Cricket South Africa launched the 16-team Africa T20 Cup on Tuesday, which will be the African curtain-raiser to the 2015-16 season, starting on 4 September and the final on 4 October.
Former Kenya batsman Steve Tikolo has urged the country's players and administrators to work together to get the team back to the top section of world cricket, saying they need more reasons to celebrate.
Pakistan is set to host African associate side Kenya in five limited-overs matches in December, with the Kenyans making a rare trip to the nation that hasn't hosted a full ICC member side within its borders since 2009.
Chief executive David Richardson has countered suggestion that the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and security unit is proving ineffective.
The short-list nominees for the 2012 International Cricket Council awards have been announced.