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21 October 2018 4:49 PM Chiefs need penalties to get past Leopards in TKO

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs battled back from a goal down to beat Black Leopards 4-2 on penalties after their Telkom Knockout first-round tie finished 1-1 at the FNB Stadium on Sunday. Giovanni Solinas' side struggled to get into their stride in the first half and found themselves trailing to Phathutshedzo Nange's 34th-minute opener. But Amakhosi restored 20

18 October 2018 3:39 PM MyCiTi strikers, City of Cape Town at impasse over EFF's inclusion in talks

The impasse over the unprotected strike by MyCiTi workers continued on Thursday, as the City of Cape Town said it would only meet with union representatives, while the strikers pressed for the EFF to be included in the talks. The "wildcat" strike by MyCiTi employees entered its fourth day on Thursday, with multiple routes disrupted in Cape Town. About 34

18 October 2018 11:20 AM Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption

Malaysia's opposition leader was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of corruption, a fresh blow to his party which was ousted at elections this year after six decades in power. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, was detained after being questioned by anti-corruption authorities. He will be charged 23

18 October 2018 8:44 AM SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the state

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) could have recovered R299m in the 2017/2018 financial year, but only managed to recover R34m for the state. However, as a result of its interventions, the unit prevented payments to the value of R407m in relation to 11 matters and had three contracts or administrative decisions set aside, saving the state R797m. This information 52

18 October 2018 6:09 AM Sprint king Bolt rejects Malta football offer

Sydney - Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has turned down a contract from Maltese champions Valletta and will remain in Australia to pursue his dream of becoming a professional footballer, his agent said Thursday. The eight-time Olympic champion has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving Down Under in August. He scored 29

17 October 2018 8:38 PM Liverpool's Mane has surgery on hand injury

London - Liverpool said on Wednesday that forward Sadio Mane had undergone successful surgery on a hand injury he sustained while on international duty with Senegal. Jurgen Klopp has a number of concerns ahead of his team's return to Premier League action against Huddersfield on Saturday, with doubts over forward Mohamed Salah and midfielder Naby Keita 19

17 October 2018 1:50 PM Abbas destroys Australia to put Pakistan on top

Abu Dhabi - Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas registered a five-wicket haul to steer Pakistan into a dominating position in the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Abbas finished with five for 33 to bowl out Australia for a paltry 145 to give Pakistan a 137-run lead in the first innings on the second day at Sheikh Zayed Stadium 27

17 October 2018 12:20 PM Osaka, Stephens to play at Brisbane International

Cape Town - US Open champion Naomi Osaka of Japan and world No 8 Sloane Stephens have confirmed their participation at the season-opening Brisbane International event. The pair will be joined by the likes of two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova as well as 2011 US Open champion and home favourite Samantha Stosur at the event schedules from 31 December 29

16 October 2018 8:20 PM Boy, 10, rescues mother, cousin from shack fire

A 10-year-old rescued his mother and 2-year-old cousin from a shack fire in which his infant nephew, Athaluve Sixakwe, died in the early hours of Monday. The fire left 70 people homeless in Kwa 5, Doornback informal settlement, opposite Dunoon near Milnerton, Cape Town, GroundUp reported on Tuesday. The Sophakama Primary School pupil, Aphelele Ntsukumbini 27

16 October 2018 8:20 PM Wasteful Bafana frustrated by Seychelles

Cape Town - South Africa have been held to a goalless draw against the Seychelles in their Group E 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier at the Stade Linite in the island nation. Much like the first match between the two nations on Saturday, it was South Africa that were the dominant force. But unlike Saturday, they could not find the back of the net. Their 24