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20 May 2018 9:36 AM Masutha eyes Cosmos’ scalp

Vosloorus - Ahead of their crucial clash against Jomo Cosmos, Black Leopards interim coach Joel Masutha believes that the only weapon to overcome Ezinkosi will be to dominate ball possession for the most duration of the game. Cosmos will welcome Lidoda Duvha at the Vosloorus stadium for an eagerly anticipated PSL/NFD relegation and promotional play-off 14

17 May 2018 7:09 AM SAA seeks urgent funding after latest loss

The carrier’s precarious balance sheet is among the most urgent tasks on the to-do list of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, who is already under pressure to revive the country’s own stretched finances. SAA Chief Executive Officer Vuyani Jarana said last month the airline needs R5bn immediately, while looming debt payments next year may require further 20

23 April 2018 4:05 PM 100-year-old St Mary's hospital on the brink of collapse, doctors warn

Doctors at St Mary's Hospital in Durban warn patients' lives have been put at risk and that the hospital has been teetering on the brink of collapse since the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health took it over five months ago. A group of doctors who spoke to News24 described the hospital as being in a crisis. They spoke on condition of anonymity, amid fears 49

07 April 2018 7:37 PM Conte won't talk about potential Chelsea exit

London - With Chelsea's reign as Premier League champions all but over, it's fitting Antonio Conte approaches that dispiriting conclusion in the same tetchy mood he began their doomed title defence. Blues boss Conte has cut a frustrated figure from the moment he sagely warned of a difficult season in store during Chelsea's pre-season tour. Irritated 28

04 April 2018 1:10 PM Drought likely part of 'cooling' Western Cape house price growth

Cape Town - The severe drought in the Western Cape could be starting to play a "cooling" role on its economy as well as on its housing market, according to John Loos, household and property sector strategist at FNB. The once lively house price growth in the Western Cape has slowed to nothing more than a "pedestrian" pace, in his view, in line with the rest of the country 27

04 April 2018 6:14 AM Groom could line-up against Stormers

Cape Town - Nic Groom looks likely to feature for the Lions in Saturday’s Super Rugby encounter against the Stormers at Ellis Park (17:15 kick-off). It was announced on Tuesday that Groom had signed a deal with the Lions until October 31, 2019. The 28-year-old arrived in Johannesburg from English club Northampton Saints, who he joined in 2016 after making 26

31 March 2018 5:31 PM Leicester boost Europa chances with win over Brighton

Brighton - Vicente Iborra and Jamie Vardy scored late goals as Leicester dented Brighton's Premier League survival hopes with a 2-0 win on Saturday. Iborra nodded the ball into the bottom right corner in the 83rd minute before Vardy tapped home the second in stoppage time. Brighton striker Glenn Murray had seen a 77th-minute penalty saved by Kasper Schmeichel 20

30 March 2018 8:11 PM Irish pubs open on Good Friday for first time in 91 years

Dublin - Pubs in Ireland were open on Good Friday for the first time in almost a century after the repeal of a law banning sales of alcohol on the Christian holiday. The Intoxicating Liquor Act, passed in 1927, prohibited sales in shops and bars on three days a year - Good Friday, Christmas Day and St Patrick's Day, although the latter was exempted in 1960. A new law passed 90

28 March 2018 4:07 PM Lampaert claims Tour of Flanders warm-up victory

Brussels - Belgium's time-trial champion Yves Lampaert saw off favourites Greg Van Avermaet and Edvald Boasson Hagen to defend his Dwars door Vlaanderen title on Wednesday and boost his hopes in Sunday's Tour of Flanders. Quick Step rider Lampaert beat out Dutchman Mike Teunissen and Belgian Sep Vanmarcke after springing clear 500m from the line to claim 23

28 March 2018 11:46 AM LIVE: 'We are going to teach Julius Malema a lesson'

The United Democratic Movement will continue to support an opposition-sponsored mayoral candidate in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro on Thursday, despite the odds swinging in favour of the DA's Athol Trollip. Trollip's chances of surviving the upcoming motion of no confidence against him were given a major boost on Tuesday evening when the Patriotic Alliance 24