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06 January 2019 12:09 PM Boeing stuck in Iran creates headaches for Norwegian airline

Oslo - Norwegian Air Shuttle said Friday one of its Boeing 737s has been stuck in Iran for three weeks after an unscheduled landing due to engine problems, as US restrictions reportedly create headaches for the airline and possibly passengers. The aircraft was en route from Dubai to Oslo with 192 passengers and crew members on board when it carried out a "safety 149

14 December 2018 5:08 PM Ashley Giles appointed England cricket director

London - Former international spinner Ashley Giles has been appointed as the new managing director of England men's cricket, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday. The 45-year-old Giles who previously served as England's limited-overs coach, played 54 Tests for England and later worked as a national team selector from 2008 to 2014. "I am delighted 36

13 December 2018 8:28 PM Egypt launches official bid to host 2019 AFCON

Cairo - Egypt on Thursday officially signalled its willingness to take over from Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, a day before the deadline for candidates. "The Egyptian football federation (EFA) declares its candidacy to host the 2019 African Nations Cup which is scheduled to take place in June and should have been organised by Cameroon 47

08 December 2018 4:49 AM Congo emerges as candidate to host 2019 AFCON

Paris - Congo Brazzaville has emerged as a strong contender to host next year's rearranged Africa Cup of Nations, according to a senior official in the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Constant Omari, a vice-president of CAF, also said that the dossier of Guinea, hosts-designate of the 2023 edition, does not exist. "Congo Brazzaville has written 112

06 December 2018 8:30 AM Kruger National Park unveils safari vehicles for people with mobility challenges

SANParks and the Kruger National Park (KNP) have made enjoying the South African bush and spotting wildlife more accessible to more people this week. General Manager of the Marula Region of the Kruger National Park, Lucy Nhlapo officially unveiled four activity vehicles on behalf of KNP Management; which will be used to transport tourists with mobility 49

05 December 2018 6:33 PM Gabon president Bongo 'doing well' in Morocco after illness: PM

Gabon's President Ali Bongo is recovering well after being hospitalised in Morocco, his prime minister said after the two met in the capital Rabat. The 59-year-old president, who fell ill on October 24 at an economic forum, arrived in Morocco last week following a month's treatment at a hospital in Saudi Arabia for an illness that has not been officially 52

04 December 2018 9:30 AM SA out of recession with 2.2% GDP growth

The SA economy has officially exited the recession after reporting 2.2% GDP growth for the third quarter of the year, Stats SA announced on Tuesday morning at a briefing in Pretoria. SA slipped into a technical recession during the first half of the year following two consecutive quarters of negative growth, denting initial positive market sentiment 89

01 December 2018 2:02 PM Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are officially married!

Cape Town - Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra have officially tied the knot. People magazine confirms the couple said 'I Do' in a Western ceremony held at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur on Saturday. Priyanka was a vision in a custom-made Ralph Lauren wedding gown, Vogue magazine reports. Nick as well as the bridesmaids, groomsmen and both the couple's 65

30 November 2018 9:27 AM Blue Bulls confirm appointment of new CEO

Cape Town - The Blue Bulls Company have announced the appointment of Alfonso Carl Meyer as their new Chief Executive Officer. Meyer, who currently resides in Mossel Bay, will officially start in his new role on January 1, 2019. This will allow the Loftus debutant a one month overlap period with incumbent CEO Barend van Graan. Meyer spent 10 years between 51

27 November 2018 4:30 PM Israeli leader to visit Chad and restore relations

Israel's prime minister says he will soon travel to the central African nation of Chad to officially restore relations. Benjamin Netanyahu made the announcement on Tuesday in a meeting with visiting Chadian President Idriss Deby in Jerusalem. Deby's visit is the first by a president of Chad, a Muslim-majority country that broke off relations with Israel 49