Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «last»

25 February 2018 4:24 AM Tiafoe, Gojowczyk to meet in Delray Beach final

Miami - US wildcard Frances Tiafoe will be gunning for his first ATP title on Sunday when he takes on Germany's Peter Gojowczyk in the final at Delray Beach, Florida. The 20-year-old Tiafoe, ranked 91st in the world, defeated 46th-ranked Canadian Denis Shapovalov 7-5, 6-4 to reach his first final. Tiafoe's semi-final victory came hours after he finished 12

25 February 2018 4:10 AM Can Federer get to the magic number?

Johannesburg - Following his 97th Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour title at the Rotterdam Open final, fans now firmly believe Roger Federer can go on to break Jimmy Connors’ record of 109 titles, which he has held for 29 years. The 20-time grand slam champion climbed back to the number one spot after beating Grigor Dimitrov last weekend 12

24 February 2018 5:02 PM Ethiopia ruling party to pick new PM next week

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's ruling coalition will meet to choose a new prime minister next week, a party official said on Saturday. Hailemariam Desalegn resigned as prime minister last week after ordering a mass prisoner amnesty and days of protest in Africa's second most-populous country. A state of emergency was declared the following day. The 180-member 17

24 February 2018 3:52 PM DA launches petition against VAT increase

Tshwane – The Democratic Alliance has launched a national petition to have the recently announced increase in the country’s Value Added Tax revoked. Speaking at the launch at a rally in Soshanguve, Tshwane, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the National Budget, tabled in Parliament this past Wednesday by Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, was the first actual 16

24 February 2018 3:00 PM Morocco police arrests prominent newspaper publisher

Rabat - Moroccan police on Friday arrested a newspaper publisher and prominent journalist, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, a colleague said. Taoufiq Bouachrine, 49, was arrested during a police raid on his newspaper, Akhbar al-Yaoum, in Casablanca, Mounir Abou Al Maali told AFP. He said around 20 policemen in civilian 17

24 February 2018 7:02 AM Shapovalov reaches Delray Beach semi-finals

Delray Beach - Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov beat American Taylor Fritz 7-5, 6-4 on Friday, but had to wait to find out who he'll face in the semi-finals of the ATP Tour's Delray Beach Open. Shapovalov, ranked 46th in the world, is vying to become the first 18-year-old since Japan's Kei Nishikori at Delray Beach in 2000 to win an ATP Tour title 18

24 February 2018 6:52 AM 8 charged in murder of SA wildlife conservationist in Tanzania

Johannesburg - A US -based wildlife conservation group says authorities in Tanzania have arrested and charged eight people for the murder of the group's co-founder Wayne Lotter, who was shot in Dar es Salaam last year. The PAMS Foundation on Friday congratulated police and prosecutors in the East African nation and said it is relieved that the suspects 16

24 February 2018 5:09 AM My wife Grace 'is being harassed... she cries daily', Mugabe tells AU

Harare - Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe says his wife is being harassed and cries daily, three months after he was forced to step down in the wake of a military takeover, a newspaper reported Friday. Mugabe told the African Union's Moussa Faki Mahamat during a courtesy call he made to the Mugabes' Harare mansion this week that he doesn't feel safe. "They 17

23 February 2018 8:45 PM DA welcomes Ramaphosa's withdrawal of 'futile' appeal in NPA matter

Johannesburg – The DA has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to withdraw the "futile appeal, launched by his predecessor, Jacob Zuma" in the appointment of a new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). The DA's federal council chairperson, James Selfe, said he hoped the decision signalled the end of Shaun Abrahams' tenure as head of the National 18

23 February 2018 8:40 PM Father who sparked fire that killed son gets prison

New Jersey — A New Jersey father who admitted tossing lit matches in an apartment that sparked a fire which killed his infant son and damaged dozens of buildings is now headed to prison. Eddie Gonzalez Sr. received a five-year sentence on Friday. The 27-year-old Union City man had pleaded guilty last November to reckless manslaughter. Gonzalez and another 19