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21 October 2018 11:00 AM Mumbai Indians confirm De Kock's transfer

Cape Town - Proteas wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock will represent Mumbai Indians in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). De Kock was a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 edition of the league and has also represented Delhi Daredevils previously. In 34 matches, the South African has amassed 927 runs including one century 18

21 October 2018 10:38 AM Gungubele: Rescuing VBS would send message that 'criminals can steal' and state will bail out

Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele has cautioned against a bailout of VBS Mutual Bank, saying rescuing the bank would send a message that “criminals can steal” and the state would pay, according to a Sunday Times report. Some MPs in the African National Congress (ANC) caucus have argued that government must step in to save the beleaguered bank, just as it did with African 22

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday. Wario pleaded not guilty to six charges levelled against him of abuse of office and was released on a $10 000 bond. However, Kipchoge Keino, a two-time Olympic gold medallist on the track and a former 22

19 October 2018 10:34 AM Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter

US President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a US congressman who assaulted a reporter, making light of the attack. Greg Gianforte was sentenced to six months of deferred jail time, 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management sessions and $385 in fines and court fees for the misdemeanor assault that propelled him and his congressional 21

18 October 2018 12:21 PM Mini budget: Treasury expected to weigh in on zero-rated items

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to make announcements in the mini budget about the progress Treasury is making on the review of zero-rated items, according to analysts. During a panel discussion ahead of the mini budget to be held on October 24, Mazars senior tax partner Bernard Sacks shared views on the VAT hike and the zero-rated items list which 56

18 October 2018 11:20 AM Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption

Malaysia's opposition leader was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of corruption, a fresh blow to his party which was ousted at elections this year after six decades in power. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, was detained after being questioned by anti-corruption authorities. He will be charged 23

18 October 2018 8:44 AM SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the state

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) could have recovered R299m in the 2017/2018 financial year, but only managed to recover R34m for the state. However, as a result of its interventions, the unit prevented payments to the value of R407m in relation to 11 matters and had three contracts or administrative decisions set aside, saving the state R797m. This information 52

16 October 2018 6:24 PM Algeria MPs padlock parliament in protest against speaker

Around 200 deputies kept Algeria's parliament locked up for several hours on Tuesday in a protest action to press demands for the house speaker to step down. "We're here to demand the speaker resigns," Abdelhamid Si Affif, the head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, told AFP after the protesters blocked the entrance with a chain and padlock 30

16 October 2018 9:08 AM Woods the bookies' favourite to win Masters

Cape Town - Tiger Woods is the favourite to don the green jacket at the 2019 Masters despite the event being six months out. The former world number one has had more surgeries than major wins in the last ten years, but now he’s back with a bang. Woods won his first title since 2013 at the PGA Tour’s season finale in September, the TOUR Championship 25

16 October 2018 8:00 AM Kanye West, Kim Kardashian 'excited' after Museveni gives them Ugandan names

The office of Uganda's Yoweri Museveni says the president has given United States rapper Kanye West and his wife, reality TV star Kim Kardashian Ugandan names. In a Facebook post, his office revealed that Museveni had given West, who changed his name to Ye last month, the Ugandan name Kanyesigye, which means "Ï trust". Museveni also gave the rapper's 21