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25 September 2018 11:03 AM Home Affairs announces new visa amendments in a bid to boost tourism

In a bid to boost tourism to the country, South Africa is finalising a number of visa waiver agreements with other countries, allowing travellers to enter the country without a visa. This announcement was made by Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday in Pretoria. Citizens from countries which will now no longer require a visa to travel to SA include 24

24 September 2018 8:32 PM SA ambassador back in Israel for 'personal reasons'

The department of international relations and cooperation (Dirco) has clarified that Sisa Ngombane, South Africa's ambassador to Israel, has returned to the Middle East country for "personal reasons", Netwerk24 reports. The SA government announced earlier this year that it would downgrade its Israeli embassy to a liaison office, after the ANC resolved 24

24 September 2018 8:09 PM Law resigns as West Indies coach

St John's - Stuart Law is stepping down as coach of the West Indies in December after their tours of India and Bangladesh. Law announced his resignation on Friday, saying he's going to work for Middlesex in England from January to be closer to his family. "I have had to make the difficult decision to leave my role of head coach with CWI," Law said in a statement 25

24 September 2018 6:26 PM Mbappe loses appeal against 3-match ban

Paris - France Soccer World Cup star Kylian Mbappe will sit out one further league game for Paris Saint-Germain after losing an appeal against a three-match suspension on Monday. Mbappe, 19, was handed the sanction for lashing out in retaliation at Teji Savanier during a feisty 4-2 win at Nimes on September 1. Savanier was handed a four-match ban for his role in the incident 22

21 September 2018 7:19 AM 'Desperate' search for survivors after at least 44 die in ferry accident in Tanzania

At least 44 people died and scores were feared missing after a ferry capsized in Victoria, Africa's largest lake, with a desperate search for survivors set to resume in Tanzania on Friday. There were "more than a hundred passengers" on board the vessel when it sank on Thursday afternoon near Ukara Island in the southeast of the vast lake, which also extends 21

20 September 2018 10:25 AM Rule changes for travelling minors to SA planned ahead of busy December holiday season

Visa reforms and waivers will soon be announced - including changes to requirements for travelling minors in SA - to be officially gazetted in October. Cabinet received a joint report from the Ministers of Home Affairs and Tourism - Malusi Gigaba and Derek Hanekom - which laid out many visa-related reforms that will make it easier for tourists, business 33

19 September 2018 7:47 AM Black Coffee announces international concert

Johannesburg – Soulistic Music on Wednesday announced the inaugural Music Is King Concert set to take place at TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg this December. About the festival Black Coffee says: “I’m in a space where I’m starting to make music not pigeon-holed into a genre and I feel music should be celebrated as music not divided into different genres 43

18 September 2018 12:44 PM 'Terrific honour' as Rassie named Barbarians coach

Cape Town - SA Rugby Director of Rugby and Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will take charge of the Barbarians for the first time when the famous club returns to action this season. Just days after the Springboks recorded a first win in New Zealand in nine years when they beat the All Blacks 36-34 in Wellington, Erasmus has a confirmed date with the Barbarians 32

17 September 2018 8:18 AM US confirms further Palestinian aid cut

The US has cut additional aid to the Palestinians for programmes supporting conflict resolution with Israelis, an official said on Sunday, adding to more than $500m in other cuts. The latest cuts come from $10m in programmes on reconciliation involving Palestinians as well as Jewish and Arab Israelis. The portion of the money involving Palestinians in the occupied 26

14 September 2018 3:53 PM #News24 ICYMI: Chawla back in SA only in December; Woman regains consciousness after giraffe attack; M-Net helps guy propose to his girlfriend with massive billboard

Parliamentary official commits suicide on Parliamentary precinct, SAA cancels flights to Hong Kong due to Typhoon Manghkut, and Parktown Boys' High water polo coach found guilty of 144 counts of sexual assault. A former Parktown Boys' High School assistant water polo coach was found guilty of 144 counts of sexual assault and 12 counts of common assault 49