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12 December 2018 4:55 PM Miguel Louw murder accused appears evasive, inconsistent on the stand

The only accused in the murder of nine-year-old Miguel Louw came across as nervous, evasive and inarticulate during his bail hearing in the Durban Regional Court on Wednesday. Prosecutor Kuveshnie Pillay seemed to have easily identified discrepancies in the testimony of 43-year-old Mohammed Ebrahim. After reading out a terse affidavit from his client 27

12 December 2018 5:29 AM Durban's Santa transforms broken toys into shiny gems

A Durban man is transforming old and broken toys into good-as-new treats so that every child experiences some joy over the festive season. Shiven Gopi, 31, recently shared an appeal on social media for donations of old toys to "Shiven's workshop". But he did not anticipate that he would receive such an overwhelming response. His "workshop" is actually 23

10 December 2018 5:48 AM 'I can't breathe' were Khashoggi's final words

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe," CNN said on Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder. The source told the US network the transcript made clear the killing was premeditated, and suggests several phone calls were made to give briefings on the progress 20

08 December 2018 12:31 PM Arthur calls on Pakistan to toughen up ahead of SA tour

Abu Dhabi - Disgruntled coach Mickey Arthur demanded his players toughen up and seize key moments in Test matches after sloppy batting handed New Zealand an away series win over Pakistan for the first time in 49 years. New Zealand pulled off a come-from-behind 123-run victory in the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday to end their long wait for a 2-1 series 93

07 December 2018 7:30 PM Garces, Gardner to ref biggest 6 Nations matches

Dublin - Jerome Garces and Angus Gardner will referee the most anticipated Six Nations matches after being involved in two of the biggest calls during the November rugby internationals. Garces will take charge of Ireland-England at Lansdowne Road on February 2 during the opening weekend of the championship. The French ref last month made the final call on England's 80

06 December 2018 5:01 PM US: Cameroon separatist crisis could get 'much, much worse'

The top US diplomat in Africa says the separatist crisis in Cameroon could get much worse, saying "the last thing we need" is growing radicalisation in response to the actions of security forces. Tibor Nagy told reporters on Thursday that the situation in the Central African nation is worsening by the day and "worrying me greatly." He said the United 25

04 December 2018 12:04 PM PRO14 coach upset at SA ref’s performance

Cape Town - Cardiff Blues coach John Mulvihill was not happy with the performance of South African referee Stuart Berry during his side’s 16-12 defeat to Ulster at the weekend. Mulvihill told BBC Sport he will talk to the tournament’s referees boss Greg Garner about the display of Berry and his fellow officials in the game in Belfast. Mulvihil said the Blues 34

04 December 2018 11:01 AM Hate speech: Court gives Edward Zuma 'one last chance' to pay up or face possible arrest

Edward Zuma has until January 22 to pay the outstanding balance owed in his hate speech case, or he will face an arrest warrant for contempt of court. The South African Human Rights Commission has asked that Zuma be arrested and held in contempt of court for failing to fully honour a settlement agreement, made by order of the Equality Court, relating 49

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 26

26 November 2018 3:24 PM Tears Animal Rescue calls on Cape Town cat lovers to assist in possible fire evacuation

Tears Animal Rescue said it may have to evacuate its cats from their cattery as a fire in Sunnydale, Cape Town, edged closer to their premises on Monday. The rescue centre is located in the False Bay area to serve the communities of Ocean View, Masiphumelele, Red Hill and Capricorn. "We are on standby to evacuate, but the fire is contained. Fire and Rescue 44