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October 17, 2017 3:22 PM Chris Coleman among favourites to become Leicester City manager as Craig Shakespeare sacked ahead of Swansea City trip

The Welshman has been listed among the leading candidates by bookmakers to take over at the King Power Stadium Wales boss Chris Coleman is among the favourites with bookmakers to replace Craig Shakespeare who has been sacked by Leicester just four days before the Foxes' Premier League clash with Swansea City. Shakespeare was named as interim boss of the 2015-16 champions 144

October 16, 2017 1:53 AM St. Helena is now open to tourists after its first commercial flight

THIS island has a lot to offer — pristine coastline, rugged landscape and plentiful marine life. But its airport has been useless until now. St. Helena, a South Atlantic island off the coast of Africa, was previously only accessible by boat — a trip which took nearly a week on the Royal Mail Ship to arrive from Cape Town. Since 1990, the RMS St Helena 151

October 15, 2017 7:10 PM You can now visit one of the world's most remote islands by plane

One of the world's most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight arrived in St. Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recently was only accessible by boat. The SA Airlink plane left Johannesburg on a six-hour journey to the British-ruled territory, which hopes to draw more tourists to the deposed French 381

October 15, 2017 8:16 AM Tears and joy on St Helena as 'world's most useless airport' finally opens

As the inaugural plane from Johannesburg touched down, the travel and history buffs on board clapped and cheered. JAMESTOWN, St Helena - One of humanity’s most isolated outposts joined the 21st century on Saturday when the British island of St Helena, home to “the world’s most useless airport”, welcomed its first commercial flight. As the inaugural plane 132

October 14, 2017 11:54 PM Felabration revisits Fela’s Pan-Africanism ideals

The ideals and ideas propelled by the Afrobeat exponent, Fela Anikulapo Kuti through his music and other public outings were highlighted in a lecture delivered in Lagos by Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba last week. The theme was The Fela Debates and The Pan-African Dream. It was part of Felabration for this year. Edozie Udeze reports. It was truly 138

October 14, 2017 11:12 PM One of the world’s most remote islands was once only accessible by boat. Now you can fly there

PROSPEROUS BAY PLAIN, St. Helena — One of the world’s most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight arrived in St. Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recently was only accessible by boat and where Napoleon Bonaparte spent his last years in exile. The SA Airlink plane left Johannesburg on a six-hour 118

October 14, 2017 11:12 PM Tears and joy on Britain’s St. Helena as 'world's most useless airport' finally opens

JAMESTOWN, St. Helena (Reuters) - One of humanity’s most isolated outposts joined the 21st century on Saturday when the British island of St. Helena, home to “the world’s most useless airport”, welcomed its first commercial flight. As the inaugural plane from Johannesburg touched down on the forbidding volcanic outcrop in the middle of the south Atlantic 126

October 14, 2017 7:00 PM Tears and joy on St. Helena as 'world's most useless airport' finally opens

JAMESTOWN, St. Helena (Reuters) - One of humanity’s most isolated outposts joined the 21st century on Saturday when the British island of St. Helena, home to “the world’s most useless airport”, welcomed its first commercial flight. As the inaugural plane from Johannesburg touched down on the forbidding volcanic outcrop in the middle of the south Atlantic 122

October 14, 2017 7:00 PM One of world’s most remote islands gets commercial flights

PROSPEROUS BAY PLAIN, St. Helena — One of the world’s most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight arrived in St. Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recently was only accessible by boat and where Napoleon Bonaparte spent his last years in exile. The SA Airlink plane left Johannesburg on a six-hour 135

October 14, 2017 4:45 PM Man City dazzle after Liverpool-United bore draw

LONDON - Manchester City opened up a two-point lead over their neighbours Manchester United at the top of the Premier League on Saturday thanks to another display of scintillating brilliance in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium. After the earlier high noon showdown between Liverpool and a United side lacking in any great ambition ended 127