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16 January 2019 10:23 AM WATCH: Giant rotating ice disk forms in US river

A curious formation that has grabbed the attention of Greater Portland, Maine, is actually a spinning ice disk, and it's roughly 91 metres wide. The formation in the Presumpscot River was widely shared on social media, and it has drawn comparisons to an alien spacecraft, a carousel and the moon. Rob Mitchell, who owns a nearby office building, spotted 104

16 January 2019 9:22 AM LIVE: Ex-Bosasa COO Agrizzi sworn in, takes the stand in #Statecaptureinquiry

A senior former Bosasa executive has threatened to blow the whistle on "racketeering, corruption and money laundering that I have been aware of over the last 18 years". Angelo Agrizzi, the former chief operations officer of the controversial Bosasa group of companies, announced his decision in a press statement sent to various media houses and Bosasa's 103

16 January 2019 6:44 AM This woman just drove a 1958 Morris Minor from Scotland to Cape Town

A woman from New Zealand has finally arrived in Cape Town after a gruelling journey by car from Aberdeen in Scotland to Cape Town. Laura Morrison, 36, kept a journal of her journey on social media as she drove "Charlie" - a 1958 Morris Minor she inherited from her dad Neil when he died from cancer in 2016 - across 16 countries. Saddened by her dad's 115

15 January 2019 6:18 PM Archaeologists find Rome-era tombs in Egypt's Western Desert

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs dating back to the Roman period in the country's Western Desert. The Antiquities Ministry says on Tuesday the excavations took place in the Beir Al-Shaghala archaeological site in the Dakhla Oasis. Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, says the tombs were built 86

15 January 2019 3:35 AM Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher to speak out after going underground

Solidarity is expected to announce legal action on Tuesday to have what it described as the "unlawful suspension" of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen lifted. The trade union and Barkhuizen are to address a media conference in Centurion at midday about "recent events at the town's primary school", it said in a statement. It would also "announce 44

14 January 2019 3:05 PM More tension as parents and security guards clash outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke

There was pandemonium outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in the North West on Monday afternoon after security guards and parents clashed. The school is embroiled in a race controversy after a picture showing pupils at the school separated according to race went viral. The confrontation on Monday happened after a man who had come to pick up his niece 48

14 January 2019 11:33 AM Canada air traffic controllers buy pizza for US colleagues

Canadian air traffic controllers have bought hundreds of pizzas for their American counterparts over the past few days in what has become an industry-wide show of support during the US government's partial shutdown. Peter Duffey, the head of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association, said on Sunday the initiative began on Thursday when employees at Edmonton's 51

14 January 2019 4:18 AM Hockey mom who sent nude pic to WhatsApp group now divorced

Margaret van Wyk, the hockey mom from Schweizer-Reneke who caused a stir in 2016 when she accidentally sent a nude pic to a WhatsApp group, has been divorced, Sunday weekly Rapport reported. According to that newspaper, various occupants of the embattled North West town - which was rife with racial tension last week - told its reporter that Margaret 44

12 January 2019 6:55 AM Anderson wins 'Ambassador of the Year' award

Cape Town - South Africa's Kevin Anderson has been honoured in the International Tennis Writers’ Association’s annual “Ambassador of the Year” awards. According to the ITWA website, the awards are given each year to one man and one woman after a vote by the 120-plus members of the organisation, which represents the world’s leading tennis journalists 50

11 January 2019 7:34 PM Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the UN refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family. Thailand's immigration police chief said on Friday that UN was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. Rahaf Mohammed 39