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22 October 2018 12:01 PM Shooting in Nigerian House of Assembly... 3 people wounded

Several gunmen have reportedly invaded Nigeria's Edo State House of Assembly, chasing away lawmakers after the impeachment of the deputy speaker Victor Edoror. According to The Nation, three people were wounded in the pandemonium while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers fled the scene with their bodyguards. A Punch.com report said that security 12

22 October 2018 10:24 AM Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exile

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution. Feyisa Lilesa's return from the United States came several months after a reformist prime minister took office and announced sweeping political 15

21 October 2018 6:42 PM 4 killed, 3 injured in KZN head-on collision

Four people have been killed and three people were injured following a head-on collision on the N2 near Mtunzini, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Sunday. IPSS Medical Rescue spokesperson Paul Herbst said the driver of one of the vehicles burnt to death after being entrapped in the vehicle which ignited on impact. "Three occupants from the second vehicle 19

21 October 2018 6:22 PM Marathon man Isner backs Wimbledon rule-change

London - John Isner has backed the change to Wimbledon's rules which will see the final set decided by a tie-break when the game score reached 12-12. The 33-year-old American was involved in the longest match in professional tennis history when he eventually overcame Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final set of an 11-hour clash during the 2010 Championships 20

21 October 2018 4:06 PM Marathon runner returns to reformed Ethiopia after exile

Addis Ababa - After two years of political exile that began at the Rio Olympic Games marathon finish line the athlete Feyisa Lilesa returned home to Ethiopia on Sunday saying the African nation was now a freer place. Lilesa, now 28, won the silver medal at Rio but his anti-government protest - holding his wrists together in imaginary handcuffs in front 21

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

21 October 2018 8:05 AM 2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

Two teenaged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said on Sunday. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement that Isaiah Pretlow, 19, was arrested about 23:30 on Saturday 24

19 October 2018 6:25 PM PICS: Images of Limpopo accident that left 27 dead, among them 2 children

Two children are among the 27 people who died in a horror multi-vehicle collision on the N1 in Mookgopong outside Modimolle, Limpopo, on Friday. Four people survived the crash and were taken to various hospitals for medical treatment, said police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe. "At about 14:30, a truck that was carrying cement was travelling along 41

19 October 2018 4:42 PM At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India

A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. Pratap Singh Bajwa said the victims crowded the rail track on the outskirts of Amritsar, a city in Punjab state. He said they didn't see the train, which failed to stop after the accident 41

19 October 2018 4:34 PM 'More than 20 people' killed in horror crash in Limpopo

Between 10 and 22 people have perished in a horrific car accident on the N1 north near Kranskop, Limpopo on Friday. Limpopo Department of Transport spokesperson Matome Moremi Taueatsoala told News24 that a driver lost control of his truck when the front tyre burst. "When the tyre burst, the truck swerved into oncoming traffic. He swerved in a 22-seater 25