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04 January 2019 12:10 PM Ex-Bok set for Kings debut off bench

Cape Town - Southern Kings head coach Deon Davids named his starting line-up on Friday for the side's opening PRO14 match for 2019. The Port Elizabeth-based side will be taking on Scottish side Edinburgh in a Round 13 encounter at Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday night. (Kick-off is 21:35 SA-time). The forwards will have a front row that will start together 63

04 January 2019 9:23 AM The 'real' matric pass rate is 37.6%

The real matric pass rate for 2018 is 37.6%, not 78.2%, the Democratic Alliance said on Friday. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Thursday announced a national pass rate of 78.2% in last year's National Senior Certificate examinations – a 3.1% increase from 2017. The DA, however, said the adjusted pass rate was determined when including the total 337

04 January 2019 8:57 AM Matric results: Meet South Africa's top performing pupils

The North West may not have come out tops in the battle for the best performing province when it comes to overall matric results, but it can boast having the smartest Mathematics and Science pupil of them all. David Mark Dodkins from Bergsig Akademie/Academy in the North West was the top performer in both Mathematics and Physical Science in the 2018 matric 68

04 January 2019 8:44 AM Rand extends gains against dollar, JSE positive

The rand extended gains against the dollar on Friday morning, firming by almost 1%. On Thursday the local currency reversed earlier losses to the end the day over 1% stronger against the greenback as the dollar weakened. The rand opened Friday at 14.29/$ and was trading at 14.16/$ at 10:17. This is its best level since mid-December 2018. Bianca Botes 89

04 January 2019 8:11 AM WATCH: Ellen DeGeneres really wants Kevin Hart to host the Oscars

Cape Town – Back at the start of December 2018, it was announced that comedian and actor Kevin Hart would host the Oscars. Now in an upcoming interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin said that he is “evaluating” his recent decision to step down as host of the show. The talk show host shared a snippet of the hour-long interview that will air on Friday in America 66

03 January 2019 1:05 PM Almost 500 people killed on Thai roads during New Year holidays

A total of 463 people died and nearly 4 000 others were injured in road accidents in Thailand between December 27 and January 2, according to officials. The figure is higher than the one from New Year holidays a year ago, when 423 people were killed in road accidents. On New Year's Day alone, 89 people were killed, while almost 700 more were injured 73

03 January 2019 5:18 AM Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande to headline Coachella 2019

Los Angeles – Coachella returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The festival will once again take place over two weekends from 12 – 14 April and then again from 19 – 21 April. Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande will headline both weekends. In 2018 South African acts Black Coffee and Goldfish performed at the festival and Channel 76

03 January 2019 5:00 AM 5 fresh local and international artists for you to listen to in 2019

Cape Town – It’s the start of a new year and it’s a good time to find some fresh music to listen to, so we’ve found five artists that we love and hope that you will to. Whether you need to get up and dance your way back to work or school or just want a mellow tune to slide you to a new summer crush; we’ve got you covered. Some of the musicians on the list include 145

02 January 2019 11:53 AM Fans set to flock to Newlands for New Year's Test

Cape Town - The attendance figure of the New Year's Test between South Africa and Pakistan at Newlands is already in excess of 48 000 as tickets are selling at a rollicking rate. The latest figures show that close to 15 000 patrons will move through the turnstiles on Day 1 of the second Test between South Africa and Pakistan, whilst the provisional attendance 44

02 January 2019 9:36 AM Direct qualifiers for ICC T20 CWC 2020 confirmed

Cape Town - The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed the sides that have qualified directly for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 to be held in Australia, based on the ICC Men's T20I Team Rankings as on December 31, 2018. The top eight make it straight to the Super 12s stage while the remaining two will play in the group stage along with six other 38