Diamond Fields AdvertiserThe Diamond Fields Advertiser (DFA) is a daily newspaper published in Kimberley, South Africa, founded on 23 March 1878.
The earliest paper on the Diamond Fields was a weekly called the Diamond Field, published from 15 October 1870 at Pniel. It moved the following year first to Du Toit’s Pan and then New Rush (later renamed Kimberley), and had a strongly anti-imperial view point. Another of the early papers was the pro-British Diamond News of R. W. Murray.

  • Avram Glazer confident in Manchester United’s future
    by AFP on May 23, 2022 at 5:38 pm

    Supporters stepped up their calls for the Glazers to sell United throughout a dismal campaign that ended in a dismal sixth-placed finish. Manchester United owners Joel Glazer (left) and Avram Glazer. Picture: Darren Staples, Reuters London — Avram Glazer has defended his family’s controversial reign as Manchester United owners after a troubled season marred by The post Avram Glazer confident in Manchester United’s future appeared first on DFA.

  • Bucs three wins away from a return to Africa
    by Herman Gibbs on May 23, 2022 at 5:20 pm

    With the season all over for most teams, Orlando Pirates can qualify for next season’s CAF Champions League if they win all three of their remaining games. Orlando Pirates co-coach Mandla Ncikazi. Picture: Abbas Farda, BackpagePix Cape Town — Orlando Pirates are three steps away from redemption after their failed CAF Confederation Cup campaign was The post Bucs three wins away from a return to Africa appeared first on DFA.

  • Rafa cruises into French Open second round
    by AFP on May 23, 2022 at 5:15 pm

    Rafael Nadal began his pursuit of a record-extending 14th French Open title with a straight sets victory over Australian world number 82 Jordan Thompson. Spain’s Rafael Nadal reacts after winning his men’s singles match against Australia’s Jordan Thompson at the Court Philippe-Chatrier on day two of the Roland-Garros Open tennis tournament in Paris on Monday. The post Rafa cruises into French Open second round appeared first on DFA.

  • Royal AM still out for CAF spot after loss to Sundowns
    by Zaahier Adams on May 23, 2022 at 5:13 pm

    Royal AM coach John Maduka has not given up hope of his team qualifying for the CAF Champions League despite Monday’s defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns. Royal AM head coach John Maduka. Picture: Gerhard Duraan, BackpagePix Cape Town — Royal AM coach John Maduka has not given up hope of his team qualifying for the CAF The post Royal AM still out for CAF spot after loss to Sundowns appeared first on DFA.

  • Civilian killings in Mali soar as Russian mercenaries join fight in West Africa
    by Reuters on May 23, 2022 at 3:23 pm

    Documents, imagery and witness accounts point to a heightened Russian presence in Mali, where the military government is locked in a bloody war with extremists. Malian soldiers patrol in Bamako, Mali. File picture: Reuters/Luc Gnago THE MAN knew what to expect from Islamist fighters. They had appeared at his door for years, demanding money or The post Civilian killings in Mali soar as Russian mercenaries join fight in West Africa appeared first on DFA.

  • Trio nabbed after allegedly offering R1.8m bribe to cops
    by Molaole Montsho on May 23, 2022 at 2:34 pm

    Three men arrested in connection with fraud were arrested when they allegedly offered the police a bribe of R1.8million in the Eastern Cape. File picture: Bongani Shilubane/African News Agency (ANA) THREE men arrested in connection with fraud related to supplying furniture were arrested when they allegedly offered the police a bribe of R1.8million in the The post Trio nabbed after allegedly offering R1.8m bribe to cops appeared first on DFA.

  • Sundowns end season with entertaining win over Royal AM
    by Eshlin Vedan on May 23, 2022 at 2:23 pm

    League Champions Mamelodi Sundowns ended their 2021/22 DStv Premiership season on a high by beating Royal AM 3-2 at the Chatsworth Stadium on Monday. Thabiso Kutumela of Mamelodi Sundowns celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal during their DStv Premiership game against Royal AM at Chatsworth Stadium on Monday. Picture: Sydney Mahlangu, BackpagePix Durban The post Sundowns end season with entertaining win over Royal AM appeared first on DFA.

  • Swiatek extends run at French Open as Osaka, Krejcikova bow out
    by AFP on May 23, 2022 at 2:19 pm

    Former world number one Naomi Osaka and defending champion Barbora Krejcikova have been eliminated from the French Open, while Iga Swiatek powered into round two. Poland’s Iga Swiatek greets spectators as she celebrates after winning against Ukraine’s Lesya Tsurenko at the end of their women’s singles match on day two of the Roland-Garros Open tennis The post Swiatek extends run at French Open as Osaka, Krejcikova bow out appeared first on DFA.

  • Should SA parents be concerned over US baby formula crisis?
    by Shifaan Ryklief on May 23, 2022 at 1:50 pm

    As part of US President Joe Biden’s plan to solve the baby formula crisis, his team launched ’Operation Fly Formula’ to import infant formula from across Europe, with the first shipment having landed on Sunday. Empty shelves show a shortage of baby formula at a store in San Antonio, Texas, US. Picture: Reuters/Kaylee Greenlee Beal The post Should SA parents be concerned over US baby formula crisis? appeared first on DFA.