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10 January 2019 9:06 AM UN chief warns against violence over DRC vote result

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged all stakeholders in DR Congo to avoid violence after the opposition chief was declared winner of the presidential election in an announcement contested by his rival. "The Secretary General calls on all stakeholders to refrain from violence and to channel any eventual electoral disputes through the established 27

09 January 2019 1:52 PM Albie Morkel calls it a day, retires from all cricket

Cape Town - Former Proteas all-rounder Albie Morkel has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Morkel, 37, called time on his 20-year career, which saw him represent South Africa and captain and play for the Titans. "Time has run out for me on the cricket field, and I would like to announce my retirement from the game. The last 20 years 40

06 January 2019 1:43 PM Mzwanele Manyi to announce 'new political home', Twitter reacts

Former owner of The New Age and ANN7 Mzwanele Manyi is set to announce his "new political home" this week, with speculation rife that he will leave the ANC. Manyi, a former government spokesperson, made the announcement on Twitter on Saturday night, saying he would be holding a press briefing on Wednesday at 14:00 in Johannesburg. Manyi now calls himself 43

28 December 2018 8:53 AM Steve Komphela calls it quits at Celtic

Cape Town - Steve Komphela has reportedly resigned as head coach of Absa Premiership outfit Bloemfontein Celtic with immediate effect. According to the Soccer Laduma website, the former Kaizer Chiefs mentor has opted to quit the club, which is for sale, as they struggles to find a suitable owner. Siwelele have gone off the boil since their 2-1 victory 32

25 December 2018 3:56 PM Amnesty says 37 killed in Sudan's anti-government protests

Amnesty International says it has "credible reports" that Sudanese police have killed 37 protesters in clashes during anti-government demonstrations that erupted last week across much of the country. In a statement late on Monday, the London-based rights group said the use of lethal force by security forces against unarmed protesters was "extremely troubling" 35

25 December 2018 8:07 AM WATCH: Trump asks boy: Do you still believe in Santa?

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Christmas Eve took calls from children anxious to find out where Santa was on his gift-giving journey. In one conversation, Trump asked a seven-year-old named Coleman, "Are you still a believer in Santa?" He listened for a moment before adding, "Because at seven, it's marginal, right?" Trump listened 43

24 December 2018 10:52 AM Warning after scammers use Nathi Mthethwa's name to scam people out of money

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says he is consulting with law enforcement agencies after he was alerted to the fact that his name was being used in a scam to solicit money. According to the department, the modus operandi of the scammers to date has been to contact the Department of Arts and Culture, its agencies' employees and other individuals 37

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 38

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 34

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 37