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26 May 2018 4:07 PM Over 100 migrants escape from Libya trafficking camp

More than 100 east African migrants escaped from a camp in the Libyan town of Bani Walid where they were being held hostage and tortured, international agencies and local sources said on Saturday. The migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia fled on Wednesday night to a mosque in the town where they were taken in by local associations and residents 15

26 May 2018 2:01 PM Drogba: 'UCL finals are not scary, it's a time to shine'

Cape Town - Chelsea legend Didier Drogba speaks to Sport24 on his epic playing career in the Champions League that includes scoring a match-winning penalty to lift the trophy. The 40-year-old lifted the Champions League trophy in dramatic fashion after putting in a colossal performance to drag Chelsea to victory over Bayern Munich in 2012. With the Blues 16

25 May 2018 5:35 PM Semenya leads SA contingent in Eugene

Cape Town - Three South African athletes will carry the flag on Saturday night when they take on some the world's best in their respective disciplines at the third stop of the IAAF Diamond League series in Eugene, Oregon. World champion Caster Semenya, who won the 1 500m race at the first leg of the series in Doha earlier this month, will compete in the 800m Women 25

25 May 2018 6:22 AM Boks lose Whiteley for Wales Test, England series

Johannesburg - Warren Whiteley will not play Super Rugby this weekend, which effectively rules him out of South Africa's June Tests against Wales and England. The Lions No 8, who was the Springbok captain at the start of the 2017 international season before injury struck, was hoping to end a long spell out with a knee injury by playing against the Stormers 18

24 May 2018 12:16 PM Highlanders bad boy still waiting on hearing date

Cape Town - Highlanders flyer Tevita Nabura is still waiting to have a time set for his disciplinary hearing after he was sent off against the Waratahs. The 25-year-old received a red card midway through the first half during the Highlanders' 41-12 defeat in Sydney last weekend, when he kicked Waratahs wing Cameron Clark in the face after gathering a high ball. The Highlanders 22

23 May 2018 6:31 PM Traffic diverted due to protest near CT International Airport

A portion of Robert Sobukwe Road near Cape Town International Airport has been closed as a result of protest action, a City official said on Wednesday night. City traffic services spokesperson Maxine Jordaan said the road was closed between Borcherds Quarry and Stellenbosch Arterial roads. Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said 35th Avenue was closed 18

23 May 2018 5:28 PM Man wounded by gun that he hid in an oven

Washington - An American man was seriously wounded by a gunshot after hiding a revolver in his kitchen oven. Robin Garlock of Warren, Ohio hid the weapon in the oven because he was expecting children to visit. But he forgot to tell his girlfriend, who turned on the oven. "He was struck twice while trying to get the weapon secured," Warren Police Detective 25

23 May 2018 8:43 AM Somizi, Dineo Ranaka and Mpho Popps to host Samas

Johannesburg - The big stage is set for the Samas 2018 extravaganza and it will take not one, not two, but three stars to set it alight. TV and radio personality, Somizi Mhlongo returns for a record third time as one-third of the hosting team. He will be joined by fellow radio star Dineo Ranaka and comedian Mpho Popps to steer the televised one-night 21

22 May 2018 2:36 PM Man, allegedly shot 9 times by cop, remembered at memorial service

Family and friends of Darren Maggott, who was allegedly shot nine times by a police officer, gathered together on Tuesday to remember him and mourn his death at a memorial service held for him in Durbanville, Cape Town. Maggott, who was a suspect in a café robbery, had been sitting in a stationary car in Plattekloof on May 10, when a police officer from the Maitland 22

20 May 2018 4:00 PM O'Brien has mixed feelings about Test debut

Cape Town - Kevin O'Brien says he is proud that he scored a century for Ireland in their first ever Test but was also disappointed that they did not put Pakistan under more pressure. Pakistan eventually beat the Irish side by five wickets in Malahide after the home side had fought back after being forced to follow-on as they were bowled out for just 130 in the first 23