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10 October 2018 7:29 PM Chadian child bride 'kidnap' case postponed

The appeal case of a Chadian child bride who has accused her husband, a man in his 50s, of kidnap and torture was postponed in N'Djamena on Wednesday, her lawyer told AFP. Hawariya Mahamat Abdoulaye, 16, says she fled her husband in 2016 after marrying him years earlier when she was just 11 years old. Abdoulaye claims she was re-captured near the Chad-Sudan 44

02 October 2018 2:55 PM Court dismisses farmers' appeal over flooding at Africa’s largest estuary system

A group of sugar cane farmers, who sought to manage the flooding of water on their farmland, have failed in their bid to appeal a ruling over the management and breaching of the uMfolozi River in the St Lucia Estuary. The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruled in favour of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority and a group of ministers on Monday. The St Lucia 53

24 September 2018 6:26 PM Mbappe loses appeal against 3-match ban

Paris - France Soccer World Cup star Kylian Mbappe will sit out one further league game for Paris Saint-Germain after losing an appeal against a three-match suspension on Monday. Mbappe, 19, was handed the sanction for lashing out in retaliation at Teji Savanier during a feisty 4-2 win at Nimes on September 1. Savanier was handed a four-match ban for his role in the incident 46

12 September 2018 12:42 PM VAT: Give us the chicken, organisations appeal to Parliament

Including chicken on the zero-vat list will be beneficial for the health of poor South Africans, and ultimately ensure the productivity necessary to stimulate economic growth, a committee has heard. Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance (Scof) heard submissions from the public on the VAT panel’s report. The public had until August 31 to make submissions 61

05 September 2018 3:45 AM Airbnb, short-term rentals must be monitored

As the success of platforms like Airbnb continue to take the world, including Cape Town, by storm - Neil Markovitz, managing director of Newmark Hotels, Residences, Reserves & Lodges, warns of the pitfalls of unmonitored hospitality systems. Markovitz admits there is no arguing that Airbnb has developed a workable formula for property owners to generate 62

04 September 2018 1:02 PM MultiChoice adds OUTtv pop-up channel

Cape Town – The gay-focused OUTtv channel aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQI+) community is coming to South Africa as a month-long pop-up TV channel on MultiChoice's DStv from 4 October to 4 November. OUTtv, available in Canada, New Zealand and across Europe, will be added to MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform and will show programming 114

02 September 2018 8:40 PM Cape Town girl found after allegedly being abducted by ‘promoter’

An eight-year-old Cape Town girl alleged to have been abducted on Saturday has been found and taken to hospital for a medical examination, Western Cape police have confirmed. Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said detectives were investigating after the girl was abducted at about 18:00 in the Goodwood area. "According to information at hand, the child 35

31 August 2018 9:32 AM New Zealand allows Chelsea Manning entry for speaking tour

New Zealand authorities said on Friday that convicted secrets leaker Chelsea Manning can enter the country for a speaking tour, a day after tour organisers said she couldn't enter Australia. Manning was convicted and sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking US government secrets and would not normally qualify for entry into New Zealand under its good-character 50

29 August 2018 8:57 AM Kidnapped businessman Shiraz Gathoo back home with his family

South African businessman Shiraz Gathoo's family has confirmed that he was safely returned home in the early hours of Wednesday morning, after being held for ransom for the last six months. Gathoo was kidnapped on March 10 on the N12, in what is believed to have been a bogus roadblock. "The family is greatly relieved that he is back, but there is a long road ahead 37

19 August 2018 6:07 PM Egypt says plane hijacker extradited from Cyprus

Egypt's chief prosecutor says Cyprus has extradited the hijacker of an EgyptAir plane that was diverted to the Mediterranean island in 2016. Prosecutor Nabil Sadek said late on Saturday that Egyptian police have taken custody of Seif Eddin Mustafa in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia. The 60-year-old Mustafa hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight in March 2016 using 49