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21 October 2018 5:30 PM Scottish leader pulls out of media event featuring Bannon

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. Sturgeon said she believes "passionately in free speech" but declares she "would not be part of any process that risks legitimizing or normalising far-right, racist views". Bannon is to be interviewed 21

20 October 2018 6:37 PM TIMELINE: How the Saudi narrative of Khashoggi's killing changed in 20 days

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who wrote critically of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (also known as MBS), entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. He was not seen since. The Saudi ambassador to Washington, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, described the allegations as "malicious leaks and grim rumours" 23

18 October 2018 2:54 PM Smuts to lead the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants

Cape Town - Proteas batsman Jon-Jon Smuts was named as captain of the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in the inaugural Mzansi Super League. The Giants held a press conference on Thursday confirming Smuts - who has played 8 T20Is for the Proteas - as their new skipper. The Port Elizabeth-franchise will be based at St. George's Park, while Proteas leg-spinner 29

16 October 2018 8:00 PM Trump says Saudi prince vows 'full' probe into missing journalist

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and been assured that a "full" probe into the disappearance of a critical journalist was underway. "Just spoke with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia who totally denied any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate," Trump tweeted. He "told 47

16 October 2018 10:40 AM Russia World Cup added $14 billion to economy: organisers

Doha - The 2018 World Cup added more than $14 billion to the Russian economy, more than one percent of the country's gross domestic product, tournament organisers said in Doha on Tuesday. The figure was revealed in a report on the economic, social and environmental impact of the tournament by Alexey Sorokin, the CEO of Russia's World Cup organising committee 24

15 October 2018 7:35 PM Some Cape Town commuters spend nearly half their income on transport

Low-income families in outlying suburbs like Khayelitsha spend around 43% of their income on transport, says Brett Herron, Cape Town Mayoral Committee member for Transport and Urban Development. In areas like Atlantis – which is further from the city centre – this figure can be as high as 60% of a household's income. Herron was speaking at the Planning 24

15 October 2018 8:23 AM Bulls could name 2 replacements for John Mitchell

Cape Town - The Bulls are reportedly considering the appointment of both a director of rugby and a head coach. This was revealed by Netwerk24 on Sunday, with the Pretoria franchise looking to replace John Mitchell, who has departed for England where he will fulfil the role of defence coach. Mitchell performed both the head coaching and director of rugby 33

12 October 2018 7:43 PM Loew brushes off Ballack criticism before Dutch test

Amsterdam - Germany coach Joachim Loew on Friday brushed off sharp criticism from his former captain Michael Ballack in the wake of the country's dismal World Cup performance. Loew is under pressure to win Saturday's Nations League match away to the Netherlands in Amsterdam, and then beat world champions France in Paris next Tuesday. Ballack, the Germany 37

11 October 2018 10:20 AM Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania: police

Africa's youngest billionaire was kidnapped on Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania's economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 40, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of a hotel 23

08 October 2018 5:39 PM Cameroon opposition contender claims poll win

A leading opposition challenger to President Paul Biya claimed victory on Monday following Cameroon's presidential polls despite a government warning not to announce unofficial results. "I was charged with taking a penalty, I took it and I scored," said Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon (MRC) candidate Maurice Kamto at a media conference in Yaounde 27