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29 November 2018 1:31 PM Markram, Ngidi named in SA Cricket Annual’s top 5

Cape Town - Aiden Markram and Lungi Ngidi, two of South Africa’s most exciting young talents, are among the five Cricketers of the Year named in the 2018 South African Cricket Annual published on Thursday. Markram scored 1 000 runs at an average of 55.55 in his first season of Test cricket, while fast bowler Ngidi made a sensational start to his Test career 65

20 November 2018 3:50 AM Man charged over Nigerian 'First Lady' email scam

A 48-year-old man appeared in court on Monday accused of attempting to defraud people around the world of $20.5 million by pretending to be Nigeria's first lady. Julius Anyawu Uche was charged with 10 offences under cybercrimes legislation after scam emails were sent in the name of President Muhammadu Buhari's wife, Aisha. The defendant pleaded not guilty 76

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 67

21 July 2018 5:22 AM Top Africa stories: Beauty queen sentenced to death, Mnangagwa's medication at rally

A Kenyan court has sentenced a 24-year-old beauty queen to death for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him 25 times, drawing criticism from rights groups who called the punishment "inhumane". Ruth Kamande, who won a prison beauty pageant while awaiting trial, slashed her partner Farid Mohammed, 24, to death in 2015 and was convicted in May. "I want young 268

03 July 2018 9:49 AM Cameron van der Burgh ties the knot!

Cape Town - Olympian Cameron van der Burgh has officially tied the knot with long-time partner Nefeli Valakelis in Athens, Greece. The pair have been engaged since December 2016 after Van der Burgh proposed in the Swiss Alps. Their Greek wedding looked like a star-studded affair with multiple sports personalities and celebrities in attendance 62

22 May 2018 7:38 PM AB sole SA athlete in ESPN's 'World Fame 100'

Cape Town - Star Proteas batsman AB de Villiers is the sole South African featured in ESPN's World Fame 100 of 2018. The American sports publication rounded up the Top 100 athletes in the world based on a formula that took into account 'three fame factors': Google Trend score, social media following and endorsement dollars. According to ESPN, to find the 100 most famous 45

07 May 2018 4:10 PM World's reservoir of goodwill towards SA severely tested

Cape Town - There is still "a deep reservoir of goodwill" towards South Africa in the rest of the world, but it has been severely tested, according to Duke Malan of advisory firm HilburgMalan in Hong Kong. "People want to see South Africa work. Over the last decade we have severely tested the reservoir of goodwill and it nearly ran dry, but we must build 78

25 February 2018 8:00 AM All the beautiful people at Littlegig 2018

Johannesburg - The Wiesenhof farm outside Stellenbosch hosted the annual Littlegig 24-hour festival last weekend. A utopia for well-heeled guests, this year included social media personalities and celebrities such as TV presenter Bonnie Mbuli, radio deejay and journalist Shado Twala, TV and radio personality Bridget Masinga, Kaya FM managing director 88

16 February 2018 4:24 PM #SaveWater mascot makes a splash for all the wrong reasons

Cape Town - Splash, the puffy green mascot for the Department of Water and Sanitations #SaveWater campaign, shot to fame in its orange briefs on Friday - but for all the wrong reasons. Splash was photographed at the campaign launch at the Cullinan Hotel in Cape Town on Thursday, posing with sports personalities and celebrities, who have endorsed the campaign 55

15 February 2018 5:46 AM Philippines vows less violent drug war amid ICC probe

Manila - Philippine police said on Wednesday they have adopted special measures, including body cameras, to reduce violence in anti-narcotics operations as the International Criminal Court investigates allegations of thousands of extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. Five days after the ICC launched a preliminary examination 69