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SEMAFO Provides Its Observations to Orbis' Notice of AGM and Updated Scoping Study
SEMAFO (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) provides its observations to the Orbis Gold Limited (ASX: OBS) notice of AGM and updated scoping study.

SEMAFO: A $0.65 Cash Bid for Orbis Gold
SEMAFO (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) will be making a takeover bid for 100% of Orbis Gold Limited (ASX: OBS) at A$0.65 per share, payable in cash, subject to the conditions below (Cash Bid). The minimum acceptance condition for the Cash Bid is 50.1%, evidencing the seriousness of SEMAFO's Cash Bid.

SEMAFO: Proposal to Acquire Orbis Gold
SEMAFO (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) today advises it has submitted a non-binding proposal to the Board of Directors of Orbis Gold Limited (ASX: OBS) to acquire 100% of the issued share capital in Orbis by way of a recommended transaction at a price range between A$0.62 to A$0.65 per share, payable in cash (Proposal).

Ex-England cricketer Nixon says was offered 5m pounds by Indian bookie to fix Leicester matches
Former England and Leicestershire cricketer Paul Nixon has revealed how he was once offered a mind-boggling five million pounds by an Indian bookie to spot-fix matches in domestic cricket in England.

The Saturdays Rochelle Wiseman poses with ball boys at Wimbledon party
The Saturdays' Rochelle Wiseman was spotted cosying up to a couple of ball boys at a star-studded party held by Wimbledon ball provider Slazenger in London.

Pietersen must prove commitment to Test cricket following shorter form exit: Vaughan
Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes Kevin Pietersen must prove his commitment for Test cricket to Andrew Strauss and coach Andy Flower.

Tevez facing death threats from United fans post his 'RIP Fergie' prank
Manchester City's Carlos Tevez was under a 24 hour armed guard last night after his 'RIP Fergie' prank sparked fury among hardcore Manchester United fans.

Vaughan says Strauss needs 'ugly runs' to end Test drought
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has advised Test skipper Andrew Strauss to 'get ugly' to silence critics and secure his captaincy for the future.

Twitter drive by cricketers help recover part of late England player Hollioake's stolen kit
Some of cricket's biggest stars waved an emotional Twitter campaign, which helped recover a part of late England player Ben Hollioake's stolen kit.

BBC blasted for hiring cricketer Vaughan to cover US Masters golf
The British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) has come in for wide scale criticism from golf fans over hiring former England cricketer Michael Vaughan to cover the US Masters golf.

Anderson can surpass Botham's record to become England's leading wicket-taker: Vaughan
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has predicted pacer James Anderson will surpass Sir Ian Botham's record to become the country's leading Test wicket-taker.

Boycott to be new Yorkshire country cricket club president
Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has been appointed as the new President of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, replacing former England captain Raymond Illingworth.

Tributes pour in for Dravid after he announces retirement
The cricket fraternity has paid tributes to Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who announced his retirement from international cricket after an illustrious 16-year career.

Vaughan says even England's second-string pace attack more potent than Australia's
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has backed his side's pace attack rather than that of Australia, despite the Aussies' awesome display with the ball, in their 4-0 whitewash of India.

Tweets taunt trounced Poms
The acidic world of Twitter has compounded ICC No 1-ranked England's misery after its amazing capitulation to Pakistan in three days in the first Test in Dubai.

Ajmal can win series for Pakistan: Vaughan
Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes if the English batsmen don't learn to play Pakistani bowler Saeed Ajmal, they will lose the Test series.

Oz pair create record with 150 skydives in a day
Two parachutists in Australia have set a record by jumping out of a plane 150 times in 24 hours.

ICC anti-corruption chief insists illegal betting not endemic
The International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption chief insists illegal betting is not endemic in the game, in the wake of the three Pakistan players being jailed for spot-fixing.

Willis, Vaughan want 'Pak spot fixing guilty' to be out of game for good
Former England captains Bob Willis and Michael Vaughan have said that the three Pakistani players who were handed jail sentences for their role in last year's spot fixing scandal should never be welcomed back into the game.

Vaughan wants most English wickets to be slow turning pitches found on subcontinent
Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan has called for cricket pitches in his country to be slow turners similar to those found on the Indian subcontinent to prepare players better to play spin.

Vaughan blasts ICC decision to defer World Test Championship to 2017
Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan has criticized the International Cricket Council (ICC) for shelving the proposed World Test Championship play-off.

Bell should open in remaining ODIs against India: Vaughan
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has questioned the team management's decision not to include middle order batsman Ian Bell in the first eleven for the ongoing series against India, and suggested that he should open the innings in the remaining two matches of the lost series.

England must build up on Pietersen's ego to bring him in form: Vaughan
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has asked to play with Kevin Pietersen's ego in order to bring him back into form in the ODIs.

Tributes pour in for ex-England cricketer Graham Dilley
Tributes have been pouring in for former Kent and England cricket hero Graham Dilley who died after a short battle with cancer. He was 52.

'Beer-bellied' Vaughan, the new star of UK's worst amateur cricket team
In 2006, the Goldsborough second eleven suffered its worst defeat in modern English recreational cricket.

Vaughan and Stewart predict long-term England dominance
Former England captains Michael Vaughan and Alec Stewart believe that the Andrew Strauss-led team will dominate Test cricket for years to come.

Selector Geoff Miller backs skipper Strauss ahead of India clash
England's national selector Geoff Miller has termed the criticism of Andrew Strauss's captaincy tactics as unwarranted and backed the skipper ahead of the first test against India.

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