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06 December 2018 7:05 PM Couple accused of stealing boat for Cuban honeymoon

Authorities say a Florida couple quit their jobs, stole a 12-metre catamaran sailboat and sailed to Cuba for their honeymoon. The Miami Herald reports 46-year-old Aaron Burmeister and 32-year-old Ashley McNeil pleaded guilty November 13 to charges of conspiracy to transport a vessel in foreign commerce. They were returned to the United States in September 116

05 December 2018 7:27 AM SA Express announces new route between Joburg and Mthatha

Connectivity between Eastern Cape and Gauteng just got a boost as SA express announced on Tuesday that it will be introducing a new route between Mthatha and Johannesburg. The daily flight from OR Tambo International Airport will commence from 10 December in time for the busy holiday period, with the intention of increasing frequency early in the new year if there 82

03 December 2018 5:48 PM OR Tambo Airport heist robbers put behind bars

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg handed lengthy terms of imprisonment to two men who committed a robbery at OR International Airport in 2017. A third man, who was convicted of conspiracy to commit robbery, was also put behind bars. In the robbery, which resembled a scene from a movie, the robbers made off with R24m in foreign currency 89

03 December 2018 5:21 AM 'Eskom employee' caught driving at 162km/h to 'deal with load shedding'

Four people were arrested on Sunday for driving way over the speed limit in Ekurhuleni east of Johannesburg. One speedster claimed to be an Eskom employee who was "dealing with load shedding issues". The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department's High Speed Unit arrested the four on Sunday between 05:00 and 11:00 on the stretch of the N3 freeway southbound 75

27 November 2018 3:13 PM Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination

A commercial pilot is under investigation after falling asleep in the cockpit of a freight plane and overflying his Australian island destination by 46km, officials said on Tuesday. The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person aboard the twin-propeller Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain and was flying on autopilot during the early morning flight 99

19 November 2018 7:54 AM OR Tambo on lock down during emergency-readiness drill

Travellers headed to OR Tambo International Airport should note that the airport is doing a major crisis simulation exercise on Monday 19 November. A similar process was done by Cape Town International Airport recently, which at the time included a hostage situation drill. There is no need for alarm as the exercise unfolds. Management at OR Tambo International 85

11 November 2018 2:24 PM Smoke forces Air France-Shanghai flight to divert to Siberia

An Air France flight carrying 282 passengers from Paris to Shanghai made an unexpected stop in Siberia on Sunday after smoke and a bitter smell filled the cabin, the company said. No passengers were hurt and they were put up in a hotel near Irkutsk airport in eastern Siberia, Air France told AFP. "The crew of AF116 on a Boeing 777 from Paris to Shanghai 94

04 November 2018 7:39 PM 1 killed as two planes crash mid-air

Ottawa — Canadian paramedics said one person was killed on Sunday after two small planes crashed mid-air in the capital of Ottawa. Ottawa police said the accident occurred over the west end of the city just after 10:00 local time. Staff sergeant Jamie Harper said one plane crashed into a field and the other managed to land at the Ottawa International 107

03 November 2018 6:57 AM PICS: Prince Charles, Camilla land in Ghana on second Africa stop

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Ghana for the second stop of their West African tour. The royals landed on Friday afternoon in Accra where they walked down a red carpet at the start of their five-day stay. High school students lined the roads from the airport waving flags to greet them. Ahead of the visit 102

01 November 2018 4:05 AM PICS: Prince Charles in Gambia for first leg of Africa trip

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Gambia for a three-day visit. President Adama Barrow and first lady Fatoumata Barrow greeted the royal couple on Wednesday along with Gambians who came out in throngs for their arrival. In February, Gambia was accepted back into the Commonwealth of Nations made up mostly 90