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15 January 2019 3:35 AM Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher to speak out after going underground

Solidarity is expected to announce legal action on Tuesday to have what it described as the "unlawful suspension" of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen lifted. The trade union and Barkhuizen are to address a media conference in Centurion at midday about "recent events at the town's primary school", it said in a statement. It would also "announce 44

11 January 2019 11:30 AM Ian Poulter serves PGA Tour 'punishment' in awesome way

Cape Town - Ian Poulter came up with a pretty amazing way to serve his punishment after falling afoul of one of the PGA Tour's rules. After Poulter won the Houston Open in April, he was given an improved status on Tour and spots in majors, which naturally brought about a change in his schedule. But the PGA Tour has a policy that says players who don’t 49

05 January 2019 8:27 PM Overheated e-cigarette battery causes small fire on flight

American Airlines says a passenger's electronic cigarette caused a small fire on a flight from Las Vegas to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. American Airlines spokesperson Leslie Scott says the e-cigarette's battery overheated shortly after Flight 168 landed on Friday night. Scott says flight attendants stamped out the fire. No one was injured 38

04 January 2019 3:43 PM Harrington set for time off after breaking bone

Cape Town - Padraig Harrington will have to wait until February to start his 2019 campaign after breaking a bone in his wrist. The Irishman had planned to play both Abu Dhabi and Dubai on the European Tour later this month, but is now targeting a first appearance of the season at the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am from February 7-10. "Over the Christmas 27

27 December 2018 6:34 PM Cape Town minstrel groups withdraw high court application

The City of Cape Town has welcomed the withdrawal of a high court application by the minstrel groups Cape Cultural Carnival Events Committee (CCCEC) and the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival Association (CTMCA). "The organisations lodged an urgent application on 16 December 2018 with the City of Cape Town and the Kaapse Klopse Karnival Association (KKKA) as the main respondents 39

26 December 2018 11:53 AM Trump wanted others to pay more at UN. No one picked up the tab

President Donald Trump’s promise to save American taxpayers money by getting other countries to contribute more to international organisations has been put to the test at the United Nations. American diplomats in New York lobbied countries including India, Brazil, and Turkey to increase their financial support for the UN’s $6.7bn-a-year peacekeeping 102

20 December 2018 1:27 PM Egypt says it killed 8 militants who planned holiday attacks

Egypt says security forces have killed eight militants and detained four more who planned attacks on minority Christians during the upcoming holiday season. In a Thursday statement, the Interior Ministry says the 12 belonged to "Hasm," which it says is an armed faction of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist group removed from power in 2013. It said two of the eight 36

17 December 2018 6:02 AM Le Clos named FINA swimmer of the year

Cape Town - At the conclusion of the 2018 FINA World Swimming short course Championships, FINA announced South African Chad le Clos and Hungarian Katinka Hosszu as its male and female Swimmers of the Year. According to the SwimSwam website, the honour is Le Clos’ second, after winning in 2014, and Hosszu’s fourth, after winning in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Le Clos’ 54

17 December 2018 5:15 AM Loves conquer all to win Father-Son Challenge

Orlando - Davis Love III and his son Dru played so well on Sunday that they set two scoring records, rallied from a three-shot deficit to win the PNC Father-Son Challenge and then wondered if they would get to play again. Team Love shot 27 on the front nine at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club to get in the mix, took the lead with a birdie at No 11 and finished 53

14 December 2018 10:43 AM Wimbledon set for huge expansion

London - Wimbledon's expansion plans have taken a huge step forward after the neighbouring golf club in London voted to sell its land. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) made an offer, reported to be £65 million, to buy Wimbledon Park Golf Club's land in a move that would see its estate roughly triple in size. On Thursday, the All England club announced 46