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We have been looking at the lives of some Chinese people living and working in various African countries in our ‘Making it in Africa’ series.Today, lets introduce you to Shen Yuning, a scholar who’s helped to compile a Swahili-Mandarin dictionary.He is now helping a group of scholars to try save a remote tribal language in Tanzania. Only 5,000 people speak Kisegeju, but Shen hopes to change that. Dan Ashby joined him on his fieldwork in northern Tanzania. Chinese investors helping boost Lagos infrastructure Related Tanzanian universities roll out Chinese language courses Former poachers now helping to save endangered turtles
HIGHLY REGARDED ENCODER HEADS SUNDAY’S $100,000 ZUMA BEACH STAKES FOR 2-YEAR-OLDS AT ONE MILE ON TURF ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 3, 2019)–One-two finishers when last they met, Hronis Racing’s Encoder and Rockingham Ranch’s Billy Batts will renew acquaintances as they head a field of seven juveniles going one mile on turf in Sunday’s $100,000 Zuma Beach Stakes at Santa Anita.Separated by a head in the one mile Del Mar Juvenile Turf Sept. 1, Encoder, who was off as the 3-5 favorite, again rates top billing with Flavien Prat riding back.ENCODEROwner: Hronis Racing, LLCTrainer: John SadlerA first out five furlong turf maiden winner at 3-1 on Aug. 7, this Kentucky-bred colt by English Channel would appear to have any kind of future as he tries to remain unbeaten in his third start. Similar to his plan of attack first time out, Encoder was attentive to the pace in the Del Mar Juvenile Turf as the 3-5 favorite and pounced late with Prat, who has been aboard for both wins.BILLY BATTSOwner: Rockingham RanchTrainer: Peter MillerOff at 3-1 in the Del Mar Juvenile Turf, this ridgling by City Zip went to the front immediately, opened up by two lengths at the half mile and gave way grudgingly to Encoder in a game effort. Based in Kentucky for his first three starts, Billy Batts broke his maiden two starts back going a mile on grass at Del Mar Aug. 10. He’ll be ridden for the first time on Sunday by Norberto Arroyo, Jr.THE $100,000 ZUMA BEACH STAKES WITH JOCKEYS & WEIGHTS IN POST POSITION ORDERRace 4 of 8 Approximate post time 2 p.m. PTHariboux–Drayden Van Dyke–120Encoder–Flavien Prat–124Hit the Road–Victor Espinoza–122Billy Batts–Norberto Arroyo, Jr.–122Club Aspen–Jorge Velez–120War Beast–Abel Cedillo–122Cool Runnings–Kent Desormeaux–120First post time for an eight-race card on Sunday is at 12:30 p.m. For additional information, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.
talkSPORT’s transfer guru, Warren Haughton, joins Hawksbee and Jacobs to round up all the very latest rumours and gossip.He delivers the reasons why Manchester United’s move for Pedro fell through at the eleventh hour and what role Cesc Fabregas played Chelsea’s swoop.Saido Berahino’s mooted move to Tottenham is also discussed as West Brom have named their price for the Englishman.Rumours circulating around Mamadou Sakho’s Liverpool future has been reported with Bayer Leverkusen interested and talkSPORT get the latest on the deal for the defender.And will Arsenal finally make a move for Karim Benzema or Edinson Cavani?Here are some of the top transfer rumours on talkSPORT.com:Reports: Manchester United table £60m bid for Germany striker Thomas MullerBayer Leverkusen want Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho in £7m dealJulian Draxler latest – Juventus offer £21m to land long-term Arsenal targetSunderland star Emanuele Giaccherini could leave the Stadium of Light, reveals agentManchester United stunned as Chelsea win race for Barcelona winger PedroBenzema breakthough! Arsenal have £48m bid accepted by Real Madrid, talkSPORT toldEverton to move for Inter Milan defender if John Stones completes Chelsea switchDavid De Gea told by teammate to stay at Manchester UnitedReal Madrid join Chelsea in eyeing Brazilian defender Alex Telles