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11 January 2019 7:29 AM Anderson urges tearful Murray to 'keep fighting'

Cape Town - South Africa's Kevin Anderson has paid tribute to Andy Murray after the British star's emotional press conference ahead of the Australian Open - which could be his final tournament. Murray, a three-time Grand Slam winner, has been battling a nagging hip injury for the better part of the last 18 months. Besides his Grand Slam success, Murray 55

10 January 2019 2:29 PM Pitch Black Afro charged with premeditated murder, case postponed

Local rapper Pitch Black Afro has been charged with premeditated murder and defeating the ends of justice after his wife, Catherine Modusane, died in a Johannesburg bed and breakfast on December 31. He appeared briefly in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday afternoon. The case was postponed to January 15. The artist, whose real name is Thulani 74

08 January 2019 12:06 PM Rio robber's bloody mistake mugging a female MMA fighter

A robber who tried to steal a cellphone from a young woman in Rio de Janeiro learned the hard way that mugging a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who goes by the nickname "the Iron Lady" is not an excellent idea. Polyana Viana, an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight, brought the hapless perp down with two punches and a kick and held him in a "rear-naked 75

08 January 2019 9:11 AM EFF Students Command demands fee-free registration at universities… or else

The Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC) has vowed to take to the streets if the government does not meet its demand for fee-free registration at universities. The organisation believes that charging registration fees excludes many students. EFF Students Command national president, Peter Keetse, explained that many students were accepted 57

08 January 2019 9:10 AM Parolee held in triple killing at California bowling alley

A parolee who spent 17 years in prison was arrested on suspicion of shooting into a crowd during a brawl at a Los Angeles-area bowling alley and bar, killing three people and injuring four others, police announced on Monday. Reginald Wallace, 47, of Los Angeles, was arrested on Sunday, Torrance Police Chief Eve Irvine announced.Wallace remained jailed 62

02 January 2019 6:01 AM Israel opposition in dramatic split ahead of election

Israel's centre-left opposition dramatically split on Tuesday ahead of an April 9 election, with leader Avi Gabbay announcing he would no longer partner with veteran politician Tzipi Livni as she sat stone-faced next to him. The announcement means the end of their Zionist Union alliance, which secured the second most seats in the last general election 65

26 December 2018 10:59 AM Fire rages out of control near Hermanus

Firefighters from the Overstrand Municipality have spent the last 24 hours fighting an out of control fire about 10km from Hermanus in the Western Cape. Chief Fire Officer of the Overstrand Municipality, Lester Smit told News24 that the fire started on Christmas Day around lunch time in the Karwyders kraal area and that firefighters worked through the night 79

20 December 2018 8:28 PM KZN mayor denies she is corrupt, vows to take legal action against the media

The mayor of eThekwini in KwaZulu-Natal says she is not the corrupt leader she is perceived to be. Hitting back at the media for "ongoing campaigns aimed at creating an impression that she is a corrupt leader who is influencing the awarding of tenders", Zandile Gumede said she took serious exception to claims made. "I have noticed that some newspapers 71

16 December 2018 5:06 AM 2 female suicide bombers die in northern Cameroon attack

A Cameroon official says two female suicide bombers have died after detonating in a northern town near the Nigerian border. The governor of the Far North region, Midjiyawa Bakari, says the attack in Kolofata town occurred Friday night and wounded a woman and a 12-year-old girl. The governor says the attackers came from Nigeria, adding that "you know that the borders 38

15 December 2018 5:22 AM 21 killed in ethnic violence in Ethiopia

At least 21 people have been killed in two days of fighting between ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia, the state-affiliated Fana radio reported on Friday, The violence broke out near the town of Moyale, on the border with Kenya, in a region claimed by both the Oromo, the largest ethnic group in the country, and the Somali ethnic group. On top of the fatalities 62