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11 January 2019 7:34 PM Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the UN refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family. Thailand's immigration police chief said on Friday that UN was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. Rahaf Mohammed 88

11 January 2019 9:44 AM Violent N3 protest in KZN sparked by land invasion-related arrests

Arrests for the alleged invasion of private property sparked the violent protests that led to the closure of the N3 in the vicinity of Howick in KZN Midlands on Thursday night, police have said. Spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said on Friday morning that community members embarked on a protest and blockaded the R617 and the N3, burning tyres and tree logs, after 137

11 January 2019 5:06 AM DNA request made in Ronaldo rape case

Los Angeles - Las Vegas police have asked soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample as part of their investigation into rape made against him. The Juventus forward has vehemently denied the accusations - with his lawyer, Peter Christiansen, telling AFP the request was standard procedure. "Mr Ronaldo has always maintained, as he does today 85

10 January 2019 2:29 PM Pitch Black Afro charged with premeditated murder, case postponed

Local rapper Pitch Black Afro has been charged with premeditated murder and defeating the ends of justice after his wife, Catherine Modusane, died in a Johannesburg bed and breakfast on December 31. He appeared briefly in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday afternoon. The case was postponed to January 15. The artist, whose real name is Thulani 97

10 January 2019 8:28 AM Cape Town priest shot dead during robbery

A 59-year-old man from Mitchells Plain was shot dead on Tuesday during an attempted robbery, police have confirmed. The man, believed to be a well-known priest at the Hazeldene New Apostolic Congregation, was on his way to work when he was attacked by unknown assailants who tried to rob him, police spokesperson Captain Hein Hendricks said. "This office 98

08 January 2019 7:21 PM Chewing gum helps convict DJ for killing teacher more than 20 years ago

A popular Pennsylvania DJ has pleaded guilty to raping and strangling a schoolteacher in 1992 after being identified as a suspect as a result of DNA a relative submitted to a genealogy database. Raymond Charles Rowe apologised in court on Tuesday for killing 25-year-old primary school teacher Christy Mirack at her apartment in Lancaster. He was sentenced 101

08 January 2019 12:06 PM Rio robber's bloody mistake mugging a female MMA fighter

A robber who tried to steal a cellphone from a young woman in Rio de Janeiro learned the hard way that mugging a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who goes by the nickname "the Iron Lady" is not an excellent idea. Polyana Viana, an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight, brought the hapless perp down with two punches and a kick and held him in a "rear-naked 94

08 January 2019 9:37 AM India is getting what SA viewers have been asking for: Pick your own TV channels

Cape Town – A quiet but dramatic change is coming to India and it’s something that South Africa's pay-TV subscribers have been clamouring for. From 1 February India's satellite pay-TV customers will get to pick and only pay for the TV channels they want – but there are some catches. The hope is that pay-TV subscribers in India will be paying less for their 309

07 January 2019 1:33 PM Irish embassy still looking for missing citizen who was supposed to arrive in Joburg

The Irish embassy in South Africa on Monday said it was still trying to determine if one of its citizens had arrived in Johannesburg, after he was reported missing. It is believed that Stanley Currie boarded a Johannesburg-bound flight on December 28 from Ireland, but he hasn't been heard from since December 30. The embassy's Paul Evans told News24 that officials 71

06 January 2019 5:24 AM Man arrested for raping former girlfriend

An Eastern Cape man has been arrested after allegedly raping his former girlfriend, police said on Saturday. Msobomvu police arrested the 36-year-old man for allegedly raping his 32-year-old former girlfriend at her home in Phase One, Zizamele Township in Butterworth. The assailant on Friday visited her home and accused her of having had an affair with another 332