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14 November 2017 9:44 PM Joy for Senegal, heartbreak for Bafana in Dakar

Cape Town - Senegal have defeated Bafana Bafana 2-1 in their final 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifying match, securing their place in next year's showcase in the process. The start of the match was delayed by a few minutes as the lights at the Stade Leopold Sedar Sengho in Dakar failed. Although Senegal started brightly, by the 20th minute of the first 37

14 November 2017 2:00 PM CAF to consider Nigerian proposal

Cape Town - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will meet soon to discuss a proposal for African World Cup qualifiers to play friendlies during the FIFA window in March, a Nigerian official said on Tuesday. Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will be Africa's five flag bearers at Russia next year. However, all five teams will be engaged 58

13 November 2017 1:28 PM Baxter spells end of the road for 'veteran' stars

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has revealed that he does not plan on using "older players" in future. Baxter, 64, selected Morgan Gould (34), Clayton Daniels (33) and Siphiwe Tshabalala (33) as part of the current Bafana squad. Gould and Daniels started against Senegal last Friday in a crucial 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier while 54

13 November 2017 11:17 AM Bookies give Bafana no chance in Dakar

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana will crash to a second defeat in the space of five days against Senegal, if local bookmakers are to believed... Senegal and Bafana will do battle in a "dead rubber" of a 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier in Dakar on Tuesday. Senegal beat Bafana in Polokwane last Friday in a match the home side simply had to win to have any chance 79

10 November 2017 7:00 PM Bafana's SWC 2018 dream over after Senegal loss

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana's dream of playing in the Soccer World Cup in Russia next year were shattered when they lost to Senegal at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Friday evening. Stuart Baxter and his charges lost 2-0 to Senegal, as South Africa failed to qualify for the 2018 global football showpiece. Liverpool's Sadio Mane slipped in behind the South 136

09 November 2017 6:23 PM 'Tannie Ans' honoured by IAAF

Cape Town - Ans Botha, coach of South African 400m world record holder, Olympic champion and world champion, Wayde van Niekerk has been named 2017 Coach of the Year by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Botha, affectionately know as 'Tannie Ans' has guided Van Niekerk to numerous achievements during the course of his career 50

09 November 2017 8:19 AM After rough night, top Trump backers differ on path forward

Des Moines - Some of Donald Trump's fiercest advocates are offering different approaches for the Republican Party's way forward after some tough losses on November 7. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel are calling on Republicans to unite, while former White House strategist 53

07 November 2017 9:01 PM Twelve schools to receive scholar transport, court rules

Pietermaritzburg – The KwaZulu-Natal departments of education and transport have to provide scholar transport to 12 schools in Nquthu by April 1, 2018. This follows a Pietermaritzburg High Court ruling on Tuesday that pupils must be provided with transport to school so that they don't have to walk long distances. Equal Education spokesperson Mila Kakaza 45

07 November 2017 5:33 PM Don't pay DRC taxes, utility bills: rights group

Kinshasa - A pro-democracy group in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday urged citizens to stop paying taxes and utility bills in a "civil disobedience" campaign, after authorities announced President Joseph Kabila will remain in power until 2019. The Lucha (Struggle for Change) organisation called on the Congolese to quit paying bills for electricity 171

07 November 2017 4:31 PM African Union force begins troop withdrawal from Somalia

Mogadishu - The African Union says it has begun its withdrawal from Somalia and will cut 1 000 troops by the end of this year as security responsibilities start to shift to the local military. The continental body said on Tuesday that the move comes at a critical time, less than a month after the country's worst attack killed more than 350 people. The Somalia-based 40