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07 December 2018 6:12 AM Pope Francis to visit UAE in historic trip to the Gulf

Pope Francis will make a historic visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February to attend an interfaith meeting, the Vatican announced on Thursday. The trip, the latest by the pope to a Muslim nation, will take place from February 3-5. The Vatican said the pope had accepted an invitation from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince 216

06 December 2018 6:54 PM Australian archbishop cleared of child sex abuse cover-up

An Australian appeal court has overturned a conviction against the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever found guilty of covering up child sex abuse. New South Wales state District Court Judge Roy Ellis on Thursday upheld former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson's appeal against his May conviction for concealing the sexual abuse of two altar boys by a pedophile 203

06 December 2018 8:18 AM Egyptian to face trial over hijacking plane diverted to Cyprus

A man accused of hijacking a plane more than two years ago and diverting it to Cyprus will face trial on a string of charges, Egypt's public prosecutor said on Wednesday. Seif al-Din Mohamed Mostafa, who was extradited in August from Cyprus, is accused of forcing a domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo to divert its route to the Mediterranean island 73

19 November 2018 8:49 PM Missed appointment not enough to refuse refugee asylum

A man whose father fled Burundi during political turmoil and genocide there in 1994, has been given a fresh start at applying for asylum in South Africa after he was embroiled in a dispute with authorities for about a decade over a missed appointment. Although Western Cape High Court Judge Ashley Binns-Ward felt it was not up to him to decide whether 75

14 November 2018 6:25 AM Markets LIVE: Asian energy firms take a beating, rand stable in early trade

The rand traded in a tight 10c range throughout Tuesday as a quiet global landscape protected it against too much volatility, while trading in the unit remains fairly stable at R14.44/$ this morning. Turning towards the economic calendar, South Africa is due to release retail sales today. However, given the current economic climate, the figures are expected 95

09 November 2018 8:24 PM Sasol Oil wins appeal against Tax Court, it won't have to pay R1.3bn to SARS

Sasol Oil has won an appeal lodged with the Supreme Court of Appeal, over a ruling which required the oil company to pay R1.3bn to the South African Revenue Service. The group on Friday issued a notice to shareholders indicating that the SCA upheld its appeal against the Tax Court of Johannesburg's ruling in favour of SARS on June 30, 2017. The litigation 157

09 November 2018 10:02 AM Banyana v Equatorial Guinea after Kenya kicked out

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana will face Equatorial Guinea in the second match of the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations tournament hosted in Ghana from November 17 to December 1, 2018. According to the official SAFA website, this comes after a decision taken by the Appeal Board of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) overturned a decision made by the Disciplinary 50

08 November 2018 9:36 AM Beloved radio presenter Ian Ward diagnosed with terminal cancer

Cape Town - For the past 20 years, Ian Ward has dedicated his life to radio, starting his career on the graveyard shift on UCT Radio and then presenting for Good Hope FM and Heart FM. Other than his work in front of the mic, Ian also founded Clicks Live, a retail radio station operating in all Clicks stores across South Africa. Five years ago, Ian received 226

07 November 2018 4:16 PM JUST IN: Henri van Breda loses his SCA bid to appeal conviction, sentence

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has dismissed an application by convicted triple axe murderer Henri van Breda for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence. This was confirmed to News24 by his attorney, Lorinda van Niekerk, who added that the application was dismissed on Tuesday. Van Niekerk said that she could not confirm whether they would 70

07 November 2018 7:18 AM Disgraced top Italian swimmer banned for 4 years

Rome - Former two-time world 100m freestyle champion Filippo Magnini was handed a four-year ban for doping on Tuesday after being found guilty of using or attempting to use banned products, said reports. Italy's anti-doping agency (Nado) had demanded an eight-year ban for the 2005 and 2007 world champion, who also won Olympic bronze with the 4x200m Italian 39