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16 January 2019 6:44 AM This woman just drove a 1958 Morris Minor from Scotland to Cape Town

A woman from New Zealand has finally arrived in Cape Town after a gruelling journey by car from Aberdeen in Scotland to Cape Town. Laura Morrison, 36, kept a journal of her journey on social media as she drove "Charlie" - a 1958 Morris Minor she inherited from her dad Neil when he died from cancer in 2016 - across 16 countries. Saddened by her dad's 303

16 January 2019 6:31 AM LIVE: Workers in Kenyan capital Nairobi still trapped after militant attack

At least 15 people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday, as fresh explosions and gunfire rang out in the siege which stretched into its second day. Security forces worked throughout the night to secure the DusitD2 compound, which includes a 101-room hotel, spa, restaurant and office 463

13 January 2019 5:16 PM Russian teen dies after allegedly overdosing on contraceptive pills

A 16-year-old girl has died after allegedly taking an overdose of contraceptive pills because she was terrified of getting pregnant. The teen, whose name hasn’t been released, was rushed to a hospital in the city of Yoshkar-Ola, in western Russia, after collapsing at home. She was taken to the hospital’s intensive-care unit in critical condition, but doctors 174

11 January 2019 8:48 AM Lloyd Harris' Round 1 Australian Open foe revealed

Cape Town - South Africa's Lloyd Harris has qualified for the main draw of the men's singles at the Australian Open. The 21-year-old from Cape Town earned his way into the tournament after prevailing in his final qualifying match against veteran Dustin Brown 6-1 7-6 (12/10) on Friday. Harris eased past Zdenek Kolar from Czech Republic 6-2, 6-1 in the first 60

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 65

06 January 2019 8:40 AM Four die in Spain building fires, baby critical

Four people died on Saturday and a baby boy in a critical condition was among the injured, in two separate tower block fires in northeastern Spain, firefighters said. The first blaze started on Saturday morning in a 10-storey block of flats in Badalona, about 10km northeast of Barcelona, said firefighters in the Catalonia region. Three people died, including 69

02 January 2019 6:10 PM Police still seeking motive behind man's penis being chopped off

A Limpopo man accused of cutting off the private parts of a 55-year-old man and leaving him for dead has had his bail application postponed in the Thabamoopo Magistrate's Court to January 10 for further investigations. 27-year-old Aubrey Selomane allegedly dismembered the victim's penis at Bolahlakgomo village, in Magatle, on Sunday morning, and left him lying 140

02 January 2019 1:21 PM UPDATE: Death toll in Russian apartment collapse reaches 19

Search crews have pulled more bodies from a huge pile of rubble at a collapsed Russian apartment building, bringing the known death toll to 19. The bodies found on Wednesday in Magnitogorsk included a 3-year-old girl, Russian news agencies cited the emergencies ministry as saying. An 11-month-old boy who was pulled alive from the wreckage on Tuesday 69

31 December 2018 2:15 PM Karlien van Jaarsveld's 1-year-old daughter is 'stable' after being admitted to hospital

Cape Town - Afrikaans singer Karlien van Jaarsveld thanked fans for their support after her 1-year-old daughter was admitted to hospital. The popular artist had to cancel shows in Langebaan to be wit her family and "seriously ill" daughter on Friday. Karlien took to Instagram on Monday to thank fans for their prayers and to update them on her daughter's 64

25 December 2018 3:56 PM Militants attack Libya's Foreign Ministry, 3 killed

A suicide bomber targeted Libya's Foreign Ministry in Tripoli on Tuesday, killing three people, according to security officials. The officials said a second attacker was shot dead by guards before he could detonate his explosive vest. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. The Health Ministry 67