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14 January 2019 3:38 PM SA egg thief: Pablo Escobar of bird egg smuggling jailed after caught with rare eggs taped to his chest

A prolific bird egg smuggler was jailed for three years after he was caught at Heathrow Airport with rare bird eggs strapped to his chest. Jeffrey Lendrum, 57, pleaded guilty in the Snaresbrook Crown Court to four offences and he was jailed for three years and one month on smuggling charges, the BBC reported. The smuggler, who once complained that he was vilified 26

11 January 2019 7:34 PM Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the UN refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family. Thailand's immigration police chief said on Friday that UN was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. Rahaf Mohammed 26

11 January 2019 6:31 AM WATCH: Kgatlana receives hero's welcome at airport

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana forward Thembi Kgatlana received a hero's welcome at the O.R. Tambo International Airport following her triumphant CAF Award wins on Tuesday. Kgatlana walked away with two awards on the night – African Women’s Player of the Year and CAF Goal of the Year. She scored five goals in the 2018 Women’s AFCON in November – one against 30

10 January 2019 6:43 PM Manuel Chang to remain behind bars until bail application

Former Mozambican finance minister Manual Chang has had his bail application postponed to January 18 by the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court. The postponement was granted to give his defence time to peruse an indictment detailing charges related to crimes that the US alleges he committed and to review the validity of Chang's warrant of arrest pending 41

10 January 2019 4:09 AM WATCH: Top World news videos today

Top Democrats say President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders as talks to end the partial government shutdown remain at an impasse." US airport security workers and air traffic controllers working without pay have been warning that security and safety could be compromised if the government shutdown continues. A Russian war film that tells 26

08 January 2019 7:00 PM WATCH: Trevor Noah’s biltong almost got him in serious trouble and here’s why

Cape Town – South African comedian and host Trevor Noah loves biltong and tried to take it back to America with him after visiting the country of his birth, but things didn’t go as planned. In an insert on The Daily Show, Trevor spoke about how – on his recent trip back to The States from SA – he tried to bring some of the cured meat through airport 35

08 January 2019 5:14 PM ALERT: Persistent rainfall, flooding expected for Gauteng

The SA Weather Service has issued a watch for persistent rainfall which may lead to flooding in parts of Gauteng on Tuesday night. It indicated in a tweet that these conditions are expected from 19:00 to 23:00. The weather is also expected to impact on flights at OR Tambo International Airport, tweeted Vincent Lessing, who is accredited in Civil Aviation 22

08 January 2019 12:41 PM Former Mozambique finance minister claims arrest at OR Tambo airport was unlawful

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang is to remain behind bars after briefly appearing in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Through his lawyers, the 63-year-old argued that his detention was unlawful and that his extradition, if carried out, would also be illegal. Chang was on his way to Dubai when he was arrested on December 26

06 January 2019 7:35 PM Germany raises avalanche alert after female skier dies

Heavy snowfall in southern Germany and the death of a skier prompted authorities on Sunday to raise the avalanche alert warning in the Bavarian Alps to the second-highest level. The Bavarian avalanche warning service said it had boosted the alert level to four on a scale of five, warning of a "great danger of avalanches in the Bavarian Alps". A 20-year-old 27

05 January 2019 8:27 PM Overheated e-cigarette battery causes small fire on flight

American Airlines says a passenger's electronic cigarette caused a small fire on a flight from Las Vegas to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. American Airlines spokesperson Leslie Scott says the e-cigarette's battery overheated shortly after Flight 168 landed on Friday night. Scott says flight attendants stamped out the fire. No one was injured 28