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15 January 2019 12:04 PM Arsenal goalkeeper Cech to retire at end of season

London - Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech announced on Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the season. The 36-year-old, who won four Premier League titles with Chelsea, revealed his decision on Twitter. He wrote: "This is my 20th season as a professional player and it is 20 years since I signed my first professional contract, so it feels like the right 85

15 January 2019 10:19 AM Scotland name South African as new cricket coach

Cape Town - Scotland have named South African Shane Burger as the new coach of their men's cricket side, it was confirmed on Tuesday. Burger takes over from Grant Bradburn who left the role in late 2018 to take up an assistant coaching position with Pakistan, and will start his role in March. Burger moves to Scotland from South African first-class provincial 86

10 January 2019 5:42 PM Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital gets a new CEO

The DA has welcomed the appointment of Dr Nkele Lesia as the new CEO of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. "This appointment is long overdue as the hospital has been without a permanent CEO for three years," DA member of the Gauteng legislature Jack Bloom said in a statement on Thursday. This comes after acting CEO Dr Sifiso Maseko stepped down in August 38

10 January 2019 5:17 AM Frittelli carries SA flag in Hawaii

IN the world of tee-offs, birdies and the “most beautiful office” of any professional sports group, the U.S. PGA Tour stays in idyllic Hawaii this week while the European counterpart remains in recess until next week. It’s the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club in tourist-friendly Honolulu on the go from today, with 2017 champion Justin Thomas of America 48

09 January 2019 1:52 PM Albie Morkel calls it a day, retires from all cricket

Cape Town - Former Proteas all-rounder Albie Morkel has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Morkel, 37, called time on his 20-year career, which saw him represent South Africa and captain and play for the Titans. "Time has run out for me on the cricket field, and I would like to announce my retirement from the game. The last 20 years 40

03 January 2019 7:02 AM Choppers brought in to battle Betty's Bay and Pringle Bay fires

Air support has been brought in to battle a large fire in the Overstrand area in the Western Cape. The fire has devastated areas close to Betty's Bay, Pringle Bay, Hangklip and Rooi Els. "I'm still in the area at the moment and the air attack has been able to start; the helicopters are here and they are rapidly bringing the situation under control 201

31 December 2018 11:26 AM Sale tie down Faf de Klerk till 2023

London - World Player of the Year nominee Faf De Klerk committed his future to Sale Sharks by signing an extended contract to 2023, the English club announced on Monday. The South African has shone for club and country since joining Sale at the start of the 2017/18 season. "It's humbling to know a club wants to extend your contract, even though you still 36

25 December 2018 3:56 PM Amnesty says 37 killed in Sudan's anti-government protests

Amnesty International says it has "credible reports" that Sudanese police have killed 37 protesters in clashes during anti-government demonstrations that erupted last week across much of the country. In a statement late on Monday, the London-based rights group said the use of lethal force by security forces against unarmed protesters was "extremely troubling" 36

19 December 2018 3:24 PM Double trouble: Taxi driver arrested for squeezing 44 people into 22-seater vehicle

Limpopo traffic officers have arrested the driver of a cross-border taxi who was transporting 44 passengers in a 22-seater minibus. Limpopo Department of Transport and Community Safety spokesperson Matome Moremi-Taueatsoala, said the vehicle was stopped on the N1 next to Snake Park, just outside Polokwane. Moremi-Taueutsoala said the driver of the vehicle 60

14 December 2018 10:47 AM Future generations 'will have to work into their 80s to save for retirement'

A challenge for the financial planning industry is how to factor in ever-increasing life expectancies when it comes to retirement savings goals, according to Jacques Brown, a wealth manager at Private Client Holdings. "People will have to work for longer to save for a longer retirement. The 70s are the new 60s. I would imagine then that future generations 109