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11 November 2018 8:04 AM Spice Girls add more shows as ticket demand skyrockets

London — It seems British fans can't get enough of the soon-to-be reunited Spice Girls. The "girl power" band that peaked in the 1990s has added two more shows to their planned reunion tour next summer after fans complained they couldn't buy tickets. The band on Saturday added extra gigs in London and Manchester. The reunion tour will now begin at Etihad 23

09 November 2018 8:15 AM TKO semi-final venues, dates, times confirmed

Cape Town - The Telkom Knockout semi-final fixtures venues, dates and kick-off times have been announced by the Premier Soccer League. The first semi-final will be between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday, November 24 at 15:00. The second semi-final fixture will be played on Sunday, November 25 at the Peter 22

07 November 2018 2:17 PM Eskom consulting executives on possible job cuts

State-owned power utility has started consultations about possible job cuts for executives as the cash-strapped company looks to rein in soaring costs despite stagnant electricity output. Eskom’s board has approved 60 days of consultations that need to precede potential job cuts under section 189 of the country’s Labour Relations Act, the Johannesburg-based 22

07 November 2018 5:39 AM Emergency health workers demand overtime pay

Eastern Cape emergency medical services workers are demanding outstanding overtime pay. Some workers claim they have not been paid their overtime pay since 2003, GroundUp reports. They embarked on a strike on Monday, which has been declared unlawful by officials who have promised to take disciplinary action against employees who participated in it. "We are disappointed 38

05 November 2018 4:53 PM Madagascar: three presidents, three crises

Madagascar's past three presidents, all in the running against 43 other candidates in the presidential vote on November 7, each had their terms tarnished by political crises. Marc Ravalomanana, a former milkman turned millionaire milk mogul is declared winner of the presidential election in 2002 after a crisis lasting nearly seven months against outgoing 22

30 October 2018 7:51 AM Sony boosts outlook as PlayStation heads for record year

Sony upgraded its earnings outlook for a second straight quarter, thanks to a plethora of hit video-game titles that are boosting the PlayStation business. Operating profit for the current fiscal year through March will be ¥870bn, up from the prior forecast of ¥670bn, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement on Tuesday. Revenue will be ¥8.7trn, compared 40

29 October 2018 7:03 PM Three dead in Nigeria after Shiites and army clash

Three supporters of an imprisoned Shiite cleric were killed over the weekend in the Nigerian capital Abuja after clashes with the army, a military spokesperson said. According to Nigeria's military, soldiers transporting weapons and ammunition were "attacked" by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) at the Zuba Bridge on Saturday afternoon 23

28 October 2018 3:56 PM Milivojevic strikes late as Palace halt Arsenal's winning run

London - Arsenal's 11-match winning run came to a dramatic end as Luka Milivojevic's late penalty rescued Crystal Palace in a contentious 2-2 draw on Sunday. Unai Emery's side failed to win a 12th successive match in all competitions as they fell short of the club's record of 14 victories in a row. Arsenal fell behind to the first of two Milivojevic 28

24 October 2018 6:04 PM Zim govt workers demand to be paid in US dollars – reports

Government workers in Zimbabwe are reportedly demanding that their salaries be paid in US dollars amid a worsening economic crisis that has led to shortages of basic commodities such as drugs and fuel. According to New Zimbabwe.com, public hospital doctors issued a petition to Health Minister Obadiah Moyo this week, demanding to be paid in the diminishing 29

22 October 2018 1:16 PM Nairobi's slum residents pay a high price for low quality services

In Kenya, settlements are classified into two types: informal (or, slum) and formal (or, regular) settlements. Informal settlements are areas with insecure residential status and those in Nairobi are quite dismal. They’re very overcrowded, housing is made of poor quality building materials – like mud or metal sheets – and they often lack basic amenities 27