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25 February 2018 10:09 AM Taylor, Santner heroics get Black Caps home

Hamilton - A century by Ross Taylor and lusty late hitting by Mitch Santner delivered a last-over victory to New Zealand over England in their first one-day international in Hamilton on Sunday. In a match filled with twists and turns, the outcome hung in the balance until Santer smacked a six in the final over to get New Zealand home with four balls 11

24 February 2018 9:26 PM Jonker heroics not enough as India claim T20 series

Cape Town - India ended their tour to South Africa on a high note on Saturday when they clinched the T20 series 2-1 thanks to a seven-run win over the Proteas in the final game at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday. Debutant Christiaan Jonker launched a valiant late assault to try and win the game with a breezy 49 off 24 balls, while stand-in captain 14

22 February 2018 7:00 PM Qatar to plant 16,000 trees to spruce up World Cup venues

Doha - Desert country Qatar will plant at least 16,000 trees in a bid to "beautify" its eight planned 2022 World Cup stadiums, tournament organisers said on Thursday. The trees, a mixture of local specimens and other varieties imported from China, Spain and Thailand, will be grown in a vast nursery outside capital city Doha before being planted around 26

21 February 2018 2:53 PM Sugary drinks tax a go, plastic bag levy up

Cape Town - South Africans will be paying more for sugary drinks from April 1 this year. Officially called the “health promotion levy”, the tax on sugar-sweetened beverages aims to reduce South Africans' sugar consumption in an effort to control the high obesity rate. It amounts to a tax of 2.1c per gram of sugar per 100ml, above 4 grams per 100ml. The new tax is expected 31

21 February 2018 10:43 AM Some Air France long-haul flights cancelled due to strike

Paris — Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will not operate for 24 hours during a strike over pay. The French airline says that Thursday's, 22 February, long-haul flights would be affected during the day-long strike that aims to pressure management to increase employee salaries by 6%. Air France says it "plans to operate 29

21 February 2018 4:32 AM Gigaba's tax manoeuvres in the dark

Johannesburg - South Africa’s massive tax deficit will have forced Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba into some interesting tax manoeuvre plans in the last couple of months, as National Treasury grappled with solutions on how to overcome South Africa’s budget deficit. Andrew Wellsted, director at Norton Rose Fulbright, said Gigaba sketched a dire picture 29

20 February 2018 6:28 PM Cell C's positive results bolstered by subscriber growth

Johannesburg - Mobile network provider Cell C’s service revenue jumped 12% to R13.2bn with a total revenue increase of 7% to R15.7bn for the year ending December 2017. The company’s positive results were bolstered by a subscriber growth of 6% to 16.3 million active users. Cell C’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) 39

20 February 2018 2:21 PM Kolisi looks at positives ahead of tough tour

Cape Town - A three-match tour of Australia and New Zealand might not be a perfect way to get into the new season but Stormers skipper Siya Kolisi has grabbed at some positives. According to the website, the Stormers flew out for Sydney on Sunday, the day after a fits and starts 28-20 win over the Jaguares at Newlands. They play the Waratahs 41

20 February 2018 9:20 AM Olympic finalist Musagala heads for SA

Cape Town - Uganda's Ronald Musagala is the latest addition to a stellar line up of internationally-acclaimed athletes who will be competing at the Athletix Grand Prix Series next month. Musagala is set to feature in the 1 500m on Thursday, March 1 at Ruimsig Stadium and 3 000m a week later on Thursday, March 8 at Tuks in Tshwane. He will line up against 30

20 February 2018 9:01 AM McIlroy: Fans cost Tiger 2 shots a tournament

After playing his opening two rounds alongside Woods at the recent Genesis Open, McIlroy had a blunt assessment of the media circus that accompanies Woods whenever he takes to the course. “I swear, playing in front of all that, he gives up half a shot a day on the field," McIlroy said. "Like, it’s two shots a tournament he has to give to the field because 27