These wild dogs are the best_______________ in Africa. Although they are about the same size as a medium-sized pet ...

  8. Talks, payments used to free piracy victims

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... per cent of which comes from the Middle East and Africa. China's commercial interests in Africa and the Middle East are also increasing rapidly, with its fishing trawlers roaming ...

  9. Feeding on leftovers

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... and dangerous. 2. Scavengers are animals that eat corpses. 3. Scavengers help break down animal remains. Spotted hyenas: scavengers of Africa Fill in the gaps with the following words: queen, steal, prey ... often_______________ their catch! Spotted hyenas live in woods and grasslands in Africa. They live in big groups called clans. The leader is always a female. She's called the_______________ of the clan. ...

  10. Milutinovic vying for helm of World Cup-bound N Korea

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... at the World Cup in recent years,' said the source. Should he lead the North Koreans in South Africa next year it would be the sixth time Milutinovic has taken charge of a team at the game's ... Michael Church Representatives of Bora Milutinovic have made an audacious attempt to install the former China coach at the helm of North Korea's World Cup-bound national team. Sources ...




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