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  • Fearing eruption, thousands in Bali flee from Mount Agung

    23 September 2017 7:31 AM 7

    Bali - Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are sheltering in sports centres, village halls and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century. Authorities raised the volcano's alert status to the highest level on Friday following a "tremendous increase" in seismic activity. It last erupted

  • US, North Korea in kindergarten fight'

    23 September 2017 5:00 AM 9

    New York - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday described the rhetoric between leaders of the United States and North Korea as a "kindergarten fight between children" and urged calm. "We have to calm down the hot heads and understand that we do need pauses, that we do need some contacts," Lavrov told a news conference at the United Nations

  • Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding

    23 September 2017 3:30 AM 10

    Maria has ranked as the most powerful hurricane to strike Puerto Rico in nearly a century. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to ravage the Caribbean in a month, skirted past the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday, leaving devastation in its wake that included fresh flooding on Puerto Rico two days after pummelling the US island

  • Maimane: All is well between opposition parties, but Holomisa disagrees

    22 September 2017 9:01 PM 17

    Cape Town – The DA’s relationship with other opposition parties is good, says its leader, Mmusi Maimane. This is in contrast to the UDM leader Bantu Holomisa’s view, who described the DA as "a party with a self-important attitude that takes an unbending, bully approach to coalition governance". Maimane, DA chief whip John Steenhuisen and chairperson

  • Cloud services offerings expand via acquisition activity

    22 September 2017 8:29 PM 20 1

    The growing need for multicloud deployment has inspired cloud solution providers to expand their service portfolios through acquisitions and partnerships. Recent cloud services acquisitions reveal an industry preparing to take on multicloud deployment and more complex customer requirements. Earlier this month, Rackspace, a $2 billion cloud services company

  • PICTURES: Tutu makes rare appearance at African art museum

    22 September 2017 7:27 PM 13

    Cape Town - Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu has attended the opening of a museum of contemporary African art in Cape Town. Tutu, who rarely makes public appearances since suffering recent health problems, on Friday walked with a cane into the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa and cheerfully greeted people. The 85-year-old former archbishop was among

  • Highveld Lions, Warriors settle for a draw

    22 September 2017 6:47 PM 14

    Cape Town - Omphile Ramela scored his first half-century for new franchise the Highveld Lions as their Sunfoil Series clash with the Warriors ambled out to a draw at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Friday. The left-hander, who was playing his 100th first-class match after moving from the Cape Cobras in the off-season, top-scored with 67 (122 balls

  • 18-year-old charged over London subway bombing

    22 September 2017 6:26 PM 14

    London - British police on Friday charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week's bomb attack on the London subway. The Metropolitan Police force said Ahmed Hassan will appear in court later, accused of planting the bomb at Parsons Green station a week ago. Hassan is accused of attempting to "murder persons

  • Bangladesh seamers struggle in tour game

    22 September 2017 5:22 PM 14

    The Bangladesh bowlers conceded a small first-innings lead against a South African Invitation XI on the second day of their three-day match at Willowmoore Park on Friday. The Invitation XI, comprised mainly of Academy and second-tier first-class players, made 313 for eight declared in reply to the Bangladeshi total of 306 for seven declared. The tourists

  • Mugabe challenges Trump to blow his trumpet towards peace

    22 September 2017 4:35 PM 11

    It mentioned the United States and America over 50 times‚ and the United Nations‚ just 15. It was a list of the world's baddies: North Korea‚ Iran‚ Venezuela and Cuba which he spent considerable time calling names like "losers" and in the case of Kim Jong-Un‚ "rocket man". There was an audible intake of breath when he threatened to "totally destroy"