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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 7:20 AM Folau: Wallabies can soar against All Blacks

Sydney - Australia are beginning to reach their true potential, star fullback Israel Folau said on Tuesday, vowing to unleash his aerial prowess against the world champion All Blacks. Folau received a one-match ban after his last international outing when he sent Ireland skipper Peter O'Mahony sprawling in a clash for the high ball during their contentious 21

09 August 2018 12:08 PM Chandimal returns to face Proteas after ban

Colombo - Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal returned to their Twenty20 squad Thursday after serving an international ban for breaching the spirit of the game. Chandimal was included in a 15-member squad for the one-off T20 that will round off South Africa's tour of the island nation Tuesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement. The 28-year-old 39

03 August 2018 1:39 PM Zimbabwe riot police leave opposition briefing

Zimbabwean riot police with batons and shields are leaving after breaking up a press conference by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, who has alleged rigging of the presidential election. Police chased away reporters without explanation but ruling party officials are now urging reporters to attend the briefing. There is no sign of Chamisa 48

27 July 2018 6:52 AM Petty pilots have in-flight food fight

Iraqi Airways has suspended two of its pilots for getting into a fight - over a food tray - during an international flight with more than 150 passengers on board. The row erupted on a flight to the capital Baghdad from the Iranian city of Mashhad, with 157 travellers on board plus crew. "Conversation with the pilot became heated because he forbade an air hostess 30

25 July 2018 10:01 AM Drinking water contaminated with micro plastic pollution in Gauteng

Drinking water in Johannesburg and Tshwane is polluted with microplastics, a new study has found. Substantial amounts of microplastics – bits of plastics less that 5mm in size – were found in the tap water in both cities, as well as in rivers in Gauteng and in borehole water in the North West province. But while the people of Johannesburg and Tshwane 28

22 July 2018 4:49 PM Sri Lanka suspends opener on misconduct charge

Colombo - Batsman Danushka Gunathilaka has been suspended over a misconduct charge in the middle of Sri Lanka's second Test against South Africa, the country's cricket board said on Sunday. The 27-year-old opener will be barred from all forms of the game pending the outcome of an investigation, the board said, without specifying the alleged misconduct 34

20 July 2018 3:36 PM CAS rules in favour of AC Milan

Lausanne - The world's top sports court on Friday overturned a European ban imposed on AC Milan for violating UEFA's financial fair play rules, calling the punishment "not proportionate." UEFA banned Milan from playing in next season's Europa League citing the club's failure to meet the "break-even requirement," which bars clubs from taking on debt to fund daily 38

11 July 2018 4:17 AM WATCH: Top 5 World News today, 11 July

How an audacious search and rescue mission saved 12 Thai boys and their football coach. US President Trump said on Tuesday that compared to his meetings with NATO leaders and a visit to the UK this week, his coming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin may be the 'easiest of all'. Crowds in Paris became rowdy during celebrations of France's World 31

10 July 2018 6:24 PM Thai cave rescue: What we know about the team and coach

A dramatic underwater mission to rescue the 12 boys and their football coach, who have been trapped inside the Tham Laung cave in northern Thailand, came to a successful end on Tuesday. The team and their coach went missing on June 23 and were found alive more than a week later by British divers. Four boys were rescued on Sunday, another four were rescued 24