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15 August 2018 11:15 AM 20 SA athletes picked for African Continental Cup team

Cape Town - A large group of South African athletes will represent the African continent at the upcoming IAAF Continental Cup to be held in Ostrava, Czech Republic between September 8-9, after the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) announced its team on Tuesday. The SA contingent of 20 athletes will make up more than a quarter of the 74-member 20

15 August 2018 9:28 AM Zim: Mnangagwa files opposing papers to MDC's election challenge

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly filed his opposing papers to the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa's petition challenging his victory in the just ended elections. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Mnangagwa's lead defence counsel, Advocate Lewis Uriri confirmed on Monday that the opposing 17

15 August 2018 6:05 AM Cheetahs to sport new hooped jersey

Bloemfontein - The Cheetahs will wear a newly designed playing strip in the 2018/19 PRO14 season. The well recognised orange jersey is now broken up with white hoops and will be accompanied by orange shorts and socks. This design will also be used for the new supporter’s replica jersey that will hit the South African market in the latter part of September 18

15 August 2018 5:17 AM Demi-Leigh makes it Instagram official with American boyfriend Tim Tebow

Cape Town - Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has shared her very-first photo with boyfriend, American baseball player, Tim Tebow. Tim broke the news that he is dating the South African beauty queen during an interview with ESPN's Pedro Gomez in July. The 23-year-old later confirmed her relationship with the American sportsman on 947 Breakfast Club while 17

14 August 2018 6:00 PM Burundi plans plastic bag ban

Burundi's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, has issued a decree banning the use of plastic bags in the small central African country within the next 18 months. "The manufacture, import, storage, sale and use of all plastic bags and other plastic packaging is prohibited," said the presidential order signed by Nkurunziza on Monday and seen by AFP Tuesday 21

14 August 2018 9:32 AM SEE: World's cheapest fuel to get record spike as Venezuela combats petrol smugglers

As South African motorists reel from record-high fuel prices, Venezuelan motorists have been paying $0.01 for petrol. That's soon to change as the South American country's president introduced strict measures to curb smuggling. We've included a list of the most expensive and cheapest fuel prices globally at the end of this article. President Nicolas 21

13 August 2018 7:06 PM Zim opposition, civil groups dismiss AU, SADC as 'toothless bulldogs'

Zimbabwean civil society organisations (CSOs) and opposition political parties have reportedly described the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the African Union (AU) observer missions as "toothless bulldogs" following their endorsement of the just ended disputed elections as free, fair and credible. According to NewsDay, the CSOs and the opposition 25

13 August 2018 10:14 AM Top SA courses ready to host Origins of Golf

Cape Town - The six-tournament Vodacom Origins of Golf series, the Sunshine Tour's most successful continuous series of tournaments in its history, will tee off its 15th season next week with an array of South Africa’s leading golf courses on its schedule and a new overall prize for the professionals. This year the popular pro-am series, which offers 28

13 August 2018 4:57 AM Stone flies SA flag at 100th PGA Championship

St. Louis - Brandon Stone was the best performing South African golfer at this past weekend's 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club. Stone, who started with a four-under par 66 on Thursday's opening round, fired three consecutive two-under par 68s to finish tied for 12th and eight-under par for the tournament, eight shots behind winner Brooks 28

11 August 2018 10:11 PM Tsitsipas battles past Anderson into Toronto final

Toronto - Kevin Anderson suffered an agonising loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-finals of the Toronto Masters on Saturday. The Greek young gun, who turns 20 on Sunday, defeated the South African fourth seed 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 7-6 (9/7). It was a tightly-contested battle that went down to the wire, with Tsitsipas claiming the only break of serve in the match 20