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13 October 2018 1:46 PM 7 killed, 2 missing after storm sweeps Nepal mountain

Seven people, including South Korean climbers, were killed and two more are missing on Gurja Himal mountain after a strong storm swept through their base camp, Nepalese police said on Saturday. A storm on Friday night destroyed their camp and two rescue helicopters sent early on Saturday were unable to land because of bad weather conditions on the mountain 43

13 October 2018 7:28 AM Brazil make heavy work of beating Saudi Arabia

Riyadh - Brazil struggled to a 2-0 win over hosts Saudi Arabia in a stuttering performance on a muggy night in Riyadh in a friendly international on Friday. Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus scored just before half-time and Alex Sandro powered in a header from a Neymar corner in the sixth-minute of injury time. Argentina, who will be without the rested 45

12 October 2018 9:33 AM Saica to take action against accountants implicated in VBS Bank 'heist'

The South African Institute of Charted Accountants (Saica) announced on Thursday night it would initiate disciplinary action against eight of its members, implicated in the 'Great Bank Heist' of VBS Mutual Bank, including former CEO Andile Ramavhunga and former holding company Vele Investments chairperson Tshifhiwa Matodzi. The other five people who face investigation 35

10 October 2018 7:51 AM Former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan expected to testify

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba visited the Guptas for "social cohesion reasons", but denies they had any sway over him. "During my tenure, I, at no stage, assisted the Gupta family, or any other private interest group, to capture the state," Gigaba told the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs on Tuesday night. The committee is holding an inquiry 32

07 October 2018 7:14 PM Le Clos bags 4 medals in Budapest bounty

Cape Town - Chad le Clos completed another successful FINA Swimming World Cup meeting, winning four medals at the Budapest leg over the weekend. The four-time Olympic medallist won two gold medals and two silvers in a repeat of the Eindhoven leg from a week ago. Le Clos posted the slowest time in the heats session of the 200m butterfly, but that did little 26

07 October 2018 3:50 PM 700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

Over 700 firefighters battled a wildfire on Sunday in a national park west of Lisbon that forced Portuguese authorities to evacuate about 350 people. The fire that broke out overnight has already injured 17 firefighters and one civilian, Andre Fernandes of Portugal's civil protection agency said on Sunday, adding that 300 people were evacuated from a campsite 43

06 October 2018 8:26 PM Rugby Championship 2018: How Rassie stacks up

Cape Town - Saturday's clash between the Springboks and All Blacks was one for the ages, but it was never going to have any impact on the overall tournament log. Going into the match, the All Blacks had already secured the title while the Boks would finish 2nd in the competition regardless of what happened in Pretoria. As it turns out, the Boks surrendered 30

06 October 2018 8:06 PM Kings go down in muddy PRO14 clash

Cape Town - The Southern Kings went down 28-5 to Benetton Treviso in a muddy PRO14 clash in Italy on Saturday night. The conditions meant that both sides struggled to string together much in the way of attacking, enterprising rugby, but in the end the result was another blow to the Kings as they look to climb the ladder in the competition. The Kings 23

05 October 2018 9:16 AM Kempton Park train crash: Nzimande calls for 'severe consequences' if human error cited

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande wants an urgent report on the Kempton Park train crash after 320 people were injured in the collision between two trains on Thursday. Nzimande is seeking answers from the Rail Safety Regulator (RSR), his spokesperson Ishmael Mnisi said on Friday. "Minister Nzimande further directed the Passenger Rail Agency of South 32

05 October 2018 4:01 AM Jimmy Kimmel to open comedy club in Las Vegas in 2019

Los Angeles - Jimmy Kimmel will see a dream come true when he opens a comedy club next spring in Las Vegas where he will make regular appearances and give up-and-coming comics a chance to hone their talents. The late-night talk show host joined casino giant Caesars Entertainment in announcing plans on Wednesday for the newest comedy club in Sin City. Kimmel 60