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23 September 2018 6:41 AM UK's Labour party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum

London — Britain's Labour Party is facing a huge choice at its annual conference — whether to back a new referendum that could halt the country's impending departure from the European Union. Support from the main opposition party would be a major boost to campaigners for a second vote on Brexit. Ever since Britain voted in 2016 to leave the EU, Labour 25

21 September 2018 3:40 PM England give Burns chance to fill Cook's shoes

Nottingham - Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns is set to replace Alastair Cook at the top of England's order after being named in a 16-man squad on Friday for the upcoming three-Test tour of Sri Lanka. Left-handed opener Cook, England's all-time leading run-scorer, retired from international duty after bringing down the curtain on his illustrious 12-year 25

21 September 2018 1:37 PM Streak applies for Zimbabwe Cricket to be liquidated

Cape Town - Former Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak has applied to the High Court seeking an order for the provisional liquidation of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), saying the board is no longer able to pay it's debts. Streak, who was sacked as Zimbabwe coach in March, says ZC cannot meet its financial obligations after it recently failed to settle his severance 23

21 September 2018 7:19 AM 'Desperate' search for survivors after at least 44 die in ferry accident in Tanzania

At least 44 people died and scores were feared missing after a ferry capsized in Victoria, Africa's largest lake, with a desperate search for survivors set to resume in Tanzania on Friday. There were "more than a hundred passengers" on board the vessel when it sank on Thursday afternoon near Ukara Island in the southeast of the vast lake, which also extends 21

19 September 2018 5:57 PM Wessels set for new role at Cricket Australia

Cape Town - Former South African captain Kepler Wessels will make his debut as a match referee in Australia this month. According to the Sydney Morning Herald website, Wessels will oversee Women's National Cricket League matches in Brisbane on Friday and Sunday. The 61-year-old SuperSport commentator is currently on Cricket Australia's supplementary 24

18 September 2018 4:02 AM Boko Haram kills kidnapped midwife

Boko Haram militants have killed a midwife who was kidnapped in an attack in remote northeast Nigeria more than six months ago, the Red Cross said on Monday. The humanitarian agency condemned the "tragic killing" of Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa, who was abducted in Rann, in the far north of Borno state, on March 1. "We are devastated by the murder of our colleague 25

13 September 2018 2:01 PM On cloud nine: 100-year-old Eastern Cape gogo's dream to fly becomes reality

This is how 100-year-old Emily Sakulwa described her first flying experience to her grandson, Zethu Msindo. On Wednesday, airline made the Eastern Cape-born gogo's wish to fly a reality. "When we told her she would be flying, she thought we were playing games with her," Msindo told News24. Mam' Emily – who lives in Dimbaza, 19km outside of King William's 23

09 September 2018 7:41 PM Thousands march in Barcelona against Catalan secession

Barcelona — A few thousand Spaniards are marching in Barcelona in favor of national unity and against the separatist movement in northeastern Catalonia. The marchers are cheering when residents hang Spanish flags on their balconies as they pass by. The march comes two days before Catalonia's regional holiday called "La Diada," which in recent years separatists 40

09 September 2018 6:02 AM Palestinians: 16-year-old border protester dies of wounds

Gaza City, Gaza Strip — Gaza's Health Ministry says a 16-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops has died of his wounds. The ministry says Saturday that Ahmad Abu Tuyur died of wounds sustained from a single gunshot the previous day along the Israeli border in the southern Rafah region. Video posted on social media allegedly shows Abu Tuyur in a white 27

08 September 2018 1:19 PM Tanzania road crash leaves 15 dead, 13 injured

Fifteen people died and 13 were injured when a truck carrying potatoes crashed into five vehicles in the southern Tanzanian town of Mbeya, a hospital official said on Saturday. The truck was driving down a steep hill when the accident happened on Friday night, according to a statement from the presidency. Petro Seme, a doctor and supervisor at the Mbeya 29