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13 January 2019 11:49 AM Cape Town tech firm secures $1.85m funding to expand

WhereIsMyTransport, a public transport data and technology company founded in Cape Town and incorporated in the UK, has announced an investment of $1.85m from Liil Ventures and Goodwell Investments as part of its Series A funding round. The investment has been secured as the company expands its digital mapping of formal and informally run public transport 76

07 January 2019 7:30 PM Netflix's 2019 rally continues with analysts bullish on subscriber growth

Netflix rallied on Monday, in the latest move higher for the stock, which hasn’t had a negative session thus far in 2019. Shares gained 5.5%, on track for the third straight rise, as well as the seventh advance of the past eight trading days (on the day when the stock didn’t rise, it ended the day unchanged.) The video-streaming company has surged nearly 103

06 January 2019 12:12 PM Pliskova overhauls Tsurenko to win Brisbane title

Brisbane - Karolina Pliskova used all her big match experience as she came from a set down to overhaul Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko and win the Brisbane International on Sunday. The unseeded Tsurenko looked headed for the biggest win of her career when serving for the match at 5-4 in the second set, only for Pliskova to come storming back to win 4-6,7-5, 6-2 and claim 77

05 January 2019 11:25 AM Bale injury not expected to be serious

Madrid - Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari believes the calf injury that Gareth Bale sustained against Villarreal on Wednesday is not serious. Bale will undergo tests on Saturday to diagnose the extent of the problem after being forced off at half-time at the Estadio de la Ceramica, where Real Madrid drew 2-2. "We think the injury is not too serious 182

04 January 2019 7:56 PM 'Outstanding' Faf hailed for epic ton at Newlands

Cape Town - Faf du Plessis was relieved on the second day of the second Test between South Africa and Pakistan on Friday at Newlands. Despite his excellence with the captain's armband, Du Plessis has struggled with bat of late. In 2018, Du Plessis only managed to score 463 runs at an average of 24.36 in 20 innings - ending the year with a historic pair in Centurion 50

04 January 2019 8:44 AM Rand extends gains against dollar, JSE positive

The rand extended gains against the dollar on Friday morning, firming by almost 1%. On Thursday the local currency reversed earlier losses to the end the day over 1% stronger against the greenback as the dollar weakened. The rand opened Friday at 14.29/$ and was trading at 14.16/$ at 10:17. This is its best level since mid-December 2018. Bianca Botes 89

03 January 2019 9:31 AM Maharaj omission a symptom of the times under Gibson

Cape Town - In the build-up to the 2nd Test against Pakistan, Proteas speedster Kagiso Rabada suggested that the wicket at Newlands could see the contest go into a fifth and final day. Then, one the eve of the Test, skipper Faf du Plessis said that Newlands was a wicket that historically took well to turn. Yet, just after he had won the toss and opted 50

31 December 2018 12:39 PM UK needs leadership, US Ambassador says as Brexit looms

The UK is in need of leadership, US Ambassador to London Woody Johnson said, as he also cast doubt on the chances of a bilateral trade deal if Prime Minister Theresa May manages to push her Brexit agreement through Parliament. “I’m feeling the country is in need of leadership,” Johnson said on Monday in a BBC Radio interview. “You can see the frustration 160

28 December 2018 7:10 PM PCB deny Arthur's anger toward senior players

Cape Town - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has denied reports that coach Mickey Arthur had heated exchanges with some of his senior players on the second day of the first Test against the Proteas in Centurion. Reports had suggested that Arthur had a go at the experienced batsmen in his team including Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali and captain Sarfraz Ahmed 42

28 December 2018 10:43 AM Convicted murderer turned spiritual leader: Pistorius now running Bible studies in prison

Former Paralympian and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has found a new purpose behind bars, leading a Bible studies and prayer group and harvesting vegetables, his father Henke has told The Times UK. Pistorius was convicted of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14, 2013. He was sentenced in July 2016 to six years in prison 83