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03 June 2017 5:20 PM SA soak up pressure to beat SL

South Africa marked the start of a challenging Champions Trophy campaign with a relatively clinical 96-run victory over Sri Lanka in Saturday's key Group B fixture at The Oval in London. The prolific Hashim Amla's fine century stood at the fore of an imposing total of 299 for six, after which legspinner Imran Tahir's telling haul of four for 27 restricted 35

03 June 2017 2:10 PM Amla ton guides South Africa to 299-6 in Champions Trophy

LONDON (AP) - Hashim Amla hit a composed century before Sri Lanka fought back to restrict South Africa to 299-6 in their Champions Trophy Group B opener on Saturday. Sri Lanka won the toss and put South Africa into bat. Opener Amla started cautiously before scoring 103 from 115 balls, sharing a 145-run second-wicket partnership with Faf du Plessis, who added 29

21 May 2017 1:27 PM Bullish Zuma woos Nquthu voters

President Jacob Zuma delivered the strongest message yet to Nquthu voters as the final push for the control of the northern KwaZulu-Natal council shifted into a higher gear ahead of Wednesday polls. "Vote right‚ vote ANC. Even the ancestors and angels will love you‚" he said. He was however not the only political leader on a charm offence to woo the 81‚000 voters 31

17 May 2017 8:51 PM Romero at the ready in United stalemate

Sergio Romero displayed some eye-catching pre-Europa League final form by saving a penalty as Manchester United drew 0-0 at Southampton in their penultimate Premier League game on Wednesday. United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Romero will start against Ajax in Stockholm next Wednesday and his early save from Manolo Gabbiadini helped the visitors 22

26 April 2017 3:59 PM Sundowns, V Club resume Champions League rivalry

Johannesburg - Title-holders Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa will tackle V Club of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the second successive season in the CAF Champions League. After clashing in a qualifier last year, the clubs were brought together again when the group draw was made in Cairo on Wednesday. The Kinshasa outfit triumphed on away goals 35

26 April 2017 1:51 PM Sundowns handed tricky CAF Champions League draw

Vita were found guilty of fielding an inlegible player and were sent packing by CAF, with Sundowns, the last team they beat to qualify for the group stages, asked to return to take their place. The Brazilians went on to win the Champions League in October last year. Sundowns, who were seeded as reigning champions, were drawn in Group C and will face Vita, Esperance 34

09 April 2017 12:54 PM Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight

Washington - Criticised for his low-profile diplomacy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is emerging from the shadows with a leading public role in shaping and explaining the Trump administration's missile strikes in Syria. And, he's set for an even higher-profile mission, heading to Moscow under the twin clouds of Russia's alleged US election meddling 28

29 March 2017 5:48 AM Shekau Still in Sambisa, Wears Masks

In what seems like a reversal of its past positions on the killing of Boko Haram leader, Abubukar Shekua, the federal government on Tuesday said the terrorist was still alive in Sambisa Forest, saying that the manhunt against him by the Nigerian armed forces was still active. The federal government also gave its backing to the resolve by Borno State 18

24 March 2017 6:20 AM Eyewitness News — De Kock to play third Test against depleted New Zealand

JOHANNESBURG - Quinton de Kock has been cleared to play the third Test against New Zealand in Hamilton after passing a late fitness Test on Friday. The 24-year-old wicketkeeper injured the index finger on his right hand while fielding in South Africa's eight-wicket win in the second Test in Wellington and underwent scans earlier this week. He missed 21

24 March 2017 5:13 AM De Kock cleared to play in final Test

Hamilton - Injured South African Quinton de Kock was Friday cleared to play in the third Test against New Zealand after captain Faf du Plessis said resting the influential wicketkeeper-batsman was not an option. Despite South Africa having an unbeatable 1-0 lead going into Saturday's final Test, du Plessis described their batting as "not good enough" 22