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11 November 2018 4:17 PM Kolisi: 'We kept on fighting'

Cape Town - Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi has praised Springboks’ fighting spirit in the come from behind win of France in Paris on Saturday. The Springboks, who won 29-26 through a converted Bongi Mbonambi try in the 85th minute trailed 23-9 early in the second half. Kolisi praise not only the fighting spirit of his side but their energy which say them go close 23

10 November 2018 2:18 PM Pakistan include teen paceman for NZ Tests

Lahore - Pakistan's selectors on Saturday included teenage pace sensation Shaheen Shah Afridi in a 15-man squad for the first two of the three Tests against New Zealand starting in Abu Dhabi next week. The 18-year-old has been in a devastating form in the ongoing one-day series in United Arab Emirates, taking 4-46 and 4-38 in the two matches so far. The third 29

08 November 2018 5:54 AM Khawaja confident of recovery for first India Test

Sydney - Usman Khawaja's comeback from surgery on his knee is ahead of schedule with the opener on Thursday confident of being ready for the first Test against India next month. The experienced left-hander, who hit a fighting hundred to help Australia scramble to a draw in the first Test against Pakistan last month, has been out of action since the second 19

05 November 2018 7:02 PM President of war-torn South Sudan to mediate Sudan peace talks

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has been appointed to mediate peace talks between Khartoum and rebels in the Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Darfur conflict zones. Tut Kew, Kiir's security advisor, told journalists on Monday that the president had agreed "to mediate between the Khartoum government and the armed opposition in Sudan." South Sudan achieved 20

03 November 2018 11:03 AM Christians in Egypt prepare to bury dead a day after attack

Coptic Christians in the Egyptian town of Minya south of the capital of Cairo are preparing to bury their dead. The Coptic Orthodox Church and the Interior Ministry say Islamic militants on Friday ambushed three buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery, killing seven and wounding 19. All but one of those killed were members 22

02 November 2018 8:32 AM At least 8 killed in militant attack on Nigeria refugee camp

Authorities in northeast Nigeria say at least eight people are dead after militants attacked a camp for displaced people. Witnesses, though, placed the toll higher at 13 dead following the attack on Wednesday night in Maiduguri. The witnesses said that dozens of attackers overpowered soldiers guarding the Dalori camp around 19:00 and fighting continued 35

31 October 2018 10:17 AM Solinas: Kaizer Chiefs is SA's best club

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas has urged his players to adopt a winning mentality in order to satisfy demands at the "best club in South Africa". Amakhosi have gone three years without silverware and have got their 2018/19 season off to a stuttering start. The Soweto giants currently sit seventh on the Premiership table with 14 points 24

31 October 2018 4:33 AM Proteas make stuttering start in Australia

Canberra - South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat in the Proteas' only tour match ahead of a three-match limited-overs series against Australia. Du Plessis said ahead of the day-night match at Manuka Oval on Wednesday against a Prime Minister's XI that he would play his strongest-possible lineup ahead of Sunday's first ODI match 21

30 October 2018 2:50 PM 11 African leaders meeting in Germany at development summit

Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with the heads of 11 African nations, international organisations and corporate leaders to promote a program launched under the German Group of 20 presidency last year designed to encourage private investment in Africa. Merkel opened the G20 Compact with Africa meeting on Tuesday saying it's critical "not only to talk about 25

30 October 2018 2:47 PM Kasatkina hangs on in Zhuhai despite Wang fightback

Zhuhai - Top seed Daria Kasatkina survived a scare on Tuesday to claim victory over crowd favourite Wang Qiang in a thrilling contest at the WTA Elite Trophy in China, taking the match 6-1, 2-6, 7-5. The 21-year-old Russian looked totally dominant in the early stages in Zhuhai, wrapping up the first set against the Chinese eleventh seed in just 26 minutes 30