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11 September 2018 6:27 AM Body of Kofi Annan receives hero's welcome upon landing in Ghana

The body of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan received a hero's welcome upon landing at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana's capital. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was with Annan's widow and family members on Monday as uniformed soldiers brought Annan's coffin down from the aircraft amid solemn music played by a detachment of Ghana's 31

10 September 2018 6:05 PM Egypt security forces kill 11 suspected jihadists in Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula as they press a campaign against Islamist militants in the area, a security source said on Monday. The military launched a sweeping operation in February focused on the Sinai in eastern Egypt aimed at wiping out jihadists, including from the Islamic State group, who have been waging 30

03 September 2018 11:45 AM Thousands turn out in show of support for Mali leader

Thousands of supporters of Mali's leader Ibrahim Boubacar Keita marched through the capital on Sunday, a day after opponents held a protest against his re-election in a disputed presidential run-off. Demonstrators brandished banners reading "Long live President IBK", "We want peace" and "Mali is one and inseparable". "Mali belongs to all its sons, we need to avoid 38

30 August 2018 6:49 AM WATCH: Tshabalala receives rousing welcome from Turkey fans

Cape Town - South African footballer Siphiwe Tshabalala was flooded by Erzurumspor fans at the airport upon his arrival in Turkey. The 33-year-old, who spent 11 years at Kaizer Chiefs, signed a two-year deal with an option to extend for another year. 'Shabba' has played an incredible 372 games for the Glamour Boys since arriving from Free State Stars 27

21 August 2018 10:08 AM Sanral bears brunt of lack of government clarity on e-tolls

Sanral has collected R5.6bn less in e-toll fees than budgeted mostly because there is no clarity from government about the future of the system, Parliament has heard. Briefing the Standing Committee on Appropriations on Tuesday, Treasury’s deputy director general on public finance Dr Mampho Modise highlighted the financial position of several entities 96

12 July 2018 6:49 PM Mickelson will 'act better' after US Open controversy

Gullane - Phil Mickelson wishes he could take back the moment when he swatted a moving golf ball at the US Open. "But there's not much I can do about it now other than just try to ... act a little better," Mickelson said on Thursday at the Scottish Open. In his most extensive comments since he purposely violated the Rules of Golf at Shinnecock Hills 44

11 July 2018 7:02 PM Daily dose of national anthem in hospitals stuns Egyptians

A decision by Egypt's new health minister to have intercoms in state hospitals play the national anthem every morning, followed by a recitation of the Hippocratic oath, has set off a storm on social media across the country. The minister, Hala Zayed, insisted Tuesday's decision will help promote "patriotism and loyalty" of all hospital staff members 34

23 June 2018 8:09 PM 10-man Germany back from the dead with late goal

Sochi - Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area, and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 on Saturday to stay alive at the Soccer World Cup. Kroos' goal came off a set play after a foul in the closing minutes of stoppage time. Kroos tapped the ball to Marco Reus, who set it up for Kroos to curl the right-footed 37

18 June 2018 8:19 AM Pogba criticism down to jealousy

Cape Town - Zlatan Ibrahimovic has leapt to the defence of France midfielder Paul Pogba saying the criticism he receives comes down to jealousy. Ibrahimovic who was speaking as an analysts for beIN SPORTS said that France's midfielders couldn't criticise Pogba as he has at the age of 25 already won more than any of them combined. The Swede also pointed 93

09 June 2018 7:20 AM Former Proteas bowler receives MBE

Cape own - ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Managing Director and former Proteas bowler Steve Elworthy has been awarded an MBE for his services to cricket. Elworthy, 53, has previously been Tournament Director for four different ICC global events held in England and Wales, and one in South Africa - the ICC Champions Trophy in both 2017 and 2013, The ICC Women’s 31