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15 November 2018 3:53 PM Smith, Warner to return for IPL 2019

New Delhi - Disgraced Australian stars Steve Smith and David Warner will make a comeback in next year's Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 tournament, their franchises announced on Thursday. Both Smith and Warner were barred from participating in the lucrative league this season after their involvement in a ball tampering scandal. Rajasthan Royals named 21

15 November 2018 1:38 PM 17-strong commentary team for Mzansi Super League

Cape Town - Legendary Pakistani opening batsman Aamir Sohail will lead a strong commentary team containing 17 names for the Mzansi Super League (MSL), which officially opens with a top clash between the Cape Town Blitz and Tshwane Spartans at Newlands on Friday. The 32 tournament matches will be exclusively showcased by the SA Broadcasting Corporation 23

13 November 2018 8:07 PM 'Didn't he say there'd be hell to pay?' – Twitter reacts to Gigaba's resignation

South African Twitter users have expressed their opinion on the resignation of embattled former minister of home affairs Malusi Gigaba. Gigaba, who has been closely associated with the infamous Gupta family and state capture, went viral with the hashtag #MalusiGigaba on Tuesday shortly after officially resigning. Gigaba left office amid mounting political 25

13 November 2018 2:30 PM Pope to visit Morocco in March

Pope Francis, who has made building bridges between Christianity and Islam a cornerstone of his papacy, will visit Morocco in March, the Vatican said on Tuesday. Francis, 81, will be the second pope to travel to Morocco, following John Paul II more than three decades ago. He will take in Rabat and Casablanca on the March 30-31 trip to the Muslim-majority 21

12 November 2018 9:11 AM Jason Roy hopes for Giant impact in PE

Cape Town - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants star batsman Jason Roy is hoping to make a big impact and that his side that will be carrying great impetus by the time he links up with his new team-mates, as the Mzansi Super League tournament officially starts this week. The Giants open the tournament with against the Jozi Stars at Wanderers Stadium on Saturday 37

23 October 2018 7:06 AM WATCH: China's president launches Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge

China's President Xi Jinping launched the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China on Tuesday at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. Xi announced the bridge officially open at a ceremony also attended by Hong Kong's and Macau's city leaders at a new port terminal in the southern 61

18 October 2018 7:20 AM Sun Met 2019 announces theme for 2019 event

Johannesburg – You can officially start planning your outfit for the 2019 Sun Met. The prestigious event has announced its theme for big day – African Luxury: Precious Metals. According to a press statement “the chosen theme is a celebration of the continent’s glitz, glamour, and natural materials that contribute greatly to the regal richness of Africa 28

14 October 2018 6:56 AM Maradona slams Messi, claims he is not a leader for Argentina

Paris - Lionel Messi "is not a leader," said Diego Maradona of the current Argentina talisman in an interview in Mexico. "It's useless to try and make a leader out of someone who goes to the bathroom 20 times before a game," Maradona said on Fox Sports. "Before speaking to the coach and players he will be on the PlayStation. Then, on the field, he wants 26

10 October 2018 12:43 PM Goosen set to be inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame

Cape Town - Two-time major champion Retief Goosen will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame next year. Goosen joins Billy Payne, Jan Stephenson, Dennis Walters and the late Peggy Kirk Bell, who will all officially join the ranks as the Class of 2019. The five new members will be enshrined at the World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday 33

29 September 2018 8:23 AM Man who attacked Brazil presidential hopeful Bolsonaro acted alone

Adelio Bispo de Oliveira, the man who stabbed Brazil's presidential hopeful Jair Bolsonaro on the campaign trail, acted alone in a premeditated political attack, police said on Friday. "There is no doubt that the motive for Mr Adelio's attack was his political opposition to ideas favoured by candidate Bolsonaro," federal police spokesperson Rodrigo Moraes 25